Florida DEP recognizes Northrop Grumman for Outstanding Recycling Rate

MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recognized Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems for achieving a recycling rate of 62 percent of its solid waste at its Melbourne facility. DEP Central District Director Jeff Prather presented Northrop Grumman the award, celebrating the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship.

“I am pleased to recognize Northrop

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Georgia Tech receives $30M Kendeda Fund grant for green building

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Georgia Tech has received a $30 million commitment from The Kendeda Fund to build what is expected to be the most environmentally advanced education and research building in the Southeast.

The building will be integrated into Georgia Tech’s Eco-Commons, a series of campus green spaces designed to conserve natural resources and provide educational

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ESRC E3 Alliance Networking Session Video

The ESRC Alliance session from July, 2015 is now available to view on YouTube.

The purpose of this discussion-based ESRC E3 Alliance session, another in a series of networking sessions among assistance providers and agencies interested in advancing the benefits of an Economy, Energy and Environment (E3) strategy, is to share information about initiatives and

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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.

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.

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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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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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New Tool Measures Corporate Progress Towards Safer Chemicals

In December, a group of corporate and NGO leaders released a new tool for assessing leadership in corporate chemicals management. The Chemical Footprint Project (CFP) provides the first-ever common metric of its kind for publicly benchmarking corporate chemicals management and profiling leadership companies.

“You can’t manage what you don’t measure,” said Dr. Mark Rossi, Co-Director

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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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5 ways EHS pros can solve pollution challenges

To go green and save money, you need to ask one simple question: What is causing the pollution? Simple as the question seems, many people who are responsible for managing waste, maintaining air emission control equipment, managing records or even paying an electric bill have little or no idea how they generate pollution.

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