Environmental Policy Specific news releases regarding domestic and international environmental policies are included in this section. Stories will focus on general interest topics, as well as targeted policy concerns and environmental programs.

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Aug 21, 2020, 17:53 ET Statement From Ameren Illinois

Ameren Illinois welcomes the opportunity to participate in stakeholder discussions designed to develop sound energy policy for Illinois. At Ameren...


Aug 13, 2020, 13:00 ET States Can Require All New Vehicles Sold Within Borders to Be Electric

Recent U.S. Supreme Court precedent has opened the door for states to enact laws requiring all new cars sold in the state to be electric as of a...


Aug 10, 2020, 08:34 ET Rick Parnell, CEO of the Foundation for Climate Restoration Issues Statement on Bipartisan Legislation to Boost Research and Development of Carbon Removal Technologies

This is a momentous occasion for the climate restoration movement. I commend the U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Sheldon...


Aug 05, 2020, 18:21 ET UPA President Testifies in Support of Senate Effort to Revitalize the Domestic Nuclear Fuel Cycle

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Uranium Producers of America President and Chief Operating Officer of Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSE...


Jul 30, 2020, 15:20 ET FDA Announces New Protocol for the Development and Registration of Treatments for Preharvest Agricultural Water

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new protocol for the development and registration of antimicrobial treatments for preharvest ...


Jul 30, 2020, 08:41 ET CP releases climate change statement; reiterates commitment to sustainability

CALGARY, AB, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) has released its first public statement on climate...


Jul 29, 2020, 14:48 ET Dominica Will Spend a Quarter of Its Revenue on Hurricane-Proof Housing, With 450 More Homes Built Using Citizenship by Investment Funds

On Tuesday, the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, presented the country's budget for the 2020/21 fiscal year. Themed ...


Jul 27, 2020, 09:00 ET New Legal Analysis: Dams That Threaten the Source of the Amazon Can't Legally Be Built

The environmental impact assessments for two dams planned on Marañon River, the main tributary to the Amazon, have expired, meaning the dams can no...


Jul 27, 2020, 08:05 ET Great American Outdoors Act Preserves Nation's Natural Heritage

As the re-start of America's past-time approached, federal lawmakers stepped up to the plate and hit a homerun for the environment, outdoor...


Jul 16, 2020, 11:00 ET More than 53,000 Pro-Life Ohioans Signed Call for State to Transition to 100% Renewable Energy by 2030

Over the past several months, 53,000 pro-life Ohioans have signed a petition calling on Governor Mike DeWine and the members of the Ohio Legislature...


Jul 15, 2020, 10:58 ET Firmenich Achieves Key Milestone for B Corp Certification, First in Industry to Complete UN SDG Action Manager Assessment Designed by B Lab

Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned Perfume and Taste company, is the first in the industry to complete the United Nations Sustainable...


Jul 02, 2020, 09:16 ET Puro.earth Rolls Out Proven Carbon Transformation Business Model for CO2 Removal

Puro.earth today announces the commercial launch and global rollout of its new approach to scaling carbon transformation, matching companies that...


Jul 01, 2020, 16:06 ET USW International President Testifies on Manufacturing, Climate Crisis

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway testified today before the Senate Democrats' Special Committee on the Climate Crisis,...


Jul 01, 2020, 09:52 ET Cisco DeVries, CEO of OhmConnect, Issues Statement on the House Select Committee's Climate Crisis Action Plan to Reach Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

"I applaud the House Select committee on their action plan to tackle the climate crisis. It is our moral imperative to address and resolve this...


Jul 01, 2020, 09:42 ET Rick Parnell, CEO of the Foundation for Climate Restoration, Issues Statement on the House Select Committee's Climate Crisis Action Plan to Reach Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

The Democrats have issued a bold, new climate crisis plan that commits to "achieving net-negative emissions during the 2nd half of the century." This ...


Jun 29, 2020, 09:00 ET Qualified California Companies Can Get Up to $250,000 in Incentives per Forklift Through XL Lifts

XL Lifts, specializing in zero and low emissions forklifts, today announced additional World Lift and Wiggins forklifts are now eligible to...


Jun 25, 2020, 08:41 ET Castellum Defines Roadmaps With Clear Waypoints Toward Climate Neutrality in 2030

As one of the first real estate companies in the world to do so, Castellum is adopting concrete roadmaps with clear waypoints and specific measures...


Jun 23, 2020, 09:26 ET Rick Parnell, CEO of the Foundation for Climate Restoration, Issues Statement on Denmark's Landmark Commitment to Reduce Emissions

"The Foundation for Climate Restoration applauds Denmark's bold commitment to ensuring a habitable planet for future generations. Their recent...


Jun 17, 2020, 15:31 ET Re-Teck Explores Opportunity to Assist Brazil in Developing Circular Economy

Re-Teck executives met with Brazilian Senator, Luis Carlos Heinze, at the invitation and under the organization of the CEO, Luciana Figueras, of the...


Jun 10, 2020, 00:01 ET RMI Recommends Stimulus Programs to Advance Zero-Carbon Economic Recovery for the United States

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) today released a study recommending four key programs for US stimulus investment to support short- and long-term...


Jun 05, 2020, 02:19 ET Electrolux Takes Action to Reduce Emissions From Cooling Products

Electrolux today announces a plan to replace all high-impact greenhouse gases in all of its appliances by 2023 at the latest, as part of its...


Jun 02, 2020, 02:20 ET SKF Factories to be Carbon Neutral by 2030

Since 2015, SKF has decreased its manufacturing carbon footprint by 36% and is already operating two carbon neutral factories. Today, SKF announces...


Jun 01, 2020, 12:01 ET Boston Society for Architecture Launches Embodied Carbon 101 Series

Today, the Boston Society for Architecture (BSA) launches Embodied Carbon 101, a summer-long series exploring the emerging topic of embodied carbon...


Jun 01, 2020, 10:07 ET Longfin Smelt Return to Tule Red Tidal Restoration Site

After only 6 months post-construction completion and levee breach at the Tule Red Tidal Restoration Project, longfin smelt have returned. The...


May 14, 2020, 16:46 ET Historic $10 Million for CA Stewardship

The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in California has received a historic $10 million to help farmers, ranchers and forestland managers...