California Takes Steps To Increase Access To Anti-Overdose Medication

June 11, 2018

The California Department of Public Health issued a standing order for naloxone in a move geared toward helping parts of the state where there are physician shortages and treatment facilities often struggle to find a doctor who will write a […]

The Coca-Cola Foundation Grants $1M to The Recycling Partnership to Fight Marine Debris

June 5, 2018

Marine debris is a global crisis for the world’s waterways and oceans and an imminent concern for consumers, communities and industries. By 2050, it is estimated that there will be more marine debris than fish in our ocean and 80 […]

AT&T Announces Zero Waste Goal

May 30, 2018

As part of its commitment to create a better, more environmentally sustainable world, AT&T has set a goal to achieve zero waste at 100 of its facilities by the end of 2020. Its program will start this year and will […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Gas to Ethanol Recycling Technology Firm Secures Backing from BASF

June 14, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

The largest chemical manufacturer in the world, Germany’s BASF, has invested in Chicago, Illinois headquartered LanzaTech, a biotech company using special microbes to recycle waste gas streams. Originally founded in New Zealand, LanzaTech has developed a gas fermentation technology said […]

Health & Insurance, Social Services

5 Things To Know About Medicaid Work Requirements

June 14, 2018

Via: Kaiser Health News

The Trump administration’s decision in January to give states the power to impose work requirements on Medicaid enrollees faces a federal court hearing Friday. The lawsuit before the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., will determine whether tens of thousands […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Is the new California solar mandate a threat to utilities across the country?

June 13, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

Recent studies show that net-zero-energy homes cost 5 to 10 percent more than standard construction, but energy savings will likely offset these costs over time. That gives more states incentives to follow California’s lead. In addition, it’s possible that portions […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Micron Waste Technologies Delivers First Cannabis Waste Digester to Aurora Cannabis

June 13, 2018

Via: Waste360

Micron Waste Technologies Inc., a leading developer of aerobic digester solutions for the treatment of organic waste, announced that the design and manufacturing of its Cannabis Waste Digester is now complete, with delivery to Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s facility in Mountain […]