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  1. EPA to keep strict gas mileage standards in placeRead the original story

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... engineering. This will enable long-term planning in the auto industry, while also benefiting consumers and the environment," McCarthy said in the statement. The EPA will take public comments on the decision until Dec. 30. Dan Becker, director of the ...


  2. New Contaminated Sites Regulations in British ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | HAZMAT Magazine

    On September 21, 2016, the Minister of Environment Mary Polak amended the Contaminated Sites Regulation , B.C. Reg. 375/96 .


  3. Butterfly Control Valves Emerge as Leading Segment by TypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SBWire

    ... for established big players such as Metso, Flowserve and Velan among others. As the regulations regarding environment pollution are expected to become stringent, the demand for control valves that have low environmental impact is expected to be high ...


  4. Environment America Launches Campaign to Block Attacks on Solar PowerRead the original story

    Thursday | Common Dreams

    With solar power on the rise around the country, a national network of fossil fuel and utility-backed organizations have joined forces to put the brakes on this fast growing pollution-free energy resource. Trade groups and think tanks backed by deep pocketed anti-clean energy ideologues and fossil interests are bankrolling campaigns, promoting model legislation and supporting media campaigns to provide cover for anti-solar campaigns across the country, said a new report released today by Environment America Research & Policy Center.


  5. Pipelines not a reconciliation of Canada's environment and economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | University of British Columbia

    The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by UBC political science professor Kathryn Harrison about the impact pipelines will have on the environment despite promises that the project is beneficial for the Canadian economy. "The business case for the Trans Mountain expansion project is predicated on a world of unchecked global warming," she wrote.


  6. 2017 Government/Industry Meeting Keynote Speaker Line-Up AnnouncedRead the original story

    Thursday | SAE International

    ... Protection Agency, will kick off the Meeting on Wednesday. Grundler endeavors to protect public health and the environment by reducing air pollution from transportation vehicles, engines, and the fuels used to operate them. Grundler will provide a ...


  7. Bees: Wildlife and environment groups call for neonic pesticides ban...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Friends of the Earth

    Seventeen of the UK's leading wildlife, conservation and environment groups are calling for the current EU restrictions on neonicotinoid insecticides to be retained - and extended to all crops - to protect Britain's bees. In an open letter to the UK government [1], on the third anniversary of the EU ban on the bee-harming pesticides [2, 3], the organisations say "it is clear that there is now more than enough evidence to retain the ban and extend it to all crops, and that this is essential to reverse the decline of bees and other pollinators."


  8. Merkel Plans to Challenge Trump on Renewables in G-20 ForumRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... trillion euros ($2.66 trillion) it's valued at now, according to the German government. Merkel, a former German environment minister who championed the Paris agreement, signaled she'll challenge Trump's statements on global warming. As part of the ...


  9. Strategy recommended to reduce fire retardant chemicals in Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SooToday

    PBDEs, a class of flame retardants widely used since the 1970s, have been found in the Great Lakes at levels that could be harmful to human health. Present in a wide range of commercial and consumer products, such as electronic devices, appliances, carpets, mattresses and furniture, PBDEs are a concern because they are persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic to both humans and the environment.


  10. Politics BriefingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Globe and Mail

    ... promises to increase Canada's bitumen exports for decades to come, the federal government is not reconciling the environment and economy but, rather, placing a bet against the success of the Paris climate agreement."


  11. No new funding or climate commitments in Great Barrier Reef updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... north of Port Douglas, compared with just 1 per cent mortality south of Mackay. In a foreword to the report, Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg and his Queensland counterpart Steven Miles say the reef has been severely affected by mass coral ...


  12. EPA Preemptive Strike on Car Mileage Seen Forcing Trump's HandRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... strengthen the American economy while saving drivers money at the pump and safeguarding our health, climate and environment." McCarthy's comment echoes a technical assessment report issued in July by the EPA, the National Highway Traffic Safety ...


  13. Fracking: Report recommends more research to allay concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    ... designed to help regulators on both sides of the border decide whether fracking can be done without harming the environment or human health. Fracking is a process to force gas out of shale rock by injecting water and chemicals into it under ...


  14. New way to create fuel from waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | DNA India

    In a breakthrough, scientists have found an economically viable way to create fuel from water by splitting it into oxygen and hydrogen, using an ultrathin catalyst. Just as solar light can generate electricity, the water splitting process could do the same via the generation of clean chemical fuel such as hydrogen, said Huijin Zhao, Director of Griffith University's Centre for Clean Environment and Energy in Australia.


  15. Artificial intelligence and off-grid living: Top designers imagine the year 2066Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNN

    ... for a democratization of materiality, as well as the creation of neo-natural materials without any detriment the environment. Something like this would present a new set of boundaries for designers, and would change the way we think about our ...


  16. Water monitoring at Parlee Beach failed to meet Canadian guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBC News

    ... quality in Shediac Bay surfaced for the first time. "Concerns had been raised about pollution, and about the environment, and the quality of the water at Parlee Beach," said Joan MacAlpine, who was minister of tourism at the time. At the same time ...


  17. Will Trump Policies Kill The Electric Car?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Triple Pundit

    In this series we'll take a fresh look at resources and how they are used. We'll go beyond natural resources like air and water to look at how efficiency in raw materials can boost the bottom line and help the environment.


  18. Indonesia's Forest Fire Problem Is Nowhere Close to Being Solved. Here's WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Time

    ... Riau, 378 don't have a valid license," alleges Made Ali, deputy coordinator of Jikalahari, a coalition of local environment groups. "They are owned by 20 people with connections to, and protection from, political parties." There has been some ...


  19. Deforestation Rates Skyrocket In Brazil As Country Struggles To Save The AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    ... end illicit logging by 2030 , in an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Rangers working with Brazil's environment ministry often dole out harsh, on-the-spot punishments for illegal loggers, like burning their vehicles. But they have a hard time ...


  20. Aleppo in Rubble, Melting Arctic Ice, Political CartoonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WNYC-AM New York

    ... country's aggressive foreign policy and failure to respond to the threat of global warming. In this politically environment, Bechdel has resurrected it. She joins The Takeaway today.