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Clorox Aims Trims Greenhouse Gases By 32% and Energy Use by 17% From 2011 Baseline

Environment + Energy Leader

Clorox's key priorities include using 100% renewable energy to power its operations and reaching net-zero targets by 2050 from a 2011 baseline. The post Clorox Aims Trims Greenhouse Gases By 32% and Energy Use by 17% From 2011 Baseline appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Will Have A Dramatic Impact on Texas and Louisiana

The Energy Law Blog

By: Lesley Foxhall Pietras On August 8, 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a far-reaching Clean Air Act rule intended to address the interstate transport of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) from upwind to downwind states. 8, 2011). 5, 2011. 7, 2011). A reduction of that magnitude would have resulted in rotating outages during some days in August 2011. 1, 2011). 12, 2011).

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Texas employers will welcome the decision in Marsh USA Inc. v. Cook

The Energy Law Blog

1234, 2011 WL 2517019, 2011 Tex. June 24, 2011), will make it easier for employers to enforce a Texas employee’s post-termination covenant not to compete. 15.50 (Vernon 2011) (“Covenants Not to Compete Act”). Marsh , 2011 WL 2517019, at *9,11-12 & 14, 2011 Tex. Marsh , 2011 WL 2517019, at *16, 2011 Tex. Marsh , 2011 WL 2517019, at *19, 2011 Tex.

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EPA Proposes Modifications to Oil & Gas Air Pollution Standards

The Energy Law Blog

Moreno: On August 23, 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that significantly expands the applicable air emissions standards for the Oil and Natural Gas Sector. The public comments period for the proposal ends on October 24, 2011. For purposes of the rule, a completion associated with refracturing performed at a well existing prior to August 23, 2011 is considered a modification, subjecting the well to the new standards.

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Parties May Agree to Expanded Judicial Review Under Texas Arbitration Act — Nafta Traders, Inc. v. Quinn

The Energy Law Blog

08-0613, 2011 WL 1820875, at *7 & *10, 2011 Tex. May 13, 2011). Nafta Traders , 2011 WL 1820875, at *10, 2011 Tex. The appeal languished from then until May 13, 2011, when the court issued a decision. Nafta Traders, 2011 WL 1820875, at *2, 2011 Tex. 08-0613, 2011 WL 1820875, 2011 Tex. May 13, 2011). Nafta Traders, 2011 WL 1820875, at *7, 2011 Tex. Nafta Traders, 2011 WL 1820875, at *10, 2011 Tex.

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Latest Chapter in the “EPA v. Texas” GHG Permitting Saga: EPA Publishes Final Rule Partially Disapproving Texas SIP and Promulgates FIP for GHG Emissions

The Energy Law Blog

Moreno On May 3, 2011, the U.S. Following a series of EPA regulatory actions, GHG emissions became subject to PSD requirements as a non-NAAQS pollutant beginning on January 2, 2011. The interim final rule was set to expire on April 30, 2011. The DC circuit granted a 30-day stay that was subsequently lifted on January 12, 2011. by: Carlos J.

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EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Issue Draft Guidance on Waters Protected by Clean Water Act

The Energy Law Blog

By Lesley Foxhall Pietras On April 27, 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. 24479, 24479 (May 2, 2011). Public comment on the proposed guidance must be received on or before July 1, 2011. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) released new proposed guidance on how the agencies will identify waters protected by the Clean Water Act (CWA) in light of Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. Army Corps of Engineers, 531 U.S.

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EPA Denied Extension to Promulgate Boiler MACT Rule

The Energy Law Blog

However, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted several unopposed motions to extend this deadline for the Boiler MACT Rule, resulting in an eventual deadline of January 21, 2011. 01-1537, 2011 U.S. 20, 2011). By: Megan J. Spencer EPA first issued its Boiler MACT Rule on September 13, 2004.

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Fifth Circuit Reverses District Court Ruling Protecting Mineral Owner’s Rights of Ingress and Egress Over National Park Service Land

The Energy Law Blog

Spencer In its decision, filed January 7, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed, vacated and remanded the opinion of a Texas district court that had found that the National Park Service’s Oil and Gas Management Plan was invalid under the Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”) because it denied Plaintiffs rights of ingress and egress established in the state and federal law creating the park. 2011). by: Megan J.

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

The Energy Law Blog

Thanks to you, our readership, Liskow’s Energy Law Blog has been nominated for the LexisNexis Top 50 Environmental Law & Climate Change Blogs! If you like what you see on our blog, please let the ELCCC ( LexisNexis Environmental Law & Climate Change Community ) know by commenting “ here ” (go ahead and do it now, nomination support ends February 14).

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Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment in Oil Pollution Act Case

The Energy Law Blog

In Gabarick v. Laurin Maritime (America), Inc. 2010 WL 5421015 (5th Cir. 30, 2010), the Fifth Circuit reversed the district court’s finding of summary judgment on liability under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (“OPA”).

