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Denver Testing Laboratory to Host a FREE IAQ, Mold, Bacteria and Legionella Sampling Workshop
Denver Testing Laboratory to Host a FREE IAQ, Mold, Bacteria and Legionella Sampling Workshop
7/20/2017 12:09:54 PM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting a free Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), Mold, Bacteria and  Legionella  Sampling Workshop on Thursday, August 24th in Denver, Colorado.
PHOTOS: EPA Administrator Pruitt Continues State Action Tour in Minnesota
PHOTOS: EPA Administrator Pruitt Continues State Action Tour in Minnesota
7/20/2017 5:58:50 AM
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt continued his state action tour in Minnesota on Wednesday, visiting with Governor Mark Dayton and John Stine, commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and president of the Environmental Council of States, a key EPA partner in protecting the environment and public health.
IKEA aims to cut food waste by 50% with new Food is Precious initiative
IKEA aims to cut food waste by 50% with new Food is Precious initiative
7/20/2017 5:16:02 AM
The IKEA initiative, Food is Precious, aims to cut food waste in its food operations by 50% by the end of its fiscal year 2020. A smart scale solution, measuring wasted food and its sources, enables IKEA co-workers to find clever ways to prevent food waste.
Long-term conservation crucial to rescue Eastern Pacific tunas
Long-term conservation crucial to rescue Eastern Pacific tunas
7/19/2017 4:21:59 PM
  As unsustainable fishing rates and practices continue to pressure multiple Eastern Pacific tuna populations, WWF is calling on governments to agree on long-term conservation and management measures for the international fishery, which is valued at $1 billion USD.
EPA Selects 12 Projects to Apply for Water Infrastructure Loans
EPA Selects 12 Projects to Apply for Water Infrastructure Loans
7/19/2017 4:05:24 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting 12 projects in nine states to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans.
Heraeus publishes Sustainability Report: Recycling helps conserve valuable resources
Heraeus publishes Sustainability Report: Recycling helps conserve valuable resources
7/19/2017 3:42:55 PM
The technology group Heraeus has published its inaugural Sustainability Report, providing information about the company’s sustainable economic, ecological and social activities.
EPA Selects Miami-Dade County, Florida Project to Apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Loans
7/19/2017 12:35:22 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting Miami-Dade County, Florida’s Ocean Outfall Discharge Reduction and Resiliency Enhancement Project to Apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Loans.  The Miami-Dade County project is one of 12 projects in nine states to apply for more than $2 billion in WIFIA loans.
California Residents Reminded of Summer Air Quality Concerns
California Residents Reminded of Summer Air Quality Concerns
7/19/2017 9:36:28 AM
In June, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District published a reminder for area residents about air quality issues they may face during the hot summer months.
BP Target Neutral expands carbon offset portfolio
BP Target Neutral expands carbon offset portfolio
7/19/2017 8:01:16 AM
BP Target Neutral, BP’s voluntary carbon offsetting programme, is celebrating its 11th year with an announcement that it has expanded the portfolio of carbon offsetting projects for 2017.
The Many Ways Hoarding Creates Indoor Environmental Quality Problems
The Many Ways Hoarding Creates Indoor Environmental Quality Problems
7/18/2017 1:21:34 PM
Last month, USA Today published a story about a California couple who plead guilty to charges associated with hoarding approximately 170 dogs in their home in Poway, California.
Nissan to provide aid for flood relief in northern Kyushu
Nissan to provide aid for flood relief in northern Kyushu
7/18/2017 11:30:57 AM
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Nissan Motor Kyushu Co., Ltd. extend their heartfelt sympathy to those affected by the flooding in the Northern Kyushu region and wish for the earliest possible recovery.
Harnessing the right amount of sunshine
Harnessing the right amount of sunshine
7/18/2017 9:51:48 AM
Photosynthesis, which allows energy from the sun to be converted into life-sustaining sugars, can also be hazardous to green plants. If they absorb too much sunlight, the extra energy destroys their tissue.
Justice served in Greenpeace Arctic 30 case as Russia ordered to pay the Netherlands €5.4 million in damages
Justice served in Greenpeace Arctic 30 case as Russia ordered to pay the Netherlands €5.4 million in damages
7/18/2017 9:43:04 AM
The award follows a lengthy course of arbitration dating back to the unlawful boarding, seizing and detention of the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise, following a peaceful protest in international waters in September 2013.
U.S. EPA proposes cleanup plan for the Wisconsin Public Service Corp. Superfund site in Marinette, Wisconsin
U.S. EPA proposes cleanup plan for the Wisconsin Public Service Corp. Superfund site in Marinette, Wisconsin
7/18/2017 9:28:57 AM
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to clean up contaminated soil and groundwater at the Wisconsin Public Service Corp. Superfund site, a former manufactured gas plant site in Marinette, Wis.
Mississauga Testing Laboratory to Host a Free Mould, IAQ & IH Sampling Workshop
Mississauga Testing Laboratory to Host a Free Mould, IAQ & IH Sampling Workshop
7/18/2017 8:43:24 AM
EMSL Canada, Inc. is hosting a free Mould, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Industrial Hygiene (IH) Sampling Workshop on Tuesday, October 3rd in Mississauga, Ontario.
BASF completes divestiture of Bleaching Clay and Mineral Adsorbents businesses to EP Minerals
BASF completes divestiture of Bleaching Clay and Mineral Adsorbents businesses to EP Minerals
7/17/2017 2:31:25 PM
BASF has closed the previously announced transaction to sell its Bleaching Clay and Mineral Adsorbents businesses to EP Engineered Clays Corporation, an affiliate of EP Minerals, LLC, a worldwide leader in engineered products derived from industrial minerals.
Ricoh’s GHG reduction goals obtain approval from SBT Initiative
Achieving Zero GHG emissions by 2050
Ricoh’s GHG reduction goals obtain approval from SBT Initiative Achieving Zero GHG emissions by 2050
7/17/2017 1:37:35 PM
Ricoh Company Ltd. (President and CEO: Yoshinori Yamashita) obtained approval as Science Based Targets (SBT) from the international initiative, the SBT initiative (SBTi), in recognition of their greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets, which form part of Ricoh’s new Group Environmental Goals.
EPA Partners with North Carolina to Protect Drinking Water
EPA Partners with North Carolina to Protect Drinking Water
7/17/2017 12:25:17 PM
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $3,042,000 to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) to implement and enforce the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Improving the Indoor Environmental Quality of Puerto Rico’s Hotels and Resorts
Improving the Indoor Environmental Quality of Puerto Rico’s Hotels and Resorts
7/17/2017 11:22:39 AM
Millions of people from across the globe visit Puerto Rico each year and by some estimates, tourism contributes approximately $4 billion to the local economy.
Chicago Food Testing Laboratory Adds A2LA Chemistry Accreditation
Chicago Food Testing Laboratory Adds A2LA Chemistry Accreditation
7/17/2017 8:49:38 AM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Chicago laboratory has added 10 tests to its scope of accreditation for food chemistry testing services by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) Program.