environment

Can machine learning predict the next big disaster?

Combining statistical algorithms with machine learning allows for accurate extreme weather predictions without the need for massive amounts of historical data, a new study found.

Virginia launches platform to make environmental permit info public

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality's new platform shows the progress of permit applications and improves agency transparency, collaboration and efficiency.

Environmental groups using digital tech to bolster data collection

Environmental data and mapping technologies are helping Virginia environmentalists raise community awareness and guide agencies' climate-friendly plans.

$4M to keep fish populations afloat

The Department of Energy is looking for new ideas to protect fish around hydropower facilities.