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Video: BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Distillery Harvests Energy and Distills Gin

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The BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Distillery at Laverstoke Mill not only distills gin, it also harvests energy. The facility captured the world's attention at its opening in mid-September as the number one premium gin brand unveiled how it re-captures energy with its state-of-the-art heat exchange system. The distillery is designed to operate with the greatest operational efficiencies to reduce energy use as it recycles residual heat which is a by-product from the unique "Vapour Infusion" technique used since 1836. 

PS Food Mart Raises $78,000 for “Fight Hunger, Give Hope,” Fundraiser to Feed Families in Need

Local CITGO Marketer raises funds for Food Bank of South Central Michigan
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HOMER, Mich., Mar. 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – PS Food Mart and Folk Oil Company, a local CITGO Petroleum Corporation Marketer, surpassed its fundraising goal by more than $25,000 in its sixth annual fundraiser. “Fight Hunger, Give Hope” provides nourishment to thousands of families across southern Michigan through local food pantries, in collaboration with the Food Bank of South Central Michigan. The fundraiser ran in the month of March, raising a total of $78,000.

CITGO and Cash Magic Celebrate New Louisiana Location’s Grand Opening

Event follows fundraiser benefitting four local charities
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Houma, La., March 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Cash Magic Truck Stops and Casinos held a grand opening celebration of the Cash Magic Prospect CITGO Truck Stop and Casino in Houma, Louisiana on March 5. The new Cash Magic CITGO station is one of seven new CITGO additions to Cash Magic’s growing portfolio.

Time Warner Cable Exceeds “Go Green” Goal by Reducing Its Carbon Intensity by 38 Percent

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March 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) has announced that its “Go Green” initiative has resulted in a 38 percent reduction in the company’s carbon intensity over the past two years, far exceeding its goal of a 15 percent reduction set in 2012. The company reduced its carbon intensity by focusing on increased energy efficiency and improved waste and vehicle management, promoting sustainability within its supply chain, and building employee “Green Teams” around the country.

AT&T and SunEdison Launch Alternative Energy System in the Lone Star State

By: John Keller
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In pursuit of our commitment to decrease our environmental impact in the communities in which we live, work and serve in, this week we unveiled our new 677 kilowatt solar panel system that will provide energy for an AT&T facility in Lancaster, Texas. This solar panel array was designed, developed and deployed with the help of SunEdison.

Developing North America’s Energy Future

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When you turn your lights on, do you ever wonder where that power comes from? How about when you are cooking dinner or making your morning coffee? What about when you are heating your home on a cold winter night? We often take our lifestyle based on a convenient and abundant supply of energy for granted. We switch our appliances on; drive our cars, use computers and cellphones without giving it a second thought. We use energy every day because it’s essential to our modern way of life. But do you ever wonder where the energy comes from?

Las Vegas Project Shows Power of Solar Panels

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The desert-bound city of Las Vegas enjoys average highs of 41⁰C on July days, but drops to a positively frigid 35⁰C in September.  So you can imagine the demands on the regional power grid from air conditioning alone. With a population of just under 2 million – not including the tourists – southern Nevada demands a lot of electricity. We spoke with Chris Brophy, Vice President of Corporate Sustainabilty for MGM Resorts International to see what they’re doing to offset the energy demand on the grid.

Carnival Corporation Multi-Year Fuel Conservation Program Expected to Save More Than One Billion Gallons of Fuel and Reduce Carbon Emissions by 12 Billion Kilograms by End of 2014

Fleet of over 100 ships will see 24 percent improvement in fuel efficiency from 2007 through 2014 Broad, multi-year strategy to conserve onboard energy usage and reduce fuel consumption will save $2.5 billion in fuel costs by the end of 2014
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MIAMI, January 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, today released the results of its multi-year Fleet Fuel Conservation Program that by the end of 2014 will have saved more than one billion gallons of fuel and reduced fleet carbon emissions by 12 billion kilograms over a seven year period.

Biochar-ging Ahead to Engage Citizens in Combating Climate Change

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What is biochar? Why is it so promising and exciting?
Biochar is charcoal derived from organic waste that conditions soil, increasing plant and tree growth. Increased growth of healthy foliage in turn helps to create a greener and healthier city. In addition, when mixed with soil, biochar sequesters carbon and enables increased infiltration of storm water run-off, which also helps to combat climate change.
 

In Climate Talks, Spotlight Turns to India

U.S.-China deal on carbon emissions ramps up pressure on New Delhi to get more aggressive in moving away from coal.
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India's new prime minister, a Hindu nationalist and former tea seller, recently urged his country's schoolchildren to help save the planet by relishing the delight of a full moon.
 
"On a full moon night, if street lights are put off for two, three hours, will it not be service to the environment? Won't you enjoy the full moon night?" Narendra Modi said in September, adding: "We have forgotten to live with nature." He urged kids to switch off fans, lights, or appliances when not in use and turn off tap water when brushing teeth.
 

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