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2012-04-25 10:20:34

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cross-section of government, military and development leaders met to help develop ways of identifying and facilitating NGO and private sector practices that reduce conflict in developing countries. Hundreds of humanitarian and commercial organizations in the developing world are using investment and market-entry practices that reduce kinetic security requirements while saving money and creating sustainable returns on their investments....

2012-04-05 10:21:03

CHICAGO, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls who cheered the teams' first environmentally friendly "Go-Green" (view link here) games on Sunday and Monday can make every day Earth Day by promoting energy efficiency. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/constellationenergy/50733/ Constellation Energy, the official energy provider for United Center and sponsor of the teams' first...

2012-03-27 06:22:05

NEWARK, N.J., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "While we would have preferred that Congress enact legislation limiting greenhouse gas emissions, the EPA took an important step today in addressing the significant environmental threat posed by climate change. "The Agency's action establishes a logical and modest standard for new electric power plants and provides the industry with much needed regulatory certainty. The EPA provides a framework for the industry to confront this problem in a cost...

2012-02-20 10:39:00

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 11:30 a.m. Participants Include: Mary Nichols, Chair of the California Air Resources Board, James Goldstene, Executive Officer of the Air Resources Board, And Diesel Industry Officials SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The air in neighborhoods throughout California has become significantly cleaner thanks to major advances in clean diesel technology and ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel. (Logo:...

2012-02-07 17:42:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Giovanni Food Company of Syracuse, NY has recently partnered with the Green-e Marketplace. The company's purchase of Green-e® certified renewable energy certificates sourced from domestic wind generation qualifies it for the program. By participating in Green-e Marketplace, Giovanni Foods can now display the Green-e logo to inform its customers of its commitment to clean, renewable energy. (Photo:...

2012-01-05 15:47:05

The draft 10-year strategic plan for the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) -- which shapes and coordinates climate and related global environmental change research efforts of numerous agencies and departments across the federal government -- is "evolving in the right direction," but several key issues could strengthen these planning efforts, says a new report from the National Research Council. The committee that wrote the report found that the proposed broadening of USGCRP's...

2011-12-20 14:52:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Karbone, a full service environmental commodities firm, today announced it has successfully structured and closed two long-term off-take agreements for renewable energy certificates (RECs). The agreements are for the next 20 years of full capacity power generation from PaTu Wind Farm LLC (PaTu Wind), a subsidiary of community wind farm developer Oregon Trails Wind Farm LLC. PaTu Wind is a 9-megawatt wind project located in Sherman...

2011-11-18 09:30:00

Group Says State Response is "Inadequate and Unacceptable" PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Clean Air Council (CAC) today asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) to intervene as a result of the failure of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (PA DEP) to properly regulate fracking and gas processing pollution that contributes to climate change. Clean Air Council is a non-profit environmental organization...

2011-11-02 12:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ongoing efforts by Cargill to improve energy efficiency and expand its use of renewable energy sources enabled the company to exceed the Chicago Climate Exchange's® (CCX) required 6 percent annual greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target. CCX established annual compliance milestones for absolute GHG reductions from baseline at its large emitting facilities. For calendar year 2010 - the final year of CCX's operation - Cargill...

2011-10-20 19:39:00

Latest major economy taking action to put a price on carbon, accelerate the transition to clean energy SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) applauded the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for casting an historic, unanimous vote today to create the first economy-wide carbon market in North America and put a mandatory declining cap on pollution that causes global climate change. Today's vote marked the formal adoption of a...