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EPA Honors California Environmental Educators in Huntington Beach and San Marcos

Northern California students also honored for environmental projects LOS ANGELES / SOURCE: US EPA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that John Wood, a teacher at Samuel E. Talbert Middle School in Huntington Beach, Calif., is one of six winners to receive the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE). The PIAEE awards recognize Read more about EPA Honors California Environmental Educators in Huntington Beach and San Marcos[…]

National Monuments Support Local Economies

Conservation of Public Lands Creates Economic Engine That Can Be Sustained For Generations WASHINGTON, D.C./ August 21/ Source: Joint Economic Committee / Joint Economic Committee Democrats today released a series of fact sheets on the economic benefits of national monuments to their surrounding communities ahead of the Trump administration’s decision to propose removing designation in whole Read more about National Monuments Support Local Economies[…]

CDFA ANNOUNCES GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR HEALTHY SOILS PROGRAM IN 2017

SACRAMENTO / August 8, 2017 / SOURCE: CDFA – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting applications for the Healthy Soils Program (HSP). The program, authorized by the Budget Act of 2016, receives funding from California Climate Investments, with proceeds from the state’s cap-and-trade auctions targeted to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) Read more about CDFA ANNOUNCES GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR HEALTHY SOILS PROGRAM IN 2017[…]

ICC and SEIA partner to produce 2018 ISEP Commentary

Updated publication provides expert commentary to help understand solar energy provisions WASHINGTON, D.C.  / July 31, 2017 / SOURCE: International Code Council – The International Code Council (ICC) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced a new partnership to produce the International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP) Commentary. Under the agreement, SEIA will join the Code Read more about ICC and SEIA partner to produce 2018 ISEP Commentary[…]

New Report Examines Rising Private Utility Fees for Californians as Customers Migrate to Community Choice Energy

Santa Rosa / July 27, 2017 / SOURCE: Center for Climate Protection / A new report by the Center for Climate Protection examines procurement of power by private utilities and related exit fees charged to their customers in the context of the growth of Community Choice Energy in California. The report, “Community Choice Aggregation Expansion Read more about New Report Examines Rising Private Utility Fees for Californians as Customers Migrate to Community Choice Energy[…]

Forest2Market Report Shows Increased Demand for Wood Fiber Leads to Forest Growth

CHARLOTTE, NC / July 27, 2017/ SOURCE: Forest2Market / As the debate about the carbon benefits of generating electricity in Europe from wood pellets manufactured in the southern United States continues, a new Forest2Market report shows that growth in demand for forest products (i.e., lumber, paper, packaging and wood pellets) has led to greater forest Read more about Forest2Market Report Shows Increased Demand for Wood Fiber Leads to Forest Growth[…]

EVgo Partners with PSE&G to Open Its 950th U.S. Fast Charger at Molly Pitcher Service Area in New Jersey

LOS ANGELES /July 20, 2017 / Source: EVGO / – EVgo, the nation’s largest network of public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations, and Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), New Jersey’s oldest and largest regulated gas and electric delivery utility, today announced that they have officially opened EVgo’s 950th fast charger in the Read more about EVgo Partners with PSE&G to Open Its 950th U.S. Fast Charger at Molly Pitcher Service Area in New Jersey[…]

American Modular Systems Installs First Gen7 Two-Story School at New Early Education School Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 18, 2017 / SOURCE: American Modular Systems, Inc. / — American Modular Systems (AMS) installed the first-of-its kind, two-story prefabricated building at Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach on the Clara Barton Elementary School campus in Long Beach on Saturday, July 15th. The final eight modules of the 31,483-foot state-of-the-art campus were Read more about American Modular Systems Installs First Gen7 Two-Story School at New Early Education School Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach[…]