MEMPHIS, Tennessee — The secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency toured Memphis on Friday to review results of federal investments aimed at improving housing and transportation options, protecting the environment and building stronger regional economies.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Housing and
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Pennsylvania American Water is accepting applications for its 2014 Environmental Grant Program.
Grants are available to environmental, community and watershed organizations that are planning projects within the company’s service area, which covers nearly 400 communities across 36 counties. Applications will be evaluated on environmental need, innovation, community engagement and sustainability.
Pennsylvania American Water is a
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On February 6, 2014, the South Carolina Green Hospitality Alliance presented its “Get Started with Green Hospitality” webinar. The webinar is the first in a series designed to help hotels and restaurants reduce their environmental footprint and is now available as a recorded webinar online.
Through its sheer size, South Carolina’s hospitality industry has a
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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.
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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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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– 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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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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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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The Murray Environmental Student Society is working to implement a $1 to $15 green fee that will be added on to student tuition and will help fund future sustainable projects on campus, but the fee will only come to fruition if there is adequate student support.
While there is no definite timeline yet, Caleb Johnson,
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