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CFL Premium Bulb Eater Wins BOM Top Product Award

Air Cycle’s CFL Premium Bulb Eater has won a Building Operating and Management Top Products award for 2013.

Shell Won't Drill in Arctic Next Year

"We've made progress in Alaska, but this is a long-term program that we are pursuing in a safe and measured way," said Marvin Odum, the company's director, Upstream Americas.

Aconex Smart Manuals Transforms Operation and Maintenance Handover for Capital Projects

The new product suite by Aconex extends online collaboration to full project lifecycle.

USGS Launches New System to View Current Conditions of Rivers and Streams

WaterNow, a new system launched by the USGS allows anyone to find out the current conditions of thousands of rivers and streams across the country, right from their phones.

Nestlé Hosts First Wind Turbines at Bottled Water Plant

As part of Nestlé Waters North America’s longterm renewable energy plan, wind energy will power 30 percent of the entire bottled water facility.

Survey Shows Environment is Low on Public Concerns List

According to a newly released international study, it was shown that climate change and the environment is not high on the priority list for people in the U.S. and around the globe.

Sustainable Materials Management Workshop Held in Austin

The EPA, the City of Austin, and the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling are hosting a workshop, Sustainable Materials Management: Bringing Everyone and Everything Together, on Feb. 25 and 26.

NREL Gives Colorado Economic Benefit of More than $800 Million

The net economic benefit of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to Colorado’s economy was $814.8 million in fiscal year 2012, according to a study by the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business.



Chemical Production in U.S. Continues to Rise

The U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) rose by 0.9 percent in December and 0.7 percent in January, with production rising in all major producing regions for the second month in a row, according to the American Chemistry Council (ACC).

February Oil Market Report Released

According to the report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the estimate of 2013 global oil demand has been slightly lowered, following the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) forecast.

Australia's Largest Desalination Plant Helping Solve Local Fresh Water Shortages

The Victorian Desalination Project in Australia can supply 150 billion liters of fresh water each year by using low- and medium-voltage variable frequency drives, electrical motors, and harmonic filters from GE.

2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations

The EPA has announced the nominations for the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies and institutions that can design chemicals or a new product that help protect public health and the environment.

DHL Customers Can Ship ‘Green’ with New Carbon Neutral Envelope

Carbon neutral GOGREEN shipping is now the standard for all Express envelopes, aiming to offset carbon emissions through investment in climate protection projects.

GE Technology for Dust Control in Coal and Mining Operations Effective

Research and testing has verified the effectiveness of GE’s CoalPlus Technology as an inhibitor of spontaneous combustion for coal applications.

Flint & Walling Acquires Wolf Pumps

In a continuing effort to provide complete water solutions to their wholesale customers, Flint & Walling has announced the acquisition of Wolf Pumps, a family owned and operated submersible and turbine pump company.

Antibacterial Paper Towel Listed as Finalist for 2013 Edison Awards

Cascades Antibacterial paper towel has been named a 2013 Edison Awards Finalist in the Consumer Packaged Goods: Cleaning Solutions category.

AWWA Applauds Introduction of WIFIA Water Infrastructure Legislation in Senate

The American Water Works Association applauded the introduction of S. 335, the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2013 (WIFIA) by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), calling it an important step forward in rebuilding U.S. water and wastewater infrastructure.

GM Seeks to Boost Recycling Infrastructure in Southeast

General Motors is taking a regional approach to boosting recycling infrastructure, looking first to the Southeast United States.

BP Says It's Ready for Civil Trial

The case before U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier apparently will go to trial after all. Phase one will determine the causes of the Deepwater Horizon disaster and who should be held responsible.

Fuel Economy Standards Will Raise Car Prices by 2025

To achieve the government-mandated 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, vehicle prices should increase by an estimated $2,600.

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