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.
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.
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.
The new soot standard reduced the amount allowed in the air from 15 to 12 micrograms per cubic meter.
After an eight-year study of radioactive waste cleanup in Washington, the Department of Energy faces complaints that an incomplete disposal solution has been offered.
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for the 2013 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will be partnering with global specialty chemicals company, Johnson Matthey, in order to develop new ways to lower the costs of biofuel production.
With GE’s Chemical Treatment Technologies, Lakeland Electric is expected to save 15 to 20 percent on annual coal purchases.
The EPA has updated its national air quality standards in regards to harmful fine particle pollution, which now includes regulations on soot pollution.
A new API report also says 35 percent of the environmental spend, or $4.5 billion, in 2011 went toward air pollution abatement.
More than 100 medical and scientific exports have signed a petition, asking to stop expanded shale gas fracking for export purposes because of the potential harm it could cause Americans.
The USDA will be providing $10 million in research grants as an effort to expand the production of bioenergy and bio-based products.
CSG Holdings, Inc., a sand and gravel company in New Hampshire has been fined $150,000 for violating the Clean Water Act.
Waterkeepers attend a public hearing about a proposed coal export terminal in Seattle, which would be constructed in an area next to an aquatic reserve.
The new PowerTreat product series address material handling needs at coal power plant and increases safety by lowering the risk of spontaneous combustion.
The quarterly HFES journal is seeking submissions on the topic by April 8, 2013.
Researchers have begun working on a new computer model that will allow communities and aquaculture industries to better assess the human and environmental impacts on estuarine and marine ecosystems in Tasmania.
Lloyd's and other insurers have written a custom policy covering a team's bid to traverse Antarctica in winter for the first time and raise millions of a dollars for a charity trying to prevent blindness.