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Sep 13, 2017, 17:40 ET Organic Valley Protects Organic Integrity and Demands Best Animal Welfare Practices

Organic Valley, America's largest cooperative of organic farmers and a pioneer and leader in the organic sector, announced it will protect organic...


Sep 13, 2017, 17:18 ET Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association: Apple Phases Out PVC From Products. Why Is It Still Used in Municipal Drinking Water Projects?

The following statement was issued by Patrick Hogan, president of the Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association, regarding news that Apple has phased...


Sep 13, 2017, 16:38 ET Hurricane Irma Restoration Alert

Georgia Power wants to remind customers impacted by Hurricane Irma that the electrical service entry point on their home or business, including the...


Sep 13, 2017, 16:23 ET BB&T reopens South Florida branches in aftermath of Hurricane Irma

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced it has reopened the majority of its financial centers in the South Florida region in the wake of...


Sep 13, 2017, 15:42 ET Wolf Administration Officials Discuss Advances in Sustainability, Efficiency and Transportation at Carnegie Mellon University Gathering

Fielding questions from Carnegie Mellon University students, faculty and staff, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy...


Sep 13, 2017, 15:42 ET Philippe Cousteau's EarthEcho International Invites You To Take Action For Clean Water In Your Community With Live Events And A Host Of Online Resources

This September, explorer and environmental advocate Philippe Cousteau, Jr. and EarthEcho International invite you to take part in protecting one of...


Sep 13, 2017, 12:34 ET American Society of Landscape Architects Convenes Blue Ribbon Panel on Climate Change and Resilience

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the professional association for landscape architects in the United States, is convening a...


Sep 13, 2017, 12:17 ET Smart Water Networks Forum North American Alliance - Delivering Smart Water Solutions in Wastewater Networks

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 LOCATION:...


Sep 13, 2017, 11:24 ET Boxed Water Plants More Than 600,000 Trees Through #ReTree Campaign

By activating consumers in its sustainability mission, Boxed Water celebrates a successful close of the third year of its #ReTree project. Boxed...


Sep 13, 2017, 11:02 ET StarKist Co. llega a un acuerdo con el Departamento de Justicia y la Agencia de Protección Ambiental

StarKist Co. anunció hoy que aceptará un decreto de consentimiento con la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de los Estados Unidos (EPA) y el...


Sep 13, 2017, 10:20 ET ProfNet Experts Available on DACA, Hurricanes, Climate Change, More

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the...


Sep 13, 2017, 10:14 ET Gen Z Sees Social Media Activity As More Effective Than Community Involvement According To New Research By Cone Communications

Eighty-one percent of Gen Z believes they can have an impact on social and environmental issues by using social media, according to the 2017 Cone...


Sep 13, 2017, 09:05 ET Best Service Offers Earthquake Tips for National Preparedness Month

A recent story in the Los Angeles Times states that a section of the San Andreas fault close to L.A. could be overdue for a major earthquake. Best...


Sep 13, 2017, 09:00 ET Overture and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Address World's Major Water Challenges

Overture, a company that sits at the nexus of technology and humanitarianism, today announced its new partnership with The Nature Conservancy (TNC)...


Sep 12, 2017, 19:42 ET 6:30 p.m. Update: Power to 405,000 Georgia Power customers restored following Hurricane Irma

Electric service to nearly 1 million Georgia Power customers was impacted at the height of Hurricane Irma and, 24 hours later, Georgia Power has...


Sep 12, 2017, 17:52 ET The Salvation Army Nationally, Including Personnel from Western Pennsylvania, Responds to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

With a presence in every zip code in the United States, The Salvation Army is uniquely positioned to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey and...


Sep 12, 2017, 17:37 ET StarKist Co. Reaches Settlement with DOJ, EPA

StarKist Co. today announced that it will enter into a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S....


Sep 12, 2017, 17:00 ET TD contributes to Hurricane Irma relief with more than $600,000 in financial aid and support of vital community recovery programs

TD Bank Group and its subsidiary, TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, today announced donations to the relief efforts surrounding Hurricane...


Sep 12, 2017, 16:46 ET City Office REIT Reports Minimal Damage From Hurricane Irma

City Office REIT, Inc. (NYSE: CIO) ("City Office") announced today that it has completed its preliminary assessment at its Tampa and Orlando...


Sep 12, 2017, 16:05 ET DDR Reports Minimal Damage In Southeast From Hurricane Irma

DDR Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: DDR) announced today that upon initial inspection, the Company's shopping centers in Florida, South...


Sep 12, 2017, 13:00 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Hurricane Insurance Claims, New iPhone

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the...


Sep 12, 2017, 12:32 ET TD Bank Group Inaugural US$ Green Bond Upsized to US$1 Billion

Green Bond Will Help Build Low Carbon Green Projects Across North America TORONTO and NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - TD Bank Group (TD)...


Sep 12, 2017, 10:49 ET Former US Department Of Justice Lead Environmental Lawyer Sam Hirsch Rejoins Jenner & Block In Washington, DC

Jenner & Block announced today that Sam Hirsch, former acting Assistant Attorney General and principal deputy at the US Department of Justice's...


Sep 12, 2017, 10:21 ET Grønt trykk: Onlineprinters blir tildelt Imprim'Vert-segl / Sertifisert for miljøvennlig produksjon av trykksaker

Etter bestått miljø-sertifisering ble online-trykktjenesten Onlineprinters tildelt det franske seglet Imprim'Vert (oversatt: "Grønt trykk")....


Sep 12, 2017, 10:19 ET Trycka grönt: Onlineprinters få Imprim'Vert-utmärkelsen / Certifierad miljövänlig produktion av trycksaker

Online-trycktjänstföretaget Onlineprinters har efter lyckad miljöcertifiering fått den franska miljöutmärkelsen Imprim'Vert (grönt tryck)....