It is estimated that 75 percent of contamination in the Puget Sound is unwittingly produced by citizens — via commercial wastewater, sewage treatment plants, stormwater runoff from roads and paved surfaces, construction and other activities.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – Jean-Sabin McEwen knocks out a Web search for “North Dakota,” “night sky” and “flaring,” and quickly finds a picture from space showing a glowing cluster bigger than Minneapolis. It’s from oil and gas fields burning off methane, producing as much greenhouse gas in a year as 1 […]
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Malaysia to Morocco, New Mexico to the Netherlands — WSU fine arts professor Dennis DeHart is globetrotting with a purpose, weaving his world travels into art, education, research and community service.
RICHLAND, Wash. – A team from Washington State University Tri-Cities whose business plan is to commercialize a WSU-patented jet fuel technology has advanced to the University of Washington Business Plan Competition’s “sweet 16” round.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Whether it’s exploring ways to “upcycle” cotton waste into valuable fibers or promoting adoption of biodegradable plastic mulch for farmers, Ting Chi is leading the way to a sustainable future for the textile and apparel industry.
By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to develop a statistical model that will help city managers make more informed sustainable water decisions.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A doctoral student at Washington State University Tri-Cities is one of 15 worldwide, and the only U.S. student, selected to participate in a recent week-long school in Germany about developing safe, reliable chemicals in a sustainable way.
By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Student Recreation Center served up lunches and dinners for thousands of students and family members in recent weeks. While impressive, it’s what happened with the trash generated from those meals that has the staff smiling the most.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Jennifer Adam, associate professor in civil and environmental engineering, speaks with Washington State University’s Jan Boll, left, and University of Idaho researcher Erin Brooks during a poster session last week on climate, land use and the sustainable management of agricultural and natural resources.