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Black & Veatch Work on $1.3B Koch Fertilizer Plant Expansion Contributes to Water Award

Oklahoma Project Cited as Example of Collaboration for Water Management, Environment, Water Reuse
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a leading engineering and construction company with deep expertise in industrial water treatment, water reuse and water infrastructure, helped guide a Koch Industries subsidiary to an award-winning water treatment project at the Koch Fertilizer plant in Enid, Oklahoma.

Cox Enterprises Announces Eight Zero Waste to Landfill Facilities

Status achieved during 10th anniversary of its national sustainability program
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ATLANTA, November 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ — In celebration of America Recycles Day, Cox Enterprises is proud to announce that eight of its locations achieved zero waste to landfill status in 2017. Cox Conserves, the company's national sustainability program, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of focusing on waste management and carbon and water conservation.

11 GM Sites Achieve Conservation Certification

GM promotes sustainable development through biodiversity goal
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DETROIT, November 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As General Motors continues scaling its efforts to restore, protect and promote biodiversity, 11 more sites have earned Conservation Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council. The company is using its land, resources and partnerships to help address pressing global biodiversity issues.

Ch. 2 WSB-TV and The Truth for Public Land Announce Stephen Causby as Atlanta’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero

$20,000 going to local environmental nonprofits
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ATLANTA, November 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Channel 2 WSB-TV and The Trust for Public Land today named Stephen Causby as Atlanta’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero. Park Pride, Causby’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. Causby was among the three finalists who were nominated by the public then chosen by local judging panels to compete in an online vote for the title of Atlanta’s Cox Conserves Hero.

Finalists Named for Orlando’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Program, Public Asked to Vote

Program to donate $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Orlando
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ORLANDO Fla., November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - WFTV Channel 9, and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Finalists for Orlando’s Cox Conserves Heroes program were announced today, and the public is being asked to vote for the winner now through November 20. To vote, visit CoxConservesHeroes.com and select the Orlando area.

Whirlpool Corporation Receives Third Consecutive EPA SmartWay Award, Named High Performer

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the third year in a row, Whirlpool Corporation's Integrated Supply Chain organization has received the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay® Excellence Award. The SmartWay Excellence Award represents the EPA's highest recognition for demonstrated leadership in freight supply-chain energy and environmental performance. The program recognizes just one percent of the EPA's more than 3,000 top freight supply-chain partners.

Peninsula Clean Energy’s CEO Jan Pepper Honored as Green Power Leader of the Year by Center for Resource Solutions

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NEW YORK, October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This week Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the 17th annual Green Power Leadership Awards, which are competitive awards that recognize organizations and individuals for outstanding commitments and achievements in the green power marketplace. Peninsula Clean Energy’s CEO Jan Pepper was honored as Green Power Leader of the Year by CRS.

Ecolab Named to CDP Water Leadership List

Ecolab among 10 percent of companies participating in CDP’s water program to be named to the Water A List
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ST. PAUL, Minn., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, was named to the Water A List by CDP, the nonprofit global environmental disclosure platform.

The A List is comprised of 73 global companies that were recognized for their efforts to manage water more sustainably. Ecolab is among 10 percent of companies participating in CDP’s water program to be named to the Water A List.

KIRO7 and the Trust for Public Land Announce Mark Boyar as Seattle’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero

$20,000 going to local environmental nonprofits
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SEATTLE, October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - KIRO 7, and The Trust for Public Land, today named Mark Boyar as Seattle’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero. Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, Boyar’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. Boyar was among the three finalists who were nominated by the public then chosen by local judging panels to compete in an online vote for the title of Seattle’s Cox Conserves Hero.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Recognizes Arrow Electronics

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October 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the third consecutive year, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has named Arrow Electronics a “Gold Leader” in its Environmental Leadership Program. The annual awards recognize Colorado organizations with gold, silver and bronze designations for voluntarily going beyond compliance with state and federal regulations and for their commitment to continual environmental improvements.

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