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National Grid Joins EPA Efforts to Reduce Methane Emissions

Company becomes founding member of EPA Methane Challenge
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WALTHAM, Mass., March 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – National Grid announced today that they have signed an agreement with the Environment Protection Agency to join the Natural Gas STAR Methane Challenge Program as a founding partner. By signing the agreement the company has pledged to continue its commitment to reduce emissions from the natural gas distribution system it operates in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

EPA Recognizes CBRE with 2016 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

CBRE recognized for its ongoing leadership to protect the environment
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Los Angeles, March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. This marks the ninth consecutive year that CBRE has been recognized for ENERGY STAR performance.

Boeing Recognized by EPA for Conservation Efforts

Sixth consecutive year Boeing has been recognized by ENERGY STAR.
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CHICAGO, March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Boeing [NYSE: BA] will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for the company’s continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. Boeing will receive the award April 13 in Washington, D.C. This is the sixth consecutive year Boeing has been recognized by ENERGY STAR.

GM’s Energy Stars: A Five-Pronged Approach to Advancing Energy Efficiency

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General Motors earned its fifth consecutive U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award for leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. With this five-star rating, we’re reflecting on the key groups that help our energy conservation achievements shine brighter every year.

Five Star Rating: GM Earns Fifth ENERGY STAR® Award

EPA Recognizes GM for Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
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DETROIT, March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – General Motors earned its fifth U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award for leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. The company continues to find ways to cut energy each year and reduced energy by 5.6 percent per vehicle in 2015 at its U.S. manufacturing plants.

EPA Recognizes Eastman with 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Eastman celebrates fifth consecutive ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award
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KINGSPORT, Tenn., March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – For the fifth consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN) with a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. This year marks Eastman’s third consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award, EPA’s highest ENERGY STAR honor.

EPA Honors DIRECTV With 2 Energy Star® Awards

Awards Recognize Leadership in Protecting the Environment and Promoting Energy Efficiency
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DALLAS, March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T* family, received the 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award.

This recognizes our continued leadership in environmental protection through superior energy efficiency achievements. Additionally, the EPA honored DIRECTV with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Climate Communicator Award for its outstanding efforts to elevate the issue of climate change.

National Grid Responds to Administration's Announcement to Regulate Methane Emissions

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March 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - National Grid issued a statement today responding to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent announcement that it would develop methane regulations for existing oil and gas sources.  The EPA intends to begin outreach to states, industry, environmental groups, and other stakeholders in the coming weeks and launch a formal Information Collection Request process in April.

Beware Hazards in Healthcare: New Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

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Recently proposed EPA regulation provides a streamlined approach for healthcare facilities to better manage their hazardous pharmaceutical waste. To prepare for these changes, healthcare facilities, including manufacturers, distributers, pharmacies and retailers of pharmaceutical products in the USA will need to make operational adjustments around notification, training, record keeping and reporting.

Ceres Commends U.S.-Canadian Agreement on Climate and Energy and the Arctic

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March 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization Ceres issued the following statement today in support of the announcement by President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada on climate, energy and Arctic leadership.

From Mindy Lubber, Ceres president and director of the Investor Network on Climate Risk:

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