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Mobile Classroom Takes Trades Training on the Road

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As a former student, Riley Gowan understands how valuable a mobile classroom can be, especially for those students who can’t get to the college for instruction. With the new Mobile Trades Training Facility, supported by donations from TransCanada and the B.C. government, the classroom can go to them.

“I think this is going to be a great tool, especially for students who have never worked in a shop before,” said Gowen, an instructor at NorthWest Community College (NWCC) in Terrace, B.C.

Carnival Corporation Announces 2020 Sustainability Goals

Press Release

World’s largest travel and leisure company reinforces commitment to protecting environment by increasing water efficiency and reducing waste production, greenhouse gases and other emissions

Key sustainability goals also include commitments to the health, safety and security of guests and crewmembers, workforce diversity and inclusion, supply chain and community involvement

Bechtel Raises the Bar with Stakeholder Engagement

Making sustainability part of the successful project handover to customers and communities
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“By making sustainability part of the project handover to the customers and communities, we knew where we wanted to be and how to get there,” said Melissa Case, Manager of Community Relations, Curtis Island LNG projects, Bechtel.

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“By making sustainability part of the project handover to the customers and communities, we knew where we wanted to be and how to get there,” said Melissa Case, Manager of Community Relations, Curtis Island LNG projects, Bechtel.

Chief Councillor Ellis Ross of the Haisla Nation on First Nations and Energy Development in Canada

Posted by David Braun of National Geographic
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Located in the North Coast region of the Canadian province of British Columbia, the traditional territory of the Haisla Nation has found itself at the center of Canada’s energy and international commerce debate.
 

A Closer Look at Canada’s Goal of “Cleanest LNG in the World”

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What exactly is “the cleanest liquefied natural gas in the world?”
 
It’s a hypothetical fuel that leaders in British Columbia, Canada, have repeatedly promised to deliver in an effort to build public support for their proposed LNG industry. But while it sounds clear-cut, it’s proven a tough nut to crack.
 

In British Columbia, Mulling the Role of Natural Gas in a Sustainable Energy Future

Posted by Marianne Lavelle
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British Columbia finds itself at the forefront of the global debate on natural gas, and its role in the future of energy.

North American Natural Gas Seeks Markets Overseas

A slew of multibillion-dollar coastal projects compete to ship super-chilled LNG to Asia and Europe.
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North America's natural gas boom is now so big that the industry and its supporters believe it should not be contained to just one continent.

Breathe LA Video

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The Breathe LA video includes comments from California stakeholders, including Lt. Governor of California Gavin Newsom, on BNSF's leadership in hybrid energy options, research into liquefied natural gas, and implementation of wide-span electric cranes.

Since 2000, BNSF has purchased 3,000 new locomotives and have remanufactured 2,400 existing locomotives. These investments, along with the installation of idle-control technology, have resulted in a significant decrease in emissions and better fuel efficiency.

BNSF Honored for Clean Air Technology Developments in Southern California

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BNSF received the 2013 Innovation Breath of Life Award from BREATHE LA for exemplary work on clean air initiatives and technological advances to reduce emissions.

BREATHE LA, founded in 1903, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting clean air and healthy lungs through research, education, and technology.

According to BREATHE LA, the Breath of Life Awards serve to “recognize environmental standards and emissions reduction efforts to ensure that our community is no longer disproportionally impacted by pollution generated by the high volume of goods movement.”

Fedex Weighs Natural Gas Benefits

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FedEx Freight Inc. has added natural gas engines to its search for gasoline alternatives, but whether the experiment proves to be economically viable remains to be seen.

The business unit of FedEx Corp. is beta testing two new tractors powered by liquefied natural gas-only engines, hoping for a limited release in 2013.

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