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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Dec 06, 2016, 13:24 ET Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Ataque a los derechos civiles y al estado de derecho en las Bahamas

A menos de 100 millas de la Florida, en la democracia isleña de las Bahamas, políticos y la policía acosan a ambientalistas accediendo ilegalmente...


Dec 06, 2016, 13:00 ET Year in Review: DCNR Improves Customer Service, Expands Economic Impact of State Forests, State Parks

In a year marked by the renaming of major state forest and parklands in honor of three conservation icons, Department of Conservation and Natural...


Dec 06, 2016, 12:46 ET Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Civil Rights and Rule of Law Under Attack in the Bahamas

Less than 100 miles from Florida, in the island democracy of the Bahamas, politicians and the police are harassing...


Dec 02, 2016, 10:42 ET Chad Karges Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at Department of the Interior

Today, the National Wildlife Refuge Association presented its Theodore Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award to Chad Karges, Project Leader at...


Dec 02, 2016, 08:00 ET EMRF Study Finds Net Metering Imposes Significant Costs on Non-Solar Customers

The Electric Markets Research Foundation has released a white paper that said preliminary research revealed the value of solar diminishes as more...


Dec 01, 2016, 16:49 ET 2017 Conservation Easement Applications for Agricultural Lands and Wetlands Due by January 20

USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easements Program...


Nov 30, 2016, 13:17 ET Actuaries Climate Index Launched Today Measures Changes in Extreme Weather Events and Sea Level

Today, organizations representing the actuarial profession in the United States and Canada launched the Actuaries Climate Index™ (ACI), which...


Nov 30, 2016, 12:00 ET The Wendy's Company Announces Partnership with EPA's ENERGY STAR® Program

Today, The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) announced that it has joined EPA's ENERGY STAR program as an ENERGY STAR partner. Wendy's®, through its...


Nov 30, 2016, 10:08 ET NextCoal International Urges Incoming Trump Administration to Suspend Unregulated RINs Trade and Provide Oil Refineries with a Revenue-Neutral, $2-Per-Gallon Bio-Oil Co-Processing Tax Credit

NextCoal International, Inc. ("NCI"), an emerging producer of high-value, woody biomass-based renewable fuels, urged the incoming Trump...


Nov 30, 2016, 09:56 ET Groups Urge EPA to Ban Fluoridation Based on Risk to Brain

A coalition of environmental, medical and health groups have served the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a Petition calling on the Agency...


Nov 30, 2016, 02:15 ET SIGEF 2016 de Horyou, um passo adiante para a inovação social de impacto global

"Shaping Better Times to Come", a terceira edição do Fórum de Inovação Social e Ética Global, apelou para ações favoráveis ​​ao clima, inovação...


Nov 30, 2016, 02:15 ET SIGEF 2016 de Horyou, un paso más hacia la innovación social con impacto global

"Shaping Better Times to Come", la tercera edición del Foro de Innovación Social y Ética Global instó hacia acciones respetuosas con el clima,...


Nov 29, 2016, 15:52 ET SIGEF 2016 von Horyou, einen Schritt weiter in Richtung soziale Innovation mit globaler Wirkung

Die dritte Ausgabe des Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum, das unter dem Motto "Shaping Better Times to Come" stattfindet, fordert zu...


Nov 29, 2016, 14:30 ET FirstEnergy Announces New Plans for Sustainable Management of Bruce Mansfield Plant's Coal Combustion Residuals

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced its Bruce Mansfield Plant in Shippingport, Pa. will ship coal combustion residuals (CCRs) for...


Nov 29, 2016, 12:55 ET Global Challenges Foundation offers $5 million for bold ideas to remodel 21st Century global governance

A US$5 million prize competition is seeking to identify new models of global cooperation to handle the most serious threats to humanity including...


Nov 28, 2016, 07:00 ET Panasonic Avionics Partners With Safety Line to Deliver Airline Fuel Savings

Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Safety Line today unveiled a strategic partnership that will enable airlines to benefit from...


Nov 28, 2016, 03:15 ET SIGEF 2016 by Horyou, One Step Further Towards Social Innovation with Global Impact

"Shaping Better Times to Come", the third edition of the Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum, called for climate friendly actions,...


Nov 28, 2016, 02:15 ET SIGEF 2016 par Horyou, Un grand pas vers l'innovation sociale d'impact

La troisième édition du SIGEF, «Construire de meilleures perspectives d'avenir», a appelé à l'action pour l'innovation durable et...


Nov 23, 2016, 18:01 ET La fondation préconise vivement un remodelage de la coopération mondiale pour faire face aux risques pour l'humanité

5 millions de dollars américains ($ US) offerts pour des idées audacieuses pour remodeler la gouvernance mondiale du XXIe siècle. Un concours de...


Nov 23, 2016, 18:01 ET Stiftung fordert Neuausrichtung der globalen Zusammenarbeit, um Gefahren für die Menschheit entgegenzuwirken

Fünf Millionen US-Dollar für mutige Ideen zur Neuausrichtung der Weltordnung für das 21. Jahrhundert werden zur Verfügung gestellt Im Rahmen...