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Michigan Landfill to Take Radioactive Fracking Waste

A landfill in eastern Michigan was ready to accept up to 36 tons of low-level radioactive fracking waste last week that had already been rejected from two other states, according to the Detroit News. A number of local residents, as well as the Michigan director of the Sierra Club, expressed public … Read more »

Policy & Enforcement Briefing: Chemicals Act, Efficiency Bill, Luminant Wins Against Sierra Club

House Energy and Commerce environment and the economy subcommittee chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) unveiled the Chemicals in Commerce Act, legislation aimed at modernizing chemical regulation through updates to the Toxic Substances Control Act. But ranking committee member Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) said the bill would weaken chemical rules and “endanger public health,” The Hill … Read more »

Driller Wants to Use Fracking Waste as Paving Material

Range Resources wants to use gas well drilling waste rock material to build Marcellus and Utica shale gas drilling pads and access roads, the Pittsburg Post-Gazette reports. The fracking company has applied for a Pennsylvania “beneficial use” permit — the first by a Marcellus Shale gas drilling company — to … Read more »

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Alternative Fuel Fleet Planning 101

While alternative fuels make good business sense for commercial and government fleets, cost-effective implementation isn’t always easy, says WEX, formerly known as Wright Express. In a new white paper, Going Green, Saving Green: A fleet manager’s guide to alternative fuel best practices, the fleet fueling payment card system company gives … Read more »

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Green Fleet Roundup: MGM Resorts, CNG Cadillacs, Electric Buses and Forklifts, Johnson Controls

MGM Resorts International has launched what it says is the nation’s first commercial fleet of compressed natural gas fueled Cadillac Escalades (pictured). Converted by alternative fuel technology company World CNG, the six vehicles will service the Aria Resort and Casino as well as the Bellagio Resort and Casino. Yale Materials … Read more »

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Nike, UPS, Starbucks Shareholders Demand GHG Cuts, Sustainability Reporting

Investors filed 110 shareholder resolutions this proxy season related to sustainability issues and climate change with 94 US companies, according to business nonprofit Ceres, which helped coordinate the shareholder filings. Among resolutions filed with major US manufacturers, consumer brands and service providers, many investors requested board oversight of corporate sustainability … Read more »

Apple, Colgate Among Companies Agreeing to 44 Shareholder Resolutions

Apple, Intel, Colgate, Smucker’s, Crocs, and Garmin are among the companies whose investors successfully used shareholder resolutions to spur corporate action on climate change, hydraulic fracturing, supply chain and water availability risks, among other sustainability issues, during the 2012 proxy voting season. Advocacy group Ceres says of the some 110 … Read more »