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  • Reach for WASPS

    As many will know, the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals Regulations (REACH) are coming into force next year. These require all manufacturers and suppliers who deal with chemicals to share all important safety information with their customers and chemical users right down the supply chain to the user. Environmental Science has started a new initiative to assist in this ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • The Lake Constance software specialist is assisting the European Union to prepare for REACH, the new regulatory framework for chemicals

    Untitled Document Markdorf-based software company TechniData AG has been charged by the European Union (EU) with carrying out ...


  • AFPAware to assist San Antonio residents

    The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) will host the third annual AFPAware event at its Annual Conference in San Antonio, November 7, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. AFPAware supports a healthier environment for AFP members, employees and the community, and is centered on the guiding principles of conservation, involvement, education and recycling. AFP will partner with a local organization, ...

  • Tsunami footage assists wave prediction

    When the powerful earthquake of 11 March triggered a tsunami that struck swathes of Japan's north-east coast, images of the devastating wave were captured. As well as conveying the scale of the tragedy, footage of the debris-filled water sweeping across fields can be used to better understand the characteristics of tsunamis and help save lives in the future. "Without exaggeration, it will lead to ...


  • Pipelife provides assistance to flood victims in Serbia

    Torrential rainfall has affected Serbia since 13 May 2014, with the amount of rain reaching two months' average in just two days. The floods have taken lifes and thousands of people are heavily affected and had to leave their homes, livelihoods and harvests have been destroyed.   As the situation is still extremely tense and due to the tremendous scope of this disaster, Pipelife has decided ...


    By Pipelife International GmbH

  • Casella called to assist the Spanish traffic police

    Casella Spain has been selected by the Spanish Traffic Police to participate in a working group assessing data provided by the instruments included in a month-long trial of roadside monitoring enclosure systems (Romons) under strict motorway testing conditions. Casellas integrated Romon, that encompasses, for the first time, both ambient gas and particulates and environmental noise equipment in ...


    By Casella

  • Berkeley Lab experts assist in the greening of China

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists Lynn Price and Nan Zhou expected the long banquet and endless toasting. What they did not expect on a recent trip to a cement plant in central China was a three-hour variety show by the factory employees, complete with folk dancing, song-and-dance numbers and comedians. Even more surprising were the lyrics to one of the songs:  “I started to ...

  • Tsunami grant programme reaches nearly $900m - ADB

    The 26 December 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean was one of the worst disasters in recent memory. ADB responded to the crisis by launching the largest grant program in its history. As of 30 June 2007, ADB's total approved assistance and co-financed funds for tsunami-affected countries stood at US$892.035 million. Of this, $725.14 million, or 81%, is grant funding. Much of the grant funding came ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • European Union REACH Activities, Responsibilities, and Enforcement Webinar

    The Acta Group, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s consulting affiliate, will convene a complimentary webinar on the ongoing responsibilities of registrants and authorities within the European Union (EU) under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) legislation (EC 1907/2006) on June 27, 2012. The second major registration deadline of May 30, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • European Union REACH activities, responsibilities, and enforcement webinar

    June 27, 2012 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EDT) The Acta Group, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s consulting affiliate, will convene a complimentary webinar on the ongoing responsibilities of registrants and authorities within the European Union (EU) under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) legislation (EC 1907/2006) on June 27, 2012. The ...


    By Acta Group

  • WRc NCET offers Frameworks for REACH services

    WRc is pleased to have recently signed Framework Agreements with several major REACH consortia to complete work for their registrations and assist them in continuing to use the chemicals which are important to their business. 2010 will mark the final year before the first REACH deadline and WRc has been proactively working with companies to achieve their targets.   WRc offers a range of ...


    By WRc plc

  • Pennsylvania clean water fund reaches US$170m

    A $170 million fund has been created to help wastewater ratepayers and farmers finance improvements needed to address Chesapeake Bay and statewide water quality improvement mandates. The Pennsylvania Fair Share for Clean Water Plan announced today is the result of collaboration by municipal authorities, farmers, builders, conservation districts and the nonprofit Chesapeake Bay Foundation. 'For ...

  • OSHA directive explains new process to assist early resolution of whistleblower complaints

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued policies and procedures* for applying a new process for resolving whistleblower disputes. The new process is an early resolution process that is to be used as part of a regional Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program. The ADR program offers ...

  • Water conservation reaches new heights in LA

    The twin office towers of Watt Plaza in Century City are the first Class A commercial high rise in Los Angeles to undergo a 100% retrofit with Falcon Waterfree urinals. The resulting 2.2 million gallon per year water savings at this single building provides welcome relief for the drought stricken area and exemplifies the success of comprehensive planning by local officials.This retrofit of Watt ...

  • ADB, Japan and Australia Extend $88M in Financial Assistance to Samoa Power Sector

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the governments of Japan and Australia are providing $88 million in financing to support the development of Samoa’s power sector. ADB is extending a $26.61 million loan and a $15.39 million grant for the Power Sector Expansion Project. The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) is providing a $38 million loan, and Australia is extending an $8 million ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Habitat for Humanity Philippines Launches Appeal to Assist Those Affected by Typhoon Nesat

    Habitat for Humanity Philippines has launched an appeal to assist thousands of families devastated by Typhoon Nesat. Nesat, (called Pedring in the Philippines) struck Luzon, Philippines' largest island, on Tuesday (27 September), killing more than 30people and affecting around 500,000. Habitat for Humanity Philippines is appealing for funds, donations of goods and volunteers to support families ...


  • GBB to Assist City of Houston with Ambitious "One Bin for All" Initiative

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) has been selected by the GeoTechnical Research Institute (GTRI), under the auspices of the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), to provide consulting assistance to the City of Houston, TX for its "One Bin for All" initiative, utilizing mechanical biological treatment with advanced resource recovery processing for residential municipal solid waste. ...

  • EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that 43 communities -- rural, urban and suburban -- will receive technical assistance to pursue sustainable growth that encourages local economic development while safeguarding people’s health and the environment. EPA consulted with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of ...

  • European automotive industry revises REACH guidelines

    Version 2 of the Automotive Industry Guideline on REACH (AIG) has been published by the automotive Task Force on REACH (TF-REACH). In preparation for REACH, representatives of all the major vehicle manufacturers and the automotive supply chain formed TF-REACH. The TF recommends a common schedule and external communication strategy, which will harmonise the sector's response to REACH and avoid ...

  • GreenChill partnership reaches all 50 states

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) GreenChill partnership now has 7,000 partner stores located in all 50 states. From regional grocers like Stater Bros. in southern California, and small health food stores like Down-to-Earth, to nationally-recognized names like Whole Foods and the newest partner Target Corporation, the partnership now represents 20 percent of the ...

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