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Japan 2011 earthquake and tsunami linked to increased risk of dementia

New Scientist

People aged 65 years or over who lost their homes in the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami typically saw an increase in their rate of cognitive decline

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Update to the December 20, 2011 Liskow & Lewis E-Newsletter

The Energy Law Blog

By Megan Spencer In our December 20, 2011 E-Newsletter , we reported on the status of: (1) EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule; and (2) the EPA Inspector General’s report, “EPA Must Improve Oversight of State Enforcement.” Some recent developments in those areas merit an update: (1) On December 30, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C.

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EPA Announces January 2011 as Likely Date for Regulation of Greenhouse Gases Under PSD Program

The Energy Law Blog

Thus, in the case of greenhouse gases, EPA announced that the PSD requirements will likely not be triggered until January 2, 2011, the date upon which EPA’s rule limiting the greenhouse gas emissions for cars and light trucks is expected to take effect. By Stephen Wiegand EPA recently announced its position regarding the timing of the regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act’s Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Program.

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Operation Surprise 2022 by the Numbers: On a Mission To Make a Difference

3BL Media

million Team Depot volunteer hours in service to veterans since 2011. 400M+ invested in veteran causes since 2011. SOURCE: The Home Depot.

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Advocating for Equal Treatment for the LGBTQ+ Community

3BL Media

For example, American’s medical plan options have included medically necessary services related to gender-affirmation surgery since 2011 and, beginning in 2022, we added certain cosmetic procedures to our self-funded medical plans related to gender dysphoria diagnosis.

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Renewables on the Rise

Environmental News Bits

In 2020, America generated almost four times as much renewable electricity from the sun and the wind as in 2011, with wind and solar now producing 11% of the nation’s electricity. Download the document. Clean energy is sweeping across America.

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A Tale of Two Hockey Sticks

Real Climate

Temperatures during the most recent decade (2011–2020) exceed those of the most recent multi-century warm period, around 6500 years ago13 [0.2°C

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Who speaks for the trees?

Environmental News Bits

Over the span of three years, from 2011 to 2014, I watched the trees on my parkway die from the top down, leaves crumbling, leaving gray, stark branches on the crown. Read the full story in Q Magazine. I had seen videos of deforestation in the Amazon and other major forests, but this was happening… Read more → Illinois Invasive species

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Ancient farming strategy holds promise for climate resilience

Environmental News Bits

15, was living in the remote mountains of Ethiopia in 2011, researching his dissertation on food diversity, when he kept hearing about a crop that confused him. Read the full story from Cornell University. Morgan Ruelle, M.S. ’10, 10, Ph.D. ’15, The farmers repeatedly mentioned a grain called “duragna” in Amharic that had no equivalent in English. … Continue reading Ancient farming strategy holds promise for climate resilience Agriculture Climate Publications

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2022 updates to the temperature records

Real Climate

and La Niña events (2011, 2018, 2021, 2022 etc.) Another January, another annual data point.

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All in the planning: State policies working to fix Gulf nutrient pollution

Environmental News Bits

Although a 2011 U.S. Read the full story from the University of Illinois. Tackling nutrient pollution in the Gulf of Mexico is a big job, requiring coordination between dozens of states whose waters flow into the Mississippi. Environmental Protection Agency memo set a framework for each state to reduce its nutrient load, it was up … Continue reading All in the planning: State policies working to fix Gulf nutrient pollution.

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EarthX Looks to Convince MVPDs to Launch Linear Network

3BL Media

The group was founded in 2011 by Trammell S. By Amy Maclean. SOURCE: EarthX. DESCRIPTION: Nonprofit environmental organization EarthX had more than 170,000 people at its last in-person gathering in Dallas, pre-COVID-19.

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SAMBAZON Commits $25,000 to Alleviate Poverty through Whole Planet Foundation

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Since 2011, SAMBAZON has donated $410,975 to Whole Planet Foundation to fund 9,795 microloans and created 53,392 opportunities for low-income entrepreneurs – mostly women. SOURCE: Whole Foods Market Foundations.

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Mondel?z 2021 Snacking Made Right Report: Mindful Snacking

3BL Media

2011; Higgs et al., 2011; Mittal et al., 2011; Robinson et al., SOURCE: Mondel?z z International. DESCRIPTION: We want to help everyone to snack mindfully, so they can savor each bite, enjoy each moment, and experience more satisfaction from our snacks.

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Victorian home in Canada offers beautiful urban views

Inhabitant

However, their completion dates are ten years apart, with the first in 2011 and the second in 2021 In a heritage district in Toronto, Canada, two houses sit side by side to tell a story of Victorian design, modern construction and historical relevance. Dubbed the Robert Street Residences, the two homes were designed by Taylor Smyth Architects.

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Watchdog: Lack of DOD action may have caused ‘preventable’ risks from ‘forever chemicals’

Environmental News Bits

The department’s inspector general (IG) said in a report issued last week that in 2011, Defense officials issued an alert saying… Read more → Department of Defense PFAS PublicationsRead the full story at The Hill. A report from an internal watchdog says that a lack of action from the Defense Department may have led to people being exposed to “preventable” risks from toxic chemicals.

