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EPA Proposes New Emission Standards for Harmful Metals

March 17, 2011 / No Comments

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it is proposing to regulate emissions from coal-fired power plants. The proposals include measures intended to limit mercury emissions and would require utilities to install the equipment necessary to eliminate 91% of all mercury emissions from such installations, within four years.

US Stays Away from Coal Plants in 2010, Coal Sector Faces a Gradual Death

January 4, 2011 / No Comments

Amidst the climatic changes and related issues during the past one year, there is certain subtler news to be happy with.  The Washington Post has analyzed the 2010 investment trends in the energy sector and the same provides some hope for environment enthusiasts.

Toyota Prius EPA’s Most Fuel Efficient Car; Bugatti Veyron Last on the List

November 9, 2010 / 1 Comment

It’s good news all around for the 2011 Toyota Prius! The car has just been placed top on the US Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) list of most fuel-efficient cars. The vehicle gives an unbeatable mileage of 51 mpg (4.6 liters/100 km) in city driving a whopping 48 mpg (4.9 liters/100 km) on the American highway.

Eco Entrepreneurs Green up Your Cell and Broadband Life

October 20, 2010 / No Comments

Did you realize that you can help protect the environment with your cell and broadband? As Eco Entrepreneurs on the net and chatting on the cell all day it is your duty to get the waste to the minimum! While many people have taken steps toward conserving electricity in their homes and have made other eco-friendly efforts, fewer realize just ...

WWF’s New Green Roof for its Washington HQ

September 29, 2010 / No Comments

World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) latest green architectural innovation has reached completion. The organization’s headquarters in Washington D.C. features this which is in fact a green roof atop the building. This is considered as the third largest in the city.

GrassRoots Recycling Network Hosts Third National Recycling and Zero Waste Conference

October 14, 2009 / 3 Comments

Here's a statistic that I bet will surprise you: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that for every one barrel of residential trash, 71 more were created before the products that produced that waste reached consumer households. What's more, a new report from the EPA shows that ordinary consumer products and packaging account for 44% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Can you imagine ...

Impact of Amended Climate Bill on US Farms ‘Tolerable’

July 30, 2009 / No Comments

[caption id="attachment_6128" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Thousands of 1ft tall people call for climate action - Edinburgh, Scotland"][/caption] The impact of the amended legislation on climate change on farms and ranches in the United States will be “bearable” – partly owing to the opportunity to earn money for controlling greenhouse-gases.  Collin Peterson, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, said in a speech at ...

The all-purpose anti-anthrax product is here

June 1, 2009 / No Comments

The first all-purpose anti-anthrax product is ready. A remarkable anti-microbial pesticide, it is claimed to get rid of anthrax spores on any clean, hard surfaces. The new product, which has been approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is a substance that can decontaminate buildings, vehicles, ships, and devices infected with anthrax spores. More to it, this also means ...