EPA Awards $215,295 Environmental Education Grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Services
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding a $215,295 Environmental Education Grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Services. The grant will provide education to teachers, middle school students and parents on Pesticide Management Practices and Chemical Use Reduction in Homes to promote healthier homes.
The new LIFE programme will provide EUR 3,456 million, including EUR 2,592 million for environment and EUR 864 million specifically to climate change action, over the next 7 years
The large scale delivery includes primary, secondary and tertiary stations with service maintenance contracts for inspection and extended guarantees
EC: Environment: “The fish cannot go to court”: Give your opinion on how to improve access to environmental justice
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on ways to improve access to justice in the field of the environment. Access to justice – the right to challenge decisions or omissions by public bodies that are suspected of not complying with environmental law – is an international obligation under a UN Convention ratified by the EU in 2005.
EPA Acting Administrator Perciasepe to Join Canadian and Mexican Leaders for Discussions on Environmental, Health Goals
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe will join leaders from Canada and Mexico to discuss the three countries’ shared goals of greening transportation in North America, adapting to climate change and addressing hazardous waste across the continent.
Preliminary Staff Assessment/Draft Environmental impact statement released for the hydrogen energy California project
The preliminary staff assessment/draft environmental impact statement (PSA/DEIS), concluded that the proposed facility has significant, and for the most part, unresolved issues. The power plant facility would use integrated gasification combined cycle and carbon capture technology on a commercial scale.
2013 International Conference on Frontiers of Environment, Energy and Bioscience(ICFEEB 2013) will be held in Beijing, China during October 24-25, 2013.
An article on the main causes of forest fires in Europe, co-authored by scientists from the JRC and IRSTEA (French national research Institute of S&T for environment and agriculture), has been recently published in the Environmental Management journal. The article analyses the factors driving forest fire ignition in the EU Mediterranean region, where most (85%) of European forest fires are recorded.
EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) award competition was held at the 9th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo. Each award winning team qualifies to receive a grant of up to $90,000 to further develop their design and potentially bring it to the marketplace.