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2011-04-22 11:41:00

CHICAGO, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PortionPac Chemical Corporation announced today an unprecedented step to balance 100% of its energy use from all sources by funding green house gas reduction and clean energy projects. The company is investing in Climate Action Reserve and VerifiedCarbon Standard-certified projects through TerraPass and is purchasing Green-E®-certified Renewable Energy Credits through Renewable Choice. For its commitment to using green power, the...

2011-04-20 12:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) announced its partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy as a participant in the Save Energy Now LEADER program. In this partnership, National pledges to reduce its energy intensity by 25 percent in 10 years. "National has a strong commitment to reducing the environmental impact of our products and operations," said Chris Lee, corporate environment, health and safety senior manager for National...

2011-04-12 05:00:00

HOUSTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A trio of European countries and one from South America made major strides in reducing their levels of sulfur content in gasoline, allowing them to advance in the annual global ranking published by Hart Energy's International Fuel Quality Center (IFQC). Montenegro leaped 48 slots, from 89th place in 2010 to 41st in this year's ranking. Colombia jumped 40 spots, from 98th to 58th, while Croatia moved up from 57th to 37th and Russia improved from 60th...

2011-03-21 08:00:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) as a 2011 Partner of the Year with Sustained Excellence, the highest ENERGY STAR honor awarded. PepsiCo and other honorees will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 12, 2011. This award recognizes PepsiCo for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. PepsiCo has been an ENERGY STAR partner since...

2011-02-18 09:00:00

10 Worst States for CO2 Pollution Are TX, FL, OH, IN, PA, IL, KY, GA, AL and MO. Half of New Coal-Fired Power Generation in the U.S. in 2010 Came Online in Texas. WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as a fierce debate rages in Congress today about whether or not to handcuff the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deal with coal-fired power plant pollution, a new report from the Environmental Integrity Project shows that carbon dioxide (CO2)...

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2011-02-01 05:45:00

The deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression failed to reduce the amount of global greenhouse gas emissions, as falling industrial output in the West was counterbalanced by the rapid growth of China and other emerging markets, according to new data released Monday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Total global carbon emissions rose 5.2 percent in 2009 compared to 2006, the report showed, while U.S. carbon emissions fell 8.18 percent during that time. US emissions fell...

2010-12-07 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp (Pink Sheets: SVMI) -- Though the United States has not signed global Cap and Trade agreements through the Kyoto Accord, nor passed legislation here at home, national business and corporate fleet leaders have been addressing the EPA's warnings and scheduled reduction targets for green house gas emissions (GHG). On a voluntary basis, business, corporate and municipal fleets nation-wide are addressing and positively impacting emissions...

2010-11-24 09:53:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Home Performance Council welcomes The Cities' Global Climate Change Pact, also known as "The Mexico City Pact," announced at the Mayor's World Climate Change Summit in Mexico City on Sunday and urges the Mayors to meet their commitments through energy efficiency in homes and buildings. "It is important that local leaders from around the world commit to addressing climate change and, with energy efficiency, every locality can...

2010-11-23 10:01:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, has developed several cutting edge hydraulic hybrid technologies that improve the performance of refuse and delivery vehicles to levels that exceed proposed new federal fuel efficiency and emissions standards, and could soon be used on buses. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation have proposed regulations that would...

2010-11-16 10:00:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To demonstrate the positive impact of choosing sustainable products, Carrier Corp. has launched its CO2NSERVATION Meter, which calculates avoided greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as a result of the installation of high efficiency Carrier air conditioning, heating and refrigeration systems by customers around the world since 2000. Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is the world's leader in high technology heating,...


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