O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Bion Adds Meat Industry Veteran Bill Rupp to Advisory Group

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB: BNET), a developer of advanced livestock waste treatment technology that dramatically reduces environmental impacts and recovers valuable resources, announced today that meat industry Hall of Famer William (Bill) Rupp has joined its Advisory Group.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB: BNET), a developer of advanced livestock waste treatment technology that dramatically reduces environmental impacts and recovers valuable resources, announced today that meat industry Hall of Famer William (Bill) Rupp has joined its Advisory Group.
  • In 2021, Mr. Rupp was inducted into the National Provisioners' Meat Packer Hall of Fame.
  • Bion's Bill O'Neill expressed the Company's excitement about Mr. Rupp joining their Advisory Group, "We are thrilled to have Bill's business experience, relationships, and industry knowledge to call on for advice and guidance.
  • I cannot think of anyone better suited to help us navigate the rollout of our opportunity to the meat industry."

World Cyber Security Summit in Jordan brought together global cyber security experts to tackle the battle against cyber threats

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

The event's organiser, Trescon and its Strategic Partner JOCSA (Jordan Cyber Security Association) hosted more than 500 C-level attendees, including key stakeholders in the cyber security ecosystem, such as government officials, top experts in the field, solution providers, startups, media, among others.

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  • The event's organiser, Trescon and its Strategic Partner JOCSA (Jordan Cyber Security Association) hosted more than 500 C-level attendees, including key stakeholders in the cyber security ecosystem, such as government officials, top experts in the field, solution providers, startups, media, among others.
  • A picture of the panel discussion from the World Cyber Security Summit – Jordan that was streamed live on August 15-16, 2022
    Leading players in Cyber security space like Green Circle , Agualetica , BeeezCrowd , Alpha Hub , Mandiant , CloudSEK , ManageEngine, and Wizard Cyber gathered at the event to examine the prospects for Cyber Security in Jordan.
  • Abdulrahman Al-Nimari, VP, Cyber Security from Saudi Arabia spoke at length on ‘Zero Trusting Your Enterprise.
  • The 17th global edition of World Cyber Security Summit – Jordan is supported by Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Jordan and officially sponsored by:

EDP Renewables Starts Construction on 240-Megawatt Texas Solar Park

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Houston, Texas, Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EDP Renewables North America ( EDPR NA ), a leading renewable energy developer and operator in North America, announces the start of construction on its 240-megawatt (MW) Cattlemen I Solar Park in Milam County, Texas.

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  • Houston, Texas, Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EDP Renewables North America ( EDPR NA ), a leading renewable energy developer and operator in North America, announces the start of construction on its 240-megawatt (MW) Cattlemen I Solar Park in Milam County, Texas.
  • Cattlemen is EDP Renewables first solar park in Texas and will soon be our largest operational solar park in our North American portfolio, Kris Cheney, EDP Renewables North America Executive Vice President Central and Western Regions and Mexico, Environmental Affairs, and Energy Storage Analytics said.
  • EDP Renewables is a clean energy leader in Texas.
  • Cattlemen Solar Park is the second PPA that EDP Renewables and Meta have executed; the companies first PPA was a 139-MW contract for EDPR NAs 200-MW Headwaters II Wind Farm in Indiana.

Empire Wind and WCS Announce Extension of Historic Near Real-Time Acoustic Marine Monitoring Project In New York Bight

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Empire Wind and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today the extension to 2028 of their historic agreement to monitor large whales in the lease area of Empire Wind, an offshore wind project located in the New York Bight off the southern coast of Long Island.

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  • Empire Wind and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today the extension to 2028 of their historic agreement to monitor large whales in the lease area of Empire Wind, an offshore wind project located in the New York Bight off the southern coast of Long Island.
  • Data collected will result in considerable new knowledge on whale occurrence and behavior in and around the Empire Wind lease area.
  • The two acoustic buoys supported by the project are deployed as part of a broad effort to generate important data prior to construction of the Empire Wind project.
  • Equinor is one of the largest offshore wind developers in the U.S., where it operates two lease areas, Empire Wind and Beacon Wind.

Battle against cyber threats to be addressed by cyber security visionaries at #WCSSJordan

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

The 17th global edition of World Cyber Security Summit is gearing up with the goal of constructing a security framework for organisations in Jordan.

