March 19 2019
A researcher at Oregon State University, Cascades has been awarded $2.97 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new technology to treat the wastewater from hydraulic fracturing and impr
Feb. 28 2019
The City of Savannah, Georgia is getting some new trees, and along with it, some new green industry professionals, according to a story by Kelsey Sanchez that was published on the District websi
Feb. 20 2019
Trees removed to make way for a construction project are being replaced, thanks to a group of enterprising elementary school kids. According to a story by Ashley Ford published in the Waxah
Feb. 20 2019
Walking the aisles of your local grocery or retail store, you’ve undoubtedly seen buzzwords like sustainable, green and organic on the packaging of all sorts of products
Jan. 31 2019
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis wants to clean up the Everglades. According to a story published by the Orlando Political Observer, the governor’s environmental budget recommends more tha
Jan. 10 2019
The magnificent Monarch butterfly may become just a memory soon. A story on Eco Watch reports that the population of monarch butterflies that winter along the California coast dropped 86 percent since
Dec. 27 2018
Shutterstock EPA announces $40 million in funding to reduce diesel emissions The grant funding is prioritized for areas facing air quality challenges. The U.S. Environmental Protection Ag
Dec. 18 2018
Shutterstock The city of Rockdale, Texas has had a “red scare” going on for years. But this one has nothing to do with politics, the Cold War, or anything like that. Rockdale’s red scare
Dec. 11 2018
ShutterstockA stormwater agency in one Illinois county has chosen a unique method of teaching residents about stormwater best management practices. It’s doing it through geocaching, according a stor
Nov. 7 2018
The campus at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia is filled with flowerbeds, shaded walkways, turf areas, and more than 6,000 trees, and this fall semester, students have returned to
Nov. 1 2018
Is it possible to clean the polluted runoff from urban streets that befouls groundwater and pressures sewage systems — and do it without using any electrical power or adding any chemicals? The
Oct. 19 2018
What is biodiesel, exactly, and where can I get it? Biodiesel is a renewable, clean-burning diesel replacement, the first commercial-scale fuel that meets the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s definition as an advanced biofuel
Aug. 31 2018
Shutterstock Stormwater pollution is a water-quality issue that affects the green industry. The herbicides and pesticides we apply to lawns and landscapes runs off after storms (or, a
Aug. 30 2018
Many people all over the world, especially in cities, lack access to clean, safe water. Now, a geography professor and researcher at Texas A&M University, Dr. Wendy Jepson, has received a $500,000
Aug. 6 2018
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April 13 2018
The 500-acre Stonebridge Ranch Community Association is one of the largest HOAs in Texas and features some of the perks you’d expect from a development of that size, including parks, trails, picnic areas, tennis courts, pools and playgrounds. Just ...
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Feb. 5 2018
While cars are being put together at General Motors’ Fairfax Assembly plant in Kansas City, Kansas, nearby, mourning doves and scissortail flycatchers tend their young on 2½ acres of habitat
Dec. 15 2017
I’ve been an entrepreneur for the past 30 years, and I’m proud of it. I consider this decision to be the most serious responsibility in life: becoming a life-long job creator. I get great pleasure in counting myself in the asset column on ...
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Nov. 15 2017
Of course, the chemical name for water is H 2 O, but the compound’s ‘O’ portion alone isn’t the only oxygen that’s present in a pond. And, just because oxygen is part of what makes up water, doesn’t mean that there’s ...
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Oct. 16 2017
There’s an increasing desire on the part of many homeowners to make their landscapes do more than just be beautiful looking; they want to be fed by them, too