Latest Climate change in the United States Stories

2011-06-21 15:28:00

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Recognized WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service was recently awarded Climate Registered Gold status by The Climate Registry (TCR) for its leadership in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 8 percent.

2011-06-02 10:12:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Electric Utilities on Wednesday (6/1) announced the results of its 2011 solicitation for solar renewable energy credits, which will help the company provide power from alternative energy sources for residential customers who elect to remain on the utility's default electric supply.

2011-06-02 08:35:00

BUTTE, Mont., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) is asking the Montana Public Service Commission (MPSC) for approval to purchase and operate the yet to be developed Spion Kop Wind Project located in Central Montana. NorthWestern announced its intent to purchase the 40 megawatt project in April.

2011-06-01 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A diverse group of California CEOs and business leaders from around the state sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown today, urging him to remain committed to fully implementing AB 32. "We reject the calls from some environmental organizations for the wholesale revision of the AB 32 cap and trade system.

2011-04-12 09:41:00

NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradition, a leading global interdealer broker, today announced its environmental team brokered two significant renewable energy certificate (REC) deals with a Pacific Winds Inc.

2011-04-06 11:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association urges Congress to block efforts to weaken the Clean Air Act by limiting the ability of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the leading cause of climate change.

2011-03-18 12:15:00

READING, Pa., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) subsidiary Pennsylvania Power Company (Penn Power) has successfully contracted for 19,800 Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs).

2011-03-16 09:05:00

ATLANTA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, the retail energy business of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, will supply renewable energy certificates (RECs) to the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for the 2011 Globalcon Conference & Expo.

2011-03-01 12:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles T.

2011-02-16 11:15:00

Voters trust EPA to protect public health, oppose Congressional interference WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just one day before the U.S. House of Representatives votes on a bill that would severely impact the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.