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Massey Mines Cited by Feds for Violations

Massey Mines Cited by Feds for Violations

Posted Tue, 29 Mar 2011 06:01:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Several Massey Energy Company coal mines located in Kentucky and West Virginia have been cited for serious safety violations that have placed workers and the public in unnecessary danger. The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that Massey Energy Company will be cited for more than 80 safety violations that have been revealed as a result of the special inspections that are targeting problem US mines.

Massey Mines Cited by Feds for Violations

Airbus announces biofuels consortium

Airbus announces biofuels consortium

Posted Mon, 28 Mar 2011 14:39:01 GMT by John Dean

A consortium including Airbus and Tarom Romanian Air Transport has established a project aimed at developing a jet fuel made from a plant. The Romanian-based project aims to develop biofuel from the camelina plant, which would be a sustainable substitute to fossil-based jet fuel.

Airbus announces biofuels consortium

Mass. Refrigeration Company to Pay Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations

Mass. Refrigeration Company to Pay Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations

Posted Fri, 25 Mar 2011 06:38:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The EPA has fined the Massachusetts refrigeration company Preferred Freezer Services for violating the Clean Air Act. According to a statement by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Massachusetts refrigeration company Preferred Freezer Services has agreed to pay a fine of $75,000 for Clean Air Act violations that were found at three of its cold storage facilities.

Mass. Refrigeration Company to Pay Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations

Google invests in green transport

Google invests in green transport

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 22:36:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

Internet giant Google is branching out to support new eco-friendly technologies in the transportation sector like Shweeb and Plugless Power. Google is starting dabbling in clean and green transportation technologies and with major funds being put up we may just see some important breakthroughs to help our gridlocked cities and polluted air.

Google invests in green transport

How the Libyan crisis is causing fear in the oil markets

How the Libyan crisis is causing fear in the oil markets

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:02:00 GMT by Laura Brown

The ongoing conflict in Libya is causing growing uncertainty and fear in the oil markets of the West. The violence in Libya and the role of the UN is causing debate about the involvement of the West in disputes in the Middle East. A long conflict and ongoing dispute, while continuing to raise the spectre of Iraq in the consciousness of British and US voters, also raises fears about the impact ever-increasing oil and gas prices.

How the Libyan crisis is causing fear in the oil markets

Credit-crisis dragged wind power's 2010 growth down

Credit-crisis dragged wind power's 2010 growth down

Posted Wed, 23 Mar 2011 18:38:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

The growth in wind power slowed in 2010, according to the Global Wind Report, an annual overview from the wind industry. But brighter things are projected for the next 2 years, with China and the developing world leading the way.

Credit-crisis dragged wind power's 2010 growth down

India to Push for Cleaner, Greener Technology

India to Push for Cleaner, Greener Technology

Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 10:11:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

May challenge West and China for share of global low carbon market. India's share of the cake, as projected in a new report by The Climate Group is around 6% or $135 billion. This could create 10.5 million green jobs. India's Clean Revolution describes how a low carbon development path is the only one that will guarantee future prosperity for India.

India to Push for Cleaner, Greener Technology

Going back to nature builds carbon stocks for Australian farmers

Going back to nature builds carbon stocks for Australian farmers

Posted Wed, 16 Mar 2011 17:41:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

A report on the healing potential of Natural Sequence Farming, in repairing wounded carbon and water cycles, has been published in the latest International Journal of Water. Not only can NSF help restore fertility in a sustainable way for the Australian landscape studied - by building up carbon stores in the soil, CO2 is drawn from the atmosphere, so blunting emissions-driven climate change.

Going back to nature builds carbon stocks for Australian farmers

Energy Star Requirements Updated by EPA

Energy Star Requirements Updated by EPA

Posted Wed, 16 Mar 2011 14:55:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

U.S. EPA announces new Energy Star requirements that will take effect in September of 2011. The new requirements will affect televisions, cable boxes and satellite equipment. As part of more than 20 revisions for product requirements that are expected to come into effect throughout the rest of 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed updates for its Energy Star requirements.

Energy Star Requirements Updated by EPA

Global warming and environmental disasters threatening food supplies

Global warming and environmental disasters threatening food supplies

Posted Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:45:01 GMT by Nicolette Smith

Do you feel personally affected by Global Warming? If your answer is 'not yet', then prepare yourself because things may be about to change significantly. Easy access to food supplies is something which the Western world takes for granted; and while rising food prices have been reported by the media in recent months no reports of actual food shortages have been brought to our attention.

