Environmental Science & Technology (usually abbreviated as Environ. Sci. Technol. or ES), is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, published since 1967 by the American Chemical Society. As the name indicates, it publishes original research in environmental science, but also comprehensive, critical reviews. Publication is currently every other week.
Exploring environmental impacts of solar technologies
Even technologies promoted for good environmental reasons can sometimes have unforeseen negative consequences.
By itself, abundant shale gas unlikely to alter climate projections
A Duke policy analysis appearing in Environmental Science and Technology finds that if natural gas is abundant and less expensive, it will encourage greater consumption of gas and less of coal, renewables and nuclear power. ...
Study shows no lead pollution in oilsands region
New research from a world-renowned soil and water expert at the University of Alberta reveals that there's no atmospheric lead pollution in Alberta's oilsands region—a finding that contradicts current scientific knowledge.
Crustaceans win battle against being feminised
Male crustaceans can 'lock down' their maleness to avoid being completely feminised by seawater contaminated by feminising pollutants, according to scientists.
New compounds discovered that are hundreds of times more mutagenic
(Phys.org) —Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered novel compounds produced by certain types of chemical reactions – such as those found in vehicle exhaust or grilling meat - that are hundreds of times ...
'Superbugs' found breeding in sewage plants
(Phys.org) —Tests at two wastewater treatment plants in northern China revealed antibiotic-resistant bacteria were not only escaping purification but also breeding and spreading their dangerous cargo.
New research shows elevated mercury from in-ground wastewater disposal
(Phys.org) —As towns across Cape Cod struggle with problems stemming from septic systems, a recent study by a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientist focuses on one specific toxic by-product: mercury. In a ...
Implications for the fate of green fertilizers
The use of green fertilizers is a practice that has been around since humans first began growing food, but researchers are warning that modern techniques for the creation of these fertilizers could have implications on soil ...
Research shows declining levels of acidity in Sierra Nevada lakes
California's water supply depends on a clean snow pack and healthy mountain lakes. The lakes receive a large amount of runoff in the spring from the melting snowpack. If the snowpack is polluted, the lakes will be polluted.
Research team finds evidence of oil residue in Gulf two years after BP spill
(Phys.org) —Oil residue remained in the Gulf of Mexico two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a study headed by a University of Florida professor.