Ten thousand typical homes on the island can be powered by the eight wind turbines installed on a ridge of the Haleakala volcano.
The business case for it is stronger than ever, said Dow's vice president of sustainability and EH&S, Neil C. Hawkins.
- By Jerry Laws
- Dec 31, 2012
The EPA has awarded nearly $50,000 to two Puerto Rico organizations, Leaders of the World and the Scuba Dogs Society, to educate low-income communities about effective waste management, recycling and the negative effects of improper waste disposal on people’s health and water quality.
She announced she will leave the administration soon after President Obama's State of the Union speech.
"Together, we can save thousands of trees from being thrown out to waste and also provide critical support to help preserve our wetlands," New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said.
The task of uprighting and refloating the stranded cruise ship involves about 400 workers and a seven-days-a-week schedule, the salvors reported Dec. 23.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has announced the decommissioning of Landsat 5 after 29 years in orbit, the longest operating Earth observing satellite in history.
The Maine DEP will be holding a public hearing within the next few months, regarding the proposal on a wind project by Champlain Wind. The department will also be accepting petitions for the intervener’s status in that hearing process through Jan. 7, 2013.
TACount has been named the winner of the Water Export Technology Competition. This honor has deemed the company as the most prepared organization for export markets.
The state's Department of Conservation says the draft does not begin a formal rulemaking process. It would require "rigorous" testing before, during, and after fracking operations that exceed what other states have implemented.
The ACC has announced the release of the IHS Global Insight study, which has found that state economies across the nation will have access to ample and affordable supplies of shale gas and unconventional oil.
Researchers from the University of Jaen (Spain) have created a new way to mix paper waste with a ceramic material in order to make bricks, resulting in a durable product that can act as a good insulator.
The EPA has awarded $120,000 to the Baltimore City Health Department in order to support air quality projects, which includes an education program for nursing students from the University of Maryland to learn about environmental asthma management.
Researchers from the Radboud University Nijmegen have discovered that new bacteria found in the soil beneath a peatland reserve in the Netherlands actually consume methane.
The chairman of the Responsible Care board committee announced updated product and process safety codes will be issued.
America’s second Annual Environmental March Madness Tournament is now open for entries and will evaluate environmental academic programs and sustainability practices used by colleges and universities across the nation.
First Wind and Avista have begun commercial operations at the Palouse Wind Project in Eastern Washington. First Wind will also complete $50 million tax equity financing with Cook Inlet Region, Inc. for the 105 MW wind project.
Effective today, funding is now available from the USDA in order to preserve and revitalize rural rental housing.
The housing authority in Columbia, South Carolina has entered into an energy performance contract with Ameresco. The contract will help upgrade CHA housing units, which is expected to save over $6.5 million in energy costs and improve the quality of life for its residents.
Business researchers from the University of Arkansas and the University of South Carolina will be examining Walmart’s 7-year sustainability effort as a way to create a teaching tool for other businesses that hope to become more environmentally friendly.