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Critical Considerations for Global Gas-To-Power Deployment Success

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After the Fukushima disaster in 2011 and the subsequent sunsetting of many of Japan’s nuclear facilities, the Japanese economy’s reliance on fossil fuels intensified and altered the country’s energy mix. In the following years, major suppliers profited from rising demand in Asian markets and promoted the benefits of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Its ability to be transported easily with minimal infrastructure requirements, as well as drastically lower prices compared to domestic or stranded gas prices, led to a tremendous buildup of liquefaction capacity globally.

For Power Industry, Innovation Is Key

Embracing technology will be critical as the electric industry evolves for the future
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For Power Industry, Innovation is Key

For electric utilities, innovation will be key to helping the industry evolve and prepare for the future. View expert insights on on aging infrastructure, the influx of renewable energy, managing security risk and more from the 2017 Strategic Directions: Electric Industry Report.

Economics Remain Driving Force for Downstream Sector Trends

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Lower gas prices are driving investment across the sector as the industry hedges its bets on market recovery. Continuing flat demand has caused a stalemate across the industry, and most natural gas utilities remain in waiting mode. Nevertheless, the industry is looking ahead. It is expecting demand to shift and prices to eventually rise, and utilities are working to keep their assets running and maintain the systems currently in place.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2017

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has just issued its quarterly newsletter.  Check it out to learn more about our key funding initiatives and Ray's legacy.

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has just issued its quarterly newsletter.  Check it out to learn more about our key funding initiatives and Ray's legacy.

Businesses Commend Virginia for Leadership in Cutting Carbon Emissions and Promoting Clean Energy

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RICHMOND, Va. November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Businesses across Virginia are commending Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed rule that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from the Commonwealth’s electricity sector by 30 percent between 2020 and 2030. 

The McAuliffe Administration will present their proposal to the State Air Pollution Control Board later today in Richmond. 

Why Can’t We Get Greener When We Want To?

Examining barriers to green building and infrastructure in local ordinances, policies, and operations
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Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, is co-leading efforts to support the City of Raleigh, North Carolina, vision for advancing low impact development and green stormwater infrastructure citywide and shares how removing barriers in city codes, policies, and operations is essential to moving forward. All opinions expressed in this post are the author's own.

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Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, is co-leading efforts to support the City of Raleigh, North Carolina, vision for advancing low impact development and green stormwater infrastructure citywide and shares how removing barriers in city codes, policies, and operations is essential to moving forward. All opinions expressed in this post are the author's own.

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: Impacts to U.S. Oil and Gas Sector

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On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey (a Category 4 storm) made landfall on the southern Texas coast as one of the most damaging storms to hit one of the United States’ largest cities. What followed was catastrophic flooding that affected millions of Gulf Coast residents, businesses and the overall energy market. The true impact to the region’s vital oil and gas markets is still unfolding, but the disaster has raised concerns about gas pricing spikes, refinery operations and network resilience.

Building Stronger, More Resilient Cities

Helping create stronger, more sustainable urban areas throughout the developing world
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As rapidly growing cities in developing countries become key frontiers of international development, urban areas require dynamic, local solutions to build resilience and sustain inclusive economic growth.

Faced with surging populations, political and economic instability, and threats of extreme weather, cities need to be more resilient, responsive, and receptive than ever before. As one of the world’s largest development and professional services firms, Tetra Tech provides a comprehensive suite of integrated services to build stronger, more resilient cities.

Expert Interview With Scott Ceasar, Sustainable Design Expert

Designing low-impact buildings that last
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Scott R. Ceasar is a Principal at Cosentini Associates, A Tetra Tech Company, and the Director of Sustainable Design. He promotes sustainable design practices in the building industry and within the firm, focusing on creating systems that are energy-efficient, environmentally responsible, and ensure occupant comfort.

Keep America Beautiful Partnership With Zephyrhills® Brand Natural Spring Water Increases Access to On-The-Go Recycling Across Florida

Grant have helped four communities recycle nearly 320,000 bottles & cans in past six months
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In advance of America Recycles Day, Keep America Beautiful and  Zephyrhills® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water are honoring four Florida communities that have increased their on-the-go recycling rates. This effort was enabled by a grant from Zephyrhills® that funded 220 recycling bins (100 event recycling and 120 permanent bins) to increase access to recycling on beaches and at other public recreation locations along Florida’s waterways.

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