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18 september 2017

16:20
CALGARY, Sept. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB) has issued three Inspection Officer Orders (Orders) to Westcoast Energy Inc., carrying on business as Spectra Energy Transmission (Westcoast) for the company's failure to adhere to...

15:27
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the company achieved a milestone in its methane capture initiative, passing the one million cubic foot mark. This innovative process allows for gas...

15:00
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Activists, homeowners, and farmers from communities nationwide threatened by pipelines and natural gas infrastructure will protest the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC's) plans to...

14:02
OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, met today with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom (UK). The two leaders took the opportunity to set the foundation for an even stronger Canada-UK relationship,...

13:55
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) today released a paper outlining how the two organizations are aligning with the G20 Task...

13:54
TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadians value a safe and a clean environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada's (ECCC) enforcement officers work hard every day to make sure individuals and companies are respecting Canadian environmental laws....

12:42
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies released today find that global temperature increases can be limited to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, as global leaders have pledged through the Paris Agreement, but...

12:16
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony, New York, September 18, 2017: A new survey finds that a majority of people globally are optimistic about our ability to address climate change, with 64 percent of global...

09:30
ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Trust for Public Land (TPL) announces Cox Enterprises as the presenting sponsor for its "Urban Nights, City Lights" event. On Saturday, November 4, The Trust for Public Land will host its 9th annual...

09:07
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Silicones Environmental, Health and Safety Center (SEHSC), a sector group of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), submitted a Final Report of the results of the D4...

09:00
KITCHENER, Ontario, Sept 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Diva International is pleased to announce their inaugural partnership with Pomona College in Southern California. The partnership addresses issues of menstrual equity and environmental waste...

07:46
XIANGYANG, China, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Five years have passed since Xiangyang, a city in central China's Hubei Province, stepped up its urban renovation. The local government has invested over 140 billion yuan (21.3 billion U.S. dollars)...

06:45
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is requiring more time to evaluate the approval of the Bailey mine permit for the 4L panel,...


17 september 2017

22:10
From Environment and Climate Change Canada GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will travel to New York City from September 17 to 21 to...

13:59
LONDON, ON, Sept. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The London community celebrates the planting of TD Tree Day's 300,000th tree with the support of the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority. The flagship volunteer program has been greening Canada since 2010.  ...

07:30
MONTRÉAL, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will speak to delegates at the annual Global Progress Summit, organized by Canada 2020, and will outline...


16 september 2017

23:24
JUNO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company is working aggressively to restore power to the remaining customers affected by Hurricane Irma, and as of this evening, fewer than 500,000 people remain without...


15 september 2017

16:10
MONTRÉAL, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will speak to delegates at the annual Global Progress Summit, organized by Canada 2020, and will outline...

15:16
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation International (CI) is taking part in a massive reforestation effort in the Brazilian region of the Amazon. The official announcement happens today at the "Rock in Rio 2017" global...

15:14
MONTRÉAL, September 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Enerkem Inc. (http://www.enerkem.com), a world leading biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, announced today it has started the commercial production of cellulosic ethanol. Enerkem's game-changing...

15:07
OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) fully supports the Forest Bioeconomy Framework launched today by Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM). "The...

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QUÉBEC, sept. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) and the California Air Ressources Board (ARB) announced today that a thirteenth joint carbon market...

14:56
MONTRÉAL, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - The 150th anniversary of Confederation is a reminder of our country's long history of global leadership in taking action to confront major global problems that threaten our health, the environment, and the economy....

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JUNO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The NextEra Energy Foundation, the charitable arm of Florida Power & Light Company and its parent, NextEra Energy, Inc., today announced it is donating $1 million to the Florida Disaster Fund to...

14:17
Ontario Science Centre launches Great Conversations speakers Series on September 21 with Canada's preeminent environmentalist TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Welcome to the Anthropocene. Human beings have become the driving force shaping the...

13:39
OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Supported by the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM), Canada's forest industries play a central role in combatting climate change, risk of forest fires, driving innovation, expanding trade, supporting...

13:30
OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's forests hold the world's largest biomass reserves ? the basis for making renewable bioenergy, biomaterials and other bioproducts. Leveraging this renewable resource will help spur innovation, investment,...

13:12
ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As of noon Friday, Georgia Power has restored power to 940,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Irma. More than 8,000 personnel are working around the clock as part of Georgia Power's statewide restoration...

12:23
MISSOULA, Mont., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is pleased to announce the expansion of a partnership with minuteKEY, the world's first self-service key duplicating kiosk. Since 2015, minuteKEY and the...

11:58
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- According to a new report issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the number of hungry people in the world increased to from 777 million in 2015 to 815 million in...