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Daily Archives: June 15, 2010
Read the full post at ProGreenSports. The purpose of this research is to gain insights into the perspectives of large NCAA athletic departments regarding environmental responsibility and to better understand their green practices and inititiatives. The survey (2nd annual) was … Continue reading
New Online from NOAA: Near Real-Time Info: Federal Agencies Introduce Online Mapping Tool to Track Gulf Response
Via ResourceShelf. From the Announcement: Today, NOAA launches a new federal Web site meant to answer those questions with clarity and transparency — a one-stop shop for detailed near-real-time information about the response to the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill. … Continue reading
Read the full story in Time. I don’t know how recycling works. Or how fabric gets made. But when I found out that nine World Cup teams are wearing uniforms made out of old plastic bottles, I was agog. I … Continue reading
Read the full story in the New York Times. Residents are concerned about the oil spill’s more than 175,000 gallons of liquid waste and 11,276 cubic yards of solid waste that have been deposited.
DOI WaterSMART Funding Opportunities- $4 million Application Due: June 14, June 29, and July 2, 2010 Eligible Entities: State or territory agencies or departments with water or power delivery authority, federally recognized Indian Tribes with water or power delivery authority, … Continue reading
Read the full post at Greenopolis. Did you know that over 70% of heavy metals in U.S. landfills come from computers? These metals release up to 38 different chemical elements into the waste stream, contaminating the soil and the wildlife … Continue reading
Read the full story at Mother Nature Network. Catalog Choice lets users opt out of more than just catalogs, phone books, credit card solicitations, and direct mail.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing three universities with the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) awards for generating power and thermal energy while saving energy, lowering greenhouse gas emissions and decreasing air pollution, which can reduce impacts on … Continue reading