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  • Forty conservationists receive 2010 `TogetherGreen` fellowships

    Reviving public gardens and edible landscapes in New Orleans Lower Ninth Ward. Introducing coalfield communities to biofuels. Increasing access for low-income communities to energy efficiency programs. Transforming abandoned lots into vibrant ecosystems. These are just a few ways in which 40 promising conservation leaders will advance their environmental vision and leadership skills as recipients ...

  • UN Launches Open Access Information Portal on Concepts and Frameworks of Environmental Law

    A United Nations initiative is set to improve access for policy makers, journalists, researchers and the general public to environmental treaties. The Law and Environment Ontology (LEO) portal seeks to provide an overview of concepts, definitions and synonyms in conventions as well as the relationship between different Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs). LEO draws from the information ...

  • Calgon Carbon Conducts Water Treatment Seminar for U.S. Senate Committee

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) conducted a technical information seminar today for the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The seminar was presented to professional staff members of the Committee and addressed the availability of a variety of drinking water and wastewater technologies. Members of Calgon Carbon’s staff presented technical ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Esri Press Publishes Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future

     Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future details how working scientists develop conservation plans using the best available scientific ...


    By Esri

  • EPA Releases EnviroAtlas Ecosystem Mapping Tool

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released EnviroAtlas, a web-based interactive tool that integrates over 300 separate data layers, helps decision makers understand the implications of planning and policy decisions on our fragile ecosystems and the communities who depend on goods and services from these ecosystems. EnviroAtlas is designed for people from all levels of ...

  • Johnson Control, Inc's Social Innovation, State-of-the-Art Battery Recycling Centre

    SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:Johnson Controls, Inc., a global technology and industrial leader, has opened its social innovation  ...


    By 3BL Media

  • EPA appoints 11 new members to the national environmental education advisory council

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson has appointed 11 environmental education professionals to serve on the agency’s National Environmental Education Advisory Council (NEEAC). The National Environmental Education Advisory Council is comprised of representatives from organizations outside the federal government who provide EPA with advice and ...

  • Celebrate Drinking Water Week

    Missouri American Water joins the Missouri Department of Natural Resources in recognizing May 6 – 12 as National Drinking Water Week -- a time to recognize the vital role that drinking water plays in our daily lives. A few simple steps at home can help protect the rivers and wells that are the source of our water. Watershed protection is the common thread that ...


    By American Water

  • Green for Green: New Jersey American Water Environmental Grants Announced

    New Jersey American Water will award more than $38,000 to four green projects/organizations to the recipients of the company’s 2013 Environmental Grant Program. The grant winners have projects underway that address water source or water shed protection. A panel of judges from New Jersey American Water chose the following recipients based on criteria such as project goals, project impact, ...


    By American Water

  • Leading water organizations urge support for SRF, creation of new WIFIA loan program for water infrastructure

    In a statement today to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on the Water and Wildlife, three of the nation’s leading water organizations advocated for the enactment of a Water Infrastructure and Innovations Act (WIFIA) to reduce the costs of critical water infrastructure projects. In the statement, the American Water Works Assocation (AWWA), the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) ...

  • InterfaceFLOR founder and chairman Ray Anderson awarded honorary doctorate from georgia tech

    At the 240th Commencement celebration at Georgia Tech today, Ray Anderson, Founder and Chairman of Interface, Inc., was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for his work to secure a greener world for future generations and his championing of the business case for sustainability. Anderson, a 1956 alumnus who was described at the ceremony as "the greenest chief executive in America," joins the prestigious ...

  • Clark County Launches Several Environmental Programs to Keep the County Green, Including Green Business Showcase on Feb. 14

    Continuing to build on their existing “Green” Programs, Clark County Environmental Services recently launched several new programs that help keep the county green and a great place to live. Green Showcase: On Thurs., Feb. 14 from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m., Clark County Environmental Services will hold its annual green business showcase and recognition breakfast. Citizens can share their ideas and ...


  • Black & Veatch wins regional award for best environmental company of the year

    The accolade of Best Environmental Company of the Year has been awarded to Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, at the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) North East Regional Awards 2008. A new element of the CECA Awards, the environmental award commended Black & Veatch and joint winner Hall Construction Services Ltd for going ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Enbridge Energy Partners Update on Michigan Leak Clean-Up

    HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/10 -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EEP) (the "Partnership") today provided an update on the progress being made in the clean-up efforts undertaken in response to the leak that occurred on Line 6B near Marshall, Michigan the morning of July 26, 2010. Community health and safety, and environmental mitigation remain top priorities. "Crews worked ...


  • Greenpeacers arrested protesting oil sands in Northern Alberta

    Eleven Greenpeace activists entered Syncrude's Aurora North Tar Sands facility north of Fort McMurray last week, erecting a banner that transformed the opening of a tailings pond pipe into the 'mouth' of a giant skull, spewing toxic sludge. Shortly after 8:00 am, two Greenpeaceers blocked the pipe by shutting down the valve before chaining and locking themselves to the control box. Two other ...

  • Enbridge News Conference- 4:30 p.m. ET

    HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/10 -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EEP) (the "Partnership") today provided an update on the progress being made in the clean-up efforts undertaken in response to the leak that occurred on Line 6B near Marshall, Michigan the morning of July 26, 2010. Community health and safety, and environmental mitigation remain top priorities. "Crews worked ...


  • Maine citizens receive prestigious regional EPA environmental awards

    One Maine citizen and two governmental organizations from the Pine Tree State will be honored tomorrow in Boston’s Faneuil Hall as EPA presented its annual Environmental Merit Awards for 2011. The merit awards, recognizing valuable contributions to environmental awareness and problem solving, are a unique way that EPA can recognize individuals and groups that are making significant impacts ...

  • Green Awards 2007 Launches - Wake up and Save the Planet!

    The Green Awards are back this year with a vengeance, providing a call to arms to the worlds of business and advertising: “wake up and save the planet” is the message. How this message comes across will be revealed at London’s Guildhall on 26th October 2007.  Once again, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an institutional partner of the event: “usually UNEP, which is a global ...


    By International Green Awards

  • AgTerra Launches New Mapping Software

    AgTerra Technologies of Sheridan, Wyoming announces the release of MapItFast, new mapping software for Android tablet and smartphone devices. MapItFast allows users to easily map points, lines, and areas (including user labels and descriptions) based upon their current GPS location. Features are placed on background street maps and/or aerial imagery. Pictures from any camera may also be ...


  • New Jersey American Water Announces 2012 Environmental Grant Program

    New Jersey American Water is now accepting applications for its 2012 Environment Grant Program. Up to $10,000 could be awarded to candidates who demonstrate innovative programs that address water source or watershed protection needs. The deadline for applications is March 10; all applications must be postmarked by March 9, 2012. Organizations engaging in activities ...


    By American Water

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