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Aug 22, 2016, 10:00 ET Sullivan Solar Power Voted Best Solar Company in San Diego

 A new poll released by the San Diego Union-Tribune listed locally-based Sullivan Solar Power as the top solar power company in San Diego. San...


Aug 19, 2016, 15:20 ET Red Cross Work in Louisiana Just Beginning; Donations needed; Relief could cost at least $30 million

 A week after devastating flooding hit Louisiana, the American Red Cross continues to provide shelter, food and comfort to thousands of people...


Aug 19, 2016, 09:50 ET Georgia-Pacific To Donate $50,000 For Louisiana Flood Relief And Match Employee Contributions Up To $50,000 More

Georgia-Pacific today announced it has contributed $50,000 to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation Flood Relief Fund for southeast Louisiana flood...


Aug 18, 2016, 17:30 ET Honeywell UOP Introduces Range Of New Hydrotreating Catalysts, Expanding Offerings To Support Production Of Cleaner-Burning Gasoline And Diesel

 Honeywell (NYSE: HON) UOP today announced that it is introducing an expanded portfolio of new hydrotreating catalysts used to remove...


Aug 18, 2016, 16:58 ET El Paso Electric Settlement to Drop Solar Demand Charges Part of Growing Trend

Today, the Texas Public Utilities Commission approved a settlement supported by El Paso Electric, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, Energy...


Aug 18, 2016, 14:17 ET Shot Glass Films' Commercial For CO2 Solutions Airs During Rio 2016 Olympic Games

 In "Industrial Evolution," the latest work by Shot Glass Films, Canadian publicly traded cleantech firm CO2 Solutions, Inc. (TSX-V:CST)...


Aug 17, 2016, 18:06 ET Despite Significant Discouragement, Pipeline Opponents Turn Out In Full Force For FERC Meetings On Proposed PennEast Project

 Several hundred citizens, affected homeowners, and elected officials came out to oppose the proposed PennEast pipeline this week at six...


Aug 17, 2016, 12:39 ET Three Countries Trying To Save The Monarch Butterfly

In June of this year, President Obama met with Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss...


Aug 17, 2016, 08:02 ET CH2M Continues Next Phase of Work on Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 Programme

 CH2M recently agreed to its second annual programme of work with the Environment Agency on the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 Programme...


Aug 17, 2016, 03:00 ET World Design Capital Taipei 2016 Plans Packed October for World's Design Devotees and Designers

On the agenda for October are four major events in the World Design Capital® (WDC) Taipei 2016 program of International Signature Events: the...


Aug 16, 2016, 14:59 ET Achates Power Endorses EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

 Achates Power has endorsed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) standard, released today, on "Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission and Fuel...


Aug 16, 2016, 13:59 ET La campaña Doctores por la Salud del Clima de la Asociación Estadounidense del Pulmón en California sostiene que el cambio climático está empeorando la crisis en la calidad del aire de California

Decenas de doctores de toda California han unido fuerzas para declarar que la calidad del aire de nuestro estado se encuentra en estado...


Aug 16, 2016, 11:00 ET GUESS Partners With Cotton Incorporated's Blue Jeans Go Green™ Program By Launching A Denim Recycling Campaign This Fall

GUESS, the global lifestyle brand famous for its iconic ad campaigns and trend setting denim, is proud to partner with Cotton Incorporated's Blue...


Aug 16, 2016, 10:00 ET American Lung Association in California's Doctors for Climate Health Campaign says Climate Change is Worsening California's Air Quality Crisis

Dozens of doctors from around California have joined forces to declare that our state's air quality is in critical condition and action must be...


Aug 16, 2016, 08:00 ET MENAJI Advanced Men's Skincare Supports 7th Annual Thirst Project Gala 2016

 MENAJI Advanced Men's Skincare made a splash this year into the world of water scarcity awareness joining hundreds of organizations and...


Aug 15, 2016, 11:34 ET Ameren Missouri Pilots Electric Vehicle Charging Corridor for I-70 Connecting Jefferson City and St. Louis

For Missouri electric vehicle drivers thinking about a longer road trip, planning where to charge – if there's a place at all – can be...


Aug 15, 2016, 08:30 ET Alliant Energy releases 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report

Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) released its 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report, detailing progress to advance clean energy and stewardship...


Aug 15, 2016, 06:00 ET As You Sow And Corporate Knights Report Shows Green Companies Outperform Dirty Energy 3 To 1

 As You Sow and Corporate Knights released the inaugural version of the Carbon Clean 200TM (Clean200TM), a list of 200 clean energy companies...


Aug 12, 2016, 08:00 ET Sumitomo Corporation Group and US Hybrid Have High Hopes for Hydrogen-Powered Public Transit

 Sumitomo Corporation together with Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (collectively referred to as "SC Group") announced today their Strategic...


Aug 12, 2016, 08:00 ET Scientists Discover New Chemical Catalyst to Create Cheaper, Biodegradable Plastics from Plants

 While biodegradable forks and spoons already exist on store shelves, consumers often opt for more cost-effective, petroleum-based...


Aug 11, 2016, 09:00 ET American Geophysical Union Partners with Wiley to Take On New Geohealth Initiative

Geohealth is a rapidly emerging transdisciplinary field that supports the intersection of Earth and environmental sciences with human,...


Aug 11, 2016, 08:11 ET August 11 Reminds Pennsylvania Residents To Dial 8-1-1 Before Digging

Pennsylvania 811 hopes this date on the calendar - Thursday, August 11 - will serve as a natural reminder for residents to dial 8-1-1 prior to any...


Aug 11, 2016, 08:00 ET Soil health experts gain ground on standardized measurements, identify future research needs

 Soil health experts from across North America plan to integrate more research projects to provide agricultural producers and policy makers...


Aug 11, 2016, 07:45 ET Resolute Continues to Lead in Reducing Carbon Emissions

Saint-Félicien Initiative Consistent with Resolute's Leadership in Sustainable Development MONTRÉAL, Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -...


Aug 10, 2016, 12:00 ET The Galveston Bay Foundation and the Houston Advanced Research Center Announce Results of a Scientific Study Assessing the Current Health of Galveston Bay

 The Galveston Bay Foundation and the Houston Advanced Research Center have released the second annual Galveston Bay Report Card, an...