Environment News

News stories on various Environment-specific industry interests are featured in this section. Topics focus on reportage of green technology (advancements and innovations), environmental policies and procedures, conservation efforts, eco-friendly companies (and related products and services), and general environmental issues/concerns. Domestic and international releases are posted as available, and may be in languages other than English (as originally released).


Sep 22, 2014, 08:30 ET image

Goodyear Converts Waste from Rice Harvest to Fuel-Efficient Tire Treads

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice husk waste once headed for landfills is now helping The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) produce fuel-efficient tires. Goodyear today announced it will utilize ash left over from the burning of rice husks to produce electricity as an environmentally friendly source of silica for use in its tires. The company has tested silica...

Sep 22, 2014, 08:00 ET

Yingli Solar to Supply Over 24 MW of PV Modules to Pavana Solar Power Plant

BAODING, China, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE:...

Sep 22, 2014, 09:00 ET

Outerwall Commits to Collecting Two Million Pounds of Mobile Devices to Help Combat Surging E-Waste Crisis

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Clinton Global Initiative's Tenth Annual Meeting,...

Sep 22, 2014, 09:00 ET

Duke Energy supplies additional details on solar projects as part of $500 million commitment

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced a number of partner...

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