Kilroy Realty Corporation Wins 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award

Kilroy Realty Corporation announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has for the seventh year in a row recognized KRC as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. In addition, the EPA has also recognized KRC for the fifth time with its Sustained Excellence designation. EPA’s annual ENERGY STAR Awards honor organizations that […]

EPA And Oregon Partner To Monitor Air Quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $314,375 to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to support air monitoring programs. The grant will help ODEQ maintain the state’s monitoring network for hazardous air pollutants. The state’s program also helps reduce emissions of hazardous air pollutants and enforcement of air regulations within the state.  “EPA and […]

Electric-assisted Bike Share In Bellevue

Electric-assisted Bike Share In Bellevue. In addition to seeing more green-painted bikeways in Bellevue, starting this week you’ll see more green bicycles as part of the city’s one-year bike share pilot. Bellevue’s is the first bike share system in the Pacific Northwest to feature exclusively electric-assisted bicycles (also called e-bikes) and a network of preferred […]

EDF Renewables-PGGM Agreements On US Wind And Solar Projects

EDF Renewables North America announced on August 1,2018 the signing of two Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSA) by which PGGM Infrastructure Fund will acquire a 50 percent ownership interest in the following projects: Glacier’s Edge Wind and Valentine Solar. Combined capacity of the projects is 332 megawatts (MW). Completion of the transaction is subject to […]

Sagebrush Hospitality Can Save Vineyards

Sagebrush is a protective home for good bugs that help fight harmful pests on grape vines, according to new research from Washington State University scientists. Sagebrush Hospitality Can Save Vineyards This finding could be a huge benefit for local vineyards who want to manage pests and reduce their use of pesticides. The work recently was […]

Captain Paul Watson of Whale Wars and Sea Shepherd in San Diego Saturday

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Founder Captain Paul Watson will be in San Diego, California, on Saturday July 28th, 2018 from 10am-2pm aboard the M/V Farley Mowat at 1492 N Harbor Drive to talk about our current campaigns that are saving our ocean’s marine life. The M/V Farley Mowat has just returned from the most successful campaign […]

Plastic Bag Ordinance In Kenmore

Plastic Bag Ordinance In Kenmore was adopted by the city council on Monday, July 23, 2018. The new plastic bag policy will be effective next year January 1, 2019. Plastic Bag Ordinance In Kenmore The said ordinance was said to encourage the use of reusable carryout bags in the City of Kenmore. The policy prohibits retailers […]

San Diego-Based Torrey Holistics Awarded First Adult Use License by California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control

San Diego based Torrey Holistics recently announced that California has chosen the collective to be the first approved Adult Use marijuana dispensary in the state. Thousands of businesses applied for the license prior to the state’s awarding of the first license yesterday. Granting of the license means that as of January 1st, 2018, Torrey Holistics […]

Puget Sound to Get EPA Funding for Protection, Conservation & Recovery

The Northwest office of the Environmental Protection Agency recently announced today through its National Estuary Program it is providing $25.2 million in grant funds to state, local and tribal Puget Sound recovery and conservation efforts. “A healthy Puget Sound is vital to the environmental and economic health of Washington state,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. […]

Five Holiday Sustainability Tips from Republic Services

This holiday season, Republic Services, Inc. encourages consumers across the country to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into celebrations and family gatherings with five simple tips. “The holiday season can be a hectic time of year for just about everyone,” said Pete Keller, vice president of recycling and sustainability at Republic Services. “Many of us want to […]

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