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Heidlersburg Enters Service As Enbridge Continues to Blaze Solar Self Power Trail

2.5-MW Pennsylvania facility will provide power for our Texas Eastern Transmission natural gas system
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Like the morning sun on a summer day, Enbridge’s solar self-power program is rapidly on the rise—and starting to look like the proverbial scorcher.

On May 15, the 2.5-megawatt Heidlersburg Solar Project in Tyrone Township, PA entered service, with its 8,190 solar panels now supplying a portion of the electrical power required to run Enbridge’s Texas Eastern Transmission natural gas pipeline system, which moves the natural gas that heats homes, hospitals, businesses and schools up and down the Atlantic seaboard.

Climate Impact Optimization in Concrete Bridge Construction

How to construct climate smarter versions of standard bridges
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This article was first presented at the 39th IABSE Symposium—Engineering the Future—in Vancouver, Canada, September 2017.

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Mohawk Comes Out on Top: Ranked Most Sustainable Flooring Supplier on Green Builder Media's Brand Index

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CALHOUN, Ga., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Industries has been recognized as the most sustainable flooring supplier on Green Builder Media’s 2021 Brand Index. Receiving the top Brand Index score in the flooring category, green professionals ranked Mohawk as a leader in terms of products and initiatives and identified the brand as a sustainable thought leader.

WSP USA Charts Direction on Climate and Equity at United for Infrastructure 2021, With Opening Remarks by President Biden

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Tom Lewis and Denise Turner Roth help lead government, business and labor leaders in driving solutions for better policies and greater investment in sustainable and equitable infrastructure.

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Tom Lewis and Denise Turner Roth help lead government, business and labor leaders in driving solutions for better policies and greater investment in sustainable and equitable infrastructure.

Hershey Makes Bold Environmental Commitments

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The Hershey Company has announced new commitments to advance its environmental progress and contribute to global climate action. Hershey has set ambitious new goals to reduce its global emissions in line with the global best practice of the Paris Climate Agreement, to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C.

Reducing Carbon in the Built Environment

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The built environment is a major emitter of greenhouse gases. To help encourage net-zero building practices, Dow joined two leading industry associations to challenge architects and building owners to design and construct energy-efficient buildings.

Dow partnered with the American Institute of Architects International Region (AIA International) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to conduct engagement programs to help drive the adoption of lower-carbon building technologies during the decision-making and design phase.

Committed to Green Chemistry Education

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Used in everything from household items such as toothpaste and detergents to high-tech applications like electric vehicles and wind turbines, chemicals play an integral role in our lives. In fact, chemicals are present in 95 percent of manufactured goods.

Mohawk Group: Turning the Tide

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The convergence of freshwater and saltwater creates a unique ecosystem where salt marshes, mangroves, and sea grasses sequester Blue Carbon, support biodiversity, and protect coastal areas from erosion. Data Tide’s patterning is the graphic interpretation of the positive ecological influence of this Blue Carbon capture, translated visually through data sets. 

Putting Waste to Work: Converting Landfill Waste to Energy Across Canada

Enbridge, Walker Industries, Comcor Environmental join forces to develop Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) projects throughout the country
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It’s estimated that Canadian landfills can produce enough Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) to supply energy to 400,000 homes a year.

Enbridge, Walker Industries and Comcor Environmental are looking to unlock this potential—and put some of that waste to work.

Creating China's First “Milk Bottle Road”

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Dow has teamed with dairy brand Shiny Meadow to construct China’s first road made with recycled plastic milk bottles. The project gives hard-to-recycle plastic a second life and helps keep plastic waste out of the oceans, landfills, streets and rivers.

The “Milk Bottle Road” used more than 6,000 used milk bottles and other plastic waste and is located at the East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) Xuhui campus. Although milk bottles are easily recycled, recyclers often reject milk bottles due to the high contamination rate caused by milk residue.

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