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2012-04-04 23:03:28

- Investment in Local Labor and Collaboration with Sierra Club to Protect Biological Resources Sets Standard for Cooperation on Common Goals - Folsom, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC, a leading independent solar PV developer based in California, today announced that the Imperial County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved its utility-scale solar PV projects underway in the Imperial Valley. The approval received support from the Sierra Club, Audubon California,...

US Seen As Stalling On UN Climate Talks; Brazil, China Rule Out Deal Without Kyoto Pledge
2011-12-01 06:24:28

Environmental groups and government officials complained to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, warning that U.S. negotiators at this week´s U.N. climate talks in Durban, South Africa, risk portraying the U.S. as an obstruction to fighting global warming due to its stalling on critical issues. In two separate appeals, the groups warned that the U.S. could derail progress at the 192-party talks if it blocks moves toward a climate change fund, worth up to $100 billion per...

2011-08-19 16:03:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opponents of AB 1178 announced today that the coalition of public agencies and non-profit organizations lining up against the bill is expanding as momentum grows for its defeat. AB 1178 (Ma - San Francisco) would create a new statewide law to override local laws aimed at limiting waste imports into a community. The bill is opposed by California's leading environmental organizations, including the Sierra Club, Planning and Conservation...

2011-08-15 15:44:00

Call on FMCSA to Conduct Full Environmental Review of Proposed Pilot Program WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In comments submitted to the Department of Transportation (DOT), the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the Sierra Club raised serious concerns with the failure of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to adequately assess the environmental impacts associated with the proposed U.S.-Mexico cross-border trucking pilot program....

2011-07-21 11:56:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From October 17-18, the Green California Schools Summit and the Green California Community Colleges Summit will be held concurrently at the Pasadena Convention Center. Green Technology, which organizes the events, has announced that Carl Pope, Sierra Club Executive Chairman and Co-Chair of the newly-formed BlueGreen Alliance, will be the keynote speaker. In addition to launching some of the nation's largest green building and...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.