2016 NASCAR Green E3 VA Challenge

E3: Economy – Energy – Environment, NASCAR Green, the Manufacturing Technology Center (MTC), the U.S. EPA, and Virginia DEQ are working together to encourage businesses to operate in a green and sustainable fashion through the NASCAR Green/E3 Challenge.

Manufacturers participating in the Virginia E3 Initiative (VA E3) are eligible to be recognized by demonstrating the

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EPA Announces Climate Leadership Awards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Leadership Award winners were announced on February 24. According to the EPA, the winners are demonstrating that innovative actions to combat climate change are smart business decisions. Sixteen organizations and one individual representing a wide array of industries from finance and manufacturing to retail and technology show exemplary corporate,

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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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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.

Sustainability program wins Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

BLACKSBURG, Va., April 24, 2013 – Virginia Tech’s Office of Energy and Sustainability was recently honored with a 2013 Gold Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award at 24th annual Environment Virginia Symposium hosted by the Virginia Military Institute.

The award recognizes environmental and conservation leadership in two categories: sustainability and land conservation. Award recipients were selected on

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BASF Receives Recognition For Environmental Stewardship In Chattanooga

BASF has been recognized for its efforts to reduce greenhouse gases, increase energy efficiency and educate employees by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Named the Green Power Switch Workplace Champion of the Year, BASF was honored during the annual Tennessee Electric Cooperative, Association’s Marketing Conference in Gatlinburg, Tn., on Tuesday, April 23.

In 2012, BASF

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Dining award rooted in sustainability

Clark and Fountain dining halls, for the fourth consecutive year, have served award-winning food. The city presented the 2013 City of Raleigh Environmental Award to University Dining at N.C. State early April.

According to Joanna Minett, public communication specialist for University Dining, the award is meant to honor those who have “demonstrated a commitment to

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Virginia Governor Announces Environmental Excellence Award Winners

– Awards Focused on Excellence in Sustainability and Land Conservation –

RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell announced today the winners of the 2013 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards, which will be presented at the Environment Virginia Symposium in Lexington.

The awards recognize the significant contributions of environmental and conservation leaders in two categories: sustainability and land

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DIRTT Environmental Solutions named Georgia Small Manufacturer of the Year

Savannah-based DIRTT (Doing It Right This Time) Environmental Solutions has been recognized by the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development as the “Manufacturer of the Year” for companies with 150 or fewer employees.

DIRTT manufactures and creates customizable, sustainable architectural interiors that are environmentally sustainable, flexible, unique and highly

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Three Kentucky Drinking Water Plants Win National Awards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the winners of the 2011 Region 4 Consumer Confidence Report Excellence Awards. Three of the six categories were won by Kentucky systems.

Read the full article on the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s blog.