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

From AJC.com

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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Georgia Biomass Project

Procter & Gamble and Constellation — a leading retail supplier of power, natural gas and energy products and services — announced Thursday the development of an up to 50-megawatt biomass plant that will help run one of P&G’s largest U.S. facilities. The plant will significantly increase P&G’s use of renewable energy, helping move the company

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EPA to Work With Georgia College & State University

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) entered into a new phase of collegial and federal agency cooperation with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the agency and Georgia College & State University (GC) on November 17.

The MOU with GC is an agreement to work with EPA, participate in the EPA

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EPA Awards Research Grants to Georgia Tech Students

Atlanta Georgia — On October 22, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Cesunica Ivey, PhD and Keaton Belli, PhD at the Georgia Institute of Technology are two of 105 graduate students across the nation to receive $8.6 million in Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship grants. The grants will be used to conduct

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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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Georgia Judge denies pollution shutdown order on Ogeechee River

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper has lost an effort to force the shutdown of unpermitted pollution from a Screven County textile processor.

In a judgement issued last week, Spalding County Superior Court Judge Christopher C. Edwards found that the state’s top pollution regulator, Environmental Protection Division Director Judson Turner, “acted reasonably under the circumstances and consistent with

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EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings in 2012, highlighting how owners and managers of commercial buildings across the country are taking action on climate change while delivering

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Awards Five Grants Totaling $270,000 for Sustainability Research at Four Universities

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $270,000 in research grants for innovative sustainability-related programs at Georgia Institute of Technology, Auburn University, The University of Southern Mississippi and Arizona State University.

Read the full press release at PRWeb.

EPA Official to Keynote at ASC Spring Convention

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces that Jim Jones, Deputy Assistant Administrator of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will speak at the upcoming ASC Spring Convention being held April 21-23, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, GA.

Mr. Jones will share the EPA’s approach to

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