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  • Humboldt State University launches new environmental laboratory

    Dr. James Russell of the Humboldt State University Department of Applied Technology is holding a brick that looks like leftover supplies mashed together after art class, but it could be a great way to repurpose used styrofoam for building insulation. The idea, originated by Roger Pryor of Bayside Builders, is exactly the sort of thing that Dr. Russell and others behind the GreenLab at Humboldt ...

  • DNV opens doors to new `green` headquarters in US

    DNV today announced the formal opening of its new 90,000 square-foot eco-friendly building in Katy, TX., that will house many of the global organization's North American businesses. The new facility is another step in DNV's increasing presence in US and Canada, with diverse business offerings in vital markets such as Energy, Healthcare, Climate Change, Food Safety, Maritime and ...

  • Students Read, Write And Recycle!

     This past Friday, students from Merced Elementary celebrated their recycling efforts by receiving $1,000 for science and athletics programs and a pizza party. The students earned this prize for recycling a total of 4,514.7 pounds of plastic, aluminum, glass, and other valuable ...


    By CloudBlue

  • Until now, bulky steel shavings covered with oil have, in the most part, simply been disposed of, thus wasting valuable resources

    Until now, bulky steel shavings covered with oil have, in the most part, simply been disposed of, thus wasting valuable resources. In order to avoid this, the company GEZE GmbH searched for a method of reducing the volume of the shavings and simultaneously recovering the oil adhering to them for re-use. The company Erdwich Zerkleinerungssysteme GmbH developed a plant for this purpose, which ...

  • NREL Releases Report Card on Environmental Efforts

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) continued to improve its environmental protection efforts at its South Table Mountain and National Wind Technology Center sites during 2014 by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, adding bird-safety features to campus structures, and assessing environmental impacts of potential laboratory development. NREL annually ...

  • Reduce CO2 Emissions, Increase Electric Vehicle Range with Saflex® S Series Advanced Solar Interlayer

    Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) the world's leading producer of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers for laminated glass, today announced the commercial availability of its new Saflex® S Series Interlayer for automotive applications.  In addition to providing traditional safety benefits of automotive ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue

    Reindeer farms and grazing Holstein cows dot a vast stretch of rolling green pasture here on Japan's northern tip. Underground it's a different story. Workers and scientists have carved a sprawling laboratory deep below this sleep dairy town that, despite government reassurances, some of Horonobe's 2,500 residents fear could turn their neighborhood into a nuclear waste storage site. "I'm ...


    By Associated Press

  • India: green building equipment

    India’s construction sector is poised to grow at the rate of 15-20 per cent annually for the next two years. There was an estimated investment of USD 100 billion in the sector during 2004-2005 (March-April), with private sector contributing to over 32.7 per cent of this investment. The sector is likely to record higher growth in the coming years, due to the Government of India’s (GOI) ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Sharing the Waste, Sharing the Wealth

    In a depot near Canelones, Uruguay, a team of men and women wearing boiler suits and safety gloves separate glass, cans and plastic on a conveyor belt. Machines cleaning and packaging the materials for recycling can be heard whirring in the background. Crates packed full of newly recycled plastic bottles line the walls of the warehouse waiting to be sent to the processing plant. It is near the ...

  • Green Mountain College to Adopt Casella Waste System`s Zero-Sort® Recycling Program and Power of Three™ Closed Loop Recycling System

     Green Mountain College, located in Poultney, Vermont, reaffirmed its commitment to being a leader in sustainability by joining Casella Waste Systems Power of Three™ closed loop recycling initiative.  The Power of Three is Casella's newest solution for its customers who are intent on bringing a new meaning to the term "zero-waste."  The Power of Three is premised off of ...

  • Storied nuke plant becomes environmental wasteland

    A stainless steel tank the size of a basketball court lies buried in the sandy soil of southeastern Washington state, an aging remnant of U.S. efforts to win World War II. The tank holds enough radioactive waste to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool. And it is leaking. For 42 years, tank AY-102 has stored some of the deadliest material at one of the most environmentally contaminated places in ...


    By Associated Press

  • US and Canada partner to invest $21 million for research hubs in developing countries

    The National Institutes of Health and other U.S. and Canadian partners are investing $20.9 million dollars over five years to establish seven regional research and training centers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) Hubs will consist of multidisciplinary groups of researchers and partner organizations collaborating on common ...

  • Recent Federal Developments

    EPA's Inspector Claims EPA Needs To Clarify Testing Authority For Endocrine Disruptors: On January 17, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (IG) stated that EPA needs to clarify the regulatory authority it will use to implement its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) and the number of chemicals that may be evaluated under the Program. On December 13, ...


    By Acta Group

  • Industries Honored for Being "Good Corporate Citizens"

    The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County today sent Certificates of Recognition to 575 companies for being "good corporate citizens" for the year 2011. These companies have met their limits for wastewater discharge for at least a year, maintained their environmental equipment and fulfilled all permit requirements. Ninety-one of the companies have received this recognition for more than ...


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