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2013-12-10 16:22:14

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB/BB: BNET) announced today that it is focusing its efforts on policy issues and key projects in Pennsylvania and the Midwest. Regarding the Company's previously disclosed difficulties in raising capital, management has taken steps over the last several weeks to reduce costs and senior management personnel and a key shareholder have provided funding for immediate cash needs. Bion's management is...

2011-10-19 09:00:00

ROCKVILLE, MD, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Imbrium(TM)Systems, a Rockville, Maryland based stormwater treatment solutions company, announced today that it received an updated approval for Sorbtive(®)Filter by the Montgomery County, Maryland Department of Permitting Services.  The updated approval is a critical step forward for Imbrium Systems and Montgomery County in an effort to protect the Chesapeake Bay from the ravages of non-point source stormwater runoff...

2010-12-29 13:00:00

State's Comprehensive Cost-Effective Plan to Build on Significant Past Pollution Reductions, Keep Industries Viable HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has outlined its final "pollution diet" for states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Pennsylvania's top environmental and agriculture officials say the state is ready to do its part to improve water quality. Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger and...

2010-10-19 16:58:00

Despite Significant Progress, State Acknowledges More Work is Ahead HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today stressed the state's commitment to help restore the Chesapeake Bay, saying looming federal pollution reduction requirements necessitate a workable, cost-effective plan to meet these challenges, which his department has prepared. "To be sure, Pennsylvania has reduced the amount of pollution we're putting...

2009-06-15 14:43:51

There may be thousands of things large and small that can be done to better control pollution on even the smallest waterways, and a new tool developed at Purdue University may help sort out how to choose the best ones.Indrajeet Chaubey, an associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, combined a best management practices tool with a complex genetic algorithm that can search out the best solutions for non-point source pollution control in a watershed. By analyzing data from...

2009-01-28 08:03:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BNET) announced today that on Monday, January 26, 2009, the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) approved a $7.8 million loan to Bion PA 1, LLC (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc.). Proceeds from the loan will be used to construct Bion's previously announced Kreider Farms dairy project in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Bion release:...

2008-10-10 03:00:15

BV-121-07-03 An application for a variance has been filed with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division ("EPD") under O.C.G.A. 12-7-1 to encroach within the 25 - foot State waters buffer for constriction of a commercial development located north of Interstate 20, east of Flowing Wells Road in the City of Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia. Project is for proposed piping of 696 linear feet of stream. The public can review site plans at the offices of the EPD, Water Protection Branch,...

2008-09-17 12:00:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Deputy Secretary Cathy Curran Myers told a joint panel of two Senate committees today that municipalities and developers are increasingly turning to Pennsylvania's nutrient trading program as a cost-effective means of reducing nutrient pollution in the state's waterways. Testifying before the Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs and Environmental Resources and Energy committees, Myers said the...

2008-08-27 15:00:43

AUGUSTA - Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed was recently awarded a $12,330 education grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The group will use the money for a program to educate fourth- to sixth-graders in the Cobbossee Watershed in the Winthrop-Monmouth area on watershed issues. The focus of the program will be runoff, or nonpoint source pollution, caused mainly be eroding soils, and the threat of invasive aquatic plants to the ecological and economic stability of the...

2008-07-25 15:00:40

By D. E. Smoot, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Jul. 25--Property owners along the Illinois River have access to funding for the implementation of conservation efforts designed to reduce nutrient and bacteria levels in the scenic river. The funding is being made available through the Oklahoma Conservation Commission and local conservation districts in Adair, Cherokee and Delaware counties. The cost-sharing program will be funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the state of Oklahoma...