LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Little Green’ publisher, Paraphrase, LLC, pledges support for Save The Frogs Day. Did you know there is a ‘Save The Frogs Day’? You may have read or heard at some point in the last few years about the alarming rate of disappearance of frogs in the […]
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NEWS: New Post-Apocalyptic Fiction Thriller Puts Climate Change Front and Center
JACKSON, Mich., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Parched’ (ISBN: 978-1530519248), a new mainstream fiction novel by award-winning author, Andrew Branham, depicts a dystopian society in a post-apocalyptic world where global warming is the villain.
NEWS: Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz & Luxenberg Named to Leadership Role in Volkswagen Multidistrict Litigation
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robin L. Greenwald, a former senior attorney within the U.S. Department of Justice and now head of the Weitz and Luxenberg Environmental, Toxic Tort and Consumer Protection litigation unit, has been appointed to an important leadership role in the multidistrict federal court litigation currently advancing against […]
NEWS: Energy Optimizers USA leadership advocates for clean energy in Washington, D.C.
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In November, two members of Energy Optimizers, USA’s senior leadership team traveled to Washington, D.C. to join a national delegation that lobbied congressional leaders for clean energy.
NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg to Target Volkswagen Over ‘Defeat Device’ Emissions Recall
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Owners of recalled Volkswagen diesel passenger cars sold with emissions controls designed to cheat during smog tests may be entitled to compensation from the automaker, the nationally known personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg said today.
NEWS: Coalition Makes Pet Industry History – Pet Bloggers Break Records with Reduction of Waste
THORNTON, Colo., Aug. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Going green is not only the right thing to do but also cool, hip, environmentally responsible, and ripe for disruption. Shaking things up with a near zero-waste successful initiative, BlogPaws, in conjunction with Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition (PISC) and Only Natural Pet, recently surpassed goals and made […]
NEWS: iFOS Awarded EPA Grant Monitoring and Technical Assistance 5-Year Contract
COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iFOS today announced it has received award notification to conduct Grant Monitoring Reviews and Technical Assistance at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The contract is a firm fixed price contract with a five-year performance period.
NEWS: No Soup for You! 22 Endangered Baby Turtles, Destined for Stock Pots, Now Safe at SoundWaters
STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of a global wildlife-trafficking issue that is growing exponentially, 22 tiny baby turtles – likely destined for soup pots in China – were recently rescued and brought to a nursery at the SoundWaters Coastal Education Center, where they are being coddled and cared for after […]
NEWS: California Landfill Reduces Environmental Impact and Saves Money
PORTOLA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agru America, Inc. announced that the city of Portola, Calif. is now using its exclusive EPA Subtitle D compliant landfill closure system – ClosureTurf(R). The landfill site located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, recently completed an eight-acre final closure.
NEWS: ECS Acquires Pangean-CMD Associates
AGAWAM, Mass., June 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Environmental Compliance Services, Inc. (ECS) announced today the completion of the acquisition of the corporate assets and remarkable human talent of Pangean-CMD Associates, Inc. (PCMD) of Woodstock, Ga. This acquisition, the largest in ECS’ 32-year history, will drive ECS’ evolution by expanding the market areas the company […]
NEWS: Over 1.25 Million Pounds of Trash Recycled by Greener Owensboro Recycling
OWENSBORO, Ky., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greener Owensboro Recycling celebrates their 3rd year of business with over 1,250,000 pounds of recycled waste collected. Starting with a few neighborhood homes and a small truck and trailer in July 2010, GO Recycling has grown to now serving over 1,000 residential and business customers in Daviess […]
Faces of Climate Change: U.S. Recognizes Earth Day 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — Today, John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State, made the following statement recognizing Earth Day on April 22, 2013: The United States joins countries around the world today in commemorating Earth Day. Ever since I was involved in the first Earth Day in Massachusetts, way back in 1970, this has always been […]
NEWS: Leading Environmentalist Links Climate Change Solutions to The Trust Frequency Concept in Paradigm-Shifting New Book
ASPEN, Colo., March 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cameron/Baxter Books announces the worldwide launch of the paradigm-shifting book ‘THE TRUST FREQUENCY: 10 Assumptions for a New Paradigm’ (ISBN: 978-0-988747-1-3) at Explore Booksellers in Aspen, Colorado, March 29 at 5:30 p.m. Sally A. Ranney, visionary environmental leader and author of the foreword to the book, will […]
NEWS: EnviroIngenuity Partners with Garden Supply, Inc. to Offer Improved Hydroponic Vertical Farming System
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnviroIngenuity today announced a partnership with Garden Supply, Inc., to represent and promote hydroponic vertical farming systems throughout the Western United States.
