The new World Trade Center complex is being designed to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. * Actress Julia Roberts, mother of two-year-old twins, is working with Earth Biofuels to promote biodiesel as a cleaner-burning fuel option for school buses; actor Morgan Freeman and singer Willie Nelson are already on the Dallas-based company's board. * The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, the sport's international governing body, is leading a campaign for golf courses to switch to drought-tolerant grasses and reduce pesticide and water use. * Electronics maker Hitachi is revamping its production facilities as part of an effort to be "emissions neutral" by 2015.
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January 10, 2007
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