Taiwan EPA denies tenfold increase in plastic waste imports from U.K.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Saturday that imports of plastic waste from Great Britain recently rose by less than 2.5 times instead of the tenfol...

Two-stroke scooter fans protest ban outside Legislative Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two-stroke scooter enthusiasts protested against a possible ban on their beloved machines for the second time this week, outside the Legislative Yuan yesterday, repor...

International conference on environmental science held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This weekend in Taipei, National Taiwan University College of Public Health is hosting the annual conference of the Asian Chapters of the International Society of Environm...

Recreational Vehicle Market in North America 2018-2022| Installation of Solar Technology to Boost Growth| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2018-- analysts forecast the recreational vehicle market in North America to grow at a CAGR of more than 8% during the period 2018-2022, according to their latest mark...

Clean Energy Opens CNG Station for Buses and Refuse Trucks Transitioning to Cleaner Fuel Alternative in Olathe and Johnson County, KS

OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2018--Clean Energy Fuel Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE ) today joined city officials and county executives in the City of Olathe and Johnson County, KS to mark the opening ...

Clean Energy Opens CNG Station for Buses and Refuse Trucks Transitioning to Cleaner Fuel Alternative in Olathe and Johnson County, KS

OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2018--Clean Energy Fuel Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE ) today joined city officials and county executives in the City of Olathe and Johnson County, KS to mark the opening ...

Hehuanshan first park in Taiwan to apply for Dark Sky Park status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Taiwan's Nantou County Government yesterday (June 21) announced that it will submit a formal application to the International Dark Sky Association to have Hehu...

Li-ion Battery Market for Energy Storage Systems in the US 2018-2022 to Post a CAGR of Over 34% | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--The Li-ion battery market for energy storage systems in the US is expected to post a CAGR of more than 34% over the period 2018-2022, according to the latest mar...

Taiwan to ban personal care items with plastic microbeads from July

The production and import of personal care products containing plastic microbeads will be banned nationwide effective July 1, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Tuesday. The ban...

Criminal probe launched into factory after 1.5 tons of fish die from ammonia dumping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The Yilan District Prosecutor's Office is investigating a fish processing factory for allegedly discharging a toxic pollutant which led to the death thou...

Power reserve margin to stay above 6% before July: Taipower

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) promised Monday to keep the country's operating electricity reserve margin above 6 percent before July and said it will lower power ...

Hansen, Ramanathan pleased to win sustainable development Tang Prize

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) James Hansen and Veerabhadran Ramanathan,winners of the 2018 Tang Prize in sustainable development for their rigorous scientific inquiry and candid public discussion of climate s...

Puerto Rico struggles with jump in asthma cases post-Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Shortly after he turned 2, Yadriel Hernandez started struggling to breathe. His doctor prescribed an inhaler and an allergy pill for asthma, and his symptoms were mostly u...

Owners protest restrictions on two-stroke vehicles

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) Over 1,000 owners of two-stroke scooters rallied on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei on Sunday to protest the government's plan to ban such vehicles on certain designated roads....

Down for over 2 years, nuclear reactor back at full capacity

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) The No. 2 reactor at Taiwan's Second Nuclear Power Plant in northern Taiwan was operating at full capacity at 10:30 a.m. Sunday after resuming operations early Wednesday, acc...