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Empower Energies VP Dave Buemi Presents at Sustainatopia

Leading Sustainability Event Attracts Fortune 500, Developers, and Impact Investors

Empower Energies (“Empower” or the “Company”), a leading clean energy project solutions company, today announced that Dave Buemi, Vice President of Business Development, presented at the Sustainatopia conference held May 1 – May 4, 2016 in San Francisco. The annual conference attracts businesses, developers, and investors from over 60 countries seeking solutions for social, financial, and environmental sustainability.

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Maryland County Honored for Work to Help Chesapeake Bay

 There was $2.4 million recently awarded for 33 projects by businesses, neighborhood groups, faith-based organizations and nonprofits that found creative ways to use runoff.The Environmental Protection Agency is praising Prince George's County for efforts to address stormwater runoff that ends up in Chesapeake Bay.

There was $2.4 million recently awarded for 33 projects by businesses, neighborhood groups, faith-based organizations and nonprofits that found creative ways to use runoff.

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Hannon Armstrong Recognized as Green Bond Pioneer

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc., a leading provider of debt and equity financing to the energy efficiency and renewable energy markets, announced that the Climate Bonds Initiative, an investor-focused not-for-profit, promoting large-scale investment in the low-carbon economy, in partnership with the London Stock Exchange, has honored the Company with its green asset backed securities (ABS) pioneer award.

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Clean Diesel Buses to Power Maryland's Transit Future

 

The Maryland Transit Administration is now in line to receive almost $100 million to invest in 172 advanced clean diesel buses after receiving approval by the state's spending board.

The Baltimore Business Journal reported the new clean diesel buses will replace older vehicles – some which have been service for 15 years.

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Oyster Planting Under Way in Chesapeake Bay

Now that the weather for it is better, there's a major oyster reseeding effort in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Now that the weather for it is better, there's a major oyster reseeding effort in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

Bryan Kent Gomes at the nonprofit Oyster Recovery Partnership says the mission is to increase the number of oysters in the Bay.

In the last two decades, they've planted almost 6 billion in sanctuaries, managed reserves and public fishing grounds.

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The University of Maryland to Jointly Host Climate Action 2016 Summit in May, Will Convene Global Leaders to Shift Conversation from Commitment to Action

UMD will help lead multi-sector approach to catalyze a sustainable future

The University of Maryland announced a landmark event in the history of climate engagement with its co-hosting of Climate Action 2016: Catalyzing a Sustainable Future, a global summit to be held at the College Park campus and in downtown Washington, D.C., in May 2016. In the wake of the historic COP21 conference in Paris– where stakes have risen to new heights in an effort to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions – the University will jointly convene global, multi-sector leaders to facilitate a translation of commitment to implementation of applicable, actionable solutions.

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