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The Risks of Legionnaires’ Disease Exposure in Healthcare Facilities in California
The Risks of Legionnaires’ Disease Exposure in Healthcare Facilities in California
10/2/2019 2:59:30 PM
The Sun  published an article earlier this year about the discovery of  Legionella, the microbial pathogen that causes Legionnaire’s disease and Pontiac fever, at a VA Medical Center in Southern California.
TGS partners IPGP Marine Geosciences Group to assess earthquake and tsunami hazards in Banda arc
TGS partners IPGP Marine Geosciences Group to assess earthquake and tsunami hazards in Banda arc
10/2/2019 10:44:32 AM
TGS has announced that it is working with Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP) Marine Geosciences Group on a project is to assess earthquake and tsunami hazards in Banda arc and neighboring regions.
Enel X and Groupama Assicurazioni join forces to boost consumption efficiency and environmental sustainability
Enel X and Groupama Assicurazioni join forces to boost consumption efficiency and environmental sustainability
10/2/2019 10:19:02 AM
Energy efficiency, optimisation of consumption and care for the environment. These are the objectives of the agreement signed by Enel X and Groupama Assicurazioni, the Italian arm of one of the world’s largest insurance companies.
Oil and Gas Climate Initiative sets sights on carbon capture
Oil and Gas Climate Initiative sets sights on carbon capture
10/2/2019 8:42:42 AM
The  Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), a group of leading energy companies, recently introduced new measures to address climate challenges at its fifth annual conference in New York and said it was making progress curbing methane emissions.
Greenpeace report exposes how multinationals are pretending to solve the plastic crisis
Greenpeace report exposes how multinationals are pretending to solve the plastic crisis
10/2/2019 8:29:46 AM
A Greenpeace USA report released,  Throwing Away the Future: How Companies Still Have It Wrong on Plastic Pollution “Solutions,” warns consumers to be skeptical of the so-called solutions announced by multinational corporations to tackle the plastic pollution crisis.
Two decades of campaigning win one of Russia’s largest nature reserves
Two decades of campaigning win one of Russia’s largest nature reserves
10/2/2019 7:17:24 AM
Russia has established one of its largest old-growth nature reserves; a 300,000 hectares area larger than the size of Luxembourg and almost as big as Maryland State in the USA, after two decades of campaigning by Greenpeace Russia and other environmental NGOs.

Southern Company system hits highest summer peak since 2011, delivers record reliability
Southern Company system hits highest summer peak since 2011, delivers record reliability
10/2/2019 7:12:13 AM
Southern Company system loads hit the highest summer peak in eight years as residents sought air-conditioned relief from a heat wave that sent demand for electricity soaring.
Coleman Lewis Coates Explains How Christians Should Respond to War
Coleman Lewis Coates Explains How Christians Should Respond to War
10/2/2019 7:00:00 AM
Should a Christian participate in war where he might kill other people when the Scripture says to “turn the other cheek” and “blessed are the peacemakers”? Retired minister Coleman Lewis Coates sees no biblical justification for going to war.
Port of Helsinki once again selects Cavotec automated mooring for faster, safer and cleaner operations
Port of Helsinki once again selects Cavotec automated mooring for faster, safer and cleaner operations
10/2/2019 6:48:19 AM
Finland’s Port of Helsinki has made a repeat order for Cavotec’s MoorMaster™ automated mooring system as part of wider efforts to optimize safety and efficiency and reduce environmental impact.
AkzoNobel launches recycled paint to help close loop on waste
AkzoNobel launches recycled paint to help close loop on waste
10/2/2019 6:36:05 AM
Developed by the company’s Dulux Trade brand, the revolutionary Evolve matt emulsion is made from the waste of other people’s paint tins in a bid to reduce the amount that goes to landfill.  Once any leftover white paint has been reclaimed, it is sorted, filtered and refined by Veolia.
