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Aluminum Association Releases Environmental Product Declarations for Main Aluminum Product Types

Environmental "Nutrition Labels" for the Metal Now Available at www.aluminum.org/EPD

The Aluminum Association released environmental product declarations (EPD) for various types of aluminum products. An EPD is a comprehensive, internationally harmonized report that describes the potential environmental impact of a particular product through its life cycle. EPDs are now being used to help earn LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design)® credit points for green building certification under LEED® V4.

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Chesapeake Climate Data Hackathon a Success, Experienced Coders and Old Dominion University Students Develop New Tools to Solve Problems with Flooding In Hampton Roads Area

Chesapeake Climate Data Hackathon a Success, Experienced Coders and Old Dominion University Students Develop New Tools to Solve Problems with Flooding In Hampton Roads AreaChesapeake Conservancy, based in Annapolis, MD, today announced that the Chesapeake Climate Data Hackathon, which took place November 8-9, 2014, was a great success with significant progress made on new tools that will be used to help government officials better understand and track flooding problems caused by climate change and sea level rise in the Hampton Roads region.  The tools will also give the public the information they need to understand when and where flooding will affect their daily lives.

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Dominion Asks FERC To Begin Environmental Review Of Supply Header Project

  • $500 million project would deliver 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to Atlantic Coast Pipeline
  • Project would provide broader access to natural gas supplies throughout Marcellus and Utica basins - and other upstream sources - to Virginia and North Carolina markets
  • Majority of pipeline work would be along existing right of ways; modifications at existing compressor stations

Dominion, today submitted a pre-filing request to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) asking the commission to begin its environmental review of the proposed $500 million Supply Header Project.

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Dominion Asks FERC To Begin Environmental Review Of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

$4.5 billion-$5 billion pipeline would bring 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to North Carolina and Virginia

  • Project has broad support from public officials, business, labor and economic development groups
  • Pipeline would create thousands of jobs, promote economic development and cleaner air

Dominion, on behalf of its joint venture partners in the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, submitted a request to begin the pre-filing process with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), asking the commission to begin its environmental review of the proposed $4.5 billion to $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas pipeline.

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The Nature Conservancy and supporters celebrate permanent protection of Warm Springs Mountain Preserve

9,000-acre preserve protects critical habitat and clean drinking water

Through the generous contributions of a number of private donors, The Nature Conservancy has secured the protection of its Warm Springs Mountain Preserve, which connects thousands of acres of conservation lands throughout western Virginia. In a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Dan Ingalls Overlook, the Conservancy acknowledged the individuals and corporations that helped the organization realize one of its largest land purchases in Virginia.

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Cleantech Open Southeast Recognizes Three Finalists for Innovation in Clean Energy

The Cleantech Open Southeast named three regional finalists at the 3rd Annual Cleantech Open Southeast Regional Innovation Summit and Gala in Alexandria, Virginia. The three finalists were selected from the 21 participants that entered this year’s regional accelerator program. Atlanta-based, DPG Energy, received both finalist and sustainability awards. Mississippi based NG1 Tech and Washington, D.C. based BitGrid, Inc. received finalists awards.

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