Environmental policy in the United States

DGAP-News: KoCoBox MED+ obtains approval as an electronic health record connector

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:10pm

CompuGroup Medical (CGM) has today received approval from gematik for KoCoBox MED+ as a connector for the electronic health record (so-called ePA - elektronische Patientenakte).

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  • CompuGroup Medical (CGM) has today received approval from gematik for KoCoBox MED+ as a connector for the electronic health record (so-called ePA - elektronische Patientenakte).
  • Following installation of the ePA upgrade, KoCoBox MED+ supports the electronic health record application and the digital convenience signature for all users who are connected to the telematics infrastructure via KoCoBox MED+.
  • Since the beginning of 2021, statutory health insurances have been providing their insured persons with an electronic health record ("ePA") and, consequently, digital access to their medical data.
  • Following testing of the functionality, stability and performance of the new features, the CGM connector KoCoBox MED+ has now received approval from gematik for the ePA functionality.

New Campaign Urges President Biden to Get RFS Costs Under Control

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 5:10pm

Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance costs are higher in 2021 than they have ever been.Year-to-date Argus RIN pricing data suggests that if an RFS course correction isnt made by President Biden and EPA Administrator Regan, costs across the refining sector this year could easily near $30 billion.

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  • Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance costs are higher in 2021 than they have ever been.Year-to-date Argus RIN pricing data suggests that if an RFS course correction isnt made by President Biden and EPA Administrator Regan, costs across the refining sector this year could easily near $30 billion.
  • President Biden and Administrator Regan have tools to provide relief and keep RFS compliance from becoming an even bigger crisis.Through this campaign,we hope to showwhy their action and leadershipareneeded.
  • Amid these prices, some individual refineries faced quarter one (2021) RFS obligationsexceedingtheir entire annual RFS bills from prior years.
  • In just the first three months of 2021, reports saythey amassed a $350 million RFS liability .

Statement From New-Indy Catawba LLC

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 9:21pm

The filing is a procedural step to extend the EPA's May 13, 2021 order regarding hydrogen sulfide emissions until October 31, 2021.

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  • The filing is a procedural step to extend the EPA's May 13, 2021 order regarding hydrogen sulfide emissions until October 31, 2021.
  • Plannedadditional measures will improve consistency in operations and response tovariations in weather and other factors.
  • We will continue to cooperate with local, state, and federal authorities to address public concerns swiftly.
  • New-Indy Catawba mill executives and employees live and work here, and we remain eager and determined to do right by our community.

Insights on the Process Instrumentation Global Market to 2026 - Featuring Honeywell International, Siemens and Omron Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 4:14pm

However, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) claims that over one trillion gallons of water is wasted annually due to household leaks.

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  • However, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) claims that over one trillion gallons of water is wasted annually due to household leaks.
  • It is not uncommon for drinking water distribution networks to experience losses greater than 50%.
  • The use of instrumentation is becoming increasingly important in the water industry as it is not just used for monitoring purposes but control of processes too.
  • These factors have significantly contributed to market growth in the region.

Nodal and IncubEx Expand Environmental Suite with New EPA Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Contracts

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 2:00pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210601005215/en/
    The new physically delivered NOx contracts are based on the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Transport Rule (TR).
  • Nodal will list:
    Under CSAPR, the EPA established rules that limit summer season NOx emissions from power plants in 22 US states.
  • With the new NOx contracts, Nodal will list 83 futures and options products on environmental markets in North America.
  • Nodal Exchange is a leader in innovation, having introduced the worlds largest set of electric power locational (nodal) futures contracts and the worlds largest set of environmental contracts.

Diversified CPC International Partners With Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturer To Introduce Environmentally Friendly Products

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 8:13pm

"\nCaliforniais working on a strategy to reduce HFC emissions by 40% below 2013 levels by the year 2030 to comply with EPA requirements.

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  • "\nCaliforniais working on a strategy to reduce HFC emissions by 40% below 2013 levels by the year 2030 to comply with EPA requirements.
  • This includes providing grants for supermarkets to install new low GWP/ODP refrigerated cabinet technology and retrofit existing technology where possible.
  • One company at the forefront of this transition is Hoshizaki America, a world leader in the design and manufacture of products for the foodservice industry.
  • Our attention to detail, continuous innovation, and commitment to the highest standards ensure our customers have exceptional quality products.

