All posts tagged "Environment"
EPA documents expose negligence regarding Puerto Rico’s dump crisis
P.R.'s dumps "present an imminent threat to human health and the environment"
- Posted August 23, 2016
UN: Shorter Working Hours May Be Needed To Save Environment
Saving the environment may require people to work shorter hours in the future, according to a United Nations report released Wednesday
- Posted July 20, 2016
P.R. Governor Says There is no Date set for Fumigation
Governor Alejandro García Padilla said today that there is no date to carry out aerial fumigation with the chemical known as Naled for combat the zika virus on the island and that even though the U.S. Environmental...
- Posted July 7, 2016
Group Denounces Lack of EPA Cleanup Resources for Puerto Rico
Launches online petition
- Posted May 21, 2016
Puerto Rican Awarded Goldman Environmental Prize
Among only 6 recipients worldwide
- Posted April 18, 2016
Drinking Straws a Thing of the Past at Casa Bacardí
Environmental effort results in a more genuine experience
- Posted April 4, 2016
Blue Flag Awarded to 4 Public Beaches
Designation Represents Compliance with Stringent Criteria
- Posted March 14, 2016
UN: Number Of Haitians Needing Food Aid Spikes Amid Drought
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Drought-stricken Haiti is grappling with its most serious food crisis in 15 years as the number of people in need of urgent food aid has recently spiked, the head of the U.N. World Food...
- Posted February 10, 2016
Para la Naturaleza and Roosevelt Roads Enter Alliance
Malu Blázquez Arsuaga, executive director for the Redevelopment of Roosevelt Roads, and Fernando Lloveras San Miguel, president of the nonprofit Para la Naturaleza (For Nature), recently announced that both organizations signed a lease contract for 20 years...
- Posted February 8, 2016
Obama Administration Halts New Coal Leases on Federal Land
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands, arguing that the $1 billion-a-year program must be modernized to ensure a fair financial return to taxpayers and address climate change....
- Posted January 15, 2016