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Last updated: Oct 10 2018 16:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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TRAIN Act Colossal Waste of Money, Attempt to Delay Regulations 21.9.2100 Union of Concerned Scientists
The House is expected to take up a bill today, called the TRAIN Act, which would waste $2 million of taxpayer money by mandating redundant cost-benefit analyses of environmental and health regulations.
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Jim Kenney 1,000 days in: The fine print of the Philly mayor's promises 10.10.2018 Philly.com News
End stop-and-frisk. Implement universal pre-K. Send tens of millions of dollars more to Philadelphia's schools. Create family-sustaining jobs. On his 1,000th day in office, Mayor Jim Kenney released a progress report. We ran a fine-tooth comb through it to determine what he's really gotten done.
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How Chipotle, MGM and Microsoft are trimming food waste 1.10.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
And which technologies could be essential ingredients in your company's own reduction recipe.
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Why New Mexico shouldn’t rush toward repurposing oilfield wastewater 28.9.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Why New Mexico shouldn’t rush toward repurposing oilfield wastewater
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Sunsetting solar panels: U.S. photovoltaic cell recycling incentives are beginning 18.9.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
State governments are stepping in to create an infrastructure to recover the useful materials from the panels.
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The 2018 VERGE Vanguard Awards 17.9.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A salute to the pioneers and leaders at the intersection of tech and sustainability.
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Tom Wolf says he's the 'small business governor.' Pa. business groups aren't so sure. 14.9.2018 Philly.com News
A campaign ad describes Gov. Wolf as Pennsylvania's "small business governor." Has he lived up to the title?
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Inside the global war on plastic pollution 10.9.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
How did we get here? Where is all this going?
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'Clean tax cuts' and the global free market for plastic solutions 28.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
An innovative new class of free-market solutions stand to drive up investment and drive down the cost barrier that has left a large gap in recycling and material recovery capacity.
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Look! An opportunity for the U.S. to get serious about recycling at home 24.8.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The plastic waste crisis is an opportunity for the U.S. to get serious about recycling at home
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Banning Straws and Bags Won’t Solve our Plastic Problem 16.8.2018 WRI Stories
Banning Straws and Bags Won’t Solve our Plastic Problem Comments|Add Comment|PrintMore than 8 million tons of plastic waste wind up in the ocean every year. Photo by Trocaire/Flickr It seems to be the summer of plastic bans. Starbucks, Hyatt, the city of Seattle and others have all committed to phase out plastic straws. Stafford Township in New Jersey passed a plastic bag ban just last month, joining dozens of other American cities and states imposing taxes or bans on single-use plastics. But... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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India’s Boom Pushed Cities to Their Limits. Here’s How Pune Coped. 16.8.2018 THE CITY FIX
Like many Indian cities, Pune’s population exploded over the last three decades. Between 1981 and 2011 it more than doubled as thousands came to work in manufacturing and IT. And like other cities, Pune expanded, eventually engulfing 23 previously separate ...
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India's Boom Pushed Cities to Their Limits. Here's How Pune Coped. 16.8.2018 WRI Stories
India's Boom Pushed Cities to Their Limits. Here's How Pune Coped. Comments|Add Comment|PrintWaste collection door-to-door by the members of the SWaCH cooperative in Pune, India. Photo Credit: Brodie Talbot Like many Indian cities, Pune's population exploded over the last three decades. Between 1981 and 2011 it more than doubled as thousands came to work in manufacturing and IT. And like other cities, Pune expanded, eventually engulfing 23 previously separate villages. This strained... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Pune: Civil Society Coalitions, Policy Contradictions, and Unsteady Transformation 15.8.2018 WRI Stories
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What’s the value of a clean beach? Here’s how economists do the numbers 8.8.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Dirty or dangerous beaches don’t just cost to clean up — they also cost in lost recreational spending.
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Maryland: 'We're drowning in Pennsylvania's trash' 7.8.2018 Philly.com News
The record rains of July in Maryland carried debris over the Conowingo Dam, which regulates from the Susquehenna River, which flows through Pennsylvania. The debris choked docks in the Chesapeake Bay and eventually made its way into local waterways.
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Rural Americans' struggles against factory farm pollution find traction in court 6.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Industrial farms have negatively impacted surrounding communities for decades, but new litigation might be changing that.
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6 actions that businesses can take across the plastics value chain 6.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
What can your business do to solve the plastic waste puzzle?
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EPA to dig up tons of toxic soil in South Jersey Superfund cleanup 31.7.2018 Philly.com News
Hercules Inc. operated its plant on a 350-acre site in the Gibbstown section of the township. Its plant spanned 80 acres with a four acre disposal area and ran from 1955 to 1974.
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Why we need a corporate kick to reboot sustainable public policy 30.7.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
It’s up to companies and their industry associations to kick things into high gear.
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