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2010-12-07 17:01:00

MOSS LANDING, Calif., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Moss Landing Harbor will be the first harbor in California to join the Fishing for Energy initiative on December 9th. A day-long collection will be held, providing commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear.

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2010-11-04 12:30:00

According to researchers studying the impacts of debris on marine life, one in three loggerhead turtles in the Adriatic Sea has plastic in its intestine.

2010-10-22 15:54:00

PORT OF ASTORIA, Ore., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oregon port of Astoria is the latest addition to the Fishing for Energy initiative, the program providing commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear.

2010-09-21 13:39:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Energy Corporation and Project Kaisei have joined forces to clean up ocean debris as part of a project commitment with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).

2010-09-21 11:56:00

Plastic Disclosure Project Driven by the Community of Socially Responsible Investors around the World, Aimed at the Global Reduction of Plastic Waste SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.

2010-09-10 14:01:00

PROVINCETOWN, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts port of Provincetown is receiving the first grant award of the Fishing for Energy initiative, a program which has provided commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear at 11 Massachusetts ports.

2010-08-30 11:36:00

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey port of Barnegat Light is the latest addition to the Fishing for Energy initiative, the program providing commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear.

2010-06-23 17:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy, the unique partnership providing fishermen with a cost-free solution to recycle and recover energy from old fishing gear, has received the Coastal America Partnership Award.

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2010-04-16 10:50:00

Researchers have discovered a mass of floating plastic garbage over a remote location in the Atlantic Ocean.


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