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35,000 Gallons of Oil Spills After Montana Train Derailment

CORPORATE | By Matthew Brown, Matt Volz | Jul 22
Four tank cars leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling fuel from North Dakota derailed in rural northeastern Montana, authorities said.

Lima Climate Talks Set for Record Carbon Footprint

SCIENCE | By Frank Bajak | Dec 10
The current U.N. climate talks will be the first to neutralize all the greenhouse gas pollution they generate, offset by host country Peru's protection of forest at three different reserves, organizers say.

Fuel Exports Soar Under Obama

FINANCE | By Dina Cappiello | Dec 9
Pollution linked to global warming keep rising even though the world's two largest carbon polluters have pledged to combat climate change, with the U.S. committing to deeper cuts and China saying its emissions will stop growing by 2030.

House Votes in Favor of Keystone Oil Pipeline

NATIONAL | By Dina Cappiello | Nov 15
Congress inched closer to a possible showdown with President Barack Obama over the Keystone XL oil pipeline as the Republican-controlled House approved the project.

Element to Open First Hotel in Europe

Dec 13
Scheduled to open in 2014, Element Frankfurt Airport marks the much-anticipated European debut of the trailblazing eco-wise brand.

A Green Sanctuary at Element Times Square

By Mark Thompson | Oct 11
A recent in-town getaway to the new 411-room Element Times Square, which opened in 2010, confirmed that Element by Westin is not only "green" but also a refuge for restoring your balance while recharging your creative battery.

15 Reasons to Visit Yellowstone in the Fall

Sep 6
It is not just the sudden-onset yellow transforming the towering aspens that provides the signal that fall has arrived in Yellowstone Country. Other signs are the fat bears and noisy bull elk.

Tomato Tips for Summer Gardening

HOME | Jul 12
It’s important to understand common tomato terms, often seen on tomato plant tags and the basics of growing tomatoes. The more you know, the better you’ll grow.

"I Pledge to Pedal" Sweepstakes Offers 10 Strada Bicycles

Jul 10
Promoting balanced living at home and away, Element Hotels is challenging its Facebook friends to put pedal to the pavement this summer and replace one car trip per week with a bike ride.

"Do Good Feel Good" Tips for Going Green in the Home

HOME | Jun 29
Simple adjustments to everyday life make a huge impact on our society. A new "Do Good Feel Good" page showcases user tips for a "greener" way of life in the office, kitchen, garden, and more.

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