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  • States Form Climate Registry to Track Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - Thirty-one states, representing over 70 percent of the U.S. population, today announced that they are charter members of The Climate Registry, marking the largest national effort to take action on climate change. The list of founding member states and tribes includes the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, ...

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • EPA Updates Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities

    Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) posted the second year of greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions data on its website, which provides public access to emissions data by sector, by greenhouse gas, and by geographic region such as county or state. Greenhouse gases are the primary driver of climate change, which can lead to hotter, longer heat waves that threaten the health of the sick, ...

  • EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities

    Today (Sep 30, 2014), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its fourth year of Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program data, detailing greenhouse gas pollution trends and emissions broken down by industrial sector, geographic region and individual facilities. In 2013, reported emissions from large industrial facilities were 20 million metric tons higher than the prior year, or 0.6 ...

  • Timberland reduces GHG emissions by 36%, on track to reach 50% goal by end of 2010

    The Timberland Company (NYSE: TBL), a leading outdoor footwear and apparel company and environmental steward, today announced that it has achieved a significant reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The company successfully reduced its emissions by 36 percent in 2009 over its 2006 baseline coming from Timberland owned and operated facilities and employee air travel. Timberland is on pace to ...

  • Enhanced GSA Carbon Footprint Tool Simplifies Measuring, Managing, Tracking, and Sharing of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Data

    U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the leader in federal sustainability initiatives, continues its commitment to a clean energy economy and a more sustainable government with the release of a new version of the ...

  • Pulp and Paper Mills to Track Environmental Footprints

    OLYMPIA, Washington, August 8, 2007 (ENS) - How does a pulp and paper mill measure its impact on the surrounding community? And with a commitment to sustainable practices, can it improve its environmental, economic and social footprint over time? These are the questions the Washington Department of Ecology and Grays Harbor Paper, GHP, will explore under a new partnership ...

  • EcoPower® Leads The Race As More Tracks `Go Green`

     When racing facilities decide to make environmental sustainability a top priority, they are increasingly looking to one product almost never associated with protecting the planet: their motor oil. To meet their sustainability goals, more than 70 racetracks across North America, from Daytona to Indianapolis, have chosen ...


    By Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc.

  • Cogeneration, a Track To Reduce Healthcare Energy Bills

    Cogeneration allows to simultaneously produce electricity and heat at a lower cost, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It is a high efficiency solution for decentralised energy production using onsite gas engines. Today the (French) power purchase obligation rate is favourable to these ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Calculating carbon emissions

    Refrigerant Gas & Fugitive Emissions Compliance Includes CO2 Calculations If you manage a facility using a refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) system or heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC-R) system, it’s time to comply with federal and state environmental laws regarding carbon emissions. To help reduce greenhouse gases, the law requires calculating carbon emissions. This ...


    By Verisae

  • Shipping Facility Commits to Second Stretch in Environmental Performance

    (Dallas, Texas – November 20, 2006) The Port of Houston Authority was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for renewing its commitment to implement environmentally beneficial practices that go beyond regulatory requirements. As part of the National Environmental Performance Track program, the port has committed to reduce total water use by 5 percent, non-hazardous ...

  • EPA Performance Track Program Reaches 470-Member Mark

    Frito-Lay, Toyota Among New Program Partners   Washington, D.C. - From leading food and beverage companies to a major automobile manufacturer, 55 new facilities have joined the National Environmental Performance Track. The partnership program recognizes facilities that set three-year goals for continuous improvements in environmental performance beyond their legal requirements, have internal ...

  • Arcelor Demonstrates Commitment to Sustainable Development by Implementing Global Environmental Data Tracking System from ESP

    Mountain View, CA - Arcelor, a leader in the world's steel industry, has selected ESP's (Environmental Software Providers) opsEnvironmental software to ...


    By IHS

  • Energos EfW facility enters commissioning ahead of schedule

    Commissioning is underway at a second Energos gasification plant at Borregaard Industries, Sarpsborg, in Norway – the company’s eighth energy recovery facility (ERF) in Europe. Steam is now being generated from waste at the new Sarpsborg ERF as it undergoes rigorous testing as part of the early commissioning process. It is expected to be handed over in May, two months ahead of schedule. The ...


    By ENER-G

  • 154 Environmental Leaders Renew Membership in EPA`s Performance Track

    Pharmaceutical plants, paper mills, a golf course, a textile manufacturer, and an automobile maker are among the 154 facilities that have renewed their membership in EPA's National Environmental Performance Track program. A record 92 percent of the members up for renewal in 2007 applied for another three-year term in the program. ...

  • Frito-lay unveils `near net zero` facility

    PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division today celebrated the success of its most ambitious environmental sustainability project to-date by announcing that its Casa Grande, Arizona, facility has reached "near net zero." The "near net zero" vision was to transform an existing facility so that it would be as far "off the grid" as possible and run primarily on renewable energy sources and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Hutchinson, Kan., correctional facility honored for reducing waste

    The Hutchinson, Kan., Correctional Facility will be honored next week by EPA for reducing its volume of solid waste through innovative and aggressive recycling programs. EPA will present a WasteWise State Government Partner of the Year Award to the correctional facility. This honor is awarded annually to one State WasteWise partner in the country. WasteWise is a free, voluntary EPA program that ...

  • Billions needed to replace outdated water - wastewater facilities

    U.S. and Canadian cities and towns will spend over US$80 billion to upgrade and expand municipal wastewater treatment facilities over the next 5 years. This will represent 15 percent of the global spending for this segment. Some of these expenditures are just replacement of outdated facilities. Others are to meet water pollution discharge limits or reduction of odors. Some of the expenditures, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Newport gives go ahead to clean energy recovery facility

    BioGen Power, one of the UK’s fastest growing renewable energy companies, has gained planning permission to build a clean energy recovery facility at Newport Docks in Monmouthshire, South Wales. It has selected Energos as technology partner, whose gasification systems have a 12 year track record of successful operation at six facilities in Norway and Germany, with a seventh plant recently opened ...


    By ENER-G

  • Newport gives go ahead to clean energy recovery facility

    BioGen Power, one of the UK’s fastest growing renewable energy companies, has gained planning permission to build a clean energy recovery facility at Newport Docks in Monmouthshire, South Wales. It has selected Energos as technology partner, whose gasification systems have a 12 year track record of successful operation at six facilities in Norway and Germany, with a seventh plant recently opened ...


    By ENER-G

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