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Governors' Policy Academy Formed for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Article: Governors' Policy Academy Formed for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

WASHINGTON, DC, November 14, 2008 (ENS) – The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices has selected seven states to participate in a Policy Academy designed to help states develop an action plan and implementation strategy to improve energy use in buildings. Buildings consume more energy than any other sector of the U.S. economy and…

Four Waters of Maui Removed From Private Control

Article: Four Waters of Maui Removed From Private Control

HONOLULU, Hawaii, March 21, 2008 (ENS) – One of Hawaii’s longest-standing water disputes was settled this week when the state Commission on Water Resources Management decided in a unanimous vote to designate four waterways on the island of Maui as a “water management area” under the state Water Code. The designation, effective once public notice…

Army Sued to Clear Ordnance from Hawaiian Temples

Article: Army Sued to Clear Ordnance from Hawaiian Temples

HONOLULU, Hawaii, February 20, 2008 (ENS) – Today, community group Malama Makua asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii to order the U.S. Army to move quickly to expand cultural access to Native Hawaiian sites at Makua Military Reservation on Oahu. This access is required under the October 4, 2001 settlement that…