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

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 ...

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 ...