Weis Markets Makes Progress in Reducing its Environmental Impact

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 11:58pm

b'SUNBURY, Pa., April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Weis Markets announced today its continued progress toward reducing the company\'s overall environmental impact last year, achieving its goal of a 20 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.\nThe company\'s progress is reported in the new 2020 Sustainability Report: Weis by Nature.

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  • b'SUNBURY, Pa., April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Weis Markets announced today its continued progress toward reducing the company\'s overall environmental impact last year, achieving its goal of a 20 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.\nThe company\'s progress is reported in the new 2020 Sustainability Report: Weis by Nature.
  • "We are making continued progress toward our sustainability goals, and we will continue to invest in our program to reduce our overall environmental impact.
  • "\nKey Weis Markets sustainability achievements in 2020 include:\nDiverting 9.355 tons of food waste from landfills following the EPA\'s Food Recover Hierarchy, an increase of 35 percent over 2019.
  • The program encourages reducing refrigerant usage to address environmental impacts on the ozone layer and climate.\nMaking progress in the green design of its stores, reducing overall energy usage per square foot by 4 percent.

Source Power Company Awards Donations to Town of Brighton, City of Canandaigua, and Village of Victor, New York to Celebrate Earth Day

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 7:15pm

b'GREENWICH, Conn., April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Source Power Company, a New York regulated retail energy supplier and community solar subscriber acquisition company, today announced it is making donations to the Town of Brighton, the City of Canandaigua, and the Village of Victor.

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  • b'GREENWICH, Conn., April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Source Power Company, a New York regulated retail energy supplier and community solar subscriber acquisition company, today announced it is making donations to the Town of Brighton, the City of Canandaigua, and the Village of Victor.
  • Donations will be presented to each community on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22 in a formal ceremony.\nIn January 2021, Source Power began serving the Community Choice Aggregation program for each municipality, bringing low-cost renewable electricity to residents.
  • With roots in the solar development industry through its sister company Source Renewables, Source Power sits strategically at the intersection of project finance, renewable generation, and energy supply.
  • Find out more about Source Power Company on its website: https://sourcepowerco.com .\n'

New Administration Policy Impacts on Energy and Utilities

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:00pm

b'SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Energy, Utility & Environment Conference (EUEC) today announced free online access to the video keynote addresses from leaders at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ComED and Edison Electric Institute (EEI).

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  • b'SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Energy, Utility & Environment Conference (EUEC) today announced free online access to the video keynote addresses from leaders at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ComED and Edison Electric Institute (EEI).
  • Free video playback of the Keynote Speakers presentations at the 24th annual EUEC virtual conference, held March 89, 2021, is available at the EUEC website .
  • "It also provides a professional networking opportunity with speakers and exhibitors, all remotely accessible year-round.
  • "\nEUEC will host its Quarterly Virtual Conference 2021 Speaker Series on June 1517, August 1719 and October 2628.\nClick here to register and attend.\nMISSION STATEMENT: The 24th Annual Energy, Utility & Environment Conference (EUEC) facilitates information exchange and fosters cooperation between industry, government, and regulators for the protection of our environment and energy security.\n'

BlueGreen Water Technologies' Innovative Algeacides Approved For Use In South Carolina

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

"With the EPA approval, South Carolina now has access to two potent, complementary algaecides that trigger a biological chain reaction within the toxic species in the water, selectively and safely eliminating them from the environment.

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  • "With the EPA approval, South Carolina now has access to two potent, complementary algaecides that trigger a biological chain reaction within the toxic species in the water, selectively and safely eliminating them from the environment.
  • We look forward to working with local authorities to restore the state\'s ponds, reservoirs, rivers, and lakes to their healthy condition.
  • BlueGreen\'s portfolio currently consists of two commercially available products, Lake Guard Blue and Lake Guard Oxy, both are EPA-Approved and meet the NSF/ANSI/CAN 60 standard for drinking water.
  • For more information, please visit www.bgtechs.com , and connect with the company on LinkedIn , Facebook , and Instagram .\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bluegreen-water-technologies-inn...\n'