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France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels

by Chelsea W. // Student

French environmentalists cheered as France passed a law mandating all new buildings being built in commercial zones must be partially covered in either plants or solar panels. This law will stimulate …

Filed under: Green Building News

Keywords: Government,Policy,France

3 replies | 1530 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015 | Last updated: 06/01/2015

Has anyone else been getting calls about electricity going up 13%?

by Chelsea W. // Student

Over the past couple weeks, I keep getting calls to my home saying, "Your electricity will go up about 13% in the upcoming months due to new regulations promoting cleaner energy. However if you go sol…

Filed under: Government Policies

Related to: Energy,Government Policies,Government Agencies and Initiatives,Safety

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Alt Energy,Government,Government Policy

0 replies | 679 views | Posted on: 07/10/2015 | Last updated: 07/10/2015

EPA Methane Cut - New Regulations, and Resistance

by JackSawyer // Student

The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has recently finalized a new methane rule that will see heavy regulations implemented into the gas and oil sectors. Methane emissions, a greenhouse gas that t…

The MA Stretch Code: Reaching For More

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

In 2009, the Stretch Energy Code was added to the Massachusetts building code as an optional appendix for cities and towns to provide a streamlined and cost effective route to achieving approximately …

The TPP In A Nutshell – Too Risky for the Environment:

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is one of the most ambitious free trade agreements ever proposed. In 2005, a similar deal, the P4 trade agreement was crafted by Brunei, Chile, New Zealand and Sing…