Google grants offers in-kind advertising for non-profit organizations

The Google Grants program supports organizations sharing our philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Designed for 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, Google Grants is a unique in-kind advertising program. It harnesses the power of our flagship advertising …

Rooftop Gardening Earns Chicago Another 'No. 1'

Read the full story in Realty Times. Originally a frontier outpost, Chicago, IL, has been a major railroad yard, a packing center, a town of labor unrest, a gangsters' den, a town of political unrest, and a sports fanatic's dream home. So, the rough and tumble town's latest claim to fame may come as a …

Lab envisions green dream

Read the full story in the Asheville Citizen-Times. After 10 days of hard work, the light bulb went on for participants in the Design Science Lab at UNC Asheville. What if someone distributed compact fluorescent light bulbs and other easy, energy efficient devices to local homeowners? Jonah Butcher and his colleagues in an energy working …

Report Finds Current Data Sufficient For EPA To Finalize Risk Assessment On TCE

Read the full story in Water and Wastewater Products News. A new report from the National Academies' National Research Council recommends research to improve understanding of how trichloroethylene (TCE) causes cancer and other adverse health effects. However, the report concludes that enough information exists for EPA to complete a credible human health risk assessment now... …

USDA and DOE Announce Renewable Energy Conference

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will co-host a conference on renewable energy and fuels on October 10-12, 2006 in St. Louis, Missouri. The conference, entitled “Advancing Renewable Energy: an American Rural Renaissance,” will feature discussions on the roles of agriculture, transportation, federal and state governments, and finance …

Methane Production and Power Generation from Livestock Manure: A Waste-to-Energy Workshop for the Illinois Livestock Industry

Dates & Locations: Aug. 30, 2006 in Bloomington, IL and Aug. 31, 2006 in Sterling, IL For more information: http://www.chpcentermw.org/pdfs/060830_Illinois_Manure_Brochure.pdf The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), along with their cosponsors, invite you to attend a one-day workshop aimed at informing and educating Illinois’ dairy, swine, and other livestock operations on: Illinois Manure …

Sustainable Innovation 06

Date: 23rd– 24th October 2006 Location: Stuart Graduate School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL For more information: http://www.cfsd.org.uk/events/tspd11/ Sustainable Innovation 06 will provide a platform to discuss global challenges and opportunities for sustainable product/service development and design. It will highlight best practice and provide a range of case studies and examples. Sustainable …