Where do we start? Many companies are currently asking themselves this question when it comes to complying with the new U.S. regulation on Conflict Minerals. For companies that manufacture thousands of products-such as retailers with name brands-the requirement to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in these products is especially challenging. What are the typical actions to engage in due diligence? The following White Paper answers the questions you been dwelling on.
If you have a few minutes today, check out the amazing winning videos in Avista’s annual Every Little Bit Video Contest. The Grand Prize award went to Pullman High School students Shantara Pintak, Matthew Winchell and Mike Crawford for their “Watts & Hertz” video. The contest gives high school students the opportunity to create short videos demonstrating the importance of energy efficiency practices and its benefit for the environment.
CITGO Employees Discuss Refining Processes and Principles; Share Career Opportunities
LEMONT, Ill., Feb. 28, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Lemont Refinery employees visited Old Quarry Middle School last month to educate more than 300 eighth grade students about the petroleum refining process and the career opportunities within the petroleum industry.
MERCED — For Bezait Ali, coming to the University of California, Merced, and studying environmental engineering looked like a window to her future.
The school opened in 2005, the newest UC campus. And the College of Engineering had just received a $1 million grant from PG&E, which meant funding for new facilities like the Engineering Service Learning Lab and other student projects.
Before becoming a sustainability advocate, I spent most of my career working with technology beginning with a Fire and Emergency Information Reporting System project for the City of Toledo (1975) moving in the early 80’s to technology companies. I first used an email system and a PC at Computerland (1983), having moved off mini-computers, and in 1999 began to market high tech products and services developing on the Web seminars (now called webinars), database-driven landing pages, and micro environments.
KINGSPORT, Tenn., February 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company announced the signing of a master agreement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to conduct research in chemistry and materials science.