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Natural Products Expo East Trending to Bring Record Numbers of Attendees, Exhibitors and New Products to Baltimore in September 2015

Natural Products Expo East Trending to Bring Record Numbers of Attendees, Exhibitors and New Products to Baltimore in September 2015Natural Products Expo East 2015, the East Coast’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event is poised to hit record numbers, with over 22,000 attendees and more than 1,800 exhibitors, with approximately 30% of those exhibiting for the first time and new to the marketplace. Produced by New Hope Natural Media, Expo East will take place September 16-19, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland and is co-located with Biofach America-All Things Organic, NPA East, and the Harvest Festival.

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Maryland Company receives $9 Million to Improve Sustainability of Cellulosic Bioenergy Systems

The Energy Department announced up to $9 million for the design of sustainable bioenergy systems that maintain or enhance the environmental and socio-economic sustainability of cellulosic bioenergy through the improvement of feedstock production, logistics systems, and technology development. This funding supports the Department's efforts to promote the commercialization of environmentally sustainable advanced bioenergy that reduces carbon emissions and enhances national security.

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Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Financing Strategy Report Affirms Need for Change in Clean Water Spending

Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB: BNET), a provider of comprehensive livestock waste treatment technology, announced that Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Restoration Financing Strategy Final Report concludes that a more efficient, market-based approach to financing the state's compliance with EPA-mandated pollution reductions will reduce costs and accelerate implementation.

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'It Only Takes One Storm,' Caution UMD Disaster Resilience Experts

Despite Below-Average Hurricane Forecast, Questions of Community Resilience Remain

While early reports indicate the 2015 hurricane season could carry fewer named storms than the historical average, University of Maryland (UMD) Center for Disaster Resilience (CDR) experts warn that any storm could expose infrastructure vulnerabilities and emergency response challenges. With the National Weather Service's Hurricane Preparedness Week in full swing May 24-30, CDR researchers have geared recent efforts toward informing the public about the threats hurricane season may bring – most especially, flooding.

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