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

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 ...

EPA cleanup proposal for Superfund site in Utuado
July 17, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection is proposing a cleanup plan to address sources of chemical contamination at the Papele ...

EPA provides $1M to PR to improve water quality
June 23, 2017, 1 Comment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board a Performance Partnership g ...

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 ...