Environmental This category contains all the latest environmental news, covering issues of environmental policy, legislation, and regulation, as well as conservation efforts, educational outreach, and awareness campaigns. Learn about new energy solutions and strategies, including alternative and green energy research, initiatives, and grants. This section also includes stories related to environmental products and services, recycling, sustainability, carbon offsetting, and environmental impact reduction.

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Jul 21, 2016, 07:00 ET Neglected Hunger Crisis Surges behind Front Lines of Fighting in Northeast Nigeria

 The international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger is calling for full, immediate access to parts of Borno State in northeast...


Jul 21, 2016, 04:40 ET TruStar Energy Awarded Contract to Build and Maintain First CNG Station in Long Beach, CA

TruStar Energy, one of the nation's leading developers of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, announced today it was awarded the...


Jul 21, 2016, 04:00 ET Conservation International Japan Launches "DONATE 4 BIRDS" Project Using Twitter to Save Birds Endangered by Environmental Degradation

From July 15, ten years since the day after the start of Twitter services, a project team led by University of Tokyo Professor Emeritus Hiroyoshi...


Jul 20, 2016, 16:30 ET Nucor to Acquire Plate Mill in Texas

Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Joy Global's steel plate mill in Longview, Texas, for approximately $29...


Jul 20, 2016, 16:30 ET Ballard Signs Follow-On Technology Solutions Agreement With Leading Global Automotive OEM

VANCOUVER, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) today announced that it has signed a follow-on Technology...


Jul 20, 2016, 14:32 ET Multi-Million Dollar Donation Spurs Restoration Of National Park Trails In Washington State

A $2 million gift to the National Park Foundation from philanthropists Mike and Sue Raney, and an additional $1 million from The REI Foundation, is...


Jul 20, 2016, 14:00 ET Hudson River Park Trust selects CH2M to design repairs for Pier 40 Support Piles

 Hudson River Park Trust (HRPT) today announced the selection of CH2M as its Engineer of Record to oversee the design of vital repairs...


Jul 20, 2016, 13:44 ET Land O'Lakes, Inc. Announces New Sustainability Business Division

Land O'Lakes, Inc. today announced the formal organization of a new business unit, SUSTAIN, and its leadership. SUSTAIN will focus on aligning...


Jul 20, 2016, 12:13 ET Engineered by Arup, Torre Reforma, in Mexico City, is a Locus of Innovation

 With its distinctive triangular volume and soaring concrete walls, Torre Reforma makes an eye-catching addition to the skyline of Mexico City....


Jul 20, 2016, 12:00 ET Plaza Provision Company installs another Viking Cold™ Thermal Energy Storage system reducing energy costs by over 30%

Plaza Provision Company, a leading food distributor in Puerto Rico, has purchased its fourth Thermal Energy Storage (TES) system from Viking Cold...


Jul 20, 2016, 12:00 ET Plaza Provision Company instala otro sistema de almacenamiento de energía térmica de Viking Cold™, reduciendo los costos de energía en más del 30%

Plaza Provision Company, un distribuidor de alimentos líder en Puerto Rico, ha comprado su cuarto sistema de almacenamiento de energía...


Jul 20, 2016, 11:29 ET U.S. Companies Providing More Details in Latest Conflict Minerals Filings with SEC, But Supply Chain Transparency Challenges Remain

 More U.S. companies are providing greater details about their efforts to determine if their products contain conflict minerals under federal...


Jul 20, 2016, 10:00 ET Burns & McDonnell to Lead Groundbreaking Green Omni Terminal Project for Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals at the Port of Los Angeles

 Burns & McDonnell is providing design-build engineering and overall project management services for the Green Omni Terminal Demonstration...


Jul 20, 2016, 09:39 ET Thames Water Lee Tunnel recognized as London's Greatest Contribution, Second Time Counting

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) recently awarded the Thames Water Lee Tunnel its Greatest Contribution to London Award, one of London's...


Jul 20, 2016, 09:00 ET Tecogen Partners with Major ESCO on Multiple Education Sector Projects

 Tecogen® Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) is pleased to announce additional project wins from a major multi-national energy service company (ESCO)....


Jul 20, 2016, 08:45 ET Tunnel Hill Partners Teams with Habitat for Humanity

 Tunnel Hill Partners, a community minded business with a mission to serve and be an active participant in bettering society, is partnering...


Jul 20, 2016, 08:30 ET Can a Cold Blanket Save the World?

 We don't often consider how our bedding affects the world, but a New York City couple believes their new comforter that keeps its users cool...


Jul 20, 2016, 08:27 ET CustomerFirst Renewables Appoints Two New Executives to Lead its Business Development Team

CustomerFirst Renewables (CFR) has named Niels Crone Senior Vice President Business Development effective July 18.  Crone will oversee the...


Jul 20, 2016, 07:00 ET Warburg Pincus to Invest in Hygiena

Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement whereby one of...


Jul 20, 2016, 06:30 ET Local Law Firm Hosts Town Meeting Tonight For Horsham-Warminster Residents Concerned About Water Contamination, Health And Safety

 Montgomery County attorney Joseph Feliciani will be joined by State Representative Todd Stephens, Esq., of Horsham, tonight at 6 p.m. at a...


Jul 20, 2016, 06:00 ET Synthetic Grass is the New Trend in Landscaping

After years of drought, Texans are finally able to enjoy their water again. Conservation efforts have begun to evaporate, but not when it comes to...


Jul 20, 2016, 04:39 ET Solar Photovoltaic Arrives As a Mainstream Technology: A Look at the Game Changers

 Solar power is finally maturing as a key energy source on the global stage. In addition to green targets, energy independence, and distributed...


Jul 20, 2016, 00:45 ET CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Disappointed in HUD Decision to Insure FHA Mortgages with PACE Loans

 The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Housing and...


Jul 20, 2016, 00:33 ET Strong Opportunities Await Manufacturers Offering Rapid Acting, Energy Efficient, Low Cost Air Purifiers

 As air pollution becomes a major concern across the globe, technologies that can filter multiple pollutants and are intelligent as well as...


Jul 20, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 20: Insect Asides

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: INSECT ASIDES Profile America — Wednesday, July 20th....