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Which big U.S. companies are using renewable energy?

Some familiar names make the EPA’s list

The EPA’s Green Power Partnership latest list of the Top 100 organizations that are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources -- like wind and solar power – shows that tech companies are leading the way, although more traditional industries are on it as well.


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Wyoming approves groundwater testing rule for oil and natural gas

The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has approved a baseline groundwater testing rule that many claim is the best in the country. The five-member commission, which includes Gov. Matt Mead, unanimously passed the final rule today in Casper.


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Seven ways to make this a green summer

Eco-friendly summer dating anyone?

You don’t have to live on carrots or sell your car this summer to help the environment. According to Jennifer Meek, Director of Marketing for Enviro-Solutions, a Green cleaning chemical manufacturer, there are seven easy ways at home and in the office to make this summer Greener and more sustainable.


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EPA updates mercury and air toxics standards for new power plants

Agency also proposes updates to oil and gas storage tank standards

The EPA has issued updates to pollution limits for new power plants under the mercury and air toxics standards, based on new information and analysis that became available to the agency after the rule was finalized.


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EPA nominee focuses on greenhouse gas emissions

McCarthy is considered data-driven and pragmatic

President Obama’s selection of Gina McCarthy to become the next EPA Administrator is being hailed as a positive move by both environmentalists and some in the business community, who say McCarthy is adept at holding dialogues with competing interests.


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EPA finalizes revisions to clean air standards for stationary engines

Updated rule provides extensive public health protections, slashes costs of compliance

Today, in compliance with settlement agreements, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized revisions to standards to reduce air pollution from stationary engines that generate electricity and power equipment at industrial, agricultural, oil and gas production, power generation and other facilities.


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Oil and gas partnership discusses leaded gasoline phase-out

Oil and gas industry representatives meeting in London last month for the Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles (PCFV) discussed way to shift from the phase out of leaded gasoline to low sulphur fuels and vehicles emissions standards.


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Sinclair Oil exceeds emission limits, must pay $3.8 million penalty, install pollution controls

Company violated 2008 consent decree

The EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice have announced a settlement with two subsidiaries of Sinclair Oil Corporation to resolve alleged violations of air pollution limits established in a 2008 consent decree at refineries in Casper and Sinclair, Wyo.


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Is America moving beyond coal?

A partnership between the Sierra Club and Bloomberg Philanthropies attempting to retire a third of the 500 coal-fired power plants in the U.S. by 2020 says it is well on its way.


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EPA to give mercury, air toxics standards a second look

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it is reviewing technical information that is focused on pollution limits for new power plants under the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, based on new information provided by industry stakeholders after the rule was finalized.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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