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  • New EPA/NHTSA Heavy Truck Regs Tout Aluminum as the #1 Material to Boost Fuel Economy and Cut Emissions

    New commercial vehicle fuel economy regulations announced by the Obama Administration and embraced by truck and engine manufacturers, as well as by environmental groups, show aluminum above all other materials as having the greatest potential to  safely reduce vehicle weight to boost fuel economy and cut emissions.  The final rule published this month by the Environmental Protection ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • November infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has today taken 248 decisions, including 58 reasoned ...

  • Several massachusetts citizens receive prestigious regional EPA environmental awards

    Nineteen environmental awards will be given to Massachusetts environmental groups, individuals, businesses, nonprofit and government agencies tomorrow in Boston’s Faneuil Hall as EPA presented its annual Environmental Merit Awards for 2011. In addition, a President’s Environmental Youth Award was given to the Boston Latin School Youth Climate Action Network, which received special ...

  • Voluntary carbon offsetting tops 100 million tonnes

    The demand for voluntary carbon offsetting grew 4% in 2012, with buyers committing more than $523 million to offset 101 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a recent report by Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace. According to the report - Maneuvering the Mosaic - State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2013 - private sector buyers flocked to offsets earned by ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Net income (a) for the quarter was $186 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, compared with $182 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010. This is an increase in earnings per diluted share of over 5%. Revenues for the first ...


  • Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2011 Earnings

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net income (a) for the quarter was $237 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, compared with $246 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2010. Revenues for the second quarter of 2011 were $3.35 billion compared with $3.16 billion ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Government to promote green alternatives to inhaler F-gases

    The UK Government will continue to work to reduce harmful F-gas emissions, which are commonly found in fridges and asthma inhalers. ...


    By Energy Live News Ltd.

  • UBC and Cisco to Collaborate on Smart Campus Initiatives

    The University of British Columbia (UBC) has announced that Cisco will be joining other Partners in UBC's living Lab Project addressing the Campus's Smart Energy System. The arrangement will see collaboration on a number of initiatives focused on smart energy technologies and converged network solutions. A key component of the collaboration will be Cisco's direct involvement in the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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