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  • FedEx Advances Corporate Responsibility Efforts Through Team Member Involvement and Smart Investments

    FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) moved closer to meeting its 2020 global citizenship goals with significant support from its 290,000 global team members and through a number of smart investments. The FedEx ...


  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    2011 Predictions For EPA's Office Of Chemical Safety And Pollution Prevention: The Acta Group, L.L.C.'s (Acta) thoughts on what may be headed our way in 2011 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) are provided in a memorandum available online. ...


    By Acta Group

  • How sustainable is `socially responsible` mining?

    In a six-day period over Christmas, two prominent anti-mining activists in El Salvador were shot dead in broad daylight. First, Ramiro Rivera Gomez, vice-president of the Cabanas Environment Committee, which is campaigning to stop Canadian mining company Pacific Rim from opening a gold mine in the area, was killed while walking with his 14-year-old daughter. Six days later, Dora 'Alicia' Recinos ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Environment could shape the border of the future

    The Washington-based Brookings Institute has put forward a set of ambitious goals for redefining and implementing a U.S.-Canada Border of the Future that would help redevelop North America’s freshwater coast; realize bi-national Great Lakes carbon goals and renewable energy standards; and by 2030 create a common market for commerce and human ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ExxonMobil Accused of Using Big Tobacco Tactics on Global Warming

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - ExxonMobil has adopted the tobacco industry's disinformation tactics to cloud the scientific understanding of climate change and delay action on the issue, the Union of Concerned Scientists claims in a new report published Wednesday. ExxonMobil, the world's largest publicly traded corporation, responded Thursday by calling the Union of Concerned Scientists' ...

  • Green Standards & Economic Development - an interview with Matthew Kahn

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Forefront Magazine talks to IoE Professor Matthew Kahn, one of the leading professor of the Sustainability & Leadership Program. http://www.clevelandfed.org/Forefront/2009/12/ff_20091216_07.cfm You could describe Matthew Kahn as a hybrid. Here is a University of Chicago-trained economist—as freshwater as they come—who now makes his home in saltwater ...


    By UCLA Special Programs

  • Totally Green Makes Management and Board Appointments to Support New Go-to-Market Service Model

    Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic waste processing, has implemented several management and board level changes designed to better support the company's new service model for the ORCA Green™ Machine, a cost-saving and environmentally friendly alternative to carting food waste to landfills. Shawn Dym has been appointed chief executive officer of Totally ...


  • Harden Industrial Hazardous Waste Processing Technology

    Generally solid waste includes municipal waste, industrial solid waste and hazardous waste, and the industrial hazardous wastes in this article refers to hazardous products which are produced or discharged during the production or processing of industrial plant and mining enterprises. It is classified as "National Hazardous Waste List" or recognized as hazardous solid waste. The most common ...

  • Recent Federal Developments - February 2011

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Issues Technical Correction On TSCA Section 4 Test Rule On Certain High Production Volume Chemicals: On January 26, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a technical correction to a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 4 final rule EPA issued on January 7, 2011. ...


    By Acta Group

  • House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Chemical Safety Improvement Act

    On November 13, 2013, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (S. 1009) (CSIA), which was introduced in May 2013 by the late Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA). Earlier this year, the House Subcommittee held hearings to provide an overview of Title I of the Toxic Substances ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Required maintenance

    Many consider the ’60s through today as an era of analytical and technological revolution. In the ’50s, labs were running manual chemistries, using handwritten QC charts and keeping data in log books and file cabinets. Lab technicians were creating calibration curves by hand. No auto-sampling, no computer control, no electronic interpolation of data. Technicon offered a few automated chemistries ...


  • ASTM D4814 - 11b Standard Specification for Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel

    This specification describes the various characteristics and requirements of automotive fuels for use over a wide range of operating conditions in ground vehicles equipped with spark-ignition engines. It provides for a variation of the volatility and water tolerance of automotive fuel in accordance with seasonal climatic changes at the locality where the fuel is used. This ...


    By ASTM International

  • Federal Issues - TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA

    Limited Space Still Available For Sustainable Futures Training Workshop: There are still spaces available for the Sustainable Futures Training workshop scheduled for August 5-7, 2014, at the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. Attendees at the three-day workshop will get firsthand experience with the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

  • Bioconservacion laboratory service

    At Bioconservacion we know we can offer the best technical service to all users of our technology, thanks to our team of highly qualified professionals and fully equipped laboratory. We are proud of the services we offer: R&D for gas absorption products. Quality control for manufacturing. Reproduction and ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • EPA Issues Long-Awaited Final Rule Revising Standards for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units

    On December 20, 2012, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Jackson signed a much-anticipated rulemaking package revising the emission standards for commercial and industrial solid waste incineration units (CISWI). The rule has not yet been published in the Federal Register. The final rule accomplishes two broad goals: it revises the Clean Air Act (CAA) emission limits for ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Issues Long-Awaited Final Rule Revising Standards for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units

    On December 20, 2012, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Jackson signed a much-anticipated rulemaking package revising the emission standards for commercial and industrial solid waste incineration units (CISWI). The rule has not yet been published in the Federal Register. The final rule accomplishes two broad goals: it revises the Clean Air Act (CAA) emission limits for ...


    By Acta Group

  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 31 R&D 100 Awards for 2014

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 31 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Full speed ahead to Guyana

    There are some projects where time is not the most important issue.  On the other hand, we frequently receive orders where the delivery deadline is almost as critical as the specifications of the waste management incinerator we have been commissioned to build.  This latest project for a skid-mounted ...

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