Процесс “Окружающая среда для Европы” представляет собой уникальное партнерство находящихся в регионе ЕЭК ООН государств-членов, организаций системы Организации Объединенных Наций, представленных в этом регионе, других межправительственных организаций, региональных и субрегиональных экологических центров, Continue reading Окружающая среда для Европы
The Washington state Department of Ecology fined Energy Northwest $120,000 for improperly handling chemical and hazardous waste at the state’s only nuclear power plant.Ecology and the federal Environmental Protection Agency conducted a six-week inspection at the Columbia Generating Station and an industrial development site operated by Energy Northwest, a public power consortium based in Richland. Continue reading Wash. Fines Energy Northwest $120K
U.S. Department of Energy funding cuts at the University’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory have prompted letters of support for the laboratory from high-ranking officials and sparked a congressional investigation.
But a top University official said the impact of the investigation and ongoing restructuring of the lab has been overstated. Continue reading Federal budget cuts hit University ecology lab, cause controversy
“Caspian Sea Sustainable Development Strategy” 2-days international ecologic conference started yesterday in Baku, as reported by KZ-today correspondent.
Opening the event, Azerbaijan Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources, Gusein Bagirov, stated that Azerbaijani government works actively to realize measure to improve ecologic situation in the country and protect Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. Continue reading International ecologic conference started in Baku
A petition has been filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asking the agency to set rules regarding pollution that comes from the large ocean going ships, both cargo and cruise ships. The petition is a joint effort of several environmental groups, namely Oceana, Friends of the Earth and the Center for Biological Diversity and it was filed in their names by Earthjustice, the leading U.S. public interest environmental law firm. Continue reading Environmental Groups Petition EPA to Regulate Pollution from Ships
Century Aluminum’s subsidiary Nordural receives positive opinion on Environmental Impact Assessment for its proposed greenfield smelter – quick facts
Friday, Nordural, a wholly owned subsidiary of Century Aluminum Co. (CENX | charts | news | PowerRating), received a positive opinion from the Icelandic Planning Agency on the Environmental Impact Assessment for its proposed greenfield smelter to be installed near Helguvik, Iceland. Continue reading Century Aluminum’s Subsidiary Nordural Receives Positive Opinion On Environmental Impact Assessment For Its Proposed Greenfield Smelter – Quick Facts
Environmental Tectonics Corp., which designs and installs aircraft training systems, on Friday said it has been suspended by the Navy from doing any work for the federal government.
Under the suspension, the Southampton, Pa.-based company is not allowed to solicit work with from the Navy, receive any contracts or renew existing contracts, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company was notified of the suspension on Oct. 2. Continue reading Navy Suspends Environmental Tectonics
The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has pledged to amongst others, create public awareness and provide environmental education on sustainable environmental management, promote private sector compliance with environmental regulations other than in the oil and gas sector, and publish general scientific or other data resulting from the performance of these functions. Continue reading Nigeria: Regulatory Body Assures On Environmental Management
Kazakh Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Sauat Mynbaev announced on October 2 that he sees “no grounds” to suspend operations at the offshore Kashagan oil field run by the group of major Western oil companies amid environmental concerns. Continue reading Kazakh Minister dismisses environmental concerns over suspended oil-field operations
Environmental Power today announced that it has reached agreement with the Benham Companies, LLC of St. Louis, Missouri, to provide design and construction services for the previously announced anaerobic digester project at the JBS/Swift Grand Island, Nebraska beef processing facility. The 235,000 mmbtu/year biogas project will provide biogas to replace a portion of the natural gas currently used at the Grand Island facility. Continue reading Environmental Power Corporation Announces Agreement with the Benham Companies, LLC to Construct Project at JBS/Swift Grand Island, Nebraska Facility