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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May 03, 2016, 09:59 ET Pennsylvania DEP Begins 2016 Ozone Forecasting

 This week Pennsylvania will begin ozone forecasting for 27 counties in Pennsylvania for the 2016 season. DEP monitors ambient ozone...


May 03, 2016, 08:43 ET Water Law and Policy Thought Leader Gabriel Eckstein Appointed Chair, International Scientific Committee, XVI World Water Congress

 Given the impact of his research and scholarship, amassed over a twenty-year career as a lawyer and educator, Texas A&M University School...


Apr 29, 2016, 16:52 ET Stanley Foundation Commits to Help World Reach Ambitious Climate Change Goal

 The Stanley Foundation today announced that its climate change programming will be committed to driving worldwide cooperation on an...


Apr 28, 2016, 13:22 ET Europlasma annonce la mise à disposition de son Document de Référence 2015

Mise à disposition du Document de Référence 2015  Europlasma SA, industriel français spécialisé dans la...


Apr 28, 2016, 12:44 ET Climate Action 2016 Summit to Bring Global Leaders to Washington, DC Next Week to Jump Start Momentum on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Following the historic Paris Agreement signing ceremony at the United Nations on April 22, the Climate Action 2016 Summit will convene global...


Apr 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Poll Finds Broad Support For Clean Power Plan Among Voters In States Suing EPA To Block Rule

Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies released the results of a poll that examined the attitudes of voters toward the Clean Power Plan (CPP) in four key...


Apr 27, 2016, 11:38 ET Pennsylvania DEP Expands Particulate Matter Air Monitoring Network

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has launched an unprecedented expansion of the state's fine particulate matter...


Apr 25, 2016, 17:48 ET AuRico Metals' Application for Environmental Assessment Certificate for the Kemess Underground Project Is Formally Accepted

AuRico Metals Inc. (TSX: AMI) ("AuRico" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Environmental Assessment Certificate application (the...


Apr 25, 2016, 12:00 ET KIRO 7 Partners with The Trust for Public Land to Celebrate Environmental Volunteers

KIRO 7, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is seeking nominations for environmental volunteers who are creating, preserving or...


Apr 25, 2016, 09:00 ET The Phoenix of Africa: Can Libya Yet Again be a Global Oil Player?

 ImageSat International, an operator of advanced imagery satellites who specializes in satellite data extraction and analysis, has recently...


Apr 22, 2016, 17:35 ET API: Gov. Cuomo's Rejection of Constitution Pipeline an Assault Against Consumers and Businesses

API Executive Director for Market Development Marty Durbin said Gov. Cuomo's rejection of the Constitution Pipeline is a clear example of...


Apr 22, 2016, 06:00 ET Rainbow Light Launches Global "Path to EcoGuard" Campaign to Address Ocean Plastic Crisis

Rainbow Light, the leading natural multivitamin brand for every life stageƗ, today launched its Path to EcoGuard environmental health...


Apr 22, 2016, 00:51 ET Red (The Angry Bird) Goes Green On Earth Day In Support Of Historic Signing Of Paris Agreement

In honor of Earth Day and the historic signing of the Paris agreement on climate change today, Red continues to support the United Nations as part...


Apr 22, 2016, 00:11 ET Visionary Policies Needed to Meet Paris Climate Targets

UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 12:01 AM FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016 Bold policy commitments from political leaders are the only route to achieving the...


Apr 21, 2016, 16:50 ET Independent Regulatory Review Commission Approves Oil and Gas Regulations

The Independent Regulatory Review Council (IRRC) has approved revisions to Pennsylvania's oil and gas drilling regulations today, continuing on the...


Apr 21, 2016, 10:30 ET General Atomics' EM2 Featured in Senate Hearing on Advanced Reactor Research and Future of Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Dr. Christina Back, Vice President, Nuclear Technologies and Materials for General Atomics and lead physicist responsible for the Energy Multiplier...


Apr 21, 2016, 10:00 ET Green Businesses Nationwide Support Stronger Methane Regulation on Public Lands

 Two national groups representing over 200,000 business nationwide submitted comments today in support of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM)...


Apr 21, 2016, 09:00 ET This Earth Day It's Time to Put Our Money Where Our Mouth Is

 Earth Day, April 22, is here and The Harris Poll explored how much Americans care about the environment and the level of support - donating,...


Apr 20, 2016, 16:27 ET ESA Commends Senate on Passing the Energy Policy Modernization Act, Bipartisan Agreement on Importance of Energy Storage

Today, the Energy Storage Association (ESA) released the following statement, attributable to Matt Roberts, Executive Director of ESA. "The...


Apr 20, 2016, 10:36 ET Faison, ClearPath Action Hail Passage of "Landmark" Energy Policy Modernization Act in U.S. Senate

Conservative philanthropist Jay Faison, CEO and founder of ClearPath Action, a 501(c)4 working to accelerate conservative clean energy solutions,...


Apr 20, 2016, 08:30 ET El reporte sobre la "Condición del Aire" 2016 de la Asociación Americana del Pulmón indica que más del 80% de californianos todavía se encuentran en una situación de riesgo debido a un aire nocivo para la salud

 El reporte sobre la Condición del Aire 2016 de la Asociación Americana del Pulmón que se presentó hoy indica que a pesar...


Apr 20, 2016, 08:30 ET Lung Association "State of the Air" 2016 Report Finds More Than 80 Percent of Californians Still at Risk From Unhealthy Air

The American Lung Association State of the Air 2016 report released today found that despite continued improvements in air quality, eight out of 10...


Apr 19, 2016, 14:38 ET API calls EPA's latest methane inventory "seriously flawed"

EPA's greenhouse gas inventory is seriously flawed and inconsistent with previous EPA reports and other scientific research, Kyle Isakower, API...


Apr 18, 2016, 09:05 ET Opportunities for Funding U.S.-Israel Cooperation for Renewable Energy and Efficiency

The current call for proposals announced by BIRD Energy is in its seventh funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint Project Proposals with a focus on...


Apr 18, 2016, 08:19 ET Farmers showcase sustainability efforts in interactive map

 Farmers throughout Illinois are implementing conservation practices to keep nutrients on their fields and out of waterways. Just in time for...