- Contact Laura Barnes (email@example.com) with questions, comments, and suggestions.
Daily Archives: September 24, 2009
Read the full story in Domestic Fuel. The Renewable Fuels Association today released comments to be filed with the Environmental Protection Agency regarding proposed regulations to implement the expanded renewable fuel standard (RFS) program enacted by Congress in the Energy … Continue reading
Read the full story at Domestic Fuel. A study commissioned by the National Corn Growers Association finds that proposed regulations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to implement the expanded Renewable Fuel Standard would cost the ethanol industry as much … Continue reading
US Senators Introduce Legislation to Prohibit Inclusion of Indirect Land Use Change Effects in Implementing the RFS for 1 Year
Read the full post at Green Car Congress. US Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA), Ben Nelson (D-NE) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced legislation that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from going ahead with regulations that would include indirect land … Continue reading
Read the full story at Domestic Fuel. Oregon is the latest state to look to garbage for energy. Waste Management and McMinnville Water & Light will soon use everyday garbage to power thousands of homes. The $10 million plant will … Continue reading
Read the full story from Environmental Health News. Household dust is an important source of exposure to a lesser known – but ubiquitous and potentially toxic – flame retardant, reports a study from Belgium. Exposure to dust contaminated with hexabromocyclododecanes … Continue reading
Read the full post at Green, Inc. As my colleague Jad Mouawad and I write in an article in Sunday’s Times, virtually no electronic gadgets in American households — including televisions and computers — are subject to energy efficiency requirements.
Via Docuticker. EPA Releases Reports on Dam Integrity Assessments at 17 Coal Ash Impoundments Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ongoing national effort to assess the management of coal combustion residuals, EPA is … Continue reading
Read the full story in the New York Times. Farm waste, the biggest polluter of American rivers, is largely unregulated by many of the laws designed to prevent pollution and protect drinking water.
Read the full post at Lifehacker. With flu season approaching—on top of everyday Oh-God-I-don’t-think-he-washed-his-hand-after-using-the-restroom moments—we’re all a bit more wary of germs lately. Keep the nasty illness spreaders away with this DIY hand sanitizer.