Aug192014

KY Awarded a 1st Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award

On August 19, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) with the regional 2014 EPA Rain Catcher Award in the Municipal Category. The award was given at an award ceremony during the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4/International Erosion Control Association Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference, in Charlotte,

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Aug192014

S. C. Awarded a 1st Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award

On August 19, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Horry County with the regional 2014 EPA Rain Catcher Award in the Neighborhood/Community Category for the Crabtree Swamp Restoration Project in Conway, South Carolina. The award was given at an award ceremony during the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4/International Erosion Control Association Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater

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Jul292014

Energy Star Tools for Manufacturers Webinar

The Energy Star Tools for Manufacturers Webinar was held on June 19, 2014 and is now available as a video resource on the ESRC website. This Webinar was presented for technical assistance providers to review ENERGY STAR resources that can benefit industry and to discuss how tools can be used with their customers and clients.

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Jun92014

P2 Case Studies from Virginia

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s Office of Pollution Prevention has posted a number of Pollution Prevention Case Studies to encourage companies and municipalities throughout the state to adopt pollution prevention practices by showing real world examples and identifying technologies and techniques that were successful.

The case studies showcase the effectiveness of pollution prevention projects

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Jun32014

GreenBiz Business to Business Webinar

Understanding the B2B Green Marketing Landscape

FREE Webinar June 17, 2014 1:00-2:00pm ET

GreenBiz is offering a free webinar on June 17. Marketing green products and services has always been challenging, but it is becoming more so. Customers want increasing amounts of information yet insist on clear, simple messaging.

That’s especially true in the B2B

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May72014

KPPC Wins 2014 Energy Star Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC) with a 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award. KPPC was selected for its continued leadership in helping commercial and industrial facilities build self-sustaining energy management programs. The award was presented at the annual Energy Star awards ceremony held on

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Apr302014

Investments in Sustainability in Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — The secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency toured Memphis on Friday to review results of federal investments aimed at improving housing and transportation options, protecting the environment and building stronger regional economies.

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Housing and

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Apr232014

The NASCAR Green/E3 Challenge

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — E3: Economy – Energy – Environment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and NASCAR Green are working together to encourage businesses to operate in a green and sustainable fashion by launching the second NASCAR Green/E3 Challenge.

This public announcement of the Challenge was made on Earth Day, April 22, to underscore the sustainability

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Apr162014

South Carolina Water Facilities Receive Excellence Awards

Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) facilities received the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) facility excellence awards for calendar year 2013.

The South Carolina Environmental Excellence Program (SCEEP) is a voluntary program for companies committed to continuous environmental improvement in order to protect and preserve South Carolina’s environment. The program recognizes agencies that

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Mar42014

North Carolina Ranked 7th for LEED

North Carolina has been recognized as one of the foremost states in the ongoing movement toward more sustainable building design.

The United States Green Building Council placed North Carolina seventh on its ranking of the Top 10 States for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. North Carolina certified 133 building projects representing 17,183,099 square feet

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