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Discussions with tag 'Pollution'

Petition: Ask Governor Christie to hold Exxon fully accountable for oil spills, clean ups

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Stand with Environment America and Environment New Jersey behind this petition: "New Jersey has been fighting Exxon in the courts for decades over the damages it’s done to natural resources, bu…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Exxon,Environment,Governor Christie,Oil Spills,Pollution

0 replies | 977 views | Posted on: 07/22/2015 | Last updated: 07/22/2015

MassPIRG Petition: Say No to BP Tax Deductions on Oil Spill Payments!

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

BP Oil Company must pay $18.7 billion in damages as a result of gross negligence in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, but there are indications that only $5.5 billion of that settlement will be non-tax …

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environment,Pollution,BP,Oil Spill

0 replies | 1254 views | Posted on: 07/24/2015 | Last updated: 07/24/2015

Oil Change Interntaional Petition: Tell President Obama to Keep Shell Oil out of the Arctic

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Petition: Stop Arctic Drilling! "We call on the Obama Administration to make the Arctic Ocean off limits to Big Oil. In order to tackle climate change we must leave carbon underground -- not let fo…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environment,Arctic Drilling,Shell Oil,Pollution,Oil

0 replies | 971 views | Posted on: 07/29/2015 | Last updated: 07/29/2015

Thank President Obama and the EPA for the finalized Clean Power Plan (Petition)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

President Obama and the EPA have finalized a Clean Power Plan that imposes the first limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Pollution from power plants apparently cause 40% of the carbon pollut…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environment,Pollution,Clean Power Plan,President Obama,Carbon,Power Plants

1 replies | 1379 views | Posted on: 08/04/2015 | Last updated: 08/04/2015

90+ Organizations Announce MA Power Forward to support and promote Clean Energy Policies for People and Planet

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Together with over 90 Founding Partners, Toxics Action Center and Clean Water Action are launching Mass Power Forward, a statewide coalition committed to securing energy policy that supports local ren…

Filed under: News

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: clean energy,Solar,Renewable Energy,Wind,Pollution,Massachusetts Power Forward

0 replies | 1197 views | Posted on: 09/09/2015 | Last updated: 09/09/2015

California's Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act - 50% of Consumer Energy to be from Renewable Sources

by Stella Ng'oma // Green building enthusiast

California has had the most severe droughts in recent years. In the wake of the continued drought, several stakeholders, including State and Federal officials are working diligently together to reduce…

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Climate Change,clean energy,Pollution,California

0 replies | 1031 views | Posted on: 10/13/2015 | Last updated: 10/13/2015

Indoor Air Pollutants - Invisible but Affecting Our Health

by Higgins_James // Student

Today, pollution of all kinds affects our planet and our health. Pollution comes in many shapes and forms, but this discussion will focus on specifically indoor air pollutants and the unknown invisibl…

Filed under: Other Green Building Air

Keywords: Pollution,Indoor Air Quality,Air Pollution

0 replies | 1976 views | Posted on: 06/23/2016 | Last updated: 06/23/2016

Join with the AIA Committee on the Environment Advisory Group and Hundreds of Others to Reject Climate Denial Appointees

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Join hundreds of architects and supporters of green building practices and policies. Sign on to a letter written by the AIA Committee on the Environment Advisory Group. "Mr. Pruitt’s hearing too…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: EPA,Health,Pollution,Water,Scott Pruitt,Climate Denial,Rick Perry,Air

0 replies | 1313 views | Posted on: 01/19/2017 | Last updated: 02/09/2017

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: Singapore 2020, February 12, 12:30pm-5pm

by mkilmartin // Intern

After five years convening C-suite executives, influential investors, and innovative thought leaders in North America and Europe, Bloomberg’s signature Sustainable Business Summit series will co

Filed under: Green Living

Green Building Advocacy

Keywords: Pollution,Waste Management,Developing Tech,Singapore,Sustainable Business,ESG

0 replies | 1639 views | Posted on: 12/20/2019 | Last updated: 12/20/2019

Webinar: A Deep Dive into Air Permitting - Volatile Organic Compound Rules, August 19, 10 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Volatile Organic Compounds are regulated under Part 6 and Part 7 of the state air pollution control rules. Part 6 is applicable to “existing” sources and Part 7 is applicable to “new

Exploring the Environmental, Health and Community Benefits of Electric Lawn and Garden Equipment with EcoQuiet's George Carrette (Video)

by Rate It Green Team

George Carrette is greening lawn care, one lawn at a time.  George has owned and operated EcoQuiet Lawn Care in Massachusetts since 2014.  After George studied Horticulture at UMass Am

Free Webinar, Philadelphia Water Department: Green Stormwater Infrastructure for Community Well-being, February 14, 6 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

The Philadelphia Water Department is currently in the middle of a 25-year, billion-dollar infrastructure project that will protect the City’s rivers and streams from sewage pollution. Called &ld

Filed under: Webinars

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Keywords: Pollution,Philadelphia,Water Efficiency,Stormwater

0 replies | 869 views | Posted on: 01/20/2022 | Last updated: 01/22/2022