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Tetra Pak U.S. Launches Moving To The Front Campaign

Tetra Pak U.S. released a new white paper examining the use of materials in packaging that can be regrown or replenished naturally as a solution to the planet's growing resource scarcity and to sustain the future of the consumer packaged goods industry. The paper is part of the launch of a new campaign, " Moving To The Front ", encouraging suppliers, manufacturers, brand owners, NGOs and others to expand focus from the mid and end of the packaging life cycle to the beginning.


Recyclebank Names 10 Inspiring U.S. Programs Paving the Road to Sustainability

Clean-tech pioneer celebrates U.S. ingenuity with list of motivating environmental initiatives

From Philadelphia's commitment to hit aggressive environmental goals in six years to Corpus Christi's cutting-edge wind energy plan, Recyclebank revealed 10 American initiatives it is recognizing for setting the bar for urban sustainability and environmental practices.


EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for West Texas Power Plant

$104 million in economic development and increased jobs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to the Invenergy Thermal Development LLC, Ector County Energy Center, Ector County, Texas. The company plans to construct a new simple-cycle power generation facility.  


EPA Environmental Justice Workshop in Houston

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy  Services (TEJAS), Texas Southern University (TSU), Environmental Justice Health Alliance, other distinguished environmental organizations and guests recently celebrated 20 years of Environmental Justice in Houston, Texas.


PSEG Solar Source to acquire 13 MW Texas Solar Project from juwi

El Paso Project Is PSEG Solar Source's First Texas Facility

PSEG Solar Source announced that it will acquire a 13 megawatt (MWdc) solar energy facility near El Paso, TX from juwi solar (JSI).  The project was originally developed by JSI and has a 30-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with El Paso Electric Company. 


A Climate Strategy from the Right and a Plea for Ocean Research

Three leading conservative thinkers, including an MIT professor and a former Bush administration energy official, argue that differences over political philosophy have prevented policymakers from taking action to respond to the scientifically documented problem of climate change. In the Summer 2014 edition of Issues in Science and Technology they maintain that instead of denying what the overwhelming majority of scientists are saying, conservatives can develop a policy that is consistent with their political principles. They propose a technology-based portfolio strategy that could provide common ground for policymakers across the political spectrum: "Given the uncertainties in climate projection, innovation, and technology development, developing a broad range of technology options can be a hedge against climate risk."


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