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Oil Spill Response Planning: the Inside Scoop on What’s Next and What to Do About It

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Antea Group has been monitoring changes around the country from states that are in the process of or have already developed regulations requiring railroads to write oil spill response plans (OSRPs) when they are transporting crude oil or other flammable materials.

PANDORA’s Prize Winning Waste Management

Through continuous improvements PANDORA commits itself to minimizing the environmental impact. This has resulted in PANDORA receiving five awards in waste utilization from the Department of Industrial Works in Bangkok, Thailand.
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At PANDORA Production Thailand, waste is seen as a resource. In 2016, 86% of the waste produced by its crafting facilities was reused or recycled. The dedicated effort put into the company’s waste management has now been rewarded by the Department of Industrial Works in Bangkok, Thailand.

Pilot Program at Grand Teton National Park Informs Future of Composting in Teton County

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JACKSON, Wyo., November ­09, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As part of the Zero-Landfill Initiative, Teton County is making great inroads with new composting waste removal efforts. The Zero-Landfill Initiative is a collaboration between Subaru of America, Inc., National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), the National Park Service (NPS) and park concessioners to reduce the amount of visitor-generated waste that national parks send to the landfills. Collaborators spent the summer targeting the one material that is believed to comprise up to 40 percent of Teton County’s waste stream - food.

below50 Goes Global: Regional Hubs Established Across Three Continents to Grow the Market for Low-carbon Fuels

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BONN, Germany, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today at COP23, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced a major expansion of its below50 project, designed to rapidly grow the market for the world’s most sustainable fuels.

As part of this expansion, new hubs will begin operating across three continents: Australia, North America and South America. 

Action for Impact: The World Business Council Releases Its 2017 Report on the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative

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BONN, Germany, November 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today at COP23, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released its 2017 progress report on the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi). This report marks the next step in business’ continued drive to scale up climate action and impact.

Carnival Cruise Line Signs Agreement With Shell to Fuel North America’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

Shell to supply LNG for two next-generation Carnival Cruise Line ships – world’s most popular cruise brand and Carnival Corporation's largest brand. Vessels with industry-first "green cruising" design to enter service in 2020, 2022 with dual-fuel engines
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MIAMI, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) and the world's most popular cruise line, today announced it has signed an agreement with Shell NA LNG, LLC (Shell) to be its supplier of marine liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power North America’s first fully LNG-powered cruise ships.

Carnival Cruise Line Signs Agreement With Shell to Fuel North America’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

Shell to supply LNG for two next-generation Carnival Cruise Line ships – world’s most popular cruise brand and Carnival Corporation's largest brand. Vessels with industry-first "green cruising" design to enter service in 2020, 2022 with dual-fuel engines
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MIAMI, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) and the world's most popular cruise line, today announced it has signed an agreement with Shell NA LNG, LLC (Shell) to be its supplier of marine liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power North America’s first fully LNG-powered cruise ships.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Coolest Spaceship Ever

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I’m not quite sure humanity has developed the ingenuity yet to design and engineer such a craft. But fortunately, I have good news!

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I’m not quite sure humanity has developed the ingenuity yet to design and engineer such a craft. But fortunately, I have good news!

Marathon Petroleum Corp. Expands Safety and Greenhouse Gas Data Reporting

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Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) has released its 2017 Citizenship Report, which includes expanded data on safety, greenhouse gas emissions, process safety events, waste generation and more. “Transparency about how we manage the risks in our business can bring society closer to making informed decisions about a future of abundant energy, a clean and safe environment, and prosperity for as much of mankind as possible,” says MPC Chairman and CEO Gary R. Heminger in his introduction to the report.

America Recycles Day Marks 20th Anniversary; Focuses Nation’s Attention on Recycling Every Day

Keep America Beautiful Initiative encourages individuals and businesses to #BeRecycled, #BuyRecycled and #ReduceReuseRecycle
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Celebrating its 20th anniversary, America Recycles Day educates people about the importance of recycling to our economy and environmental well-being, and helps to motivate occasional recyclers to become everyday recyclers. A Keep America Beautiful national initiative, America Recycles Day takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, and is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States.

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