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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Feb 23, 2017, 11:46 ET DCNR Sets White-Water Release into Bucks County's Tohickon Creek

White-water boating enthusiasts once again will converge on Bucks County's Tohickon Creek Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19, when the Department...


Feb 22, 2017, 17:25 ET US Congressional Committee calls on EPA Administrator to withdraw Pebble Project veto

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:33 ET Dell Ships First Recycled Ocean Plastics Packaging in Its Industry

World Ocean Summit -- - Pilot program delivers technology industry's first packaging trays with 25% recycled ocean plastic content, will...


Feb 17, 2017, 15:27 ET EPA Workers' Union, AFGE, Responds to Scott Pruitt Confirmation

J. David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents more than 9,000 employees at the...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:31 ET Forest Products Employees Hit Capitol Hill To Share Local Impacts Of Legislation And Regulations

American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry visited Washington, D.C., this week to meet with members of Congress and...


Feb 10, 2017, 12:21 ET More Clean Air for the Dollar: Clean Diesel Projects Best Choice for Use of VW Settlement Dollars

Clean diesel technology is the best choice for mitigating NOx emissions in the U.S. as part of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation...


Feb 09, 2017, 16:30 ET FMC Receives an A- from the CDP Climate Change Program as First Time Participant

FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) received an A- from the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) climate change program, an initiative dedicated to...


Feb 07, 2017, 12:00 ET INAP's Dallas Data Center Earns EPA's ENERGY STAR® Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency

Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), ("INAP" or the "Company"), a leading technology provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services,...


Feb 06, 2017, 15:30 ET 12 Public Interest Groups Find Governor Jerry Brown Is Not So Green; Lays Blame for Excess CA Electricity At His Door

As Governor Jerry Brown's regulators race to reopen Aliso Canyon without knowing what caused the biggest methane leak in U.S. history, a...


Feb 06, 2017, 11:51 ET NRCS California Concludes Eight-Year Mapping Survey of Los Angeles Soils

USDA's Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has concluded an eight-year project creating an inventory of the soil...


Feb 06, 2017, 04:12 ET Gore Fabrics Division Establishes Ambitious Environmental Goals for 2020

- bluesign® Approval for 85% of Consumer Garments Laminate Volume - OEKO-TEX® Certification for 100% of Consumer Garments Products -...


Feb 05, 2017, 06:10 ET Municipalidade de Dubai lança a oitava iniciativa Dia Sem Carros

A Municipalidade de Dubai lançou no domingo o oitavo "Dia Sem Carros" com a participação do governo, de organizações semi-governamentais e privadas...


Feb 05, 2017, 06:03 ET La Municipalidad de Dubái lanza la octava edición de la Iniciativa del Día Sin Coches

La Municipalidad de Dubái lanzó el domingo la octava edición del "Día Sin Coches" con la participación de organizaciones gubernamentales,...


Feb 01, 2017, 17:08 ET March for Science will take place on Earth Day

The March for Science will take place worldwide on Earth Day April 22, 2017 and includes a teach-in and rally on the National Mall in Washington,...


Jan 31, 2017, 19:26 ET South Texans Against the Refinery (STAR): se creó una coalición para rechazar la propuesta de refinería de Raven Petroleum

Se ha creado la Coalición de Texanos del Sur contra la Refinería (South Texans Against the Refinery, STAR) para rechazar la reciente propuesta de...


Jan 31, 2017, 13:21 ET Los Votantes al Oeste de las Montañas Analizan las Prioridades para la Administración Trump en Materia de Tierras Públicas en una Nueva Encuesta

Votantes al oeste de las Montañas analizaron las prioridades de la Administración Trump para gestionar el uso y la protección de las tierras...


Jan 31, 2017, 12:54 ET Mountain West Voters Outline Priorities for Trump Administration on Public Lands in New Survey

Mountain West voters weighed in on the Trump Administration's priorities for managing the use and protection of national public lands in a new...


Jan 25, 2017, 09:50 ET Timber Block Wins Fifth Award in One Year for Revolutionary Building System

CONNELLY SPRINGS, NC, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Timber Block recently won the 2017 NAHB Global Innovation Award for its R-36 patented home...


Jan 25, 2017, 09:08 ET Brains are Being Harmed by Bad Policy--EPA Put on Notice to Follow Rules and Protect Citizens

Is the rampant increase of brain and behavioral issues such as cognitive deficits, autistic spectrum disorders and ADHD linked to drinking fluoride...


Jan 24, 2017, 12:16 ET API welcomes President Trump's commitment to nation's energy infrastructure

API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement following the Trump administration's actions to advance energy infrastructure...


Jan 24, 2017, 12:12 ET Pennsylvania DCNR Announces $790,000 Investment to Plant Trees Along Streams to Improve Water Quality

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today announced an investment of $790,000 for 13 grants to plant...


Jan 23, 2017, 17:52 ET New Jersey Conservation Foundation, Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, and Eastern Environmental Law Center say PennEast in Jeopardy

New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation), Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA), and Eastern Environmental Law Center...


Jan 23, 2017, 11:59 ET Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2017 National Conference in Washington, D.C.

Judith Glaser, founder and CEO of Benchmark Communications, will serve as the keynote speaker at Keep America Beautiful's National Conference,...


Jan 19, 2017, 11:00 ET 1st comprehensive cost/benefit study of climate policies in San Joaquin Valley finds over $13 billion in economic benefits, mostly in renewable energy

Amid concerns about the economic and employment impacts of California's ambitious climate policies, the first comprehensive, academic study of...


Jan 17, 2017, 11:05 ET Dam Breaching Undermines Washington State Measures To Reduce Climate Change Impacts

Breaching the four Lower Snake River dams would undermine efforts by the states of Washington and Oregon to reduce CO2 emissions and forestall the...