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Active Water Sciences Wins Environmental Technology Award for Wastewater Treatment Breakthrough

Active Water Sciences, LLC, pioneering developer of The Water Phoenix wastewater treatment system, has been honored for introducing a breakthrough technology with far-reaching impact on improving the global environment.


EPA Sets Stronger National Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a final new health standard for sulfur dioxide (SO2).


Haitian Relief Efforts Improve as Donated Solar Lights are Installed

SOL Incs solar lights are shining brightly all night long, expanding relief and recovery efforts at several Port-au-Prince sites following the devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010.


Sharp to Sell Solar-Powered Mobile Phone in China

Sharp Corporation will commercialize a mobile phone equipped with a solar cell module for the Chinese market from this February.


Secretary Chu Announces $620 Million for Smart Grid Demonstration and Energy Storage Projects

At an event in Columbus, Ohio, Secretary Chu announced that the Department of Energy is awarding $620 million for projects around the country to demonstrate advanced Smart Grid technologies and integrated systems that will help build a smarter, more efficient, more resilient electrical grid.


Caribou Coffee Makes a Commitment to Energy Efficiency

Caribou Coffee, the second-largest company-owned gourmet coffeehouse operator based in the US, has made a commitment to energy efficiency by mandating compact fluorescent lamps in its lighting design specifications for corporate-owned locations.


Up to $55 Million in Funding Available to Develop Advanced Carbon Capture Technology at Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants

US Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that $55 million will be made available to develop advanced technologies that can capture carbon dioxide from flue gases at existing power plants so that the greenhouse gas may be sequestered or put to beneficial use.


United Nations Sets Up Green Technology Complex in Contaminated Ship Yard Site

Hunters Point Shipyard on California's San Francisco Bay has gone through several rebirths in its more than 100 years of existence.



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