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Bipartisan Support Moved TSCA Reform

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Congress recently made the most significant reforms to environmental and public health law since the 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act with the passage of legislation that updates the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). On behalf of DuPont, I commend Congress, particularly Sen. Tom Carper, Sen. Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney, for their extraordinary leadership and vision in passing a modernized TSCA that meets the needs of the 21st century and reassures the public about the safety of chemicals used in everyday products.

Top Names Unite to Drive Forward LNG as a Marine Fuel

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LONDON, July 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc, DNV·GL, ENGIE, ENN, GE, GTT, Lloyd’s Register, Mitsubishi Corporation, NYK Line, Port of Rotterdam, Qatargas, Shell, Tote, Inc. and Wartsila have announced a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.

Ecocentricity Blog: Probability and Climate Change

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When climate change deniers find new evidence that suggests humans might not be driving climate change, that evidence cannot “disprove” anthropogenic climate change. Instead, the evidence might only slightly reduce its probability.

I was math nerd as a kid. And yes, that explains a lot about me.

I think what originally attracted me to math was the objectivity of the subject. Its rules were solid and unwavering. No matter what, seven minus five equals two. I guess I like consistency.

National Parks Zero Landfill Initiative | Grand Teton

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Who We Are Is What We Leave Behind: This is part 7 of a 10 - part series of documentary videos produced by Subaru of America to help everyone understand the impact of the trash challenge in our national parks and the road to a solution.​

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Who We Are Is What We Leave Behind: This is part 7 of a 10 - part series of documentary videos produced by Subaru of America to help everyone understand the impact of the trash challenge in our national parks and the road to a solution.​

Whalesafe: Presentation of the Sperm Whale Protection Protocol of Conduct

Costa Cruises is the first shipping company to participate in the project
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GENOA, July 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Monday morning the Aquarium of Genoa played host to the presentation of the sperm whale protection protocol of conduct developed by the partners of the Whalesafe conservation project and co-financed by the European Union through the Life+ program, including the University of Genoa (Department of Physics and the Department of Earth Sciences, Environment and Life), Costa Edutainment, the Maritime Administration of Genoa, the Harbourmaster's Office of Savona and Softeco Sismat.

 

North America to Generate 50% of Its Energy from Clean Sources by 2025

Climate partnership commits three countries to producing half of their power from wind, solar, hydropower, nuclear, and clean coal.
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Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto met this week in Ottawa to sign an agreement that will increase the three countries’ production of clean energy from 37% to 50% by 2025.  The agreement will allow clean energy sales across borders and connect the countries’ energy grids. 

A Property Investor’s Need-To-Know Guide for Environmental Risk

by Julie Townsend
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Understanding environmental law and the potential damage to capital value of environmental risk is critical for overseas investors in the UK. Julie Townsend, Senior Director in Environmental Consultancy explains the differences between UK and overseas environmental laws and explains how risks can be minimised or avoided in pre purchase due diligence.

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Understanding environmental law and the potential damage to capital value of environmental risk is critical for overseas investors in the UK. Julie Townsend, Senior Director in Environmental Consultancy explains the differences between UK and overseas environmental laws and explains how risks can be minimised or avoided in pre purchase due diligence.

Source Intelligence’s Supply Chain Transparency Platform Named Environmental Leader’s Product of the Year 2016

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DENVER, June 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Source Intelligence’s supply chain compliance solution was awarded the 2016 “Product of the Year” by the prestigious Environmental Leader organization, officials announced today.

Georgia Department of Transportation Board Endorses Innovative, Safe and Sustainable Demonstrations on The Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway Paving the Way for Sustainable Transportation Innovation

The Ray Will Become a Proving Ground for Safer, Smarter Highway Mobility
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The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) State Transportation Board yesterday passed a resolution endorsing a project of The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, The Ray, to re-imagine our highway system into one that is safer and more sustainable.

The Ray, officially known as the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, is an 18-mile corridor on Interstate 85 that connects exits 1 and 18 – from West Point, Ga., to LaGrange Ga.

Carnival Foundation’s $2.5 Million Donation Helps The Nature Conservancy Launch Online Atlas, Protect and Manage Conservation Efforts in the Caribbean

Efforts include helping the Bahamas expand marine protection by over 11 million acres, establishing trust funds for seven countries in Caribbean and produce online atlas for ocean planning
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MIAMI, June 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ --- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, announced today that its second consecutive year of supporting The Nature Conservancy helped the organization continue its momentum in protecting the world’s oceans and seas.

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