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2008-10-01 03:00:13

By Vaira, Douglas Discover why this year's NRPA Congress & Exposition keynoter believes it's high time to remove environmental issues from the back burner-and what he plans to do about it. If there's anyone who is able to take the lead in resolving the environmental mess we find ourselves in now-lax regulations on drilling and pollution, a warming planet, and rapidly disappearing open space, just to cite a few examples-it's Robert F. Kennedy Jr. After all, he's got some pretty good...

2008-09-29 18:00:23

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Anita Alvare of Alvare Associates, +1-610-520-6140, Ext. 206, anita@alvare.com BOSTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., staunch environmental activist and law school professor, challenged members of the trucking industry today to make environmental stewardship among their top priorities at the 64th Annual Meeting of NationaLease, the largest full- service truck leasing organization in North America representing 185 member companies....

2008-08-25 12:01:12

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) will host SUNFEST 2008 during the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, August 27, from noon to 4 p.m. at Coors Field in Denver. SEIA President Rhone Resch addresses the DNCC Energy and Climate Change Symposium on Tuesday, August 26, at Roundtable III from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. in the Space Theater at the Denver Performing Arts Center, located at the intersection of 14th Street and Curtis Street....

2008-08-07 03:00:17

By Karen Robes Meeks LONG BEACH - Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is slated to speak at the Downtown Long Beach Associates' fifth annual State of the Downtown event in November, the DLBA announced Wednesday. Kennedy will address an estimated 500 to 600 civic, business and community leaders Nov. 21 at the Westin Hotel and discuss his work as an environmental activist. A chief prosecuting attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper and the chairman of Waterkeeper Alliance, Kennedy also will speak on...

2008-07-01 21:00:10

Sustainability. The word is defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a condition or state of existence that requires "meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who will be the keynote speaker at the Southwest Washington Sustainability Conference, Trade Show and Greenfest in Vancouver next week ( www.cityofvancouver.us/ conference ), put it this way in an April 18 speech in Oklahoma...


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