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Landfills turn trash into power and greenhouse gas reductions

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 16, 2010)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing eight landfill methane capture projects for their innovation in generating renewable energy and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The winners include one of the largest landfill gas (LFG) to liquefied natural gas facilities in the world, located in Livermore, Calif. “We are ...

Australia criticized over greenhouse-gas reduction target

by Associated Press  (Aug. 11, 2015)

Australia has been criticized over its new greenhouse-gas reduction target which lags behind the ambitions of most wealthy countries. Lawmakers in Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conservative government on Tuesday agreed on a target of curbing carbon gas emissions to at least 26 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. The target could go as ...

DCO Energy Receives Greenhouse Gas Reduction Recognition

by Marketwire  (Mar. 23, 2011)

DCO Energy LLC ( is proud to announce that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnership has recognized DCO Energy's contribution to efficient domestic energy production with the US EPA CHP Partnership Certificate of Partner Greenhouse Gas Reduction for the 3rd consecutive ...

Entergy Announces Purchase of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Credits

by Entergy  (Oct. 24, 2011)

Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced the purchase of approximately 137,000 tons of greenhouse gas reduction credits from New York's largest non-hazardous solid waste facility. The credits were generated from the capture and destruction of methane, a byproduct of waste decomposition. Seneca Meadows, Inc. owns and operates the waste ...

UNDP and Fortis announce greenhouse-gas reduction projects

by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)  (Feb. 22, 2008)

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Dutch-Belgian finance group Fortis have announced the first project agreements of the new MDG Carbon Facility, a joint effort to support greenhouse-gas-reducing development projects through the carbon-trading mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol. The projects, located in Uzbekistan, Macedonia, ...

EPA Recognizes Oil and Gas Industry Partners for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Efforts

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 25, 2007)

(Washington, D.C. - Oct. 24, 2007) EPA yesterday presented awards to some members of the oil and gas industry for their voluntary efforts to reduce methane under EPA's Natural Gas STAR Program. The Natural Gas Star Program is a flexible, voluntary partnership between EPA and the oil and natural gas industry. Under the program, EPA works with ...

Marriott sustainability report tracks reductions in greenhouse gas emissions

by CSRwire - Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire  (Oct. 12, 2010)

Since 2007, Marriott International has reduced its energy consumption by 11 percent, reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 10.7 percent, and is on track to meet its aggressive goal of a 25 percent decrease in energy and water consumption per available room by 2017. These results are among those reported to shareholders, customers, nongovernmental ...

U.S. - Supported International Greenhouse Gas Reduction Initiative Continues Success

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 3, 2007)

An EPA report released today shows that the United States continues to provide significant support of the Methane to Markets Partnership to reduce emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas over 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide. Current U.S. Methane to Markets projects, when fully implemented, will deliver estimated annual emission reductions ...

HP Announces Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction Goal

by HP  (Sep. 23, 2013)

As part of an ongoing effort to improve its product manufacturing and supply chain operations, HP today announced a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal for its first-tier manufacturing and product-transportation supply chain partners. HP’s goal, a first for the information technology (IT) industry, is to drive a 20 percent ...

Ontario Sets 2030 Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Target

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 14, 2015)

As part of its action against climate change, Ontario has become the first province in Canada to set a mid-term greenhouse gas pollution reduction target for 2030. Ontario already has a goal to reduce greenhouse gas pollution by 15 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 and 80 per cent by 2050. In order to help achieve its long-term targets, the ...

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