Alcoa Recognized at Industrial Energy Technology Conference
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN
Alcoa was recognized for energy conservation and environmental stewardship when it was named a recipient of an Energy Award during the Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC) held recently in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas Documents from DuPont on Teflon Chemical
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press
A federal grand jury has subpoenaed chemical giant DuPont Co. for documents related to a chemical used to make DuPont's nonstick Teflon product, the company said.
Red Tide Creeps Along New England's Coast; Seen as Area's Worst Since 1993
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Lisa Wangsness, The Boston Globe
A massive red tide has prompted state environmental officials to shut down shellfish beds from Central Maine to Cape Cod, drastically limiting local supplies of clams, oysters, sea scallops and mussels.
Ecotourism Conference to Be a Carbon-Neutral Gathering
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Bill Trotter, Bangor Daily News
When interested parties from across the country come to town this September for the first U.S.-focused national ecotourism conference, organizers of the event want to make sure they set an example.
ExxonMobil Faces Shareholder Resolutions on Climate Change
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com
Several leading U.S. and European institutional investors, representing nearly $400 billion in invested assets, have announced their support for new shareholder resolutions requesting greater analysis and disclosure from ExxonMobil Corp. about its policies and strategies for managing the significant financial risks posed by global climate change.
Environmentalists Lose Appeal against Scripps
May 20, 2005 12:00 AM - John Cote, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
An appellate court Wednesday rejected an appeal by environmentalists who oppose The Scripps Research Institute's Florida expansion on northern Palm Beach County property.
Business Group Supports LNG
May 20, 2005 12:00 AM - Timothy C. Barmann, The Providence Journal
A New England business-trade organization announced yesterday that it supports the development of new LNG facilities in the region to help stabilize the rising costs of energy.
American Water's Environmental Grant Program Funds Three Pennsylvania
May 20, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN
American Water announced the names of three Pennsylvania organizations selected to receive funding from its new Environmental Grant Program, which is being piloted in Pennsylvania.
Caribbean Farmers Find Growing, Marketing Organic Crops a Tough Row to Hoe
May 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Doreen Hemlock, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
For small farmers in the Caribbean islands, the choice seems obvious: Organic fruits and vegetables command higher prices than crops grown with synthetic pesticides. The U.S. and European markets for organic foods are growing at feverish speed. So, why not switch to organic farming?
Profiles of Three Wind Energy Firms
May 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Kimberly S. Johnson, The Denver Post
More than 235 exhibitors, ranging from turbine manufacturers to bolt suppliers, were on hand at the Windpower 2005 exhibition Tuesday at the Colorado Convention Center. Here's a closer look at three of them.