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Carmanah one of Canada's top green tech companies

Bus| November 9, 2009
Now celebrating its third year, the Cleantech 10 list is compiled annually by Corporate Knights Inc, an independent Canadian-based media company focused on fostering sustainable development in Canada.

FCCC achieves 'Zero Waste to Landfill Status'

Sustainability| November 3, 2009
Recognized by numerous governmental agencies including the Environmental Protection Agency, the FCCC facility recycles materials such as plastic, paper, aluminum, cardboard, metals, wood and nylon. FCCC is committed to not only reducing its environmental footprint with clean manufacturing efforts, but also to developing products that are green.
Sustainability| October 26, 2009

WVU opens transportation hub

The 7,000-square-foot Mountaineer Station features a 500-space parking garage for both permit and short-term use, a commuter student lounge with lockers, interior bicycle storage and showers, a waiting area for Mountain Line and campus bus passengers, direct access to the Health Sciences Center PRT Station, and information stations for Mountain Line and WVU transportation services.
Bus| October 23, 2009

APTA : Pub transit investment creates green jobs

For every $1 billion invested in public transportation capital and operations, an average of 36,000 jobs are supported. These jobs result in roughly $3.6 billion of business sales and generate nearly $500 million in federal, state and local tax revenues.
Rail| October 19, 2009

Gannett Fleming relocates NYC office

Several sustainable features were included in the new office space, including 100 percent recycled cubicle panel fabric and frames, zero volatile organic compounds paints and primers, a green guard and cradle-to-cradle certified carpet, and energy efficient lighting with occupancy sensors
Bus| October 12, 2009

TIGGER grant to fund NCTD sustainability plan

Agency will use the $2 million discretionary grant to make alternative energy technology investments that will assist in the reduction of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
Bus| September 24, 2009

Calif.'s Big Blue opens new HOK-designed facility

New 66,000-square-foot facility incorporates numerous sustainable features including the use of high-albedo concrete, a highly reflective concrete paving, in the vehicle maintenance yard used to keep the facility's microclimate cooler, as well as 80-kilowatt photovoltaic panels on the roof; an urban runoff system to filter storm water, detain and infiltrate most of the water on site; and reclaimed water for landscape irrigation.
Bus| September 21, 2009

43 green transit projects awarded fed funds

The Federal Transit Administration reviewed more than $2 billion in applications for these funds.
Motorcoach| September 1, 2009

California Wine Tours becomes 'Green Business'

Through their many business entities, CWT moves more than 500,000 passengers each year throughout the Bay Area, which equates to taking thousands of individual cars off the road.
Rail| July 16, 2009

Committee formed to study GO Transit electrification

Comprised of community members with expertise in transportation, environment, engineering, health, urban planning, policy analysis, alternative energy, community leadership, business, finance, law and GO Transit's ridership.

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