Monthly Archives: May 2017

Global warming is making Antarctica green again, and it’s stunning

When you think of Antarctica, you probably imagine a frigid, windswept, icy, inhospitable domain; the whitest, most barren canvas on Earth. That’s pretty much the way the Southern continent has been for at least the last 3 million years, since the last time atmospheric carbon dioxide levels approached their current levels. But times, they are a-changing. The effects of global ...

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NMA: Federal Appeals Court Rulings Will Staunch the Bleeding for Coal Companies, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, Texas, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)–The Trump administration’s two recent wins in a federal appeals court, staying implementation of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) rule and the Clean Power Plan (CPP), were welcomed by the Coal Industry as measures that will prevent further damage to coal ...

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New Report Shows Potential For Major Appalachian Petrochemical Industry

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — An economic report released today by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) shows that the Appalachian region could become a second center of U.S. petrochemical and plastic resin manufacturing, similar to the Gulf Coast. ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley presented the findings at a Capitol Hill press event with lawmakers including Senator Shelley Moore ...

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SFI Fiber Sourcing Standard Recognized As A Verification Mechanism For PEFC Chain Of Custody Certification

WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Fiber Sourcing Standard is now recognized by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) as a tool that meets PEFC requirements for the avoidance of controversial sources in the PEFC Chain of Custody standard. “PEFC is pleased to support initiatives of its members that are ...

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Pennsylvania DCNR Officials, Supporters of Shikellamy State Park Dedicate Key Land Acquisitions in Union County

SELINSGROVE, Pa., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today joined local and other state officials, and supporters of Shikellamy State Park in the dedication of two key park acquisitions preserving a scenic overlook along the Susquehanna River. Spearheaded by the Merrill W. Linn Land and Waterways Conservancy, acquisition of the two tracts ...

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Shareholder Push For Methane Transparency Gains Ground With Three Double-Digit Votes

BOSTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Three times in the last week shareholders at major energy companies voted in double digits for more methane pollution disclosure: 10 percent at Berkshire Hathaway Energy; 24 percent at Dominion Energy; and 33 percent at Occidental Petroleum.  Given that two of the three resolutions from Arjuna Capital, in partnership with As You Sow (Dominion) and ...

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AUO Unveils Ultra High Resolution, Slim and Narrow Border LTPS LCDs for Exciting Smart Mobile Life

HSINCHU, Taiwan, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AU Optronics Corp. (“AUO” or the “Company”) (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced that numerous types of innovative mobile displays and technologies will be presented at SID’s Display Week 2017 in Los Angeles from May 23 to 25, shaping the future of smart living. Exhibition highlights include a complete portfolio of LTPS LCDs ...

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Fuels Groups Unveil Video Illuminating Harms of Shifting RFS Compliance Responsibility from Refiners to Retailers

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new video unveiled today by NATSO, representing the nation’s truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) demonstrates how shifting the compliance responsibility under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) away from refiners will raise fuel prices, hurting small retailers and ...

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FPL files plans to shutter third coal-fired power plant and continue modernizing its generation fleet, cutting emissions and generating millions in customer savings

JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today filed a petition with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) for approval to shut down the St. Johns River Power Park (SJRPP) at the end of this year. SJRPP is a coal-fired power plant jointly owned by FPL and JEA, the municipally-owned electric provider for ...

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Carnival Corporation Rated Among America’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Carnival Corporation Rated Among America’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

MIAMI, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, has been named one of the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2017 by Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CRM). Carnival Corporation ranked number 23 in CRM’s 18th annual survey, a significant improvement from last year’s ranking at number 51. The company ...

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