Tag: pollution

Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants.

The State of the Beach

The State of the Beach

Have you been to the beach lately? Chances are you didn’t take a checklist with you, but, it appears that many people do; they’ve been collecting data for more than a decade on the state of the nation’s coastline. The Surfrider Foundation recently released its 2017 “State of the Beach

City of Oceanside Strikes Sustainable Gold  Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility earns  U.S. Green Building LEED Gold certification

City of Oceanside Strikes Sustainable Gold Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility earns U.S. Green Building LEED Gold certification

 

The City of Oceanside hosted a grand opening on November 8 to celebrate the City’s first LEED-certified project. The new Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility Operation Building, located at 215 Fireside Drive, achieved LEED Gold certification through the LEED green building program.

The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED green building program is the

State Water Board Adopts Order on Long-Term Management of Salton Sea

State Water Board Adopts Order on Long-Term Management of Salton Sea

The State Water Resources Control Board today accepted a landmark agreement that defines the state’s commitment to restore and manage the Salton Sea to protect public health and critical Pacific flyway habitat.

Today’s action also outlines the board’s oversight role in monitoring and ensuring progress toward the goals of the Salton

Murder, She Wrote

Murder, She Wrote

In North Carolina, stormwater officials are going to extremes to help spread the message about what shouldn’t be dumped down the storm drain. Durham’s pollution prevention coordinator last week tweeted a photo of what looked like, at first glance, quite a lot of blood flowing into an inlet. The scene

Shoreline Protection That Lasts

Shoreline Protection That Lasts

The coastal environment constantly ebbs, flows, and shifts. Its dynamic, ever-changing properties provide one of the most habitat-rich ecosystems on the planet and a critical buffer between the ocean and mainland. Frequently, the coast also experiences conflicting human and natural processes; the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science notes that

Project Profile: Southampton Solar Project

Project Profile: Southampton Solar Project

THE SOUTHAMPTON SOLAR PROJECT consists of solar arrays in six locations in Southampton County, VA, covering approximately 1,400 acres. Although the arrays are on separate parcels and are not contiguous, they are in the same general area of the county; the largest parcel, designated Pod A, covers 663 acres, and

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