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America’s Most Endangered Rivers Announced

American Rivers’ annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers has been released today, naming the Colorado River as the most endangered river in the country.

Walmart Strives to Increase Efficiency and Renewable Energy

At Walmart’s Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting, it was announced that the company plans to be completely supplied by renewable energy by the end of 2020.

Refinery Steam Systems Get New Corrosion Protection Technology

The new Steamate Low Salt Amine (LSA) by GE provides a cost-effective and innovative solution for refinery boilers and steam systems that is process compatible.

The Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory Now Available

Earlier today, the EPA released the 18th annual report of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, which shows that emissions decreased by 1.6 percent in 2011 from 2010.

Three New Executives for NREL

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has hired three new people to lead their Bioenergy, Bioscience, and Energy Systems Integration Facility.

April Meeting for Uranium Contamination of Navajo Nation

The EPA, Navajo Nation, other federal agencies, and organization will be having a meeting on April 16-17 in order to address the uranium contamination on the Navajo Nation.

ExxonMobil to Pay Millions for New Hampshire Water Contamination

After a New Hampshire court ruling stated that ExxonMobil supplied over 2 billion gallons of MTBE gasoline that resulted in contaminating the state’s drinking water and causing $816 million in damages. As a result, ExxonMobil has been fined more than $236 million.

High Levels of Lead Found in Imported Rice

In a meeting at the American Chemical Society, it was revealed that high levels of lead have been found in rice that’s been imported to the U.S. from certain countries. According to their research, baby food contained some of the highest levels of lead.



CO2 Emissions Continue to Decrease

According to the Energy Information Administrations (EIA), CO2 emissions have managed to decrease each year since 2007, and 2012 had the lowest emissions since 1994.

A New Industrial Wastewater Treatment System in Spain

A Spanish poultry processing firm will be upgrading its wastewater treatment plant with GE LEAPmbr Membrane Bioreactor Technology, which will double the water treatment capacity within the same footprint of the existing wastewater plant and will improve the quality of water that is discharged to comply with regulations.

Sierra Nevada Gets Funding for Meadow Restoration

In order to restore two Sierra Nevada meadows, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy will be sending $137,000 grant to American Rivers.

Report Estimates Californians' Flood Risk

"What we found is that floods have the potential to affect just about everyone who lives in California," said Kim Carsell, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' lead planner for the assessment.

Free Reusable Bags from Target on Earth Day

On April 21, Target will be giving away 1.5 million reusable bags to their customers as a way to celebrate Earth Day.

Help Stop the Nuclear Dump at the Great Lakes

Canadian citizens oppose Ontario Power Generation’s plan to bury radioactive nuclear waste approximately 1,300 feet from Lake Huron.

Air Force Cuts Back on Massive Energy Consumption

As the consumer of the most energy in the U.S, it was time for the Air Force to cut back.

Enjoy Another Season of Sustainable Saturdays with the Seattle Mariners

BASF will sponsor the second season of Sustainable Saturdays at Safeco Field with the Seattle Mariners. All-Star pitcher Felix Hernandez will challenge fans to ‘Strike Out the Landfill’.

London’s Getting Energy from Discarded Cooking Oil

Fat and oil used for cooking are often poured into sinks and cause buildup in drains and ultimately end up in sewer systems. This waste, called fatbergs in England, will be reused as energy at a fat-fueled power station in east London.

Cascades Unveils Unbleached, 100 Percent Recycled Beige Facial Tissue

Cascades Moka facial tissue marks an extension to company’s growing line of sustainable, single-use paper products that eliminates chemical whitening and reduces 25 percent of its environmental impact.

Participate in the Kansas City Chiefs Recycling Drive

In an effort to help launch their new sustainability program, the Kansas City Chiefs partnered with the EPA to hold a community-wide recycling drive at Arrowhead Stadium on April 20.

Water and Wastewater Solutions Showcased at Aquatech India

At Aquatech India on April 8-10, GE will be showcasing its technologies that are helping India battle its water and wastewater challenges.

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