Green Matters

Sea-Tac Airport Business Partners Awarded for Sustainable Initiatives

Environmental excellence awards recognize fuel and energy conservation and waste reduction.
April 23, 2014
The Port of Seattle Commission awarded the fourth annual Green Gateway Environmental Excellence Awards at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, honoring airport business partners who best champion sustainability.
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GENCO Supports Hershey’s Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Program at Utah Distribution Center

This program helps Hershey with its commitment to environmental sustainability.
April 23, 2014
Hershey’s Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Program is intended to divert materials that would typically end up in landfills to alternate channels, such as recycling, reuse or incineration.
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GPA Teams with Nature to Protect Water Quality

Wetlands project unveiled in honor of Earth Day 2014.
April 22, 2014
The Georgia Ports Authority celebrated Earth Day by unveiling nearly 14 acres of recently created wetlands.
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National Retail Federation Honored By EPA

NRF was recognized with a SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award.
April 22, 2014
The EPA recognized NRF for supporting policies and practices that reduce truck emissions and enhance freight efficiency.
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NAFTANEXT to Focus On Improving Energy Sustainability in North American Trade

Clean diesel power’s role in the economic growth and sustainability to be highlighted at NAFTANEXT Summit celebrating NAFTA’s 20th anniversary.
April 22, 2014
At the tri-national summit examining the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), government, transportation and energy officials will explore diesel power’s role in expanding future trade while also improving air quality.
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Port of Seattle Launches Program to Cleanse Stormwater

The pilot program will test natural ways to cleanse stormwater that reaches Pudget Sound.
April 21, 2014
The Port of Seattle kicks off a pilot project to reduce the amount of polluted runoff reaching Puget Sound.
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TERP Guideline Revisions, Public Comment on Drayage Truck Incentive Guidelines

The public comment period closes May 30, 2014.
April 21, 2014
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is providing an opportunity for written and oral public comments on the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Diesel Emissions Reduction Incentive Program (DERI program) entitled Texas Emissions Reduction Plan: Guidelines for Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants (ERIG) (RG-388) and the new Drayage Truck Incentive Program (DTIP) Guidelines (RG-524).
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EPA Teams with Ports to Improve Environmental Performance

Clean diesel grants and new ports initiative will advance sustainable technologies.
April 8, 2014
EPA is hosting the “Advancing Sustainable Ports” summit to mark the kickoff of a new EPA initiative to recognize ports that take action to improve environmental performance.
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Net Energy Imports in 2013 Lowest in More Than 20 Years

A large drop in energy imports together with a smaller increase in energy exports led to a 19 percent decrease in net energy imports from 2012 to 2013.
April 3, 2014
Total U.S. net imports of energy, measured in terms of energy content, declined in 2013 to their lowest level in more than two decades
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Maersk Sells Danbor to NorSea Group

The sale from Maersk to NorSea Group is expected to be completed by April 30, 2014.
April 3, 2014
Maersk Group and NorSea Group have agreed on the sale of Danbor's core business activities in logistics and services for the wind and oil and gas industries.
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