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Green Space Archive: July, 2012
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IKEA plugs in: Three regional facilities go solar
Tue, Jul 31, 2012, 11:43 AM
Earlier today, IKEA officially plugged in solar energy systems atop its stores in South Philadelphia and Conshohocken, as well as at its U...
RE China-made Olympics wear: What's in YOUR closet?
Fri, Jul 27, 2012, 6:20 AM
Amid the fuss about the Olympics uniforms being made in a Chinese factory, here's a new take from Joel Cervelloni corporate environmental sustainability...
Philly bloggers push for plastic bag ban
Thu, Jul 26, 2012, 10:06 AM
Philadelphia area bloggers are on a one-day blitz today to push for a plastic bag ban in the city. The idea comes from Beth Funari and Julie...
More on the Safe Chemicals Act
Thu, Jul 26, 2012, 9:18 AM
Chicago Tribune reporter Michael Hawthorne has a story this morning giving more background and more context on Senate Environnment and Public...
Safe Chemicals Act gets committee nod
Wed, Jul 25, 2012, 6:07 PM
Legislation to raise the bar for federal approval of chemicals, proposed by democratic N.J. Sen. R. Frank Lautenberg, passed the Senate's Environment...
Nation's first commercial, grid-tied tidal turbine deployed
Tue, Jul 24, 2012, 2:29 PM
For a while, the tidal turbines in New York City's East River were making all the news. Today, Maine is in the spotlight. The Ocean Renewable...
Tsunami debris widens Pacific Garbage Patch
Tue, Jul 24, 2012, 2:06 PM
Researchers making their first trip through the so-called Giant Pacific Garbage Patch since the 2011 Japan tsunami have concluded that plastic...
Enviro groups to Obama: Let it blow, baby, blow
Tue, Jul 24, 2012, 1:34 PM
A coalition of 217 environmental and other groups delivered a letter to President Obama today, urging him to accelerate offshore wind development...
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