The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $60,000 to the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation to help protect and restore urban waters in the New Orleans area. The grant will also support community revitalization and other local priorities.
Third Annual ShiftCon Social Media Conference Moves to New Orleans to Reach Even More Eco-Wellness Bloggers and Healthy Lifestyles Influencers
3rd Annual ShiftCon – the premier eco-wellness social media conference – will be held Dec. 1-3 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.
From voluntary GMO labeling and artificial ingredient removal to increased legislative banning of toxic substances, the food, health, and environmental landscape is rapidly changing. And for every positive shift, it’s been the power of consumers and advocates using their voices, their networks, and their wallets to create change.
CenturyLink joins U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge for energy efficiency improvements in data centers
Signals ongoing commitment to operational excellence and innovation
CenturyLink, Inc. announced that it has joined the U.S. Energy Department's Better Buildings Challenge, a leadership initiative aiming to create energy efficiency solutions and accelerate investments for companies, organizations and local government. CenturyLink's goal is to reduce non-IT load energy consumption in its U.S. data centers by 25 percent by 2023.
EPA Adds Jennings, La, Site to National Priorities List to Reduce Risk to Public Health and Environment
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced SBA Shipyard site in Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, La, will be added to the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) of the nation’s most contaminated sites.
“Protecting Louisiana residents’ health and the state’s environment are important priorities for EPA,” said Regional Administrator Ron Curry. “Cleaning up sites like the SBA Shipyard and others on the NPL will help EPA achieve those goals.”