Posts Tagged ‘ environmental management ’

Impact of Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Company Stock Value

Feb 4th, 2011 | By
Impact of Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Company Stock Value

How much greenhouse gas a company produces has a significant effect on the value of the company’s stock, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California (UC), Davis; UC, Berkeley; and University of Otago in New Zealand. The greater the carbon emissions, the lower a company’s stock, all other factors being
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Canada: Ontario Feed-In Tariff for Micro-fit Generation

Feb 3rd, 2011 | By
Canada: Ontario Feed-In Tariff for Micro-fit Generation

The Ontario Power Authority is introducing a new Feed-In Tariff for commercial aggregators, called the CFIT (commercial feed-in-tariff) Program. The program is intended for micro-fit generation projects where the proponent has multiple projects, is not eligible for the microFIT program or needs to give its lender step in rights. The proposed price is 71.3 cents/kWh)
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Saccharin Removed from US EPA Hazardous Substance List

Dec 27th, 2010 | By
Saccharin Removed from US EPA Hazardous Substance List

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has removed saccharin, a common artificial sweetener, and its salts from the agency’s list of hazardous substances. Saccharin is no longer considered a potential hazard to human health. Saccharin is a white crystalline powder that is three hundred times sweeter than sucrose or sugar. It is most commonly used
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Call for Papers: A&WMA Abstracts Due December 3, 2010

Nov 30th, 2010 | By
Call for Papers: A&WMA Abstracts Due December 3, 2010

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will hold its 104th Annual Conference and Exhibition June 21 to 24, 2011 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Abstracts for papers and poster presentations must be submitted to A&WMA by Friday, December 3, 2010 using the abstract submission web site, which can be found
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Russia: Sanitary Protection Zone Requirements

Nov 24th, 2010 | By
Russia: Sanitary Protection Zone Requirements

In Russia, industrial facilities are required to establish a Sanitary Protection Zone (SPZ) that protects nature and people within a designated distance of the facility. An SPZ is a buffer zone between the operating site and nearby residential areas. It is established for industrial facilities that emit pollutants into the atmosphere or have other environmental
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USEPA Denies Petition to Ban Lead in Fishing Gear

Nov 23rd, 2010 | By
USEPA Denies Petition to Ban Lead in Fishing Gear

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has denied a petition calling for a ban on the manufacture, use and processing of lead in fishing gear. The announcement dated November 4, 2010 followed the EPA’s announcement in August that it had denied a petition calling for a ban on the manufacture and distribution of lead ammunition used for hunting. […]



Geographic Mismatch: Coping with Dislocation in the Global Economy

Sep 19th, 2010 | By
Geographic Mismatch: Coping with Dislocation in the Global Economy

Fortunately, your company has great market opportunities.  Unfortunately, your opportunities are not where you have the environmental, health and safety (EHS) resources, people and knowledge. This creates a huge geographic mismatch.  You and your company have spent years (even decades) building up your EHS infrastructure to fit your historic footprint.  In developed markets where you’ve
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