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GHG Emissions  -  August 25, 2017

States to extend, increase cap-and-trade program

New York and the eight other states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative have announced a proposal to update their efforts to lower carbon pollution by reducing the cap on power plant emissions an additional 30% below 2020 levels by 2030.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 24, 2017

Cargill marks progress toward GHG targets

Global agricultural company Cargill Inc. detailed its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in its 2017 annual report, noting work with The Nature Conservancy and other partners toward "a bolder path forward" against the backdrop of the Paris Agreement.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  August 21, 2017

Maryland announces $5.5M CHP grant program

In outlining the program, which will be administered by the Maryland Energy Administration, Gov. Larry Hogan highlighted the new CHP system installed at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, which was funded in part by a $494,320 grant from the state.
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Solar  -  August 15, 2017

California winery nears carbon neutral operation

Becoming the latest Napa Valley winery to embrace solar power, Delicato Family Vineyards on Aug. 14 announced the completion of a rooftop PV system at Black Stallion Estate Winery.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 12, 2017

Weekend reads: Intel's new AV lab; Microsoft cloud emissions data; the drop in EPA fines & more

Kick back with these must-read energy news stories from around the web.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 11, 2017

Despite setbacks, Eastman cuts energy use

Helped by a restructuring of its energy programs, Eastman Chemical Co. has improved its energy intensity by 10.1% and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 14% and has implemented a variety of programs to improve the environmental impact across its facilities.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 11, 2017

Las Vegas Sands revamps efficiency projects

Detailing the company’s first annual measurement against new sustainability goals, Las Vegas Sands Corp. recently released its 2016 environmental report.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 10, 2017

Federal court blocks EPA regulation of HFCs

A U.S. EPA-backed regulation prohibiting the use of certain refrigerant chemicals that have been considered greenhouse gases was overruled Aug. 8 by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 9, 2017

Trucking company increases fleet efficiency

A Southwest-based transportation company recently completed a purchase of 1,000 solar power systems for its fleet of Navistar commercial trucking fleet and exceeded the SuperTruck program improvement goals set by the U.S. DOE.
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Energy Procurement  -  August 7, 2017

Caesars cuts energy use, GHG emissions

Caesars Entertainment Corp. recently released its 2017 sustainability report, reflecting its drop in total energy use and increase in renewable energy following a deal approved earlier this year that allowed the gaming corporation's Nevada facilities to stop buying power from their utilities.
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