Environmental Stewardship

Enviva's Port of Chesapeake Terminal Receives The “Sustained Distinguished Performance River Star Business” Award From The Elizabeth River Project

Enviva’s Port of Chesapeake receives award for its efforts to improve water quality, reduce energy use, and restore the Elizabeth River
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BETHESDA, Md., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Enviva, a leading renewable energy company specializing in sustainable wood bioenergy, today announced it was the recipient of the Elizabeth River Project’s “Sustained Distinguished Performance River Star Business” award. The Elizabeth River Project is a non-profit organization that leads community efforts to restore the environmental health of the Elizabeth River while affirming the river’s continued value to the port economy near Hampton Roads, Virginia.

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Bring Renewable Water Resources to Arizona Communities Through Joint Pipeline Project

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Freeport-McMoRan's Sierrita operations and Farmers Investment Co are celebrating the completion of a pipeline that will deliver Central Arizona Project water for agricultural purposes and help restore the local aquifer in the Sahuarita/Green Valley area.

Freeport-McMoRan contributed $11.2 million of the $17.1 million privately funded pipeline that is instrumental in improving regional groundwater levels in the Sahuarita/Green Valley area. The renewable water supplies will benefit all water users in the region, including the Tohono O'odham Nation's San Xavier District.

Pandemic-Driven Concerns Prompt A Recycling Wake-Up Call

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Has the COVID-19 pandemic made you more or less likely to recycle and do other things that are good for the environment? According to a recent survey we sponsored, 58% of us are reevaluating our eco-friendly habits as a result of the pandemic, pointing to at least one positive outcome from a very stressful 2020. 
 

No Sam Waterson, Steven Hill, or Benjamin Bratt, but EarthX TV's Law and Nature

TV series will feature high profile environmental attorneys in lively legal discussions
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(DALLAS, TX) October 23, 2020 – EarthX TV today announced a new series, Law & Nature, that promises lively discussions by environmental thought leaders on issues of critical importance to environmental protection. Law & Nature was developed by a blue ribbon advisory council of environmental law practitioners.

PT Freeport Indonesia Reduces the Use of Plastic Water Bottles to Almost Zero

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At Freeport-McMoRan’s operation in Papua, Indonesia, plastic water bottle use went from almost 5 million bottles a year to zero thanks to the implementation of drinking water stations and a successful awareness campaign.

PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) installed water tanks, dispensing stations and even stations for employees to wash the reusable bottles they were issued. Potable water systems were made available throughout operations and communities.

EarthX to Mark Climate Week with the Launch of EarthxTV

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DALLAS, September 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – EarthX will launch EarthxTV whose mission is to become the foremost streaming network for environmental programming, covering cross-disiplinary solutions to the critical issues facing the natural world. EarthxTV will premiere on September 21st at EarthxTV.org to kick off Climate Week and will feature inclusive conversations, environmental storytelling and interactive experiences.

CDP Recognizes Comprehensive Sustainability Program at NRG

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Our recognition as a leader in environmental stewardship by CDP brings us great honor.  Achieving an A- rating in Climate Change, Water Security, and Supplier Engagement, this designation affirms that our continued dedication to our sustainability program is signaling change across our sector and places NRG at the forefront of what is possible for our industry.

Effort to Save Burrowing Owls Goes Underground in Chino

Audubon Society, SCE volunteers team up to build artificial burrows to help bolster the dwindling population of the little birds.
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By Mary Ann Milbourn

When Brian Bielfelt had an opportunity to help build artificial burrows in Chino for burrowing owls, he jumped at the chance.

“I’ve loved burrowing owls for a long time — since I was in third grade in Florida,” said the Southern California Edison staff biologist.

HanesBrands Renews U.S. EPA Smartway Transport Partnership to Support Environmental Stewardship

Company’s focus on tracking and reducing fuel use since 2008 has resulted in a 50% reduction in carbon emissions from shipping
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands today announced that the company has renewed its partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport program.

Hanes, which has been a program partner for three years, recently submitted its data on shipping and energy-conservation efforts associated with the transportation of raw materials and distribution of finished products. The SmartWay Transport program reviewed and validated this information before approving the company’s partnership renewal.

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