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QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador halted environmental cooperation deals with Germany worth some 43 million euros to the Latin American country after German lawmakers tried to visit an Amazon rainforest recently opened for oil production, the foreign minister said on Friday.
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2014-12-19 15:50:14
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Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has released some preliminary details concerning a new planned headquarters for Bee'ah, a Middle East environmental waste management company. The LEED Platinum-seeking project will run solely from renewable energy sources, and also serve as a learning center to promote environmental awareness in the area
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2014-12-19 12:39:12
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(Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is due to issue long-anticipated regulations on Friday for the disposal of coal ash, a byproduct of coal-based power production that contains toxic materials such as arsenic and lead.
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2014-12-19 06:03:08
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[Waza]Despite objections from local residents, environmental groups, and tour operators, the Ugandan government plans to go ahead with the construction of a third hydroelectric dam across the Nile. This Isimba dam will end white-water tourism in the region. But Ugandans might end up also paying for it in other ways
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2014-12-17 05:32:54
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A respected think tank in Washington, D.C., suggested Dec. 16 the Environmental Protection Agency should freeze the volume of biofuels needed to meet requirements of the Renewable Fuel Standard at current levels for some time.
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2014-12-16 18:06:03
WASHINGTON (AP) - People who own all-electric cars where coal generates the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new study finds their vehicles actually make the air dirtier, worsening global warming. Ethanol isn't so green, either. "It's kind of hard to beat gasoline" for public and environmental health, said study co-author Julian Marshall, an engineering professor at the
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2014-12-16 13:43:47
The federal agency assessing the environmental impact of two large wind turbines off the coast of Virginia Beach is holding an open house meeting Wednesday night. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued a 210-page report examining the environmental and socioeconomic consequences of the project
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2014-12-16 10:04:47
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Saskatchewan Environmental Society hoping prize from Affinity Credit Union will help get a solar power farm off the ground in Saskatoon.
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2014-12-15 10:03:57
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With energy provided by solar, wood and geothermal, Village Bakery and the Della Zona Pizzeria may be the "greenest" place in Athens. A geothermal system is the latest step toward environmental progress at the two adjacent buildings.
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2014-12-14 21:03:08
The UN climate deal agreed between nearly 200 countries in the early hours of Sunday morning was welcomed by politicians – but environmentalists and climate activists denounced it as both weak and ineffectual.






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2014-12-14 15:31:54
With provincial and federal environmental certificates now in hand, BC Hydro faces a much tougher hurdle for its massive Site C hydroelectric project — the bottom line.
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2014-12-14 14:49:27
Negotiators reached a watered-down deal at UN talks in Peru last night in preparation for a global climate pact in Paris next year that has been criticised by activists as being “very weak”.






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2014-12-14 02:39:15
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As Vietnam's premier economic hub, Ho Chi Minh City faces many serious environmental problems and demand for clean technology is huge, the city's environment chief has said.
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2014-12-13 11:14:18
Albany An oil terminal operator at the Port of Albany has been hit with a $181,000 penalty by the state Department of Environmental Conservation for air pollution violations that lasted nearly a year. Buckeye Partners failed to properly control vapor emissions from ethanol — a corn-based biofuel used as a gasoline additive — from trucks being loaded at the port, according to a DEC news release
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2014-12-13 00:44:10
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(AP) — The Corn Plus ethanol plant in the south-central Minnesota city of Winnebago has agreed to pay a $25,000 penalty and take steps to reduce its air pollution and noise levels. The corrective actions announced by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Wednesday mark the latest step by officials to bring the plant into compliance with environmental regulations
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2014-12-11 04:26:50