Across The Wire

  1. Social Costs Of U.S. Air Pollution Are Down Across Economy, But Vary Widely Between Sectors

    Air pollution negatively impacts the U.S. economy, costing the U.S. roughly 5% of its yearly gross domestic product (GDP) in damages ($790 billion in 2014). The highest costs come from early deaths, attributable to exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5)

  2. SeekOps Inc. Secures Venture Funding To Scale Energy Sector Emissions Inspection Solutions

    SeekOps Inc., a company which develops and fields advanced sensor technology to detect, localize, and quantify natural gas emissions through integrated drone-based systems, has secured funding from two strategic investors as part of its Series A-1 fundraising

  3. Bretthauer Oil Now Carries REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel

    Bretthauer Oil announced today the availability of REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel for bulk delivery and for purchase at Bretthauer Oil cardlock sites in Hillsboro, Oregon and McMinnville, Oregon

  4. Alter Eco Assembles Eco-Friendly Brand Coalition To Protect The Amazon Rainforest

    As devastating fires continue to ravage the Amazon Rainforest, Alter Eco, a sustainability-directed chocolate company with an annual, 10-year-old agroforestry program in the Amazon, is taking immediate action

  5. Jacobs Selected For Wetland/Electro-Coagulation Treatment Facility At Superfund Site In Washington State

    Jacobs (NYSE: JEC) was selected by the Kaiser Mead Custodial Work Trust to design, build, operate and optimize a Wetland/Electro-Coagulation Treatment Facility that will be used to clean up groundwater cyanide, fluoride and nitrate pollution at the Kaiser Aluminum (Mead Works) Superfund site in Mead, Washington

  6. U.S. EPA Awards $1.5M To San Francisco Estuary Partnership To Protect The Bay And Its Watersheds

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded an almost $1.5 million grant to the San Francisco Estuary Partnership for its Transforming Shorelines project.

  7. Walker® Expands Coverage To Nearly 100 Million Additional Emissions Control Service Opportunities

    The Walker® emissions control brand now offers coverage of nearly 100 million additional vehicle service opportunities as a result of a significant expansion announced today by DRiV™ Incorporated

  8. Charah Solutions Awarded Event-Free Safety Award From Duke Energy In Florida

    Charah Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power generation industry, recently announced that it recently received a prestigious award from Duke Energy for its outstanding record of employee safety at the Crystal River Energy Complex in Citrus Country, Florida

  9. ExxonMobil And Mosaic Materials To Explore New Carbon Capture Technology

    ExxonMobil and Mosaic Materials said today that they have entered into an agreement to explore the advancement of breakthrough technology that can remove carbon dioxide from emissions sources.

  10. General Iron Installs First RTO In The Midwest To Control Metal Shredder Emissions And Reaches Agreement With US EPA Resolving Alleged Violations

    General Iron Industries, Inc., a metal shredding and recycling facility in Chicago, has installed and is now operating a $2 million regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) that enables the company to fully comply with, and outperform, a state requirement to reduce uncontrolled volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions