International business news in short

In this week’s international business news in short, 15 million trees planted in the Mississippi, new tradable renewable energy certificates, and 80% reductions in nitrogen oxide emissions.

The Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) has announced that Green-e certification is now available for tradable renewable energy certificates (TRCs). Green-e assures consumers who purchase certified TRCs that their dollars will support generation from high-quality, newly developed renewable energy plants.

The Canadian biofuels company, Dynamotive Energy Systems, has announced that it has received the Energy Research and Development Award from the Canadian Institute of Energy for its BioTerm technology. The project produces renewable fuels from biomass waste.

US energy company Alcoa states that it has approved the funding for its share of a US$48 million project that will reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by 80% on the largest generating unit at the company’s Warrick Power Plant in Newburgh, Indiana.

Finally, a US environmental services company based in Atlanta has planted its 15 millionth tree in the lower Mississippi River Valley, as part of a project to restore the hardwood habitat and reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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