Environment - C3: New Service Sheds Light on Electricity Wastage in the Home
2013 MAY 24 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Real Estate Weekly News -- Homeowners in Alberta might not know they are wasting a lot of electricity and as a consequence are battling ever-increasing electricity bills. C3, a Calgary-based sustainability company, is delivering the Alberta Home Electricity Use Evaluation test program, with funding support from Natural Resources Canada, which sheds light on how much electricity is being wasted without homeowners even knowing it. ...read more
Environment - Fort McKay Hopeful ERCB Will Support 20 km Environmental Buffer
2013 MAY 17 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- At today's conclusion of the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) hearing, the community of Fort McKay reiterated its position calling for the establishment of a 20 km buffer from the proposed Dover OPCO from its reserve. The Dover project proposes a five-phase 250,000-barrel-per-day facility using SAGD (Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage) technology. Fort McKay formally stood against the proposed project because Dover would not agree to adjust its project plan to accommodate a buffer to protect traditional territory surrounding Namur and Gardiner lakes, known locally as Moose Lake. ...read more
Environment - Business Hotel in Kochi Initiates Environmental Awareness Month
2013 MAY 17 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- The commitment to going green means more than just recycling, and the team at the Courtyard Kochi Airport has banded together to raise awareness and learn practices to ensure a more eco-friendly lifestyle not only at the hotel in Cochin, but in their lives outside of work, too.
April kicked off the four-star hotel's first-ever Environmental Awareness Month, during which associates will participate in numerous events, from planting trees to expressing their environmental concerns through painting. ...read more
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