Environmental Stewardship

PT Freeport Indonesia Reduces the Use of Plastic Water Bottles to Almost Zero

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At Freeport-McMoRan’s operation in Papua, Indonesia, plastic water bottle use went from almost 5 million bottles a year to zero thanks to the implementation of drinking water stations and a successful awareness campaign.

PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) installed water tanks, dispensing stations and even stations for employees to wash the reusable bottles they were issued. Potable water systems were made available throughout operations and communities.

EarthX to Mark Climate Week with the Launch of EarthxTV

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DALLAS, September 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – EarthX will launch EarthxTV whose mission is to become the foremost streaming network for environmental programming, covering cross-disiplinary solutions to the critical issues facing the natural world. EarthxTV will premiere on September 21st at EarthxTV.org to kick off Climate Week and will feature inclusive conversations, environmental storytelling and interactive experiences.

CDP Recognizes Comprehensive Sustainability Program at NRG

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Our recognition as a leader in environmental stewardship by CDP brings us great honor.  Achieving an A- rating in Climate Change, Water Security, and Supplier Engagement, this designation affirms that our continued dedication to our sustainability program is signaling change across our sector and places NRG at the forefront of what is possible for our industry.

Effort to Save Burrowing Owls Goes Underground in Chino

Audubon Society, SCE volunteers team up to build artificial burrows to help bolster the dwindling population of the little birds.
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By Mary Ann Milbourn

When Brian Bielfelt had an opportunity to help build artificial burrows in Chino for burrowing owls, he jumped at the chance.

“I’ve loved burrowing owls for a long time — since I was in third grade in Florida,” said the Southern California Edison staff biologist.

HanesBrands Renews U.S. EPA Smartway Transport Partnership to Support Environmental Stewardship

Company’s focus on tracking and reducing fuel use since 2008 has resulted in a 50% reduction in carbon emissions from shipping
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands today announced that the company has renewed its partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport program.

Hanes, which has been a program partner for three years, recently submitted its data on shipping and energy-conservation efforts associated with the transportation of raw materials and distribution of finished products. The SmartWay Transport program reviewed and validated this information before approving the company’s partnership renewal.

Practitioner Spotlight--Katelyn Foster

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Katelyn Foster is an Antea Group environmental remediation practitioner in Valhalla, New York. She oversees the removal of underground storage tanks and the installation of monitoring wells and soil borings. Work throws her surprises at times, like when she found 18 tanks buried in a small, corner lot. Katelyn loves animals and being outside.

Read more about Katelyn and Antea Group here in our blog.

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Sustainability at Caterpillar

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Sustainability is part of what Caterpilllar does every single day. Read more about Caterpillar's progress that involves a balance of environmental stewardship, social responsibility and economic growth.

Consumers Energy Funds Habitat Improvement Project To Raise More Walleye for Michigan Anglers

Three Additional Michigan Projects Also Funded in 2019
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MUSKEGON, Mich., June 18, 2019  /3BL Media/ – Upgrades funded by Consumers Energy will help the Muskegon River Walleye Pond produce 300,000 more walleye yearly for anglers and significantly reduce expenses to operate the Michigan Department of Natural Resources facility.

A multi-year $140,607 grant from the Habitat Improvement Account (HIA) has been used to install a permanent power source and provide three new pumps at the pond where walleye fingerlings are reared for stocking in the Muskegon River and other Michigan waters.

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