Daily Quiz (28)


A research team from Northwestern University developed a sponge to clean polluted waters and can absorb ___ times its weight in oil.


How many aquifer breaches occurred last year during the construction of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement project?


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will oversee the cleanup of how many total acres of the Beck’s Lake Superfund site?


Last year, the National Building Museum launched the program series Climate ABC, which educates the public on the fact that the build environment is responsible for how much of worldwide carbon emissions?


An unintended byproduct of the paint manufacturing process results in ___ being added, which could be harmful in concentration to aquatic animals and could lead to human dietary exposure.


The newly updated standard from the American Society of Civil Engineers offers new guidance for protection from tornadoes with winds ranging from __ to ___ mph.


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $99,910 to Kebotix, Inc. for the development of safe ___ alternatives that don’t produce toxic byproducts.


A modular steel bridge has recently been constructed to connect two Louisiana communities after which bridge was destroyed by Hurricane Ida in August?


A professor from the Queensland University of Technology has created a way to better protect buildings from collision and high-impact damages using material commonly found in what?


A recent report found that one in ___ units of critical infrastructure in the United States are at risk of being rendered inoperable due to flooding.


The White House Council on Environmental Quality announced its plans to reinstate regulations concerning major infrastructure projects as part of which policy?


Building materials company LafargeHolcim and ECOncrete Tech have announced plans for an ecologically beneficial concrete score protection unit for what?


The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced extended compliance dates for requirements of which PBT chemical?


The EPA recently announced its plan to better protect public health and the environment through the regulation of what type of pollution?


As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recently announced actions regarding PFAS, the Agency has proposed a rule designed to gather comprehensive data on more than _____ PFAS manufactured in the United States.


True or False: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has completed multiple climate change reviews over the course of its history.


True or false: According to MIT News, cement production makes up about 8% of all greenhouse gas emissions.


The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is an agency of what U.S. cabinet department?


When you add exempt solvents as thinners to a high solids coating, what happens to the VOC content?


In what country is the organization that offers “the world's leading environmental assessment method for buildings and new communities”?


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has developed waterborne epoxy coatings that exceed the performance of high-VOC coatings that were traditionally used for locks and dams.


True or false: SSPC’s environmental exposure zones are listed and described in Volume 1, Good Painting Practice, of the Steel Structures Painting Manual.


In what country is the organization that offers “the world's leading environmental assessment method for buildings and new communities,” which “sets the standard for best practice in sustainable design and has become the de-facto measure used to describe a building's environmental performance?"


What UK organization has an environmental assessment and certification system for buildings?


About how many total gallons of paint did Oregonians recycle in the first two years of the state’s PaintCare program?


What was the first state to adopt PaintCare, the paint product stewardship “take-back” program?


A recycled paint program was recently launched in one of the following states. Which one?


A recycled paint program was recently launched in one of the following states. Which one?


 
 
   

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