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Pacific Northwest Coal Port Proposals May be on the Ropes


By Carol Pierson Holding

A retired nurse friend related a story last week told to her by the young waitress at the Vol du Vent restaurant in the picturesque beach town of White Rock, British Columbia.  As the waitress was serving lunch, a train filled with coal passed between the restaurant and Semiamoo Bay. After her view cleared and the noise had abated, my friend mentioned her fear of the coal ports proposed for five Pacific Northwest sites and the harm to health the coal dust would inflict.

The Pyramid of Conservation


Whether they’re building a new house or improving a well-loved home, energy-conscious homeowners everywhere are trying to lower energy use and costs. Even with the best of intentions, however, consumers are overwhelmed by too much information, which causes many of them to give up long before they screw in their first CFL light bulb.

Sanofi Signs Collaboration Agreement with Schneider Electric to Accelerate its Energy Efficiency Program on its Industrial Sites

Press Release

Paris and Rueil-Malmaison, France, March 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Schneider Electric today announced the signing of a collaboration agreement as part of Sanofi's energy performance optimization program for its industrial sites in 40 countries around the world.

Spectra Energy ‘Backtracks’


By Mike Benard

 Spectra Energy ‘Backtracks’ on Methane Incident

First: “Nothing Released …. No Smoke …. No Incident”

Then Admits:  Methane & Hydrocarbons Released

A Happy, Green Camper: Tips for Eco-Friendly and Safe Camping and Hiking, Part II


For nature lovers, outdoors enthusiasts, and active families alike, camping and hiking season is almost here!

We’ve already covered some of the ways you can enjoy a carbon neutral camping experience. Aside from reducing your carbon footprint, take safety into consideration, too!

PG&E Ranked Among Top Utilities For Sustainability Efforts

Target Rock Advisors Recognizes Utility’s Performance on Economic, Environmental and Social Sustainability
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has been named one of the nation’s three most sustainable large utilities by Target Rock Advisors, and has also been included in Target Rock’s 2013 Sustainable Utility Leaders Index (SULI).

SRZ Law Firm Leads the Charge for Conflict Minerals Compliance


The complexity of Conflict Minerals Compliance is an intense undertaking for companies. Attend the April 10th webinar to personally ask the questions you've been seeking answers to.  Register for: CONFLICT MINERALS: On April 10th, Industry Veterans speak out on the changing requirements of Due Diligence

Cisco Recognized by Uptime Institute for Lab Energy Management


By Andy Smith

Cisco has won the prestigious 2013 Uptime Institute 2013 Green Enterprise IT Award™ (GEIT) in the Green Digital Infrastructure Strategy category. Uptime Institute grants GEIT Awards each year to companies that significantly improve energy productivity and resource use in IT.

Championing Natural Gas Vehicles in Canada


In recognition of Earth Month 2013 Enbridge celebrates a few of the actions we are taking to track and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. 


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