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As the 2013 Affordable Comfort Inc. National Home Performance Conference kicks off in Denver, CO, it is clear that U.S. communities are far from empty-handed when crafting energy efficiency retrofit programs.
I’ve always said I can’t be a hippie because I can’t grow my hair that long. Yet Earth Day 2013 is a special one for our company.
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood have extended an agreement for their agencies to work together toward generating one billion gallons of renewable aviation fuels by 2018.
"This project is a great example of Oregon's leadership in applying cleantech innovation to water technologies," said David Kenney, President and Executive Director of Oregon BEST. "As clean water becomes more of an issue, companies like Puralytics will play a greater role, so we're pleased our Commercialization Program is helping this company develop a new product that has such potential."
The biocarbon imperative to begin drawing down CO2 from the atmosphere calls for efforts that will take decades. What is most important is to begin taking the steps that can be accomplished now.