Environmental Policy Specific news releases regarding domestic and international environmental policies are included in this section. Stories will focus on general interest topics, as well as targeted policy concerns and environmental programs.

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20 Jun, 2017, 16:24 ET Wolf Administration Official Announces Grants Available for Protecting Non-Game Species, Native Plants and Habitat

Applications are being accepted for grants to protect Pennsylvania's non-game animals, native plants and their habitat. For more than...


20 Jun, 2017, 08:00 ET Global Cities Must Act "With or Without Government Backing" to Protect Urban Living, Urges WBCSD

- 70% of world's population - around 7 billion people - will live in cities by 2050 - Cities account for 75% of global resource...


20 Jun, 2017, 07:49 ET Wermuth Asset Management: Market Forces Will Drive Climate Change Efforts as US Exits Paris Agreement

- US exit from COP21 won't impact climate protection efforts - UAE opportunity to lead Middle East in growing renewable energy...


20 Jun, 2017, 02:00 ET WBCSD ruft globale Städte zum Handeln "mit oder ohne Regierungsunterstützung" auf

- 70 % der Weltbevölkerung - etwa 7 Milliarden Menschen - werden bis 2050 in Städten leben - Auf Städte entfallen 75 % der...


20 Jun, 2017, 02:00 ET Les villes mondiales doivent agir « avec ou sans appui gouvernemental » pour protéger la vie urbaine, exhorte le WBCSD

- 70 % de la population mondiale, soit environ 7 milliards de personnes, vivront dans des villes d'ici à 2050 - Les villes...


14 Jun, 2017, 10:37 ET Construction is underway on FPL's eight new universal solar power plants - continued solar expansion on track to begin powering customers in less than nine months

Florida Power & Light Company today announced that construction is underway on its next eight solar power plants, continuing one of...


13 Jun, 2017, 10:42 ET UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science meets leading researchers and influential policymakers in the United States

The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science has hosted a series of high level meetings with leading researchers and influential...


13 Jun, 2017, 09:40 ET June 21, 10 a.m. Press Club Headliners Newsmaker Features Former Sec. of Energy Ernest Moniz on Energy Security and Clean Energy Innovation and Announcement of the Energy Futures Initiative

The Trump administration's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, its planned cuts to energy funding in the FY18 budget, and...


08 Jun, 2017, 16:01 ET Raytheon releases 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

Raytheon Company released its (NYSE: RTN) 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report, which details the company's efforts to address environmental...


08 Jun, 2017, 10:13 ET Nueva Campaña Une a los Latinos en la Protección de Monumentos Nacionales

La nueva campaña en línea LatinosForHeritage.org permite a los visitantes compartir su apoyo para el mantenimiento de los Monumentos Nacionales...


08 Jun, 2017, 09:59 ET New Campaign Unites Latinos on National Monument Protections

The new online campaign LatinosForHeritage.org allows visitors to share their support for maintaining the national monuments currently under review...


07 Jun, 2017, 11:30 ET HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Establishes Monaco Explorations: A Three-year Campaign of Scientific Explorations at Sea

The transoceanic exploration vessel, Yersin, will depart from Monaco July 2017 and return Summer 2020. The vessel will navigate during three...


06 Jun, 2017, 08:01 ET CH2M statement on recent Paris Climate Accord decision

Regarding the pending U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, CH2M Chairman and CEO Jacqueline Hinman released the following statement:...


05 Jun, 2017, 17:22 ET Majority of Americans Disapprove of Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement, PSRAI Survey Shows

A new PSRAI survey finds that a majority of Americans disapprove of President Trump's decision that the United States will withdraw from the Paris...


05 Jun, 2017, 11:30 ET NRDC: Trump Administration Puts in Motion First Approvals for Atlantic Coast Drilling

The Trump Administration today proposed to allow energy companies to harm marine mammals as they prospect for oil and gas deposits far...


05 Jun, 2017, 11:00 ET Seafood Watch Upgrades Recommendation of ASC-Certified Farmed Salmon to 'Good Alternative'

In an update to its Seafood Watch standards, the Monterey Bay Aquarium has today announced that farmed salmon, certified by the Aquaculture...


05 Jun, 2017, 09:54 ET Physicians for Civil Defense Thanks President Trump for Pulling U.S. out of Paris Climate Agreement

Americans owe President Trump a huge debt of gratitude for withdrawing the U.S. from the "Mad Hatter Climate Tea Party," stated Jane Orient, M.D.,...


02 Jun, 2017, 16:59 ET Treasurer Torsella Responds To Trump Climate Accord Decision

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella responds to President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, in which 196 nations came...


02 Jun, 2017, 09:30 ET Pennsylvania DCNR Secretary Says Plans Already Underway to Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change on Public Lands

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn released the following statement related to the Trump Administration's...


01 Jun, 2017, 17:43 ET Clearview Energy Statement on President Trump Pulling Out of the Paris Agreement

President Trump's decision to remove the US from the Paris Climate Agreement is a disappointment and an imminent threat to our shared planet. In...


01 Jun, 2017, 15:23 ET Green America Denounces Trump Administration's Rejection of Paris Climate Agreement

Green America vehemently denounced the decision by President Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. "This move is...


01 Jun, 2017, 09:30 ET ASF urges caution for 2017 ahead of international salmon talks

State of the Populations report shows potential for low Atlantic salmon returns this year ST. ANDREWS, NB, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Final...


31 May, 2017, 16:07 ET Pittsburgh's Commitment to Sustainability Drives Innovative Solutions to Stormwater, Energy Use, and Shale Development Challenges

Pittsburgh's commitment to a sustainable future is driving the development of innovative solutions and new, green technologies that address the...


30 May, 2017, 11:53 ET Carnival Corporation Wins Environmental Award for Clean-Air Commitment

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, has been named winner of the Lloyd's List...


26 May, 2017, 11:31 ET Boosting Adoption of Smart Water Networks through Policy

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. CDT, Thursday, June 8, 2017 LOCATION:...