Yearly Archives: 2016

Baker-Polito Administration Delivers Emergency Response Trailers for Protection of Inland Waterways and Wetlands

Baker-Polito Administration Delivers Emergency Response Trailers for Protection of Inland Waterways and Wetlands

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  MassDEP Program Provides Six Communities with Equipment to Enhance Oil Spill Response BOSTON - The Baker-Polito Administration today delivered new emergency spill response trailers to six inland communities to assist them in the event of spills of oil or other hazardous materials

How Mushrooms Can Save the World

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By Margot Shellgren Most days, opening a newspaper brings an overwhelming sense of dread. We learn everyday new ways we are killing ourselves, and our planet. From GMO’s in everything we eat to iPads destroying our children’s brains.  It’s hard not to feel that we've doomed ourselves. Here

Well Maintained Roadways Improve Fuel Efficiency.

Well Maintained Roadways Improve Fuel Efficiency.

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You can see hybrid cars on the roads, electric plug in stations to charge your car, and hydro fuel cell technology, and there are still new technologies being developed to make our cars more energy efficient. But instead of looking at the car, Franz-Josef Ulm and his team at MIT have been studying w

Public Support for Recycled Water in California

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According to a statewide survey conducted by Xylem Inc., 76% of respondents think recycled water should be used as a long term solution to California's drought problems. The definition of recycled water, according to the survey, is wastewater that has been treated and purified so it can be used as d

Turning Wastewater into Energy- Making Sewage Treatment Centers Sustainable.

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We have figured out how to create energy using our elements. Turbines are popping up all around, homes are sporting solar panels, and soon our waste water treatment plants could be producing energy.   Two scientists at Virginia Tech have solved the mystery, turning energy burning treatment facilit

Controlled Explosions in the Commonwealth

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In the state of Massachusetts, there is a niche business of Hazardous Waste Transportation and Disposal. Companies in the Commonwealth take on a great responsibility of safely packing hazardous materials and bringing them to facilities where they are properly contained and disposed of. It's a dirty