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Endangered Bird Gets Protection From Big Industry in Texas

Black Capped Vireo - Val Verde Conservancy, LLC (VVC) is pleased to announce that it has recently obtained formal approval from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Region 2 for the Val Verde Conservation Bank (VVCB) in Val Verde County Texas.Val Verde Conservancy, LLC (VVC) is pleased to announce that it has recently obtained formal approval from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Region 2 for the Val Verde Conservation Bank (VVCB) in Val Verde County Texas. Located near Devils River State Park in Southwest Texas, VVCB is the only USFWS approved bank providing conservation credits for the federally endangered Black Capped Vireo (Vireo atricapilla) in the entire state. The initial phase of the credit release includes 500 acres, with subsequent phases totaling nearly 6,500 acres of available conservation credit habitat.


Spinnaker Selected as a Recipient of the SDCE Green Supply Chain Award for 2016

Supply and Demand Chain Executive Magazine Recognizes Spinnaker a Leader in Delivering Sustainable Supply Chain Solutions

Spinnaker, the international provider of supply chain consulting and returns management solutions, is a 2016 recipient of the 9th Annual Green Supply Chain Award. This year's awards recognize small, mid-size and large enterprises that leveraged green practices and solutions to further drive sustainable improvements in their supply chain. The Green Supply Chain Award also distinguishes companies making green or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and are working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within their own operations and supply chains.


E.ON Dedicates Colbeck's Corner Wind Farm

Family members of Doug Colbeck join Patrick Woodson, Chairman of E.ON North America, several local elected officials from Gray and Carson Counties, Texas, and other E.ON representatives to officially open Colbeck's Corner Wind Farm on Nov. 2, 2016.

Project Named For E.ON Developer Doug Colbeck, Who Passed Away from Leukemia in 2013; Two-Hundred Megawatt Wind Farm, E.ON's 20th Wind Farm Since 2006, Expected to Generate Nearly $34 Million in Tax Revenue for Local Communities

E.ON dedicated its Colbeck's Corner Wind Farm, the company's 20th project since 2006 and 15th wind farm in Texas.  The 200 MW project is particularly close to E.ON personnel's hearts because it is named in honor of Doug Colbeck, a long-time developer at E.ON who passed away in 2013 after a battle with Leukemia.  Doug's family joined E.ON North American Chairman Patrick Woodson to honor Colbeck's memory at today's ceremony. 


DMA Solutions, Inc. Launches 2017 Social Media Calendar

Long gone are the days of interns managing a brand’s presence and voice on social media channels. In fact, the ever-growing complexity and evolving nature of social media marketing not only requires brands to have a strategy and plan, but time and talent to manage it effectively on a daily basis. That’s why, Dallas –based company DMA Solutions, Inc. is announcing the launch of its new helpful resource, the 2017 Social Media Calendar, available now for free download.


New Cree CPY-20L LED Canopy Luminaire Delivers Industry-Leading 143 LPW Performance

LTG Canopy LightCree, Inc. continues to set performance and efficiency records with the new 20,784 lumen CPY-20L LED canopy luminaire. Delivering a remarkable 143 LPW at 5700K, the newest Cree® CPY Series LED product offers even better light experiences and lower operating costs. The result is increased visibility and traffic to outperform existing LED and metal halide (MH) options as the ideal lighting solution for safer and more appealing petroleum stations. 


Left-right coalition pushes Moniz on carbon capture giveaway

The Texas Clean Energy Project, a long-troubled carbon capture and sequestration facility planned for Penwell, Texas, faces the expiration of its cooperative agreement with the Department of Energy. Green Scissors, a coalition of free market, taxpayer, and environmental groups dedicated to eliminating government waste that is harmful to the environment, has demanded that the Department of Energy permanently withdraw funding from the facility.


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