Saturday - August 24, 2019
Politics: President Barack Obama Newsletter for Sunday August 18, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Former President of the United States Barack Obama to Keynote the 2019 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 -- The U.S. Green Building Council issued the following news release: * * * - The world's largest convening of green building and sustainability leaders takes place Nov. 19-22; registration is now open * * * The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Informa Connect announced today that Former President Barack Obama will speak at the Wednesday keynote of the 2019 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. This year's conference will take place Nov. 19-22 in Atlanta, G  more

Massachusetts A.G. Healey Sues EPA for Dismantling the Clean Power Plan
BOSTON, Massachusetts, Aug. 13 -- Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey issued the following news release: * * * - Illegal New Rule Will Result in More Air Pollution * * * Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey today joined 22 attorneys general and six local governments in suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its illegal and dangerous new rule that replaces the Clean Power Plan, the landmark nationwide regulations that limit carbon pollution from fossil fuel-b  more

MDC's President Padron to Receive Certificate of Stock From Greater Miami Chamber
MIAMI, Florida, Aug. 6 -- Miami Dade College issued the following news release: Miami Dade College's (MDC) President Dr. Eduardo J. Padron will receive the prestigious Certificate of Stock from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce in recognition of his stellar career and outstanding service to the community. The recognition will be presented during the Chamber of Commerce's Trustee Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Jungle Island. An American by choice, Eduardo Padron arrived in the United Sta  more

New Mexico Wildlife Federation: Prukop Urges Hunters, Anglers, Trappers to Follow North American Model
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, Aug. 16 -- The New Mexico Wildlife Federation issued the following news release: Hunters, anglers and trappers need to police their own ranks and realize that everything they do will be increasingly scrutinized in these days of widespread social media, the head of the New Mexico State Game Commission says. Joanna Prukop, appointed this year as the first woman to chair the game commission, spoke this week at an event organized by the New Mexico Wildlife Federation. Her   more

University of Virginia Landscape Architecture Professor Earns National Building Museum Honor
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia, Aug. 15 -- The University of Virginia issued the following news release: On Tuesday, the National Building Museum awarded University of Virginia landscape architecture professor Elizabeth K. Meyer its prestigious Vincent Scully Prize, honoring her contributions in both practice and education. Meyer, the Merrill D. Peterson Professor of Landscape Architecture and founding director of UVA's Center for Cultural Landscapes, has assisted with the research, interpretation,  more