Researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have published a new study that demonstrates that agricultural conservation practices in the upper Mississippi River watershed can reduce nitrogen inputs to area streams and rivers by as much as 34 percent.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Hattiesburg, Miss., is among five communities selected nationally to receive $150,000 each in technical assistance to develop long-term stormwater management plans. The pilot communities will use a new package of tools EPA developed to help communities plan long-term strategies for managing stormwater pollution. EPA’s tools promote the use of flexible solutions that spur economic growth, stimulate infrastructure investments, and help compliance with environmental requirements.
The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday reaffirmed its support for technologies to create clean-burning coal power plants despite ongoing delays and cost overruns at a state-of-the-art commercial coal plant nearing completion in Mississippi.
American Truck Showrooms Urges 2016 Presidential Candidates to Adopt Environmentally Friendly Solutions for Cleaning America's Trucks and Roadways
The demands for environmental technologies are ever increasing
American Truck Showrooms understands that no matter the party, ecologically friendly solutions to real-world problems must be adopted quickly to preserve our environment. The company has developed a system to treat waste water created by Semi Truck washing facilities and is actively seeking partners to build-out this system and scale it for widespread use.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the construction of all cleanup actions at the Chemfax, Inc. Superfund Site in Gulfport, Miss., are complete. The Site occupies 11 acres just south of I-10 at the intersection of Creosote Road and Three Rivers Road, and was placed on EPA's National Priorities List in 2012.
Will Be Largest Solar Facility in Mississippi
Mississippi Power and Origis Energy, along with officials from the Area Development Partnership and Lamar County, held a groundbreaking ceremony for what will be the state’s largest solar facility.
When operational, the $100-million facility will generate 52 MW, enough electricity to power approximately 8,000 homes. Mississippi Power will receive all energy and associated renewable energy credits produced by the facility, which it may use to serve customers with solar energy or sell to third parties for the benefit of customers.