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ExxonMobil

States Investigate Exxon, Launch Corporate Climate Fraud Crackdown

Massachusetts will investigate whether ExxonMobil lied to the public and investors about climate change risks to its business, joining New York and California in investigating the oil giant. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced the probe yesterday, at a press conference with New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman, former vice … Read more »

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States to Feds: Don’t Wreck States’ Chemical Rules with TSCA Reform

As the bill that will reform the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 moves closer to final passage, 12 state attorneys general are urging US lawmakers to protect states’ efforts to regulate toxic chemicals. Both the US Senate and House of Representatives passed bills last year that aim to overhaul … Read more »

Maine 4.8 MW Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project in the Works

Waste and recycling company Casella Waste Systems and renewable energy provider Aria Energy will develop, construct, own and operate a 4.8 MW landfill gas-to-energy project in Maine. The facility, located at the Juniper Ridge Landfill in Old Town will utilize methane gas generated through organic decomposition in the state-owned landfill. … Read more »

Cell Phone Recycling Revenue to Increase

Revenue for the cell phone recycling industry is estimated to increase until 2019, according to a recently updated report from IBISWorld. The industry is being fueled by growing cell phone ownership, the emergence of smartphone technologies and rapid rates of mobile phone replacement rates. According to the EPA, between 130 … Read more »

Waste-to-Energy Could Supply 12% of US Electricity

Waste-to-Energy Could Supply 12% of US Electricity

If all of the municipal solid waste (MSW) that is currently put into landfills each year in the US were diverted to waste-to-energy (WTE) power plants, it could generate enough electricity to supply 12 percent of the US total, according to a study conducted by the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) … Read more »

Northeast Carbon Auction Raises $102.5m

Northeast Carbon Auction Raises $102.5m

Nine Northeastern and mid-Atlantic US states raised $102.5 million selling carbon dioxide allowances in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI) auction last week. RGGI, the nonprofit that administers the regional carbon auction, says all of the available greenhouse gas emissions permits sold out at the Sept. 4 event — it … Read more »

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Hannaford Opens First CO2-Only Refrigeration Grocery Store

Delhaize America this week is opening a grocery store that will use carbon dioxide as a refrigerant rather than hydroflourocarbons (HFCs) — the first such supermarket in the US, according to the Environmental Investigation Agency. The Hannaford grocery store in Turner, Maine, will use a CO2 transcritical system that reduces … Read more »

Policy & Enforcement Briefing: Oil Spill Loopholes, McCarthy Vote

Gina McCarthy’s nomination for EPA administrator could face a Senate vote on Tuesday, after majority leader Harry Reid (D-NV) yesterday filed for cloture, the Hill reports. But procedural battles continue, with Reid threatening to use the “nuclear option,” by changing Senate rules to bar a filibuster. A loophole and declining revenues have cut … Read more »