The latest issue of the Green Labor Journal showcases a solar air heating training program by the ironworkers union and also the Apollo Alliance, a San Francisco organization promoting energy efficiency, mass transit, and domestic job growth through green technologies.
The acquisition will enable the employee-owned HDR to expand its reach in the Northeast and the Middle East.
The company will be working for the Real Estate Services Division of the state's Department of General Services.
Virtual library includes closure maps, wildlife reports, and mission logs by crew members.
A new consumer brochure offers cleaning tips for broken CFLs while the agency urges schools to replace older fluorescent lamps that contain polychlorinated biphenyls.
The Environmental Integrity Project says EPA overstated the value of coal ash recycling by more than 20 times.
The American Chemical Society has selected a few simple ideas culled from its journals on how to be sustainable, including stop wasting food, try working out outside, and take the bus instead of driving your car.
The company provides protective linings for processing equipment.
This is the seventh Sims Recycling Solutions facility in North America to be certified to OHSAS 18001, the international occupational health and safety management system standard
Along with solvent delivery, The Dow Chemical Company subsidiary provides waste management, technical support, and use of stabilizers, additives, and test kits.
New criteria to protect people from potential illness will be developed by October 2012.
Respondents called for health studies and tighter public disclosure requirements.
Plaintiffs' attorneys claim clients were contacted directly and asked to waive their rights to sue Cabot Oil, which used hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania, because they were getting compensation through a state consent order.
Glenn Springs Holdings, an affiliate of Occidental Chemical Corp., will initially remediate three bridges in Wayne County, Tenn.
DuPont has agreed to pay a $15,600 civil penalty for failing to have proper written authorization for a Missouri agrichemical company to repackage and sell its Steadfast herbicide.
The database will grow as more companies submit information electronically and as older documents are scanned into the system.
EPA says 57 of the research studies reviewed in 2006 contained information on chemicals that could provide a risk of injury.
The EPA has awarded $5 million to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to help Southern truckers and businesses buy cleaner big rigs.
A legislative process has been set in motion at the International Maritime Organization which, if approved, could see obligatory energy-efficiency standards for new ships come into effect in 2013. A vote is expected at the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) in July.
Is hydraulic fracturing the holy grail of energy independence or a groundwater nightmare in the making?
- By Keith Hall
- Dec 20, 2010