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Subaru Share the Love® Event To Enter Its 12th Year of Partnership With Make-a-Wish

3BL Media

Since 2011, the funds from the event have enabled Make-A-Wish to grant the life-changing wishes of more than 3,000 kids with critical illnesses. Proceeds from the event enable life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. SOURCE: Subaru of America.

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DraftKings CEO Named One of Boston Globe's Top 50 Tech Power Players

3BL Media

Jason Robins is the chief executive officer and chairman of DraftKings, the Boston sports-betting and online gaming company he cofounded in 2011. 2011 Cofounded DraftKings with Matt Kalish and Paul Liberman. SOURCE: DraftKings.

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Norton Wins Gold in the Corporate Engagement Awards

3BL Media

we’ve reached more than 600,000 Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 44 countries since 2011. The Surf Smart program co-created with World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is recognized for its impact and innovation. SOURCE: NortonLifeLock.

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Guest Post: Climate Litigation in Japan: Citizens’ Attempts for the Coal Phase-Out

Law Columbia

But the country changed course as a result of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, which led to the forced shutdown of nuclear power plants and greater reliance on fossil fuels. By Yumeno Grace Nishikawa, LLM*.

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Loving the Least of These: Addressing a Changing Environment

Environmental News Bits

This edition of “Loving the Least of These” covers some of the changes since the first edition in 2011 and highlights the need for action now. Download the document. Our environment, changing in so many ways, requires our attention. This document covers four ideas: a biblical basis for Christian engagement, a look at changing environments … Continue reading Loving the Least of These: Addressing a Changing Environment. Publications Religion

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When Women Lead: Women’s Environmental Voting Records in Congress, 1972-2021

Environmental News Bits

In previous iterations of our report When Women Lead (in 2003 and 2011), we analyzed the voting records of federal legislators going back to 1983 using League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Environmental Scorecard data. Read the full story from Rachel’s Network.

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Ava DuVernay's Array Releasing Partners With JetBlue for Exclusive In-Flight Pop-Up Channel Featuring 12 Independent Feature Films From Artists of Color and Women Directors

3BL Media

Featuring a special video introduction by DuVernay, the deal marks the first in-flight partnership for ARRAY Releasing, which has acquired and distributed more than 40 independent feature films since 2011.

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Purpose 360 Podcast: The Love That Bombas Socks Made

3BL Media

In 2011, David Heath learned the most requested item in homeless shelters was socks. SOURCE: Carol Cone ON PURPOSE. DESCRIPTION: Has a statistic ever shocked you so much you can’t forget it?

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The Home Depot Foundation and Tunnel to Towers Renovate Marine Corps Veteran's Family Home

3BL Media

Since 2011, the Foundation has invested more than $400 million in veteran causes and improved more than 50,000 veteran homes and facilities. SOURCE: The Home Depot. DESCRIPTION: Major Tyler Tidwell spent 13 years as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps.

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Dallas Startup Using App to Connect Homeless Job Seekers With Work

3BL Media

Founded in 2011 by environmentalist and businessman Trammell S. SOURCE: EarthX. DESCRIPTION: Spencer’s past could be viewed as a problem, but longtime Dallas developer and philanthropist Trammel Crow sees possibility.

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Video: Nearly 200 Team Depot Volunteers Showcase the Value of Giving Back During Veterans Day Service Project in Atlanta

3BL Media

Since 2011, The Foundation has invested more than $400 million in veterans causes and improved more than 50,000 veteran homes and facilities. SOURCE: The Home Depot.

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HotSpots H2O: As Famine Looms in East Africa, Humanitarian Groups Call for Urgent Action

Circle of Blue

The landscape of Kulaley Village in northern Kenya lays barren after a drought in 2011. In 2011, two failed rainy seasons thrust the Horn of Africa into the worst famine of the twenty-first century.

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The Home Depot Announces Latest Carbon Emission Reductions, Supplier Diversity Spending Goal and Progress on Community Investments in 2022 ESG Report

3BL Media

The Home Depot Foundation crossed a milestone of more than $400 million contributed to veterans’ causes since 2011, while also making meaningful progress on its skilled trades training initiatives and responding to communities struck by natural disasters during the year.

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1,000 U.S. Military Veterans To Receive Housing Payment Assistance From the Home Depot Foundation in Honor of Veterans Day

3BL Media

Since 2011, The Home Depot Foundation has been instrumental in our efforts to serve those who have bravely served our country,” said Julie Laird Davis, vice president of corporate and cause marketing partnerships at Habitat for Humanity International. Nearly $14.5

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Texas Supreme Court to Review Approval of Injection Well Permit

Energy & the Law

January 13, 2011: the RRC rescinds its no-harm letter. + February 17, 2011: TCEQ issues an order approving the application. April 2, 2011: TCEQ reissues the order. Co-author Brittany Blakey.

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A CERES of fortunate events…

Real Climate

Fortunately, there are additional CERES instruments on Suomi-NPP (launched in 2011) and NOAA-20 (launched in 2017) that can be used. The CERES estimates of the top-of-atmosphere radiative fluxes are available from 2001 to the present.

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