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Who's Behind the Farmers Growing Your Food?

To better understand the little-discussed world of agribusiness, we'll need to examine how agribusiness drives American agriculture and affects farming on a global level.

Pushing Sustainability Forward Through a Pandemic

Pushing Sustainability Forward Through a Pandemic

Businesses have a responsibility to consider to environment--for the sake of the earth and consumers. That responsibility does not disappear during a pandemic, as climate change, resource scarcity, and many other challenges do not shelter in place along with us.

As Wind Power in the US Gains Traction, the Coronavirus is Complicating Matters

As Wind Power in the US Gains Traction, the Coronavirus is Complicating Matters

A report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) reports that the first quarter of this year has been very promising for the wind energy industry. However, the coronavirus is casting a shadow over the sector.

The Green Quality of 3D Printing: HP Printing Celebrates Earth Day

The Green Quality of 3D Printing: HP Printing Celebrates Earth Day

This Earth Day, HP Printing is celebrating by talking about the benefits of 3D printing technology, and what that could mean for an individual, a business and the future of the earth.

Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years: a Walk Through History

Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years: a Walk Through History

Since its birth in 1970, Earth Day has become a worldwide movement to garner more attention for the environment, its resources and its species. While the movement has evolved over the years, its ultimate call to action has only gotten louder.

Coronavirus Offers Both Opportunities and Challenges for Farmers

Coronavirus Offers Both Opportunities and Challenges for Farmers

The food supply chain is one area that will face many of the consequences of the coronavirus. However, opportunities arise from this situation as well.

COVID-19 Pandemic Shows How Important Energy Equality Is

COVID-19 Pandemic Shows How Important Energy Equality Is

The energy sector, in particular, has a unique relationship with the coronavirus, and this pandemic is highlighting the importance of energy equality.



Using Big Data Technology for Environmental Protection

Using Big Data Technology for Environmental Protection

Environmental protection is benefiting big time from big data.

The EPA Finalized the 2015 Clean Water Rule to Clarify “Confusion”

The EPA Finalized the 2015 Clean Water Rule to Clarify “Confusion”

The finalized version of the water rule aims to clarify water resources management in the US under a provision of the Clean Water Act of 1972. EPA makers of the rule call it a new definition for “waters of the United States.”

New Jersey Marks a “Novel” First in Fighting Climate Change

New Jersey Marks a “Novel” First in Fighting Climate Change

Now, builders will be forced to consider climate change, including rising sea levels, in order to win government approval for projects.

Environmental Protection New Product of the Year Award Form is Live

Submit your products now to Environmental Protection’s 11th New Product of the Year competition. Deadline is April 3, 2020.

Funding Available for Environmental Research and Development through SERDP

Funding Available for Environmental Research and Development through SERDP

Between now and January 7, 2020, the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is soliciting applications for funding for environmental research and development projects. Selected proposals will see funded research and development beginning in 2021.

The World’s Leading Environmental Journalists Meet in Fort Collins, Colorado

The World’s Leading Environmental Journalists Meet in Fort Collins, Colorado

Yesterday, the world’s largest gathering of environmental journalists convened in the state of Colorado. The five-day conference will focus on a number of environmental issues.

What to Expect this Week at the U.N. Climate Summit

What to Expect this Week at the U.N. Climate Summit

This week, the United Nations headquarters in New York will host the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The 2019 priority is one that is not unfamiliar: the world’s climate emergency.

EPA’s Proposed Methane Rule Could Mean Big Bucks for Companies and Big Problems for the Environment

EPA's Proposed Methane Rule Could Mean Big Bucks for Companies and Big Problems for the Environment

Last week, the EPA under the Trump Administration proposed to adjust the existing methane regulation rules from the Obama Era. The rule could potentially save companies money but gravely impact the climate crisis.

Marine Diesel Engine Process Given Flexibility Via EPA

Marine Diesel Engine Process Given Flexibility Via EPA

The EPA recently proposed a change in the national marine diesel engine program that will allow better flexibility and make compliance with standards more achievable.

Pennsylvania DEP Promoting Governor's Infrastructure Plan

"Unexpected flood repairs can drain a municipality's budget. Restore Pennsylvania will provide financial relief to make necessary repairs and allow communities to return to normal," Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Southcentral Regional Director Joe Adams said when he visited York County to talk with local leaders about the plan.

NRC Raising Some Fees This Year

Proposed annual fees for FY2019 have increased for operating reactors, some materials users, and Department of Energy transportation activities.

The Greening of the Printing Industry

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership, a nonprofit organization little known outside of the printing industry, certifies a printing facility's operations as sustainable. Such organizations can be crucial in helping an entire industry become greener and more sustainable.