Tag: greenhouse gas


Jury: $1B Hydropower Line in Maine Can Finish Construction

April 24, 2023

Via: ENR

In a key twist for a controversial $1-billion Maine transmission project set to carry hydroelectric power from Canada to New England, a state jury ruled unanimously on April 20 that the project developer had established “vested rights” to proceed with […]


Global Cement and Concrete Association Launches Second Open Innovation Challenge

April 4, 2023

Via: ENR

In its drive to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of concrete, the five-year-old Global Cement and Concrete Association has issued its second Open Innovation Challenge, which matches start-up companies with cement and concrete producers to develop technologies and processes to […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Federal Contractors Eye Costs, Flaws in Proposed Emissions Reporting Rule

February 27, 2023

Via: ENR

With the comment period just ended for a U.S. government proposal to require climate-change impact reporting for federal contractors, responses were predictably polar from business trade groups and environmental advocates—but a few were unexpected. The rule was proposed last November […]

Construction Processes, Financial

President Biden Signs $700B Climate and Tax Bill

August 16, 2022

Via: ENR

Federal efforts to counter climate change have received a major boost through a just-enacted $700-billion measure whose centerpiece is a variety of tax incentives and federal funds aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. President Joe Biden signed the bill, the […]

Construction Site Safety, News, Regulations

How a Maryland County Created the Gold Standard for Building Emission Standards

May 21, 2021

Via: ENR

Montgomery County, Md. is generating significant buzz among U.S. jurisdictions interested in reducing greenhouse gas emissions associated with buildings. After tightening eligibility requirements for an over-subscribed green building tax credit in September 2020, the Montgomery County council upped the ante […]