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Contamination Closes Part of Maine Coast to Lobster Fishing

PORTLAND, Maine – State officials were briefed about high levels of mercury contamination in lobsters caught around the mouth of the Penobscot River more than three years before the Department of Marine Resources shut the area down for fishing this week, according to a group of scientists involved in studying the contamination.    Preliminary results from […]

U.S. Billionaire to Pour $100 Million into Climate Change Fight

A California hedge fund investor has pledged $100 million in contributions to pro-environmentalist congressional campaigns, bolstering the battle against climate change. Billionaire Tom Steyer on Wednesday night hosted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and six other Democratic lawmakers for a fundraiser at his San Francisco home and is planning an ad campaign for […]

Recent Environmental Regulatory Changes

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney Michel Carvalho presented a seminar on recent environmental regulatory changes to the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals in Atlanta, GA on February 19, 2014.  The title of the presentation is “Assessing the Impact: ASTM E1527-13 and EPA’s Final Rule on AAI”.  The presentation is available for download in pdf format. Assessing […]

EnvironMentors Scholarship Fundraiser

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, Attorney Michael Carvalho will be a sponsor at the 2014 EnvironMentors Scholarship Fundraiser to be held at The Embassy of Finland in Washington, DC. This is the second annual fundraiser event that celebrates the EnvironMentors program. The event provides an opportunity for donors to meet with Environmentors […]