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  • Eastman Named to Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly Employers List

    Eastman announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly Employer designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse. Companies and organizations earning the Military Friendly Employer designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from Victory Media’s proprietary survey. More than 200 companies participated in the ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • U.S. Navy`s First Net Zero Energy Military Base

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded a $170 million, 23-year energy savings performance contract to Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, for an energy conservation and distributed generation project that will enable the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Ga., to reduce energy use, increase energy security, and meet energy demands from renewable ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • U.S. Army Base to Use MagneGas® Fuel

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that it has received an order to supply MagneGas2® fuel and MagneTote™ first responder backpack kits to a U.S. Army contractor for official use on a U.S. Army base for ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Tetra Tech Wins Multiple Award Military Munitions Contract by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, to provide military munitions environmental services for Military Munitions Response Program projects managed by the USACE Baltimore District. The multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a five year period of performance and ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Obama calls climate change an `indisputable` security threat

    President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday, he added national security. Those who deny global warming are putting at risk the United States and the military sworn to defend it, he told cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Failure to act would be "dereliction of duty," their commander ...


    By Associated Press

  • U.S. Marine Corps General Joins MagneGas Advisory Board

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today the appointment of U.S. Marine Corps (Ret) Lieutenant General Keith J. Stalder to the MagneGas Advisory Board. In this capacity, Lt. General Stalder will advise the ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Florida City stays CH2M Hill for wastewater O&M Services

    The Crestview, Florida, City Council unanimously voted to continue its partnership with CH2M HILL, approving a five-year contract with an automatic renewal option for another five years, selecting the firm from among those vying to perform operations and maintenance services at the city’s newly upgraded wastewater treatment facility. “We are grateful to the city for expressing its ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Public Comments Accepted on Proposed Cleanup Plan for J-3 Range on Joint Base Cape Cod

    EPA is seeking public input on a proposed cleanup decision for the J-3 range located on the Joint Base Cape Cod (formerly the Massachusetts Military Reservation). The J-3 Range is a former military training and defense contractor test range that operated from the 1930s until the 1990s. A 30-day public comment period will begin on Oct. 13 and end on Nov. 13, for the “Remedy Selection ...

  • New Savannah River Site Deputy Manager Named

    DOE’s Savannah River Operations Office selected Terrel “Terry” J. Spears as the deputy manager of the Savannah River Site (SRS) this month. “We are pleased to have Terry as our deputy manager,” Savannah River Operations Office Manager David Moody said. “He has been our acting deputy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New Eaton Microgrid Management System Enhances Fuel Savings, Reliability, and Troop Safety on Military Forward Operating Bases

    Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of Intelligent Mobile Power Distribution System, a microgrid management solution engineered to enhance the efficiency, reliability and safety of military forward operating bases. The new system can transform independently operating generators into a demand-managed microgid. In initial testing at U.S. military base Fort Devens, the systems ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • BioLargo Assigned Federal and Military Supply System National Stock Number

    Opens recurring sales channels for health care related products - Establishes working capital line of credit to support sales efforts - BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced its subsidiary Odor-No-More, Inc. was assigned National Stock Numbers (NSNs) for multiple products by the Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS), allowing the U.S. military, and federal and civil ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Lawsuits revived by soldiers over waste disposal

    A federal appeals court on Thursday revived dozens of lawsuits by soldiers and others who claim they were harmed by improper waste disposal while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. The lawsuits claim Houston-based contractors KBR and Halliburton Co. exposed soldiers to toxic emissions and contaminated water when they burned waste in open pits without proper safety controls. U.S. District Judge ...


    By Associated Press

  • Military support urgent flood defence inspections in South West

    The Environment Agency was today joined by military personnel as it starts the inspection of flood defences across the South West. The Agency will be inspecting more than 30,000 flood defence assets across the region. This will include defences around the whole south west coast from Bristol to Bournemouth and along the many thousand miles of main-river within the region. Flood defences across the ...

  • Tetra Tech Awarded $60 Million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District Architect-Engineer Design Services Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a $60 million contract to provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with architectural and engineering design services throughout the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility and in support of the Transatlantic Division’s worldwide missions. Under this contract, Tetra Tech will provide a full range of services for ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Water at Marine base linked to birth defects

    A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers. The authors of the study on Camp Lejeune released late Thursday by the CDC's Agency for Toxic Substances ...


    By Associated Press

  • Eaton`s Marsena Covington Receives U.S. Military`s Top Civilian Honor for Outstanding Vendor Support

    Marsena Covington, a local employee of power management company Eaton, received the Defense Logistics Agency's top civilian vendor-support honor, the Commander's Choice Award, during a recent ceremony in Fort Belvoir, Va. Covington, DLA account manager for Eaton's Aerospace Group, was recognized by DLA Aviation for her "dedication and commitment to the DLA mission." Her award was presented by ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Settlement Collects Cleanup Costs for Birch Swamp Road Superfund Site in Warren, R.I.

    EPA has reached a settlement with the Estate of Amilio Zompa and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), an agency of the Department of Defense, for reimbursement of EPA’s past costs for the cleanup of contamination at the Birch Swamp Road Superfund Site, in Warren, R.I. The settlement, lodged in U.S. District Court, requires the Estate to pay the United States $92,000 and 82 percent of the net ...

  • EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Actions for Two Massachusetts Military Reservation Sites

    EPA is seeking public input on proposed actions for two sites on the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR). A 30-day public comment period, ending Aug. 16, begins today for two “Remedy Selection Plans” which outline the proposed alternatives for addressing groundwater contamination at the sites. There will also be a public information meeting on July 24 on these topics. The plans ...

  • Energy Department announces new innovative projects to develop advanced drop-in biofuels for military jets and ships

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced nearly $18 million in four innovative pilot-scale biorefineries in California, Iowa and Washington that will test renewable biofuels as a domestic alternative to power our cars, trucks, and planes that meet military specifications for jet fuel and shipboard diesel. These projects ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Harper Wins Contract for Unique Rotary Thermal Treatment System for Decommissioning of Military Munitions

    Harper International, world leader in thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, has been selected by U.S. Demil, LLC (USD) for the design of a new continuous indirect Rotary Thermal Treatment Unit (TTU) for demilitarization processing of munitions. The equipment will support US Department of Defense efforts directed at reducing and recycling large stockpile of excess, obsolete and ...


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