Global warming and environmental disasters threatening food supplies

Where now? Long-term consequences of Japanese tsunami disaster

Where now? Long-term consequences of Japanese tsunami disaster

Posted Tue, 15 Mar 2011 15:30:00 GMT by Nicolette Smith

2011 has been a bumper year for the large-scale natural environmental disaster; not only the Christchurch, New Zealand Earthquake, the Australian Queensland Floods, but now also the Japanese Sendai Earthquake and subsequent Tsunami have wreaked havoc on those affected and spell economic disaster for the future.

Where now? Long-term consequences of Japanese tsunami disaster

Nuclear stocks drop in the US after Japan quake

Nuclear stocks drop in the US after Japan quake

Posted Mon, 14 Mar 2011 14:56:00 GMT by Laura Brown

There are calls in the US to re-evaluate building nuclear plants in the wake of Japan's crisis. A second explosion at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plants is causing global concern and raising questions about the ability of similar plants around the globe to withstand strong earthquakes. In the US, a senator is calling for a complete review of the safety and emergency measures of nuclear plants across the country in case a similar sized quake were to hit America. Filed in environmental issues: nuclear/business.

Nuclear stocks drop in the US after Japan quake

ICT companies to follow 'Green Initiative'

ICT companies to follow 'Green Initiative'

Posted Mon, 14 Mar 2011 10:18:00 GMT by Nikki Bruce

The ICT sector is set to be latest among those who monitor their carbon footprints. The Information Communication Technology companies (ICT) are among the latest to develop a green conscience under the guidance of the World Resources Institute (WRI), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSB), the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and the Carbon Trust.

ICT companies to follow 'Green Initiative'

Japanese Companies Create Car Charging Vending Machines

Japanese Companies Create Car Charging Vending Machines

Posted Thu, 10 Mar 2011 21:50:00 GMT by Nikki Bruce

A new report announces that Japanese vending companies are working on plans to create vending machines which will enable people to charge their electric vehicles. It has long been feared that the electric car will be unreliable and ineffective for road users. This is because many people worry that the battery on the car will run flat before it is able to reach a charging station, leaving the driver stranded. Filed under environmental issues: electric vehicles/business.

Japanese Companies Create Car Charging Vending Machines

Green light for green scooter

Green light for green scooter

Posted Thu, 10 Mar 2011 18:15:04 GMT by Colin Ricketts

A Japanes-British hydrogen fuel cell scooter is the first machine of its type to get the go ahead to run on public roads. The Suzuki Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter has today received Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA) in Europe and is the first vehicle of its type to be so approved. Filed under environment: Business.

Green light for green scooter

The environmental impact of the disposal of waste in large scale pig production

The environmental impact of the disposal of waste in large scale pig production

Posted Thu, 10 Mar 2011 07:44:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Investigations indicate that large amounts of pig waste do not cause acid rain. Pig breeding is big business, but in order to make money the producer must have a large number of pigs. One of the problems is that a large number of pigs produces a large amount of waste. Filed under environmental issue: waste/business.

The environmental impact of the disposal of waste in large scale pig production

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Farmers and Mars go together

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Nissan Electric recruit Margot Robbie

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The Circular Economy and the Global Economy

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Sustaining us to the Summit!

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:59:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sustainability: adapt or die summit.

Posted Sun, 13 Mar 2016 12:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sustainability in Central Asia

Posted Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:10:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sustainable cotton: a need for investment

Posted Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pig farming improves its image (worldwide)

Posted Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:21:14 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Latest solar advances very attractive for businesses.

Posted Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22:11:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Transformers, but with your house!

Posted Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:34:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Chinese electric vehicle company BYD sets up joint venture in Hong Kong

Posted Thu, 14 Jul 2011 00:33:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Occupy Wall Street: Taxes, Jobs, and Environment

Posted Mon, 10 Oct 2011 08:10:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

UK's largest solar roof installation goes live

Posted Thu, 21 Jul 2011 20:52:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Raising a glass to the success of organic alcohol

Posted Mon, 06 Dec 2010 09:14:00 GMT by John Dean

Plastic bag bans still face some opposition

Posted Fri, 14 Jan 2011 07:02:00 GMT by Rachel England

Green credentials secure ILFC engines deal

Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2011 13:21:00 GMT by John Dean

The Farmer's Share

Posted Tue, 16 Aug 2011 16:44:00 GMT by Angela Lovell

Emerging economies fragile when disaster strikes says report

Posted Thu, 11 Aug 2011 21:05:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Green Google tops Cool IT Leaderboard

Posted Wed, 08 Feb 2012 14:27:06 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Laid-off US SolarWorld workers receive government aid

Posted Tue, 01 May 2012 13:10:59 GMT by Adrian Bishop