Thursday, September 29th, 2016
REDLANDS, Calif.- Global smart mapping leader Esri today announced it will donate software valued at $80,000 to winners of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Smart City Air Challenge, a program designed to support local communities that demonstrate innovative air quality management. The Smart City Air Challenge rewards communities that capitalize on important technology trends like
Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced grants to six research organizations to develop and use low-cost air pollution sensor technology, while engaging communities to learn about their local air quality. “Through these projects, scientists and communities will join together to develop and test new low-cost, portable, easy-to-use ways to measure air
Monday, July 25th, 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized a determination under the Clean Air Act that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from certain types of aircraft engines contribute to the pollution that causes climate change and endangers Americans’ health and the environment. The findings are for carbon dioxide (CO2), methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs),
Monday, February 22nd, 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released an online mapping tool that provides users with information about their watershed and water supplier, as well as information about any possible sources of pollution that could affect their communities’ water supply.
Thursday, June 25th, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2015 — The Department of the Interior (DOI), Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today recognized three new collaborative landscape partnerships across the country.
Monday, June 1st, 2015
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 1, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) is monitoring a site in Illinois for possible carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions as part of a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy seeking to improve greenhouse gas-monitoring technologies. The project is administered through DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.
Monday, June 30th, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released a new policy statement on climate change adaptation to help the nation prepare for and respond to the impacts of a changing climate. The policy commits the Agency to work with states, tribes, and local communities to increase their resilience to extreme weather events and prepare for the
Monday, May 19th, 2014
During the past two years, the EPA has improved pollution inspection and enforcement efforts thanks to digital graphs, which have allowed the agency to better target problem areas. As a result of the EPA Geoplatform, officials can create custom Web maps combined with their personalized data for easier sharing and publishing. This report reveals how
Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a finding by the Environmental Protection Agency that heat-trapping gases from industry and vehicles endanger public health, dealing a decisive blow to companies and states that had sued to block agency rules. A three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the
Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
In response to criticism last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency claims it has legal authority and precedent for using aerial photography to monitor compliance with the Clean Water Act. The issue came to light when U.S. Senator Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) announced he, along with all of Nebraska’s Congressional delegation, had sent a letter to