Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by ExxonMobil — FEMA to review floodplain building codes

Welcome to Monday’s Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Today we’re looking at potential changes to building codes under the National Flood Insurance Program, a new study finding PFAS at tens of thousands of sites andContinue Reading

Biden Administration Seeks To Restore and Expand National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”) Regulations and Signals Forthcoming Second Rule Promulgation Concerning NEPA Review | Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

On October 6, 2021, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) proposed modifications of its regulations for implementing the provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”). The proposed rule can be found here. Following the call of President Biden’s Executive Order 13990, Protecting Public Health and the EnvironmentContinue Reading

UK CMA Adopts Green Claims Code and Consults on Environmental Sustainability: Time for a Compliance Review

October 7, 2021 Click for PDF September 2021 was certainly the month of sustainability initiatives for the UK’s competition watchdog. On 20 September, the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) published a Green Claims Code aimed at protecting consumers from misleading environmental claims amidst concerns over ‘greenwashing’. Greenwashing refers to overstated,Continue Reading

Acer Aspire Vero laptop review: Recycled plastic never looked so good

The 15.6-inch Aspire Vero is one of Acer’s first laptops to ship with Windows 11 alongside updated versions of its ultraportable Swift 5 and entry-level Nitro 5 gaming laptops. The Vero is entirely new, though. Well, not entirely new, as it’s Acer’s first laptop made from post-consumer recycled plastics, and it ships inContinue Reading

Acer Aspire Vero Review: Sustainable Meets Affordable

Photo: Sam Rutherford Gadget makers have come up with a couple of tactics to curb e-waste and prevent plastic from heading straight to the landfill. On the one hand, you have devices like the Fairphone 4 and the Framework laptop, which seek to reduce waste by making gadgets easier toContinue Reading

This is a rendering of the roundabout to be built on the Bayfront Parkway at Holland Street.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration have claimed there was significant public input and adequate environmental study regarding the $100 million plan for improvements to the Bayfront Parkway. But that’s not enough due diligence and citizen input for the NAACP’s Erie branch and the nonprofit environmental advocacyContinue Reading

Hot Wheels Unleashed review: Pedal to the plastic

Milestone’s Hot Wheels Unleashed isn’t the deepest racer, but it’s still a joy all-around. The Hot Wheels franchise has seen a number of titles that aim to capture the wonder of what it’s like to collect, race, and trade toy cars. The franchise’s latest iteration comes in the form ofContinue Reading

An Emerging Environmental Crisis – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Ashoka Mukpo* On a sunny day, Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán is normally a sweeping vista of turquoise and sapphire, with the lake drinking the color of the sky until the two are nearly indistinguishable from each other. Ringed by mountains and towering volcanos, below Atitlán’s waves lie sunken ruins that were once usedContinue Reading

Electric Vehicle Plastics Market 2021 Industry Key Trends, Demand, Growth, Size, Review, Share, Analysis to 2028

DataM Intelligence The Global Electric Vehicle Plastics Market are expected to grow at a CAGR during the forecasting period (2021-2028). The Global Electric Vehicle Plastics Market is expected to grow at a CAGR during the forecasting period (2021-2028).” — DataM Intelligence CLEVELAND, OHIO, UNITED STATE AMERICA, September 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/Continue Reading