EPA Announces Appointment of Trey Glenn to Region 4 Administrator

WASHINGTON (August 21, 2017) – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the appointment of Trey Glenn of Alabama to become Regional Administrator for EPA’s Southeast Region (Region 4). Mr. Glenn will employ his 22 years of environmental and regulatory experience in leading the environmental protection efforts across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky,

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University of Montevallo noted nationally for its sustainability

The University of Montevallo (UM) has been recognized as a 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School in the Postsecondary Sustainability Award category.

The University is one of 11 higher education institutions honored for innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, ensure effective sustainability education and improve health and wellness.

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Alabama Green Progress Report highlights environmental success stories from last year

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The Green Resource Center for Alabama released its 2015 Green Progress Report this week, highlighting nearly 100 examples of environmental projects and sustainability initiatives throughout the state.

The 2015 report highlights the work of individuals, businesses and non-profit groups in nine categories: Land Conservation and Preservation; Environmental Education; Energy Efficiency; Transportation; Recycling and

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2014 Green Progress Report Released

Alabama – My Green Birmingham promotes sustainability progress with 2014 Green Progress Report. My Green Birmingham has partnered with the Green Resource Center for Alabama (GRCA) to promote the release of the report.

You can read the article and download the report on the My Green Birmingham website.

EPA to Host Clean Air Act Training in Birmingham

 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host Clean Air Act Rulemaking and Permitting training at the Bethel Baptist Church, 3200 28th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35207 on September 16-17, 2014. The goal of the training is to help local communities better understand the air permitting process and strengthen their ability to interact during

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Alabama Environmental Council to Host Forum

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Alabama’s energy future will be up for discussion next week as the Alabama Environmental Council hosts its second POWER-UP forum with experts in efficiency, renewables and alternative energy.

Dr. Marilyn Brown, a professor at Georgia Tech, a visiting professor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and a board member of the Tennessee Valley

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Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation Seeking Nominations for marine environmental awards

The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation in Mobile Alabama is seeking nominations for its Annual Marine Environmental Awards for 2013.

Two awards will recognize an individual and a group/organization that have made outstanding contributions to marine environmental sustainability in the Alabama Gulf Coast Region.

Learn more at the Foundation’s website.

Water pollution study yields good results in Robertsdale, Alabama

May 11, 2013 – A municipal water pollution prevention annual report was presented and approved at the Robertsdale City Council meeting Monday night.

City engineer Greg Smith presented the report, characterizing it as “pretty good.” The report was approved through a resolution by the city council at Monday’s meeting and will be presented to the

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UA starts fund to promote sustainability; environmental group sets sights on more campuses

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — A new fund at the University of Alabama will provide $1 million over five years to develop environmentally friendly projects.

The $200,000 per year for the Sustainable Investment Fund will fund projects approved by a panel of mostly students, though the makeup of the panel hasn’t been decided yet, said Aaron Traywick,

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Sustainability experts meet at UAB, seek green solutions for Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center will bring green experts from around the world for the second annual Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium. The event on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, is free and open to the public, and it will focus on lessons learned in sustainability, as well as potential

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