World Savvy study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh enables US youth
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., […]
U.S. Department of State, NASA, and Partners Solicit Creative Waste Management Solutions
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — The U.S. Department of State and partners from the LAUNCH: Beyond Waste Forum announce a challenge to identify ten game-changing innovations with the potential to transform current waste management systems and practices. LAUNCH: Beyond Waste seeks transformational solutions to the problem of waste through disruptive innovation, behavioral change, systems design, as […]
Global education nonprofit World Savvy takes 30 kids to Bangladesh to learn about climate change
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Thirty youth leaders from the San Francisco, New York and Minnesota areas are implementing social action projects designed to help their communities in particular and the planet in general, says nonprofit World Savvy. The projects are the students’ way of sharing the knowledge they gained after participation in an innovative […]
Ohio’s e2b teknologies supports National Keep America Beautiful Month through Environmental Activities
CHARDON, Ohio /CitizenWire/ — ERP business software solution provider and developer e2b teknologies (www.e2btek.com) is participating in National Keep America Beautiful Month, as well as National Volunteer Week, for the month of April. e2b will be participating in the Adopt-A-Highway program to clean-up roadside litter and has made a $500 donation to the Holden Arboretum.
U.S. Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Receives Arlington Green Games Gold Award
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — Ranking among the top performing participants, the Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) was awarded a Gold Award – the highest level of recognition – for its participation in the Arlington County Green Games competition.
Loureiro Engineering announced a new office location in Rockford, MA that will be managed by new hire, Samuel W. Butcher, LSP, LEP, PG, LEED-AP
PLAINVILLE, Conn. /CitizenWire/ — Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. is carefully adhering to its strategic growth plan in the area of geographic expansion of services. This week it announced a new office location in Rockford, MA that will be managed by new hire, Samuel W. Butcher, LSP, LEP, PG, LEED-AP, vice president at Loureiro Engineering. Butcher […]
Destination Earth launches unique Voluntourism Travel concept with a tour to Cambodia and Vietnam
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Destination Earth has announced the launch of their unique Voluntourism Travel concept with a tour to Cambodia and Vietnam. This adventure highlights their business model, which offers fun, safe adventure tours to those who would like to travel responsibly and give back while enjoying their vacation. On January 16, twelve […]
Joint Statement on Whaling and Safety at Sea from the Governments of Australia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United States
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — The Governments of Australia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United States jointly condemn any actions that imperil human life in the Southern Ocean. We are deeply concerned that confrontations in the Southern Ocean will eventually lead to injury or loss of life among protestors, many of whom are nationals of […]
Thomas G. Swierczewski receives promotion Midwest Wind Energy
CHICAGO, Ill. /CitizenWire/ — Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) is pleased to announce a key staff promotion from within the organization. Thomas G. Swierczewski, Senior Project Developer for the past 1 1/2 years has been promoted to Director of Development.
Project NatureConnect announces the publication of a trailblazing article by Dr. Michael Cohen
SAN JUAN ISLAND, Wash. /CitizenWire/ — Project NatureConnect announces the publication of a trailblazing article by Dr. Michael Cohen in the October 2011 issue of the Journal of Organic Psychology. The article explains how we globally suffer from a profound prejudice against nature (PAN) that disturbs our personal and collective psyche.
The Key to Southern California Sea Otters’ Future: ‘No-Otter’ Zone Public Hearings
MONTEREY, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — The Otter Project today announces that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will be conducting public hearings regarding the failed ‘No-Otter’ Zone in Ventura, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz, California, on September 27, October 4 and October 6, 2011 respectively.
Connecticut Turtle Atlas: Help Track Turtles With Your Cell Phone in New England
OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (CitizenWire) — The Turtle Conservation Project (TCP) wants your turtle pictures. ‘With so many people able to send an image right from their cell phone, we can quickly tell them which of Connecticut’s nine turtle species they have encountered,’ said TCP’s Chuck Landrey.
Sprouts Farmers Market will host a community open house at Sprouts’ first GreenChill Platinum Award-winning store on May 17 in Thousand Oaks
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Hill PHOENIX, a designer and manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment, and Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market will host a community open house at Sprouts’ first GreenChill Platinum Award-winning store on May 17 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Westlake Village store is only the third grocery store in the nation to receive […]
United States and Canada Mark 20th Anniversary of Air Quality Agreement
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — The United States and Canada today marked the 20th anniversary of the U.S. – Canada Air Quality Agreement, an agreement that has significantly reduced acid rain and smog. Through this agreement, the United States and Canada have made great strides to reduce harmful air pollution. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and […]
United States and India Convene Joint Task Force to Reduce Climate-Damaging Chemicals
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — During a February 18 United States-India workshop on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), the United States and India agreed to convene a joint Task Force that will examine effective approaches to reduce the use of climate-damaging HFCs. The task force is being established in recognition of the challenges faced by the current phaseout of […]