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Aug 08, 2016, 16:00 ET NATSO Statement Opposing Moving the Point of Obligation Under the Renewable Fuel Standard

Over the past several months, there has been a coordinated effort on the part of obligated parties to encourage policymakers to shift the point of...


Aug 08, 2016, 15:05 ET Hydro-Québec praises enactment of hydropower legislation in Massachusetts

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Today Hydro-Québec praised the actions of Governor Baker and the Massachusetts legislature for...


Aug 08, 2016, 09:00 ET SFI Opens RFP Inviting New Partnerships For Conservation And Community Impact Throughout North America

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is pleased to announce its annual request for proposals (RFP) for the SFI Conservation and Community...


Aug 08, 2016, 05:00 ET Last Chance to Register for StormCon's Stormwater Conference

 In approximately 2 weeks time StormCon, The North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition, kicks off in Indianapolis,...


Aug 06, 2016, 08:34 ET Britische Luxusmodemarke Bottletop entwirft Catsuit und Kostüme für die Eröffnungszeremonie der Olympischen Spiele in Rio

Bezüglich der Pressemitteilung "Britische Luxusmodemarke Bottletop entwirft Catsuit und Kostüme für die Olympische...


Aug 05, 2016, 22:00 ET British Luxury Fashion Brand Bottletop Designs Catsuit and Costumes for Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony

A blend of sustainable design and intricate hand craftsmanship, these unique pieces have been designed by BOTTLETOP in London. The creation of...


Aug 05, 2016, 15:23 ET NASA Charges Toward Greener Aviation With Novel Concepts

NASA has selected five green technology concepts that have the potential to transform the aviation industry in the next decade by reducing aircraft...


Aug 04, 2016, 16:11 ET Amtech Announces Next Generation Solar PECVD Order in July

 Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production equipment and related supplies for the solar, semiconductor, and LED...


Aug 04, 2016, 14:45 ET Haynes and Boone Files Motion to Intervene in EPA Lawsuit On Behalf of Texas Oil & Gas Industry Group, TIPRO

 Lawyers with Haynes and Boone, LLP representing the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) have filed a motion...


Aug 04, 2016, 14:45 ET Two Native American Tribes Endorse Newport Banning Ranch Project to California Coastal Commission

 Two local Native American tribes have endorsed Newport Banning Ranch's plans to clean, restore and open the industrial brownfield site and...


Aug 04, 2016, 14:28 ET "Floor It:" NRDC Poll Shows Broad Bipartisan Backing for Clean Cars and Clean Transportation

Cars and trucks are a leading source of carbon pollution in the U.S. and a poll released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council shows that...


Aug 04, 2016, 14:00 ET Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Achieves Major Milestone With Carbon Neutral Recognition

Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport has become the first airport in North America to achieve Carbon Neutral status, one of only 23...


Aug 04, 2016, 11:17 ET Virtual Reality Shows Impacts of Sea Level Rise

 Look Ahead - San Mateo, an innovative education campaign utilizing augmented reality technology, launched on August 4 to increase public...


Aug 03, 2016, 15:04 ET API files suit against EPA's final oil and natural gas sector rule

 API filed a lawsuit Tuesday with the D.C. Circuit Court challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) final oil and natural gas...


Aug 03, 2016, 10:30 ET Apoya SCA conservación del Nevado de Toluca by Juan Carlos Machorro

Ante la necesidad de mantenerse como una empresa de cero huella ambiental, personal del corporativo sueco Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget...


Aug 03, 2016, 10:00 ET Study Will Quantify MSW Recycled Material and Its Economic Impacts in Texas

 A statewide survey will be launched August 15th that seeks to quantify the amount of recycling occurring throughout Texas and will assess the...


Aug 03, 2016, 09:56 ET Pennsylvania DCNR Announces Grants Available for Protecting Non-Game Species

 The Wild Resource Conservation Program is again accepting applications for grants to protect the state's native biodiversity. The program,...


Aug 03, 2016, 09:51 ET CBG Biotech Supplies Solvent Recycling To Advance Sustainability Efforts

 CBG Biotech, a proud U.S. manufacturer of solvent recycling systems, supports and advances your efforts toward environmentally conscious and...


Aug 03, 2016, 09:30 ET Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Bring Recycling to More Public Parks

 Americans should expect to see cleaner public parks this fall thanks to a significant grant made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:...


Aug 03, 2016, 09:00 ET Aluminum Cans Carry Lower Carbon Footprint than Glass or Plastic Equivalents in Beverage Transportation and Refrigeration, Finds New Study

According to a new study conducted for the Aluminum Association by ICF International, the combined greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with...


Aug 03, 2016, 03:35 ET Netafim, perfectamente alineada con los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible de la ONU

El líder global en irrigación lanza el informe GRI basado en el estándar G4 más...


Aug 02, 2016, 16:15 ET Flex Releases 2016 Global Citizenship Report

 Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX), the Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world, has...


Aug 02, 2016, 10:00 ET J. Craig Venter Institute and University of California San Diego Release New Report: "Policy and Regulatory Issues for Gene Drives in Insects," to Aid Scientists, Regulators and Others in Approaches to Safely Advance this Promising Area of Science

The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) Policy Group and researchers at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego), today released a new...


Aug 02, 2016, 09:30 ET Keep America Beautiful Announces Launch of 2016 Recycle-Bowl; Urges Nation to #BeRecycled Ahead of America Recycles Day

As students, teachers, administrators and staff prepare to head back to school, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful plans to ignite a passion...


Aug 02, 2016, 09:00 ET Veris Wealth Partners Publishes Climate Solutions White Paper

 Veris Wealth Partners, one of the nation's leading independent wealth advisors for sustainable and impact investors, today announced the...