Drought Watch Advisory Declaration

Drought watch advisory declared for 28 counties and 11 cities in Virginia Richmond, Va. — In response to existing conditions and to increase public awareness of the potential for a significant drought, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued...

Advanced Recycling Is Recycling, 88% of Americans Say in Survey

New consumer perception research shows advanced recycling is a widely supported approach to help recycle more plastics in the US. The research, conducted Jan. 30 to Feb. 8, asked Americans questions around recycling and environmental marketing claims relevant to the...

Va. Senate Democrats kill effort to repeal electric car rule

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Senate Democrats on Tuesday defeated several Republican efforts to repeal a so-called “clean cars” law that aims to reduce carbon pollution through the adoption of California’s stringent rules for vehicle emissions. The committee vote...

Oransi launches U.S.-made air purifiers from Radford

By the end of 2023, portable air purifier maker Oransi hopes to have products on the market designed and manufactured in its new Radford facility. It’s the second attempt by CEO Peter Mann to build an American-made HEPA (high energy particulate air) air purifier since...