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.
Carbon neutral GOGREEN shipping is now the standard for all Express envelopes, aiming to offset carbon emissions through investment in climate protection projects.
Research and testing has verified the effectiveness of GE’s CoalPlus Technology as an inhibitor of spontaneous combustion for coal applications.
Cascades Antibacterial paper towel has been named a 2013 Edison Awards Finalist in the Consumer Packaged Goods: Cleaning Solutions category.
The Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be having a public meeting for those engaged in activities to reduce exposure of honey bees and other pollinators to pesticides.
EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson has signed amendments that strengthen existing standards for human research involving pesticides submitted by third parties for consideration in EPA decision-making. These amendments will apply to studies involving the controlled exposure of participants to pesticides.
A new vice president and four new councilors have been elected to the National Academy of Science (NAS) governing Council. Their terms will officially begin on July 1, 2013.
Three gold mining companies in Nevada have been fined $618,000 for failing to correctly report toxic chemical releases and waste management activities.
As President Obama nominates Sally Jewell, REI CEO, as the new secretary for the Interior department, she gets a warm welcome from Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers.
The Roadway and Policy Pathway reports about improving the fuel economy of road vehicles by the International Energy Agency (IEA) have won the Outstanding Low-Carbon Publication Award.
Several federal agencies have unveiled Advancing Healthy Housing – A Strategy for Action, a new initiative that encourages other agencies to take preemptive actions that will help reduce the number of American homes with health and safety hazards.
The new capping system unites synthetic grass and EPDM geo-membrane for impermeable, long-lasting cover of landfills and land reclamation projects.
Citation Technologies has created new software that helps speed up user review of content and streamline regulatory data for customized corporate and site-level compliance
According to Colorado State University researchers, the summer’s High Park Fire has higher particulate matter that some of the worst air pollution days in Los Angeles or Mexico City in the past decade.
In order to make manufacturing a sustainable process, companies must green their supply chains by sustainably sourcing materials, reducing the carbon footprint of factories and transportation, and properly disposing of old products.
- By Lisa Cairns
- Jan 29, 2013
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced 17 companies and organizations as the winners of the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), which is the highest environmental honor in California.
The EPA has released “America’s Children and the Environment, Third Edition”, which is a comprehensive compilation of information regarding children’s health and the environment from several different sources.
The EPA is now accepting applications for the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards, which recognizes environmental achievements that were accomplished during the previous year. Applications will be accepted until Mar. 1, 2013.
Molds are commonly found in homes and commercial buildings, and if left untreated can cause health problems to those that are exposed to them.
- By Carl Bennett
- Jan 23, 2013
The EPA has announced a new voluntary clean air program, ‘PM Advance’, which will help communities continue to meet soot pollution standards, improve air quality, and protect public health.