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

Special report: Culebra’s energy lifeline threatened
April 26, 2018, No Comments

In an abandoned structure within walking distance of the City Hall of Culebra the fate of a project that would ensure th ...

Hurricanes expose decades of gov’t negligence in Caribbean climate change preparedness
April 10, 2018, No Comments

Dinelle Henley fears for her native Cane Garden Bay, one of the most iconic and pristine beaches of the Caribbean. Like ...

IEEFA Report: P.R. can get 40% of its electricity from renewables by 2028
March 2, 2018, 2 Comments

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis published a report describing how Puerto Rico can get 40 perce ...

6 P.R. community projects split $40K in Ford environmental grants
February 27, 2018, No Comments

Ford Puerto Rico announced the six winners of the 2017 edition of its annual Ford Environmental Grants program, whose pu ...

Aireko Construction ‘disappointed’ over $1.5M fine
August 18, 2017, No Comments

San Juan-based Aireko Construction — which will have to pay a $1.5 million fine after failing to comply with the asbes ...

Aireko fined $1.5M for Clean Air Act violations in PR
August 17, 2017, 1 Comment

AIREKO Construction Co. will have to pay a $1.5 million fine after failing to comply with the asbestos National Emission ...

FEMA OKs $2.8M for Salinas aquifer mitigation project
August 8, 2017, 1 Comment

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a $2.8 million hazard mitigation project for the island’s souther ...

Renewable energy execs: PR Green Energy Fund at risk
August 4, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Association of Renewable Energy Contractors and Consultants warned Thursday of the possible demise of th ...

Former Arecibo battery smelter added to Superfund list
August 1, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it has added a former battery recycling facility in Arecibo to its Su ...

Ford opens call for yearly environmental grants program
July 20, 2017, No Comments

With the aim of empowering communities on the island to pursue a more sustainable future, Ford Puerto Rico launched Wedn ...