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EPA Must Be Free to Pursue Its Legal Mandate to Clean Up Air Pollution, BICEP Coalition Representative Timberland Company Tells Congress

Jobs, Health at Stake as New Clean Air Act Regulations Spur Move toward Clean Energy
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The Timberland Company, which is a member of Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy coalition (BICEP), defended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) right to regulate greenhouse gas and air pollution at an opening hearing today with the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The defense comes on the heels of a new Ceres report released yesterday, February 8, entitled "New Jobs - Cleaner Air," which found robust overall job gains – nearly 290,000 full-time jobs in each of the next five years - stemming from compliance with pending EPA clean air rules.

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The Timberland Company, which is a member of Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy coalition (BICEP), defended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) right to regulate greenhouse gas and air pollution at an opening hearing today with the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The defense comes on the heels of a new Ceres report released yesterday, February 8, entitled "New Jobs - Cleaner Air," which found robust overall job gains – nearly 290,000 full-time jobs in each of the next five years - stemming from compliance with pending EPA clean air rules.

New Report Finds Investments to Clean and Modernize U.S. Power Plants Will Create Significant U.S. Job Growth

1.4 Million New Jobs Associated with Installing Pollution Controls and Building New Power Plants
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(3BLmedia/theCSRfeed) WASHINGTON, DC - February 8, 2011 - Air pollution rules being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the electric power sector will provide economic benefits and jobs across much of the United States, concentrated especially in the next five years, according to a new report from Ceres announced today at the 2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference.

New LEED Pilot Credits Advance While Chemical Data Gap Looms

by Bill Walsh, Executive Director, Healthy Building Network
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By Bill Walsh, Executive Director

New House Energy Committee Chair Rep. Upton Grows Skeptical About Climate Change and Waits for Business to Change his Mind

Are Michigan companies listening to climate-conscious consumers?
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 13, 2011 - In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, new House energy committee chair Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) continued changing his tune from being a climate solutions advocate to a climate change skeptic when he aligned himself with fellow skeptic and Americans For Prosperity (AFP) President Tim Phillips to support the lawsuits by global warming polluters against climate rules. 

Poop to Plastic? How what's in your dumpster is suddenly a resource.

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If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch is connecting those who have waste with those who need it. Opening markets, lowering costs, and accelerating green innovation.

Watch the video here.....www.recyclematch.com/RecycleMatch-%20at-PopTech-2010

Make waste a resource at RecycleMatch. Buy, sell or give your waste and recyclables at www.recyclematch.com

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If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch is connecting those who have waste with those who need it. Opening markets, lowering costs, and accelerating green innovation.

Watch the video here.....www.recyclematch.com/RecycleMatch-%20at-PopTech-2010

Make waste a resource at RecycleMatch. Buy, sell or give your waste and recyclables at www.recyclematch.com

CSRminute: MetLife Earns 14th Energy Star Certification, Named to EPA's Energy Star Leader List; UPS Foundation Gives $2M Grants to Nine Environmental Programs

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

New LEED Materials Credit Targets Phthalates, Flame Retardants

by Bill Walsh, Executive Director, Healthy Building Network
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 by Bill Walsh, Executive Director, Healthy Building Network

Renewable Energy Markets 2010 Concludes, But the Work is Just Starting

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 26, 2010 - The exhibit booths are being dismantled and put inside crates and boxes for shipment home. The Renewable Energy Markets 2010 (REM 2010) conference has concluded, and our temporary space in the Exhibit Hall of the DoubleTree Hotel is being turned over to tables and booths associated with the American Numismatic Association. Tradable renewable energy certificates (RECs) give way to collectible coins.

CRS Announces 2010 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Awards presented during Renewable Energy Markets 2010 in Portland, OR. Arizona Public Service, Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power, Thor Hinckley, and Sundance Square receive national honors
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Center for Resource Solutions awards Green Power Leadership Awards to Arizona Public Service, Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power, Thor Hinckley, and Sundance Square during Renewable Energy Markets 2010 in Portland, OR.

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Center for Resource Solutions awards Green Power Leadership Awards to Arizona Public Service, Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power, Thor Hinckley, and Sundance Square during Renewable Energy Markets 2010 in Portland, OR.

Rideshare to the Jon Stewart Rally & Elections with Ridebuzz.org: Restore the Sanity!

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Ridebuzz.org has launched online ridesharing services to help rally goers, voters and holiday travelers reduce their carbon footprint and save on travel dollars. In many cases, ridesharing is the only way for people to get from A to B – as many populations are under-served in America and can’t access viable transportation. Sharing resources is a highly cost-effective option to meet community needs.

Rideshare to the upcoming Jon Stewart and Colbert Rally

October 30, 2010 in Washington, DC

Check here if you need/offer a ridshare to the rally.

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Ridebuzz.org has launched online ridesharing services to help rally goers, voters and holiday travelers reduce their carbon footprint and save on travel dollars. In many cases, ridesharing is the only way for people to get from A to B – as many populations are under-served in America and can’t access viable transportation. Sharing resources is a highly cost-effective option to meet community needs.

Rideshare to the upcoming Jon Stewart and Colbert Rally

October 30, 2010 in Washington, DC

Check here if you need/offer a ridshare to the rally.

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