Across The Wire

  1. Clean Air Fund Launched To Address Global Air Pollution Crisis

    The Clean Air Fund, a new philanthropic initiative, has launched to address the global outdoor air pollution crisis that is responsible for 4.2 million deaths worldwide – more deaths than from malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/Aids combined

  2. Duke Energy Will Seek To Renew Nuclear Plant Licenses To Support Its Carbon Reduction Goals

    Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced today it will seek to renew the operating licenses of the 11 reactors it operates at six nuclear stations in the Carolinas for an additional 20 years

  3. Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Offers Lower-Carbon Option For Natural Gas Utilities

    An interconnection guidance document released this week outlines the ways that renewable natural gas (RNG) can be effectively incorporated into local natural gas systems – to reduce carbon emissions, support local economic development, and utilize local supply resources

  4. Heating Oil Industry Commits To Net-Zero Emissions By 2050

    The Northeast's heating oil industry has resolved to achieve net-zero carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2050

  5. Charlotte Water Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions With Renewable Diesel

    Charlotte Water, the largest public water and wastewater utility in the Southeast, is expanding its commitment to environmental sustainability with a pilot project to run dozens of its vehicles on cleaner-burning renewable diesel produced by Renewable Energy Group (REG)

  6. Tetra Tech Wins $48M USAID Global Marine Pollution Prevention Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. announced recently that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Company a $48M contract to reduce and prevent the global pollution of marine debris in our oceans.

  7. Dropps, Innovator In Sustainable Cleaning Products, Partners With Oceana, Leader In Protecting The World's Oceans, To Prevent Single-Use Plastic Pollution At The Source

    Dropps, a leader in eco-responsible cleaning products, today announces a partnership with Oceana — the international organization focused on protecting the world's oceans — with a mission to make prevention the cure by addressing the issue of plastic pollution at the source

  8. New Industrial Drying System Promises To Save Water And Reduce Energy Use By 65 Percent

    Today, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and Gas Technology Institute (GTI) announced they have successfully demonstrated a new industrial drying technology that uses far less energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and saves money

  9. EPA Recognizes Green Energy Solutions For Leading Green Power Use

    Green Energy Solutions, LLC announced today that it recently joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership

  10. AEP Accelerates Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction Target

    American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is cutting carbon dioxide emissions faster than anticipated and has revised its 2030 reduction target to 70 percent from 2000 levels