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2014-02-05 16:23:52

Executive director for Institute of Human Ecology devoted to environmental stewardship and public service SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that Jeremy Pratt has joined the firm as a vice president and senior consultant based in Seattle, Wash. supporting GEI clients in the Pacific Northwest and nationally. Jeremy comes to...

2012-07-24 23:01:44

The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) will host top Administration officials, hospital administrators and policy experts for a discussion, “Greening America´s Hospitals,” highlighting the Healthier Hospitals Initiative´s (HHI) role in improving hospitals´ operations and business models by adopting sustainability initiatives. Advocate Health Care has joined the Initiative to adopt sustainability efforts that will promote health and well-being for...

2011-07-21 11:19:00

Thousands of federal, civilian, and military energy professionals will learn how to reduce their energy use. WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GovEnergy, the nation's premier energy training workshop and trade show for federal energy professionals, will take place August 7-10, 2011 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Embracing the theme A River of Energy Solutions, the event will feature over 130 training sessions within 15 educational categories....

2011-01-28 12:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. welcomed Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), to its Charlotte, N.C., chiller factory for a tour and overview of the company's approach to environmental sustainability. Chair Sutley viewed the manufacturing facility and spoke to employees building Carrier's Evergreen® 23XRV chillers, which exceed the energy efficiency industry standard by 40 percent. Carrier Corp., a...

2011-01-26 04:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanEquity Monaco, the forum for emerging cleantech companies of all nationalities to present to specialist financial & strategic investors, policy makers, end users and international & trade media. CleanEquity is pleased to announce 21 Ventures as a partner for 2011. Based in New York, 21 Ventures invests in clean technologies and entrepreneurs focused on solving the challenges of the 21st Century: climate change, global urbanisation, growing...

2010-09-10 13:04:00

White House Posts USPS Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service's sustainability goals and plans were posted by the White House today on its new website, whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ceq. The website presents federal government goals for clean energy, reducing waste and greenhouse gas reduction. The Postal Service's Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan joins other agency plans to help reach the Obama...

2010-05-27 16:02:00

BNA and the Association of Climate Change Officers Examine Climate Change Initiatives Across the Country Thursday, June 10, 12:00pm - 1:30pm ET ARLINGTON, Va., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As federal and state government agencies explore various approaches to regulating climate change and energy, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and its state counterparts are increasingly playing a key role in the debate. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO) A...


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