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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.

EPA Science Advisory Board Member Offers Take on Pulling out of Paris Climate Accord

Erb Faculty Director, Joe Arvai joins Stateside to break down what this move means for the country and the environment
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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/michigan/audio/2017/06/20170602_SS_Arvai_Paris_agreement.mp3

Listen to the full interview above to hear why the businesses that Trump claims to be helping are already shifting toward green energy, according to Arvai. You'll also hear why withdrawing from the accord could impact the United States' reputation globally and, ultimately, its economy.

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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/michigan/audio/2017/06/20170602_SS_Arvai_Paris_agreement.mp3

Listen to the full interview above to hear why the businesses that Trump claims to be helping are already shifting toward green energy, according to Arvai. You'll also hear why withdrawing from the accord could impact the United States' reputation globally and, ultimately, its economy.

Elevating Water Services and Achieving Compliance through Integrated Planning

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Integrated planning has gained significant attention in the water industry over the last five years. This year’s Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report survey shows that while early adopters are making progress with implementing an “Integrated Planning Approach,” opportunity exists to implement this approach on a larger scale, across the board.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Approves SCS Global Services as Third Party Certifier for Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products

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EMERYVILLE, Calif.,  June 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that it is now approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Third Party Certifier (TPC) for the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products, commonly referred to as the EPA Formaldehyde Rule.

Merck Receives the EPA's 2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Award

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Merck its Green Chemistry Challenge Award for innovative technologies and state-of-the-art approaches to sustainable processes for one of our investigational products. Merck and other Green Chemistry Challenge Award recipients were honored at a ceremony at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.

What is “green chemistry?”

GOJO Commitment to Sustainability Recognized by the EPA

By Jessica McCoy Vice President and GM for Healthy Places and Digital Demand Activation
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Sustainability is inherent to the GOJO Purpose, Saving Lives and Making Life Better Through Well-Being Solutions. Through leading and learning, GOJO team members collaborate with customers, suppliers, partners and communities on how we can all work together to create a brighter future and healthier world.

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