EPA Announces Plan to Expand Scope of Hudson River Cleanup Probe

In January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed plans to coordinate with the State of New York to study roughly 1,800 sediment samples from the Upper Hudson River, collected in 2017 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation...

EPA Cleanup Plan Proposed for Casmalia Resources Superfund Site

The Casmalia Resources Superfund Site in Santa Barbara County, CA is in for an overhaul. In December 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a comprehensive cleanup plan to deal with contaminated soil and groundwater at the former hazardous waste...

Big Ox Energy Settlement Reached

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Big Ox Energy-Siouxland, LLC reached a settlement that was filed on Dec. 4, 2017. This stems from a chemical release that took place at the company’s Dakota City, Neb. facility in December 2016. As part of the agreement,...

Grants Set to Improve Long Island Sound

Long Island Sound is about to get some much-needed improvements. In December 2017, leading federal and state environmental officials from New York and Connecticut revealed the approval of 31 grants totaling $2.04 million to local government and community groups to...

A Recap of Our Top Articles from 2017

December has arrived and in just a few short weeks, it will be 2018. It’s hard to believe the year is almost over, but it certainly has been an eventful one. At Eco-Rental Solutions, we keep a close watch on environmental happenings impacting the U.S., and each month...