The US Department of Defense is still known for its bravery but it's now also known for its use of green energy, battery storage and microgrids -- that is saving the lives of soldiers in the battle field while also producing cleaner energy.
A California lawmaker opened an inquiry with the EPA into shortfalls of toxic cleanup at Superfund sites. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif, has asked for information about EPA’s monitoring of interstate transport and treatment of hazardous waste from Superfund sites, alternative cleanup methods and whether the agency has enough regulatory authority. ... Read more »
Google employees were exposed to high levels of a cancer-causing chemical at the company’s satellite campus on a Superfund toxic waste site, an EPA report says. Between mid-November and mid-January, after workers disabled part of the air ventilation system at an office complex in Mountain View, Calif., levels of trichloroethylene ... Read more »
Cogeneration company ENER-G has inked a deal with Rudox Engine & Equipment Company to design, develop, manufacture and install combined heat and power (CHP) systems from Rudox’s production facility in Carlstadt, N.J. ENER-G group has invested in a 75 percent holding in Rudox, with existing Rudox owners, the Goodman family, ... Read more »
JetBlue Airways selected MaxLite’s HighMax High Output compact fluorescent lamps for a series of retrofit projects in its Orlando-based hangar and training center. Inside the JetBlue Airways Hangar, 75 HighMax 200-watt CFL lamps were used to replace 75 1000-watt metal halide lamps in the high bay fixtures. The new luminaires ... Read more »
Raytheon last year reduced its emissions of greenhouse gas equivalent by 13 percent, from 596,000 to 522,000 metric tons, according to the company’s latest sustainability report. About 92 percent of the defense contractor’s emissions are related to its energy consumption. Raytheon’s greenhouse gas emissions consisted of 82 percent indirect emissions ... Read more »