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EPA Announces Proposed Settlement with Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation for Cleanup of Saratoga Springs,NY Superfund Site;Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at$6.5 Million (NY) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/17)
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed settlement with Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation to perform a soil and groundwater cleanup and reimburse EPA for certain past and future costs at the Nia ...

EPA honors Calif. companies Amyris and Solazyme for using green chemistry to create renewable and sustainable plant-based fuels (CA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/17)
SAN FRANCISCO – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Amyris Inc. in Emeryville and Solazyme, Inc., in South San Francisco, Calif. with Presidential Green Chemistry Awards for creating renewable and sustainable pl ...

EPA to host Public Meeting Regarding the Henry’s Knob Former Mine Site (SC) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/17)
Release date: October 16, 2014ATLANTA - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bethany Elementary School located in Clover, SC to ...

EPA Honors the Winners of the 19th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards/ Winning technologies tackle climate change and promote energy efficiency (HQ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/17)
WASHINGTON –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing landmark green chemistry technologies developed by industrial pioneers and leading scientists that turn climate risk into business opportunities, spurring inno ...

The Little Green Data Book 2014 - eldis (2014/10/17)
The Little Green Data Book is a reference for key environmental data for over 200 economies. Key indicators are organized under the headings of agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, energy, emission and pollution, and water and sanitation. It provide ...

The Little Green Data Book 2014 - eldis (2014/10/17)
The Little Green Data Book is a reference for key environmental data for over 200 economies. Key indicators are organized under the headings of agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, energy, emission and pollution, and water and sanitation. It provide ...

Fair company–community partnerships in palm oil development - eldis (2014/10/16)
This discussion paper argues that palm oil production can lead to greenhouse gas emissions, land grabs and exploitation. But, it says that sustainable production, investment and sourcing can create benefits for the climate and communities. The paper ...

EPA Awards Columbus State and Southern Polytechnic State University with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies (GA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/16)
Atlanta- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded two universities in Georgia with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 teams of college and university stude ...

EPA Awards Mississippi State University with a Grant to Help Design Sustainable Technologies (MS) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/16)
Atlanta - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awards Mississippi State University with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award for the 2014-2015 school year. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 te ...

EPA Awards Northern Kentucky University with a Grant to Help Design Sustainable Technologies (KY) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/16)
Atlanta - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Northern Kentucky University with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award for the 2014-2015 school year. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 t ...

EPA Awards University of Alabama with a Grant to Help Design Sustainable Technologies (AL) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/16)
Atlanta - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded University of Alabama with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award for the 2014-2015 school year. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 teams of ...

EPA Awards Embry-Riddle Aeronautical and University of Florida with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies (FL) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/16)
Atlanta - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded two universities in the southeast with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 teams of college and universit ...

EPA Awards Three Universities in North Carolina with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies (NC) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/16)
Atlanta - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded three universities in North Carolina with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award for the 2014-2015 school year. Nationally the grants were awarded ...

Agroforestry, livestock, fodder production and climate change adaptation and mitigation in East Africa: issues and options - eldis (2014/10/16)
This working paper argues that agroforestry and livestock-keeping both have the potential to promote anthropogenic climate change resilience and support each other in this context. The paper discusses relevant issues in East Africa, where recent agr ...

Agroforestry, livestock, fodder production and climate change adaptation and mitigation in East Africa: issues and options - eldis (2014/10/16)
This working paper argues that agroforestry and livestock-keeping both have the potential to promote anthropogenic climate change resilience and support each other in this context. The paper discusses relevant issues in East Africa, where recent agr ...

Measuring China’s environmental industry based on environmental goods and services sector (EGSS) accounting framework – a synthesis report - eldis (2014/10/16)
This synthesis report presents the results of a study on measuring China’s environmental industry, which aims to identify the feasibility of applying the environmental goods and services sector (EGSS) accounting framework there. This report ar ...

Ethiopia, Regional Integration and the COMESA Free Trade Area - ISN (2014/10/16)
This paper assesses Ethiopia’s participation in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and whether the country will join the regional free trade area (FTA). The authors also look at the projected costs and benefits of joining th ...

Keeping Ebola Away from Asia - ISN (2014/10/16)
This commentary discusses the extent to which East Asia is prepared to deal with a health security threat posed by the spread of an infectious disease, such as the Ebola virus in 2014. The authors argue that while East Asia has always been susceptibl ...

Terrorist Threats from the Maritime Domain - ISN (2014/10/16)
This commentary examines Singapore’s responses to potential maritime terrorist threats. The authors argue that due to Singapore’s position as a hub for maritime trade and industries, it requires distinct initiatives to mitigate potential threats ...

Afghanistan’s Political Transition - ISN (2014/10/16)
This paper provides an overview of Afghanistan's 2014 presidential elections including 1) the preparations for the election; 2) the major issues surrounding the first and second rounds of the election; and 3) the problems and opportunities that may a ...

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