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‘Green’ initiatives are emerging constantly in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint and protect natural resources.

Columbus Landing future on hold as court fight heats up
April 10, 2017, 1 Comment

The future of a controversial resort development that got off the ground last year on a prized parcel along the Aguadill ...

EPA grants UPR $1.6M for pollution prevention projects
December 14, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Tuesday it has granted more than $1.6 million to the University ...

EPA provides $149K for improvements in San Juan
November 30, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday a total of $149,000 in new funding for the Caño Martín Peñ ...

Oriana Solar Farm begins producing energy in Isabela
September 14, 2016, No Comments

Oriana Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Sonnedix Group, in partnership with Yarotek, announced Tuesday it has commenced energ ...

EPA fines Total Petroleum $345K to settle violations
September 14, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Total Petroleum Puerto Rico ...

EPA targets Arecibo, Dorado locations for Superfund list
September 8, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed Wednesday adding a former battery recycling facility in Arecibo to its ...

Toyota Foundation seeks students for scholarships
April 22, 2016, No Comments

As part of its mission to strengthen environmental awareness among the island's young people, Toyota Foundation invites ...

Ford opens 15th edition of ‘green’ grant program in P.R.
April 21, 2016, No Comments

The Ford Central American and Caribbean division announced Wednesday the start of the application cycle for the 15th edi ...

EPA targets 2 people, 1 co. illegally using methyl bromide
March 2, 2016, No Comments

As part of its ongoing work to address the illegal use of toxic pesticides containing methyl bromide in the Caribbean, t ...

EPA announces $26M in funds to clean up diesel engines
February 26, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday the availability of $26 million in grant funding to establis ...