BASF boosts precious metals recycling capabilities

Company completes installation of equipment at Seneca, South Carolina, plant.

From Recycling Today

BASF Corp., headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, has completed the installation and startup of new high-performance equipment at its Seneca, South Carolina, precious metals recycling operation. The company says the expansion will more than double the plant’s production capacity.

The Seneca

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As US withdraws from climate deal, Carolinas companies stick to their own plans

From the Charlotte Observer – June 1, 2017

As critics bemoaned President Trump’s decision Thursday to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accords, business experts say the move will have little practical effect on Carolinas businesses.

Power companies such as Duke Energy are already moving away from coal, the fuel whose carbon emissions are

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Carolina Football Green

by Lindsay Hickman at myhorrynews.com In November, Coastal Carolina was aiming for zero … zero waste, that is, during its final home game against Kennesaw State.

It was all part of CCU office of sustainability’s inaugural Zero Waste GameDay, which was highly successful.

CCU has always made sustainability a priority on campus, said sustainability coordinator

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Get Started with Green Hospitality Webinar Available

On February 6, 2014, the South Carolina Green Hospitality Alliance presented its “Get Started with Green Hospitality” webinar. The webinar is the first in a series designed to help hotels and restaurants reduce their environmental footprint and is now available as a recorded webinar online.

Through its sheer size, South Carolina’s hospitality industry has a

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Boeing South Carolina joins SC Environmental Excellence Program

COLUMBIA – Catherine Templeton, Director of the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control, visited The Boeing Company’s North Charleston plant to recognize the aircraft manufacturer as the newest member of the South Carolina Environmental Excellence Program (SCEEP).

Since coming to the state two years ago, Boeing has earned seven awards for their environmentally conscious

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Review: Ethic of environmental sustainability explored in Halfacre’s scholarly ‘Delicate Balance’

A Delicate Balance. By Angela C. Halfacre. University of South Carolina Press. 253 pages. $29.95.

Something magical happened in the Lowcountry in the past two decades, and because of it, this place remains like few others: miles of unbroken marshland and islands, soaring wood stork, coolers of game fish and shellfish.

Antagonistic landholders, conservationists and

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EPA Awards Almost $2.3 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research

ATLANTA, September 14 – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly $2.3 million in grants was awarded to three universities in the Southeast through EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program. Nearly $11 million dollars was awarded to eight universities in all. These grants will help the universities develop fast and effective methods

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USC earns highest rating in 2013 Green Honor Roll

The University of South Carolina was named to the 2013 Green Honor Roll, receiving the highest possible score on Princeton Review’s “Green Ratings.”

USC was the only university in South Carolina and was one of two universities in the Southeastern Conference to earn the top ranking. Vanderbilt University also earned a rating of 99.

The

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EPA Provides grants to Improve Water Quality Using Green Infrastructure in 17 Communities

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it is providing $950,000 to help 17 communities expand green infrastructure use to improve water quality and protect people’s health and benefit communities. Green infrastructure uses vegetation and soil to manage rainwater where it falls, keeping polluted stormwater from entering sewer systems and waterways

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Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation Announces Opening 2012 Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability Grant Cycle

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 17, 2012 — The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible 501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations, governmental and educational institutions for its 2012 Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability Competitive Grant Program.

The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation added this specific grant to its overall giving program in 2010, and has since

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