Donetsk city youth centre of arts “EkoArt” and partner organisations (NGOs “Rainbow”, “Iskra”, I.C.R. and PAHRE COMPASS) take this opportunity to invite young people with experience of volunteering to take part in an international youth meeting – workshops on creative rehabilitation of young people with disabilities in August 2011. Continue reading
Heads of the G8 leading industrial countries are set to meet emerging nation leaders to try to push through a new deal on limiting global warming.
US President Barack Obama will chair the key session at the G8 summit in the Italian city of L’Aquila. Continue reading
Environmental Power today announced that it has reached agreement with the Benham Companies, LLC of St. Louis, Missouri, to provide design and construction services for the previously announced anaerobic digester project at the JBS/Swift Grand Island, Nebraska beef processing facility. The 235,000 mmbtu/year biogas project will provide biogas to replace a portion of the natural gas currently used at the Grand Island facility. Continue reading
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FOEN) at the weekend beamed its searchlight on environmental degradation in the Niger Delta saying the Federal Government should give victims adequate compensation.
Environmental Power Corporation today announced results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2007. The Company is also announcing that its annual shareholders meeting will be held on September 10, 2007 in Dallas, Texas. The Company is further providing an update on its strategic business plan and business activities Continue reading
Governor Daniels appointed a former Indiana University dean to examine whether current environmental laws are enough to protect the Great Lakes.
The move came after mounting criticism of Indiana’s decision to allow BP to increase the amount of pollution it discharges into Lake Michigan. Continue reading
Walter Leal praised for work on pheromones, personal productivity, collaborations
Walter Leal, professor and chairman of the Department of Entomology at UC Davis, recently received the International Society of Chemical Ecology’s 2007 Silverstein-Simeone Lecture Award for his innovative research on how insects detect smells and communicate within their species.
The Envirothon program is a competitive event for middle school and high school teams of five members to compete in a natural resources knowledge and ecology field day against other school teams. It stimulates, reinforces and enhances student’s interest in the environment and the state’s natural resources. Continue reading
American Ecology Corporation (NASDAQ: ECOL) today announced the appointment of Eric L. Gerratt, CPA, as Vice President and Controller.
Gerratt, 36, joins American Ecology from SUPERVALU, Inc. where he most recently served as Vice President of Accounting. Prior to SUPERVALU, he held various director level accounting positions at Albertsons, Inc. after service with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he provided audit, accounting and business advisory services. Continue reading