Scientific Answers to Industry Questions about Paint and Coating Production Challenges and Product Development
Scientific Answers to Industry Questions about Paint and Coating Production Challenges and Product Development
10/1/2019 12:36:19 PM
The treatment of surfaces can serve a number of different purposes. These range from cosmetic coloration, protecting a substrate from chemical or abrasive damage, or perhaps modifying the surface properties of a material to increase or remove friction or tack.
Cargill launches independent forest protection advisory panel
Cargill launches independent forest protection advisory panel
10/1/2019 12:17:31 PM
Cargill has formed a new Land Use and  Forest Protection Advisory Panel  to accelerate progress across priority supply chains and provide a more systematized basis for the input of key global partners and NGOs.
Children’s Health Month and Avoiding Environmental Exposure Hazards
Children’s Health Month and Avoiding Environmental Exposure Hazards
10/1/2019 12:14:54 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes October as Children’s Health Month. To spread public awareness of this important topic and provide information about ways people can protect children from a number of potential environmental exposure risks, the agency has created a list of online educational resources.
HRH The Duke of Sussex to Guest Edit National Geographic’s Instagram Account
HRH The Duke of Sussex to Guest Edit National Geographic’s Instagram Account
10/1/2019 11:34:03 AM
HRH The Duke of Sussex has partnered with National Geographic to become guest editor of the  National Geographic Instagram account, as people from all over the world are encouraged to ‘look up” and share the beauty of trees.
Air France to proactively offset 100% of CO2 emissions on its domestic flights as of January 1st, 2020
Air France to proactively offset 100% of CO2 emissions on its domestic flights as of January 1st, 2020
10/1/2019 8:45:12 AM
New voluntary objectives in Air France’s sustainability roadmap, centred around four major strategic areas - • Offsetting of 100% of CO2  emissions on all domestic flights* as of January 1st, 2020; • Reduction in our CO2 emissions by 50% per passenger/km – a new objective for 2030; • Introduction of selective waste sorting on board Air France flights; • Investing …
Ted Landkammer introduces nature in his children’s book
Ted Landkammer introduces nature in his children’s book
10/1/2019
Ted Landkammer has a strong inclination to nature and affection with children. These are fairly striking in his book “Buffy the Butterfly.”   Inspired by his granddaughters’ penchant for butterflies, “Buffy the Butterfly” perfectly describes how butterflies add beauty to the world.
Public invited to share their ideas on climate action and priorities for Toronto
Public invited to share their ideas on climate action and priorities for Toronto
9/30/2019 4:41:39 PM
The City of Toronto is inviting residents to share their ideas on actions and priorities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Toronto. Input from residents will help to inform the 2021 to 2023 implementation plan for the City’s TransformTO climate action strategy.
Supporting Children’s Health Month in Puerto Rico by Identifying Environmental Exposure Risks
Supporting Children’s Health Month in Puerto Rico by Identifying Environmental Exposure Risks
9/30/2019 11:16:53 AM
October is recognized as Children’s Health Month by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To promote the importance of a healthy environment for children and educate the public about known environmental exposure risks that could put them in harm’s way, the agency has produced and published a list of resources.
Frequently Asked Questions About Mold and Answers from the California Department of Public Health
Frequently Asked Questions About Mold and Answers from the California Department of Public Health
9/30/2019 10:17:53 AM
With approximately 40 million residents in California, it’s only a matter of time before encountering a water leak of some type from flooding in the home, office or school.
DSM takes next step towards implementation of its methane inhibitor Bovaer® in the Netherlands
DSM takes next step towards implementation of its methane inhibitor Bovaer® in the Netherlands
9/30/2019 8:46:18 AM
Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces that it takes the next step towards implementation of its methane inhibitor Bovaer® in the Netherlands through a trial at the Dairy Campus in Leeuwarden that aims to gather all information necessary for accreditation of Bovaer by the Carbon Footprint Monitor / Climate …