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  • Research and Markets: Global Solar Photovoltaics Industry - PEST Framework Analysis - 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fsn5pm/global_solar_photo) has announced the addition of the "Global Solar Photovoltaics Industry - PEST Framework Analysis" report to their ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Cornell IPM Division purchases RainWise weather stations

    Twelve units of the MKIII weather stations manufactured by RainWise, Inc., of Bar Harbor, Maine, have been purchased by the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) division of Cornell University, New York. IPM has, since 1996, been collecting weather data in an effort to track and forecast the optimum conditions for certain insects and plant diseases. This data then assists farmers in their pest and ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • EcoAware moms - A $1.45 trillion market

    EcoFocus Worldwide today announced sales of its new Consumer Trend Watch Report: "Are You Ready for EcoAware Mom?" The report which is based on the EcoFocus 2010 US Trend Survey of 4,000+ Americans ages18-65 years, presents a powerful new archetype for 21st century Moms. According to the new Report, the EcoAware Moms market includes more than 51 million women, 69% of Moms, and has more than $1.45 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Latest Research on Biomass for Fuels, Chemicals & Materials Discussed at Conference in Sweden

    What is needed for our societies to transition to a "green" economy? Some might say "renewable energy", "more research and innovation" or "targeted political incentives". At the Umeå Renewable Energy Meeting (UREM) 2015, 25-27 March, leading researchers and business people will gather at Umeå, Sweden, to give the international conference a snapshot of the forefront in ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Pesticide program dialogue committee convenes semi-annual meeting

    On May 3-4, 2012, the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) convened its semiannual meeting in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offices in Arlington, Virginia. This memorandum summarizes the presentations and topics discussed during the meeting, which were organized into 13 sessions: ...


    By Acta Group

  • Ten New England community-based nonprofits receive EPA grants to help reduce environmental risks (CT, ME, MA, RI)

    Ten New England nonprofit groups have been selected to receive an EPA Environmental Justice (EJ) Small Grant award. All ten award recipients will carry out a project that forms collaborative partnerships, educates the community, develops a comprehensive understanding of the local environmental and/or public health issues and identifies ways to address these issues at the local level. Each grant ...

  • Waste Management and Recyclebank Announce Green Choices Recycling Challenge

    Americans recycle only one-and-a-half pounds of the more than four pounds of waste they generate daily, adding unnecessary waste to our nation's landfills. In an effort to help slow this trend and further inspire waste reduction efforts in the St. Louis area, Waste Management (NYSE: WM) announced today the City of Bellefontaine Neighbors has been selected to participate in the SC Johnson Green ...


  • EPA honors New Jersey environmental leaders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it has honored 10 individuals or organizations from New Jersey with Environmental Quality Awards for their achievements protecting public health and the environment. EPA also recognized a student from Delanco Township who is one of ten students selected from across the country to receive the President’s Environmental Youth ...

  • `Green economics` is turning mainstream thinking on its head

    A few years ago, a homeowner in Las Vegas—a place that gets maybe five inches of rainfall a year—was confronted by a water district inspector for running an illegal sprinkler in the middle of the day. The man became very angry. He said, “You people and all your stupid rules—you’re trying to turn this place into a desert!” Ideas about how the world works that don’t accord with reality can be ...

  • KleenJet Vapor Steam Cleaner From Daimer Is Released To Spas

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the globally reputed company supplying advanced systems for most cleaning tasks within hundreds of markets, including technologies such as mobile steam cleaner machines, diverse floor cleaning machines, vapor-enhanced grout steam cleaner systems, car wash machines, and many others, is debuting the KleenJet® Mega 1000CV to ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Climate change could be expensive for Canada

    Unless global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are brought down and Canada invests in adaptation, the economic impacts of climate change on Canada could climb to billions of dollars per year, according to a new report released by the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRT). Paying ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Predictions for cleantech in 2013

    Every year around this time since 2007, as executive editor of a leading global cleantech research and news service, I’ve contributed to predictions on what to expect in the year ahead in cleantech. We’ve kept that tradition alive here at Kachan & Co. We don’t claim a perfect track record, but we’ve been eerily prescient and nailed some biggies a year or more before ...


    By Kachan & Co.

  • 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

  • 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

  • European Union Biocidal Products Regulation and Its Impact on Industry: A Practical Briefing

    Background The European Union (EU) Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) has entered into EU law. This legislation changes the way in which biocidal active substances and biocidal products are regulated in the EU. The new EU regulatory system differs from other global regulatory systems for biocidal substances and redefines what are considered biocidal ...


    By Acta Group

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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