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7:30 am CDT Green Sports Alliance Summit @ McCormick Place
Green Sports Alliance Summit @ McCormick Place
Jun 29 @ 7:30 am CDT – Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Green Sports Alliance Summit @ McCormick Place | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Green Sports Alliance members span nearly 300 pro and collegiate sports teams and venues from 20 different leagues and 14 countries. The annual Green Sports Alliance Summit is the largest and most influential gathering for[...]
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all-day 19th Annual ACS Green Chemistry ...
19th Annual ACS Green Chemistry ...
Jul 14 – Jul 16 all-day
The 2015 conference highlights green chemistry and engineering’s role in catalyzing innovation. Over three days, a wide array of topics will be covered—with 5 concurrent sessions every morning and afternoon plus a large poster session.[...]
Aug
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all-day ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Eff... @ Hyatt Regency Buffalo
ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Eff... @ Hyatt Regency Buffalo
Aug 4 all-day
Industrial energy efficiency is changing – gone are the days of a single person in a plant trying to manage plant energy use by themselves with an Multimeter and an Excel spreadsheet – now it’s[...]

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Jun172015

Tallying the Cost of Stormwater Pollution

In these times of drought, following regulations to keep our drinking water safe is more important than ever. Storm water management has a long history worth reviewing.

In the 1980s, the EPA conducted a Nationwide Urban Runoff Program study to determine the extent to which urban runoff contributed to water quality problems and to evaluate

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Jun162015

Report: How W.Va. Can Reduce Emissions to Meet Federal Goals

Two organizations issued a report this week that details how West Virginia can meet the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, a new rule meant to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants.

Read the article at the West Virginia Public Broadcasting website.

Jun102015

EPA Releases EJSCREEN Mapping Tool

On June 10, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released EJSCREEN, an environmental justice screening and mapping tool that uses high resolution maps combined with demographic and environmental data to identify places with potentially elevated environmental burdens and vulnerable populations. EJSCREEN’s simple to understand color-coded maps, bar charts, and reports enable users to better understand

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Jun102015

Harness the Power of Wastewater

Water scarcity has become an economic issue, threatening industries as well as regions and ways of life. As such, corporate leaders are beginning to realize they need to get involved in finding solutions.

“We need to get the water industry to be known for its innovation rather than its conservatism,” said Water Smart Software CEO

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Apr292015

ENERGY STAR Webinar Video now Available

Improving plant energy performance with ENERGY STAR

The Environmental Sustainability Resource Center (ESRC) hosted an ENERGY STAR Webinar on April 23, 2015. The webinar was recorded and is now available as a video on ESRC’s website. Walt Tunnessen, National Program Manager of the ENERGY STAR Industrial program, was the webinar presenter.

View the ESRC Video

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Apr212015

NPPR Releases New P2 Report

The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR), in conjunction with the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx), has prepared a full report of the results of P2 efforts form 2010 – 2012. It describes participants, methodology for data collection and analysis, results, and future efforts to improve the collection and sharing of P2 results.

Pollution Prevention Strategies

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Apr202015

Tennessee Dept of Environment and Conservation and MTSU Partnership

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) announced Thursday a partnership that will expand individual opportunities for earning course credit and certifications through TDEC’s Fleming Training Center in Murfreesboro, online and at other statewide locations.

“Fleming Training Center offers cutting-edge technology and advanced classes in a variety of

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Apr142015

Kentuckians honored for Earth Day 2015

The Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission Friday presented its 2015 Earth Day awards to individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to environmental protection. This year’s event took place at the Berry Hill Mansion in Frankfort.

“It’s an honor to recognize Kentuckians for their tireless efforts and unwavering advocacy to environmental protection,” Arnita Gadson, executive

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Mar182015

Virginia’s Largest Solar Power Installation

Dominion Virginia Power to install Virginia’s largest solar installation to date at Philip Morris USA 18. March 2015 | By: Dominion

Nearly 8,000 solar panels being installed at Philip Morris’ Park 500 facility in Chester, Va. Strategic location provides co-educational opportunity to demonstrate industrial environmental sustainability . Installations already completed at various commercial and educational

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Mar102015

Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants

EPA Announces 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on March 10 that 70 manufacturing plants have achieved Energy Star certification for their superior energy performance in 2014. Together, these manufacturing plants saved a record amount of energy, cut their energy bills by $725

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