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  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • EPA Welcomes Delaware Health and Social Services to Responsible Appliance Disposal Team

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today welcomed the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) as the first state partner in the EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program, a nation-wide effort to protect the ozone layer and reduce greenhouse gases by properly disposing old refrigerators, freezers and other appliances. “By joining EPA’s RAD program, ...

  • JCPenney sponsors 500 first(r) robotics teams nationwide

    As the leading corporate advocate for positive afterschool programs, JCPenney is increasing its support of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) by sponsoring 500 high school teams nationwide as they compete in FIRST robotics competitions this spring. FIRST is a charitable organization whose mission is to inspire students, ...

  • LUXIM Broadens Executive Team

    LUXIM today broadened its executive team by appointing John Pena as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. A seasoned lighting executive, Pena joins LUXIM from Philips Lighting Gardco where he served as Commercial General Manager. At LUXIM, Pena will lead the company's strategic marketing and sales activities, expand its global reach, seed new partnerships for LUXIM's Light Emitting ...


    By Marketwire

  • Aquatech team springs to action

    A plugged sanitary sewer line is no laughing matter — especially when combined with an expected rain storm and an environmentally-sensitive landscape. That was the situation faced by the city of Markham and York Region last spring as a plugged line threatened to overflow into the Rouge River watershed. Aquatech, a Markham-based contractor specializing in rapid response to such situations, ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Worthington Energy Introduces Management Team

    Worthington Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: WGAS) ("Worthington"), an energy turnaround company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and drilling of oil and natural gas properties, takes this opportunity to introduce its current management team. Worthington's team has over 200 combined years of experience in building Exploration & Production companies, with a history of successfully ...


    By Marketwire

  • RAE Systems Teams Up With Fire Smoke Coalition to Deliver Bay Area`s First Fire Smoke Symposium

    RAE Systems, Inc. today announced that it has teamed with the Fire Smoke Coalition to sponsor "Know Your Smoke," a Fire Smoke Symposium that ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Three motorola mobility foundation-sponsored teams advance to 2011 FIRST(R) championship event

    Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) and the Motorola Mobility Foundation have provided a $210,000 grant and more than 30 employee volunteers to support six regional competitions in the 20th FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) season. A total of seven Motorola Mobility ...

  • Ten Motorola-sponsored teams advance to final round in 2010 first robotics competition

    Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and the Motorola Foundation are dedicating $740,000 and 60 employee volunteers to support 158 teams participating in the 2010 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition. Ten of those teams are advancing to the championship round, taking place April 15-17 in Atlanta. FIRST, a nonprofit that seeks to inspire students to get ...

  • Lithuania teams up with EIB to support sustainable cities

    The European Investment Bank (EIB), the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania signed an agreement on 11 June 2009 to strengthen co-operation in financing sustainable urban development. The agreement is under the joint European Commission and EIB initiative, supported by the Council of Europe Development Bank, Joint European Support for Sustainable ...

  • Murray Darling team win top CSIRO award

    The team of scientists who developed The Murray Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Project has been awarded the 2008 CSIRO Chairman’s Medal. The team led by Water for a Health Country Flagship Director, Dr Tom Hatton, delivered the most comprehensive and complex whole-of- basin water assessment ever undertaken in Australia. The award recognises the success of the team in increasing the knowledge ...

  • Bechtel Team Receives Top DOE Safety Award

    Bechtel announced today that Savannah River Remediation (SRR) has received the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star of Excellence award. The honor recognizes SRR for its programs to ensure the health and safety of workers at DOE's Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina. Bechtel is part of SRR, the liquid waste contractor responsible for the remediation of ...


    By Bechtel Corporation

  • Scorpex Adds to Board of Directors and Executive Team

    Scorpex, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRPX) (the "Company"), an emerging leader of industrial, hazardous and toxic waste disposal services in the Baja Mexico/California region, today announces it has appointed Kenneth I. Denos to its Board of Directors, and Chene Gardner as interim Chief Financial Officer who will also serve on the Board of Directors. With these ...


    By Marketwire

  • EnerNOC Adds Technology Veteran to Management Team

    EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management applications for utilities and commercial, institutional, and industrial customers, today announced that it has appointed Gerry Wilson to the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, Wilson will drive EnerNOC's IT strategy across its global operations, supporting the company's worldwide growth and ...


    By EnerNOC, Inc.

  • Hanwha SolarOne Teams up with Assoimprese in Italy

    Hanwha SolarOne, a global provider of photovoltaic (PV) modules and a flagship company of the top-10 Korean business enterprise Hanwha Group, proudly announces its cooperation with the Italian association Assoimprese (Associazione Industriali Piccole e Medie Imprese Nazionali). Assoimprese offers industry know-how, technology and expertise to 600,000 small and ...


    By Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd.

  • GCube Insurance Services, Inc. Expands Biofuels Team

    GCube is pleased to announce that Nick Coenen has joined the company, the leading provider of insurance services for the renewable energy sector around the globe. Nick Coenen joins as Vice President of Loss Control Engineering with an emphasis on biofuel and biomass sectors. "Nick brings a great deal of experience to our biofuels team and he will help us expand our product line in the ...


    By Marketwire

  • AWWA Encourages Collaboration in Letter to Trump Transition Team

    In a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) this week urged the new Administration to make water infrastructure investment a key priority in the coming years. The letter also elevated the issues of cybersecurity, source water protection, the energy-water nexus, affordability and the importance of sound science to guide regulatory actions. ...

  • FleetMind adds Midwestern Regional Sales Director to Team

    FleetMind Solutions, the award-winning technology leader for “smart truck” solutions, announced today the addition of Kevin Weisinger as Regional Sales Director for the Midwestern United States region. Kevin brings over 20 years of expertise from both the waste management and mobile technology sectors. Kevin first started his career with mobile frontrunner, Motorola, where he was ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • First project in Romania

    JSC "Radviliskis machine factory" finished first installation of wood drying - pelletising plant in Romania. This is a joint project with our partner/representer in Romania "Kenobi SRL" - this company is  manufacturer of rotary dryers for woodchips and sawdust.  Our factory team was responsible for supervision of pellet press OGM-1,5A assembly and starting/training works. ...

  • Westinghouse Signs Teaming Agreement with ClydeUnion Pumps

    • Will Market Jointly Turbine Water Lubricated Pump to Nuclear Power Plants Worldwide Pump Offers Several Advantages, Including No Reliance on AC or DC Power Feb. 15, 2013 – Westinghouse Electric Company and ...


    By PRWeb

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