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2010-04-21 12:07:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commerce Department's Economics and Statistics Administration today released two new reports: one that defines and measures the size and scope of the green economy and another that looks at the ways in which the American economy's greenhouse gas emissions have changed over the past decade. Together, they provide valuable analytic tools needed to understand the emerging green economy, quantify greenhouse gas emissions and help inform...

2010-04-20 11:06:00

DURHAM, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Cormetech, Inc. achieved the environmental leadership status of Climate Registered(TM) by successfully registering its comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory according to the rigorous standards of The Climate Registry. Participation in The Registry's voluntary program demonstrates Cormetech's pioneering role within the air pollution control industry. Climate Registered is the critical first step in a successful emissions management...

2010-04-15 11:43:00

Senators Highlight Need for Clean Energy Legislation to Maintain U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness and Jobs ARLINGTON, Va., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and eight other Senators wrote to Senators Kerry (D-MA), Graham (R-SC) and Lieberman (ID-CT) expressing their belief in the need for clean energy legislation to maintain U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and jobs as it reduces greenhouse gas emissions. The letter describes key provisions for a...

2010-04-06 14:47:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) issued the following statement by its President and CEO, Michael J. Stanton, regarding lawsuits challenging California's motor vehicle greenhouse gas emission standards. "Today, AIAM and the rest of the auto industry have cause to celebrate. After five years, AIAM and other auto industry parties are voluntarily dismissing their lawsuits challenging California's motor vehicle...

2010-04-01 13:47:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) issued the following statement by its President and CEO, Michael J. Stanton, regarding regulations on CAFE and greenhouse gas emissions. "AIAM welcomes the new regulations on CAFE and greenhouse gas emissions through model year 2016. These goals are ambitious, and will present a challenge for the industry to meet. We have long supported a single, national program that...

2010-04-01 13:43:00

WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the signing of the final fuel economy standards and greenhouse gas emissions rules by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the following statement was issued by Randall Scheps, Chairman of The Aluminum Association, Inc.'s Aluminum Transportation Group: "As automakers strive to meet tough new fuel economy and emissions standards, aluminum solutions must be part of a holistic approach...

2010-04-01 11:39:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Research Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on March 31 released Technologies and Approaches to Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, a congressionally mandated report that assesses and recommends different approaches to (for) improving fuel economy, increasing efficiency and reducing emission of greenhouse gases from medium and heavy-duty trucks. (Logo:...

2010-03-16 10:08:00

LEXINGTON, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joint Management Committee, a group of Massachusetts utility companies and energy efficiency service providers, has received the Environmental Protection Agency's most prestigious ENERGY STAR award for its longtime environmentally-conscious leadership and energy efficiency initiatives. The EPA will present the 2010 Sustained Excellence Award to the Joint Management Committee (JMC) in a Washington, D.C. ceremony on March 18, 2010. The 2010...

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2010-01-30 07:50:00

President Barack Obama on Friday ordered the federal government to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2020. The reduction is pursuant to Executive Order 13514, signed by Obama in October. He has argued that cutting greenhouse gas emissions and framing a sustainable green economy is vital not just to protecting the planet, but also to future US economic prosperity. The executive order will spur clean energy investments that create new private-sector jobs, drive long-term...

2009-12-18 15:13:00

Recommendations Could Reduce Greenhouse Emissions by Nearly a Third HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania could slash greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2020 by following the recommendations contained in the Climate Change Action Plan presented to Governor Edward G. Rendell today. In combination with other state and federal environmental initiatives, the 52 recommendations could reduce emissions by more than 40 percent. "The recommendations in the plan...