SERIOUS MONDAY: TIDBITS SECTION

Evergreen Pulp, Inc. will spend $5 million to settle state and federal charges of air pollution from its wood pulp mill in Eureka, California.

Did you know the global fleet of marine vessels contributes 3% of the world’s CO2 emissions? That is as much as the country of Canada emits per year.

Democratic Representative Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut introduced the Tongass Rainforest Conservation Act in Congress this week. The act, if passed, will protect more than nine million acres of pristine forest lands in Southeast Alaska.

October 13 &14 is International Cleanup Weekend.

The U.S. Department of Energy will invest $30 million in the start up of three new bioenergy research centers.

Geothermal energy will be used to power a police facility at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. This is the first time geothermal energy will be used at a U.S. airport.

A new fishing ban has been introduced around the APO Reef, one of the world’s largest coral reefs.

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