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Long-Awaited EPA Study Says Fracking Pollutes Drinking Water
Business  (tags: fracking, CSG, US Environmental Protection Agency, report, drinking water, research, consumers, Sustainable Development, pollution, contamination )

Evelyn
- 29 days ago - nationofchange.org
The U.S. EPA released its final draft of its report today, assessing how fracking for oil and gas can impact access to safe drinking water. This refuted the conclusion arrived at by the EPA's 2004 study that fracking poses no threat to drinking water
New Film Explores Loss of Seed Diversity ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Business  (tags: farming, seed diversity, food, world, Sustainable Development, corporate, money, society, ethics, news, humans, government, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 122 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Open Sesame illuminates what is at stake when seeds are patented and controlled by large corporation, and the film features different approaches that enterprising farmers are using to preserve seeds and foster diversity.
Mockingjay : It's All About Sustainable Development
Business  (tags: sustainable development, mocking jay, hunger games, government, environment )

Selim
- 226 days ago - greentech.center
Are we need mockingjay for sustainable development ?
Acquisition of Africa's SeedCo By Monsanto, Groupe Limagrain: Neo-Colonial Occupation of Africa's Seed Systems
Business  (tags: Monsanto, seed companies, Limagrain, Africa, Sustainable Development, threatened, agriculture, business, environment )

Evelyn
- 271 days ago - afsafrica.org
The encroachment of the international seed industry, which focuses almost exclusively on genetically uniform varieties, takes us further away from a vision of local crop R&D and closer to neo-colonialism of Africa's food systems.
Tel Aviv Welcomes Tech Visitors After Gaza War Cancellations
Business  (tags: hi-tech, Israel, Entrepreneurs, investors, sustainable development )

David
- 292 days ago - timesofisrael.com
The event brings together 1000's of Israeli & international entrepreneurs & investors to discuss tech matters, business, funding issues, & other technology industry topics. And to provide a venue for entrepreneurs & investors to meet & make deals.
At Ford Headquarters, Electric Cars To Be Charged By Solar Canopy Parking Lot BY ARI PHILLIPS POSTED ON AUGUST 14, 2014 AT 3:32
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, good news, green building, investing, sustainable development, usa, world )

Ruth
- 325 days ago - thinkprogress.org
'Ford is planning to build a solar canopy covering 360 parking spaces at their world headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan near Detroit. The company, which is teaming with DTE Energy, will spend roughly $5 million to construct the 1.038 megawatt project,..'!
More "Made in the USA" Solar Modules Coming Soon/Renewable Energy World Editors August 13, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, green building, investing, Sustainable Development, USA, world )

Ruth
- 325 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
'The company said that this new state-of-the-art facility was designed and engineered by William A. Kibbe & Associates, Inc. Suniva has selected multiple Michigan-based contractors to complete the 129,000 sq. ft. solar module assembly facility...65 jobs'!
Brazil to Encourage Local Solar Equipment With Cheaper Loans // Vanessa Dezem, Bloomberg August 14, 2014
Business  (tags: Brazil, americans, business, consumers, corporate, Entrepreneurs, environment, energy, labor, investing, sustainable development, world )

Ruth
- 325 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
"In an effort to spur a domestic solar manufacturing industry, the country is rewarding developers using locally-made equipment with better financing."Developers will be able to finance as much as 65 percent of their projects with funds from the BNDES's'!
Kohl's Solar Power Portfolio Moves Forward With Solar Tree Chargers Leon Kaye | Monday August 11th, 2014 |
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, good news, green building, investing, sustainable development, USA, world )

Ruth
- 325 days ago - triplepundit.com
'As part of the company's plan to ramp up investment in renewables, Kohl's solar power portfolio now includes "solar tree" structures at one of its offices in Dallas to provide both shaded parking and electric vehicle charging.'
Solar Power Mid-Atlantic Sept. 9-10 | Atlantic City, NJ {2014}
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News, investing, marketing, Sustainable Development )

Ruth
- 339 days ago - seia.org
'Solar Power Mid-Atlantic is a new regional event presented by Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) that will deliver comprehensive and forward-looking discussions on policy, regulatory, and technical...'
Eight US States Form Alliance to Put 3.3 Million Zero Emission Vehicles on the Road By 2025 By Marc Carter, 06/04/14 Read Mor
Business  (tags: transportation, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, investments, labor, sustainable development )

Ruth
- 383 days ago - inhabitat.com
'Currently there are about 200,000 electric cars, plug-in hybrids and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles on the road, and about half of those are in the eight states that are part of the ZEV Action Plan.'
SEIA: New Jobs Report Shows Value of Effective Public Policies Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News, investing, labor, sustainable development, usa )

Ruth
- 388 days ago - seia.org
'. jobs numbers represent a huge return on America's investment in solar energy. Smart, effective and forward-looking public policies - such as the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and Net Energy Metering (NEM) - are driving solar deployment..50 states'
DOE Finalizes $1.6 Billion Loan Guarantee for BrightSource Energy Inc. April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, Good News, sustainable development, USA )

Ruth
- 389 days ago - energy.gov
' "With this $1.6 billion loan guarantee, BrightSource Energy will complete construction of a solar energy facility that will create more than 1,000 California jobs and provide clean power to 85,000 homes." '
New Private Sector Commitment Shows Strength of Solar Friday, May 9, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News, investing, Sustainable Development, usa )

Ruth
- 389 days ago - seia.org
' "...the solar commitment made today by more than 300 leading U.S. businesses, including Walmart, Apple and IKEA, is like getting a triple-A investment rating from Moody's or Standard and Poor's. Solar has become a 'street-smart' investment." '
Building-Integrated Solar Air Heating Systems Hit Milestone Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News, investing, sustainable development, usa )

Ruth
- 389 days ago - seia.org
'According to new industry data, a growing sector of the U.S. solar energy industry has reached a major milestone, with 5 million square feet of building-integrated solar air heating collectors now installed in North America.'
 

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