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  • The 17th global edition of World Cyber Security Summit is gearing up with the goal of constructing a security framework for organisations in Jordan.
  • Amman, Jordan, Aug 11, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The 17th global edition of World Cyber Security Summit will be held under the auspices of H.E.
  • In order for effective implementation of these policies, World Cyber Security Summit will play its part by providing a platform to conduct thorough debates, and deliberations on the proposed cyber security strategies.
  • "We're happy to bring the global series of World Cyber Security Summit to Jordan, with the support of our Strategic Partner, Jordan Cyber Security Awareness Association (JOCSA).

Eco Material Technologies Announces Agreement with Georgia Power to Harvest Millions of Tons of Landfilled Ash

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

HOUSTON and ATLANTA, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Material Technologies ("Eco Material" or the "Company"), the leading producer of sustainable cementitious materials and near zero carbon cement replacement products, announced today an agreement with Georgia Power to harvest millions of tons of landfilled ash from Plant Bowen, one of the largest coal-fired power plants in North America.

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  • Under the agreement, Eco Material will harvest approximately 600,000 tons of landfilled ash per year from the plant in Cartersville, Ga.
  • The material Eco Material is harvesting from Plant Bowen has been proven to enhance the strength , impermeability, and durability of concrete.
  • Eco Material is building a new plant onsite to harvest the landfilled ash at Plant Bowen.
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Georgia Power to launch single largest beneficial use project for coal ash in U.S.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

ATLANTA, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today a landmark coal ash beneficial use project at Plant Bowen near Cartersville, Georgia, where millions of tons of stored ash will be excavated for use in concrete to construct bridges, roads, and buildings in Georgia – and throughout the Southeast. The project will be the single largest beneficial use project of its kind in the U.S., and the largest ever for Georgia Power.

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  • The project will be the single largest beneficial use project of its kind in the U.S., and the largest ever for Georgia Power.
  • "Georgia Power is always researching and exploring new and innovative ways to reuse coal ash that is beneficial to our customers and our communities.
  • Opportunities for beneficial use of stored coal ash also helps reduce the need for raw materials otherwise used in production.
  • Georgia Power continues to seek to identify opportunities for the beneficial use of coal ash stored at active and retired coal-fired power plants across the state.

View Announces Second Terminal at DFW to Feature View Smart Glass and Environmental Sensors

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

DFWs decision to incorporate View Smart Glass at the High C gates comes on the heels of a four-gate expansion at Terminal D, which opened last May.

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  • DFWs decision to incorporate View Smart Glass at the High C gates comes on the heels of a four-gate expansion at Terminal D, which opened last May.
  • View Smart Glass is a key component of DFWs strategy to transform travel and elevate the passenger experience.
  • View Smart Glass also plays an integral role in DFWs plans to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2030.
  • At DFW, we have the ambitious goal of creating a sustainable airport ecosystem, said Robert Horton, Vice President of Environmental Affairs at DFW Airport.

Danone North America Announces Goal to Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill by 2025

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. and BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Danone North America, the purpose-driven food and beverage leader with a diverse portfolio of dairy and plant-based brands, today announced its goal to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill across all North American company facilities by 2025. The goal, which has already been achieved by 15% of its manufacturing facilities, sets a new company standard for recycling and waste reduction through updated processes and increased education.

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  • WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. and BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Danone North America, the purpose-driven food and beverage leader with a diverse portfolio of dairy and plant-based brands, today announced its goal to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill across all North American company facilities by 2025.
  • Zero Waste to Landfill is achieved when at least 99% of waste generated throughout the manufacturing process is diverted from landfills.
  • In the face of the climate crisis an issue exacerbated by waste Danone North America's manufacturing plants are making substantial progress toward its goal of Zero Waste to Landfill.
  • When Zero Waste to Landfill status is fully achieved by 2025, just 1% or less will be sent to landfills.

Closing the Health Disparity Gap for Black Women

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Monday, May 9, 2022

Evidence exists that racial differences in socioeconomic (education and employment) and housing outcomes results in systematic unequal treatment of Black women.

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  • Evidence exists that racial differences in socioeconomic (education and employment) and housing outcomes results in systematic unequal treatment of Black women.
  • HOUSTON, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- These are just a few of the reasons Houston's Leading Black Information Source is hosting the 2nd State of Black Women Health Forum at HISD's Young Women's College Preparatory Academy, 1906 Cleburne St., in Houston.
  • Health questions from the audience will be answered by black medical professionals who commonly address the health care needs unique to Black women.
  • "This forum brings Black girls and Black women together with women medical professionals to help provide a roadmap for their lifelong health journey," said Sonny Messiah-Jiles, CEO of the Defender Network.