ENVIRONMENT

Green Wedding (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-Friendly

June is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration’s toll on the environment, and for many couples, that’s a big concern.

06/18/2015

Pharrell Williams (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change Action

Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.

06/11/2015

K-Cup coffee packs (Photo credit Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Keurig Coffee Share Grows-So Does Environmental Controversy

Keurig, the single-serve coffee industry’s leader, produced enough plastic coffee pods last year to circle the earth more than 10 times.

03/17/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.

01/09/2015

Governor-elect Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Baker Picks Chief Of Staff, Environmental Secretary

Steven Kadish, a Northeastern University administrator who served under former Republican Gov. Mitt Romney, was tapped Monday by Gov.-elect Charlie Baker for the key role of chief of staff in the new administration.

11/17/2014

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Mass. Updates Rules For Wood Burning Power Plants

Massachusetts officials have adopted final regulations for the state’s biomass energy industry. Officials say the new rules are designed to set a high standard for the wood burning power plants.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/18/2012

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Debate Brews Over Ethanol Percentage In Gas

Environmental Protection Agency approved increasing the amount of ethanol to 15%.

07/04/2012

Earth Day music

5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012

Cape Wind

N-Star Agrees To Pay Premium In Cape Wind Power Deal

The Massachusetts utility NStar has agreed to buy power from the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm for more than double what electricity from conventional sources is projected to cost.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/31/2012

The BU Bio Lab has recieved preliminary state approval.

Public Hearing Set For B.U. Biolab

The public will soon be able to comment on the latest safety report for Boston University’s high-security reasearch laboratory. The National Institutes Of Health has scheduled a hearing at Roxbury Community College for April 19 at 6:30 P.M.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/25/2012

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