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2018 Green Power Leadership Awards: A Review of Categories, Eligibility, Criteria, and the Application Process

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The 2018 Green Power Leadership Awards application period will open February 5 and will close on April 6. EPA co-sponsors the Awards in conjunction with the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS). The awards recognize leading organizations that have helped further the green power market through their green power procurement, innovation, overall green power strategy, and impact.

During this webinar, EPA and CRS will provide information related to eligibility, evaluation criteria, and application content for each of the award categories, as well as answer questions.

University of Akron, Clemson University Football Fans Champions of 2017 GameDay Recycling Challenge

Nationally, College Football Fans Recycle, Compost Nearly 2 Million Pounds of Waste During 2017 Season
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WASHINGTON, January 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - While Clemson University came within a victory of making it to the College Football Playoff National Championship, it can claim, along with the University of Akron, the co-championship of the 2017 GameDay Recycling Challenge (GDRC), the national collegiate football recycling competition.  The GameDay Recycling Challenge is produced through a partnership of the College and University Recycling Coalition (CURC), Keep America Beautiful,

Amid Changes in the Federal Regulatory Landscape, States Take the Lead

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Capitalizing on sustained low natural gas prices, the United States has seen a fair amount of build-out of new pipeline infrastructure to reach new markets since last year’s Strategic Directions: Natural Gas Industry Report. Additionally, the changeover in administrations at the federal level is widely seen as favorable for continued industry growth. However, despite announced intentions to immediately accelerate energy infrastructure development, several bumps have been encountered right out of the gate.

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.

Eastman's Corporate Business Center Earns ENERGY STAR Certification

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Eastman’s Corporate Business Center with its ENERGY STAR® certification.

This recognition is awarded to buildings that out-perform 75 percent of similar buildings nationwide based on weather-normalized source energy use. In fact, ENERGY STAR is the only energy efficiency certification that is based on actual, verified energy performance. Studies have shown that ENERGY STAR certified buildings:

Bloomberg Announces $64 Million in New Funding to Move America Beyond Coal as Trump EPA Tries to Prop up Dead End Fuel Source

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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – One day after the Trump Administration formally announced its plans to rescind the Clean Power Plan, the Obama Administration’s climate change policy that has been held up in federal court, Michael R. Bloomberg announced a new commitment of $64 million to support the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign and other organizations working to advance the U.S. clean energy market at the state and local level.

Making the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Work for You

A Long-Planned Revision to the Hazardous Waste Generator Regulations Slipped Into the Federal Code of Regulations on May 30, 2017
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The regulations covering generators of hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) were initially promulgated in 1980. The EPA began a comprehensive review of the regulations in 2004, almost a quarter-century later. The new regulations, proposed in September 2015, make over 60 changes and technical corrections. All states must revise their hazardous waste regulatory programs by July 1, 2018.

Case Study: Engaging Tribal Members on Remediation of Former Uranium Mine

Newmont Works with Spokane Tribe throughout Reclamation Process
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In 1954, two brothers, who were members of the Spokane Tribe of Indians (STOI), discovered uranium on the Spokane Indian Reservation in the state of Washington. After the discovery, the brothers and other members of the tribe created Midnite Mines, Inc., which joined with Newmont to operate the Midnite uranium mine from 1954 to 1981. The mine’s closure was followed by decades of regulatory and legal actions regarding cleanup of the closed mine. However, in 2015, the U.S.

Fuel-Efficient Chevrolet Malibu Built at an Energy-Efficient Plant

Fairfax Assembly earns ENERGY STAR® certification for energy efficiency
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KANSAS CITY, Kan., August 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ — General Motors’ Fairfax Assembly plant, home of the Chevrolet Malibu, earned ENERGY STAR®certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, signifying it meets strict energy performance levels.

Water Reclamation Facility Upgrades Help Keep Chesapeake Bay Clean

Advancements to Cox Creek facility to reduce millions of pounds of pollution annually
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Anne Arundel County leadership in Maryland recently celebrated the successful completion of upgrades to the Cox Creek Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), designed to drastically reduce pollutants in local waterways.

The facility began processing wastewater earlier this month, improving the quality of water that discharges into the Chesapeake Bay. Black & Veatch is providing construction management and inspection services on the ongoing project, including design review, project controls and budget and schedule management.

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