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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24 May, 2017, 13:43 ET Governor Jay Inslee To Speak At Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit In Seattle

Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg BNA today announced that the first West Coast Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit will take place in Seattle this...


24 May, 2017, 06:27 ET European Green Capital - Essen 2017 abre la primera zona de nado en un antiguo río industrial en Europa

Experimente la maravilla azul - es posible volver a nadir en el Ruhr 46 años después Durante más de 40 años, los habitantes de Essen no pudieron...


24 May, 2017, 03:31 ET Essen - Capitale verte de l'Europe 2017, inaugure la première zone de baignade dans une ancienne rivière industrielle en Europe

Découvrez la merveille bleue - après 46 années, il est de nouveau possible de se baigner dans la Ruhr Pendant plus de quarante ans, les...


23 May, 2017, 15:38 ET AGU Decries Proposed Massive Cuts to Science Agency Funding in Administration's FY18 Budget Proposal

The following statement is attributable to Chris McEntee, Executive Director/CEO of the American Geophysical Union: "The release of President...


22 May, 2017, 19:25 ET Simposio sull'estrazione mineraria urbana lanciato a Pechino, mirando allo sviluppo internazionale del trattamento dei rifiuti solidi

Beijing GeoEnviron Engineering & Technology (BGE) ha intensificato gli sforzi nella cooperazione internazionale sull'estrazione mineraria...


19 May, 2017, 07:30 ET NMA: Federal Appeals Court Rulings Will Staunch the Bleeding for Coal Companies, an Industrial Info News Alert

Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--The Trump administration's two recent wins in a federal appeals court,...


18 May, 2017, 12:50 ET New Report Shows Potential For Major Appalachian Petrochemical Industry

An economic report released today by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) shows that the Appalachian region could become a second center of U.S....


18 May, 2017, 12:37 ET SFI Fiber Sourcing Standard Recognized As A Verification Mechanism For PEFC Chain Of Custody Certification

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Fiber Sourcing Standard is now recognized by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification...


18 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania DCNR Officials, Supporters of Shikellamy State Park Dedicate Key Land Acquisitions in Union County

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today joined local and other state officials, and supporters of...


18 May, 2017, 10:09 ET Shareholder Push For Methane Transparency Gains Ground With Three Double-Digit Votes

Three times in the last week shareholders at major energy companies voted in double digits for more methane pollution disclosure: 10 percent at...


10 May, 2017, 16:51 ET Cities Boost Efforts to Reduce Energy Waste: Here's How They Rank

As the federal government weighs budget cuts to energy efficiency programs, cities are stepping up efforts to reduce energy waste. More mayors and...


10 May, 2017, 15:08 ET API: BLM methane rule could suppress American energy renaissance, harm consumers

API expressed disappointment with a no vote to stop an unnecessary, costly and duplicative methane regulation, but said it was encouraged by the...


10 May, 2017, 11:35 ET Bipartisan Federal, State and Local Officials Cite Need for FERC Reform, Call on NJDEP to Reject PennEast, Says ReThink Energy NJ

U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, along with other bipartisan state and local elected officials, concerned homeowners, and conservation leaders,...


05 May, 2017, 12:53 ET Pennsylvania DCNR Designates Dead Man's Hollow in Allegheny County as Wild Plant Sanctuary

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today announced the designation of a new Wild Plant Sanctuary in the boroughs of...


04 May, 2017, 15:02 ET Webinar - Lesser Known / High Risk Legislations

EU POP, IATA Lithium Battery, Prop 65, and REACH 67 OTTAWA, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - On 18 May 2017, Claigan Environmental Inc....


04 May, 2017, 15:00 ET Green Businesses Nationwide Urge Trump Administration to Stay in the Paris Climate Agreement

Green America's Green Business Network is urging the Trump Administration to keep the United States in the Paris Climate Agreement. This historic...


03 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Report Urges Congress to Save the U.S. Billions in Resources by Tackling Pervasive Food Waste in the 2018 Farm Bill

The United States spends $218 billion each year on food that is never eaten. The nation's staggering food waste problem reflects chronic...


02 May, 2017, 18:06 ET GPA Midstream asks EPA to withdraw proposal adding natural gas processing facilities to TRI

GPA Midstream Association today filed comments on the Environmental Protections Agency's (EPA) proposed addition of natural gas processing...


02 May, 2017, 11:20 ET Brattle Economist Optimistic about Role of Wholesale Power Markets in Helping States Implement Energy Policy Goals

In responses to questions posed at today's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Technical Conference, Brattle Principal Dr. Samuel Newell...


01 May, 2017, 11:17 ET Dominion Virginia Power Plan Sees More Clean Energy

The carbon footprint for a typical Dominion Virginia Power customer would shrink by as much as 25 percent over the next eight years under a plan...


28 Apr, 2017, 14:01 ET DCNR, Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps Plant Trees Along Creek at Laurel Hill State Park for Arbor Day

To celebrate Arbor Day, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today joined young adults participating in the...


28 Apr, 2017, 11:21 ET SoCal Business Leaders Send Open Letter to EPA Chief Warning Against Rollback of Environmental Regulations

Today the Los Angeles Business Council sent an urgent warning to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt that recent efforts to...


27 Apr, 2017, 10:29 ET Canon U.S.A. and Arbor Day Foundation Continue Partnership with Canon's support of the Foundation's "Replanting Our Forests" Program

Thousands of intense fires, insect infestations, disease and severe weather have all taken their toll on forests around the nation. Canon U.S.A....


26 Apr, 2017, 17:14 ET Georgia Power ranked 5th on SEPA Top 10 list for solar connected in 2016

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), formerly the Solar Electric Power Association, announced today that it has named Georgia Power to its...


26 Apr, 2017, 13:55 ET Lincoln Institute at the American Planning Association 2017 National Planning Conference

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will lead the conversation on fiscal sustainability, equity, green infrastructure and its financing, and the...