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Bureau of Energy, Economic, and Business Affairs at the US Department of State to Speak at Symposium

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium
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Brad Brooks-Rubin, Special Advisor for Conflict Diamonds and Conflict Minerals in the Bureau of Energy, Economic, and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, announced as another speaker at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.  This event, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

U.S. Department of State to Participate in Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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Brad Brooks-Rubin, Special Advisor for Conflict Diamonds and Conflict Minerals in the Bureau of Energy, Economic, and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, announced as another speaker at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.  This event, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

Congressional Watchdog to Speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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Godwin Agbara of the Government Accountability Office just announced as another speaker at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium coinciding with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  The independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress is charged with investigating how well federal government programs and policies are meeting their objectives.

Stabilizing Our Impacts

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In May 2009, then President & CEO Patrick D. Daniel announced an ambitious plan to stabilize Enbridge's environmental footprint at January 2009 levels.

The plan, called Neutral Footprint, is designed to counteract Enbridge’s environmental impact where it is felt most: on the trees we remove to build our facilities, the natural habitat we disturb, and the impacts associated with the electricity we buy to power our operations. We committed to achieving the plan’s goals by:

Hydraulic Fracturing Faces Growing Competition for Water Supplies in Water-Stressed Regions

Nearly half of 25,450 oil and gas wells evaluated in U.S. are in water basins with high and extremely high water stress; industry’s future growth depends on accelerating solutions such as more water recycling, better water management planning
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A new Ceres research paper on water use in hydraulic fracturing operations shows that a significant portion of this activity is happening in water stressed regions of the United States, most prominently Texas and Colorado, which are both in the midst of prolonged drought conditions. It concludes that industry efforts underway, such as expanded use of recycled water and non-freshwater resources, need to be scaled up along with better water management planning if shale energy production is to grow as projected.

Verizon Invests $100 Million in Green Energy

by James Gowen, Chief Sustainability Officer/ V.P. of Services Operations
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Earlier this week, I had the privilege to participate in Fortune Brainstorm Green conference which was kicked off by Harrison Ford. While most of us think of him as Han Solo or Indiana Jones, I’ll remember him for one phrase he shared on stage – “Nature doesn’t need people, people need nature.”

Verizon Launches Green Energy Project to Power 19 Company Facilities Across the Country

Fuel Cells, Solar Systems Expected to Generate More Than 70 Million Kilowatt Hours of Electricity -- Enough to Power More Than 6,000 Single-Family Houses Annually and Eliminate More Than 10,000 Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide
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NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 /3BL Media/  – Verizon announced that it will invest $100 million in a solar and fuel-cell energy project that will help power 19 of its facilities in seven states across the country.

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