HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $32,880 in grants to help four small businesses across Pennsylvania invest in energy-efficiency or pollution-prevention projects.
Pennsylvania’s Small Business Advantage Grant program, funded through the state’s Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act, helps businesses with 100 or fewer
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HARRISBURG — A North Beaver Township farm was among four small businesses from across Pennsylvania to receive energy-efficiency or pollution-prevention project grants totaling $32,880.
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The state’s utility customer advocate is recommending that state regulators approve Duke Energy Renewables’ proposed 7.5-megawatt expansion of its White Post Solar project in Bath.
The existing project, built last year, has 12.5 megawatts of solar capacity. The expansion was the first solar project in the state to go to an evidentiary hearing before the
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Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau and Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill will unveil the new electric golf course equipment at the Bear Trace at Harrison Bay Golf Course on Tuesday, beginning at noon. The event is designed to showcase the new maintenance equipment, while demonstrating its positive environmental impacts and energy savings,
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The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded more than $2.5 million in loans and grants to life science companies, startups and others during the first quarter. The Biotechnology Center, which has the mission of supporting biotechnology research, business, education and policy, has been providing grants and loans to entities in the state since 1984.
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/15/13) – The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet released today Kentucky’s Action Plan for Energy Efficiency, a series of recommendations to mobilize energy efficiency in the Commonwealth which can ensure energy security, environmental protection, create jobs and maintain low-cost, reliable energy into the future.
The Action Plan outlines a strategy for furthering Governor
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Volkswagen of America earned LEED® Platinum certification due in part to recycled and regional materials and construction waste management.
That Volkswagen Group of America builds fuel-efficient cars is well known in the industry. What may be less well known is that it built its new manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on the principle of environmental
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BLACKSBURG, Va., April 24, 2013 – Virginia Tech’s Office of Energy and Sustainability was recently honored with a 2013 Gold Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award at 24th annual Environment Virginia Symposium hosted by the Virginia Military Institute.
The award recognizes environmental and conservation leadership in two categories: sustainability and land conservation. Award recipients were selected on
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Apr 30, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Verso Paper Corp. VRS -1.71% today announced the publication of its 2012 Sustainability Report titled “Deep Roots, New Routes.” The report details Verso’s progress against its commitment to respect a sustainable balance among environmental, social and economic needs.
2012 Sustainability Report Highlights
– Verso’s 2012 energy initiatives
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BASF has been recognized for its efforts to reduce greenhouse gases, increase energy efficiency and educate employees by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Named the Green Power Switch Workplace Champion of the Year, BASF was honored during the annual Tennessee Electric Cooperative, Association’s Marketing Conference in Gatlinburg, Tn., on Tuesday, April 23.
In 2012, BASF
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