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The Home Depot Wins 2022 ENERGY STAR Retail Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence

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ATLANTA, May 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - For the 11th time, The Home Depot® has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for its partnership with ENERGY STAR.

Marathon Petroleum Uses Smart Helmet Technology for Virtual EPA Tour

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is in the process of reviewing regulations that have the potential to impact the petroleum terminal industry. The International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA), the only trade association that exclusively focuses on the liquid terminal industry, thought it would be beneficial to provide a tour of a terminal to help EPA representatives. There was only one problem – the EPA was not traveling due to the ongoing pandemic.

Universal Waste Regulation Update: Aerosol Cans

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March 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In 2019, the EPA published final rules that added waste “aerosol cans” to the list of universal wastes at the federal level, with the rules going into effect in February of 2020. As a generator of this waste, the new rule can significantly ease the regulatory burden of managing this waste.

Background on Universal Waste Regulations

Tips for Conserving Water and Saving Energy at Home

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Clean, fresh water is a precious and limited resource. Conserving water helps protect the environment and saves energy.

EPA Honors LG for Sustainable Materials Management Leadership

Awards Recognize Sustainable Product Design, Responsible Electronics Recycling
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WASHINGTON, March 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized LG Electronics USA for leadership in Sustainable Materials Management (SMM). LG received the EPA’s “Product Champion” Award, special recognition for demonstrating significant environmental, social and economic outcomes that go above and beyond the requirements of the EPA’s SMM Electronics Challenge. LG also received the highest-level Gold-Tier recognition in the challenge itself.

Ceres Commends EPA for Acting on Federal Truck Emissions; Urges Increased Ambition

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March 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The federal clean truck standards proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today represent a key step in the agency’s efforts to tackle the climate crisis and its ongoing threats to public health. However, EPA must now take steps to strengthen these standards and accelerate future planned rulemakings on vehicle emissions to address the crisis at the level of urgency it requires.

Government Authority to Regulate Climate Pollution Is Critical to Our Ability to Build a Thriving Clean Energy Economy

The U.S. Supreme Court must dismiss West Virginia vs. EPA, as it would have dangerous implications in the fight to mitigate the growing climate crisis.
Press Release

February 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral argument today in a case challenging the federal government’s authority to regulate climate pollution and safeguard the health of people and the planet and our economy. This is one of the most important environmental court cases of our time, risking our country’s ability to confront the climate crisis at the pace and scale science says is necessary.

The Environmental Justice Movement: Turning Concepts into Action Webinar Recap

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Low-income, minority, tribal, and indigenous communities are more likely to be impacted by environmental hazards and more likely to live near contaminated lands. While these communities fought for justice for decades, the topic of environmental justice has become increasingly thrust into the spotlight in recent years due to a renewed public focus on historically marginalized communities.

National Radon Action Month: 3 Ways to Test the Air Quality in Your Home

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Since radon is almost undetectable as a tasteless, odorless and colorless gas, it’s not something homeowners can easily monitor – and something all too easy to forget to test for.

Today, one in 15 homes in the U.S. have high radon levels, and January has become known as the National Radon Action Month to increase homeowner awareness.

Here are three products you can use to test the radon gas levels in your own home.

Ambitious New Federal Vehicle Emissions Standards Are a Win for the Climate, Public Health, Consumers, and the U.S. Auto Industry

Press Release

December 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The vehicle emissions standards released today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency “are an important step in the critical race to decarbonize the nation’s auto industry," Ceres said in a statement today.

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