U.S. EPA, Hawaii Department of Health clean up soil in Kilauea neighborhood Kauai site was former sugar mill pesticide mixing area
HONOLULU – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii Department of Health have completed a Superfund Removal Program cleanup removing over 814 tons of contaminated soil from residential and commercial property in Kilauea, Kauai. The site was once a pesticide mixing and storage area at the former Kilauea Sugar Mill.
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Investments in Specialty Crops to Help Strengthen New Markets, Provide Additional Economic Opportunity for Farmers and Ranchers
MADISON, Wis., Oct.
Company to Pay More Than $167,000, Install Additional Air Filters to Capture Lead Particles
October 01, 2012
As part of the Energy Department's commitment to invest in skills for American workers, the Department today announced a free online training program for building and electrical code officials who perform inspections for residential photovoltaic (PV) solar energy installations.
State of Nevada, U.S. EPA and Shoshone Paiute Tribes to oversee cleanup, creek improvement
“Baghouse dust” improperly managed, posed threat to worker safety
Food vs fuel, for most, comes and goes with price cycles. It is seen as a transitory debate, usually focused on a handful of feedstocks that producers of food or fuel have become overly dependent on. To us, diversity is the solution – and diversification the strategy, and scientists and entrepreneurs must ultimately solve the debate by ending the need for it. The oil from the Moringa tree is considered to be a more sustainable biodiesel feedstock as it can yield both food and fuel. Among those searching for solutions to feed the hungry, Moringa is well known.
WASHINGTON – Today the U.S.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2012–Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the following statement today about Congress’ failure to pass comprehensive, multi-year food, farm and jobs legislation before the current law expires on Sept.
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