Frank Holleman, senior attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center, has issued the following statement concerning the passage of legislation by the N.C. House that repeals portions of the North Carolina Coal Ash Management Act and seeks to shield Duke Energy from being required to remove coal ash from unlined leaking pits around the state:
Conservation groups asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina to stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) from capturing and killing—and authorizing private landowners to capture and kill—members of the rapidly dwindling population of wild red wolves. The conservation groups—represented in court by the Southern Environmental Law Center—are the Red Wolf Coalition, Defenders of Wildlife, and the Animal Welfare Institute.
New XQ-E Photo Red LED Enables More Efficient, Lower Cost Systems
Cree, Inc. expands its industry-leading portfolio of LEDs optimized for horticulture lighting with the introduction of the new Cree XLamp® XQ-E Photo Red LED. The XQ-E Photo Red LED is capable of providing very high levels of growth-promoting light wavelengths from a footprint that is less than one-third the size of its closest competitor with similar output. The new XQ-E LED extends the family of smallest LEDs optimized for horticulture and enables lighting manufacturers to reduce the size of luminaires and lower their system cost.
As 13 straight months break global heat record, groups call for rapid cuts in methane leakage and venting throughout the US natural gas industry
NC WARN sent the Inspector General of the US EPA a statement signed by 130 diverse organizations calling for an investigation into our June 8 complaint that scientific fraud and cover-up by agency officials has already wasted crucial years in slowing the climate crisis and has enhanced hazards for gas facility workers and neighbors.
Alliance AutoGas Continues Alt Fuel Domination in Work Truck Market with Launch of Conversion System for Ram ProMaster®
Offers customers widest assortment of vehicle choice and options for their fleets
The Alliance AutoGas engineered single-plug connector, no cut or drill fuel system, installed on a RAM ProMaster® was recently displayed at the Government Fleet Expo in Nashville.
The Ram ProMaster® in great demand in the government and service sectors and the second most popular European-style van in the market, features a 16-gallon underbody autogas tank with the conversion system. This adds to the Ram ProMaster’s front-wheel-drive system, and a 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine. Alliance’s EPA and NFPA 58 compliant conversion system featured on the RAM ProMaster® can be installed on new or in-service vehicles in half the time of other products. These systems do not require any permanent vehicle modifications.
Charlotte on EPA’s List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings/Energy efficiency leads to a stronger economy and healthier environment
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its eighth-annual “Top Cities” list, which ranks the 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified commercial buildings in the preceding calendar year with Charlotte ranking 21st. The Top Cities list illustrates how cities across America are embracing energy efficiency as a proven path to financial savings and a healthier environment.