EPA Announces Selected Recipients to Receive $62.5 Million to Clean Up Contaminated Sites, Protect Health and the Environment, and Revitalize Communities Nationwide

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the selection of 240 recipients recommended to receive $62.5 million in grants to protect people’s health and the environment in local communities. These new investments, funded by EPA’s Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) grants, provide communities with funding necessary to assess, cleanup and redevelop …

How UPS makes the business case for sustainability projects

Read the full story at GreenBiz. When UPS adds new alternative fuel or advanced technology vehicles to its fleet, it doesn't simply choose just any alternative-fuel vehicle. The company only adopts new vehicles when they're proven to be economically viable, have a reliable fueling infrastructure, are readily available, provide fuel savings and are safe. The …

Becoming ‘a verb,’ Coca-Cola and lessons from Brainstorm Green

Read the full story at GreenBiz. There was no shortage of celebrities at this year's Fortune Brainstorm Green conference. Harrison Ford started us off by talking about the work of Conservation International, Adam Gardner of Guster filled us in on Reverb, his new company designed to make concerts more sustainable, and will.i.am brought us to …

Goats to graze among runways at O’Hare

Read the full story in the Chicago Tribune. As airplane travelers descend into Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, they will soon have more than just a skyline view to look forward to — a herd of goats will also be viewable from the window seat. The city's Department of Aviation is expected to announce Wednesday that …