RICHMOND, VA. — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced the winners of the 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards, which were presented at the Environment Virginia Symposium at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington.
The awards recognize successful and innovative projects in the categories of sustainability program, environmental project, land conservation and implementation of the Virginia
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RICHMOND, VA. — The Virginia Green program presented the Virginia Green Travel Star Award to 19 Virginia tourism businesses for their outstanding commitments to green tourism practices at the fourth annual Virginia Green Travel Conference and Travel Star Awards Celebration. Twenty-two additional tourism businesses were recognized and received the Virginia Green Travel Leader Award for
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EPA, NASCAR recognize Danville manufacturer for sustainability achievements PHILADELPHIA (August 15, 2016) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Intertape Polymer Group, of Danville, Va., is the winner of a competition created in partnership with NASCAR that encourages Virginia manufacturers to reduce their environmental footprint.
The competition, known as the
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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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Petersburg has been awarded the platinum level certification, the highest level, in the 2015 “Go Green VA Challenge”, which is part of the Virginia Municipal League’s (VML) larger “Go Green Virginia” environmental initiative.
The award was recently presented to the city at VML’s annual conference on Oct. 6. This is the fourth year that Petersburg
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Dominion Virginia Power to install Virginia’s largest solar installation to date at Philip Morris USA 18. March 2015 | By: Dominion
Nearly 8,000 solar panels being installed at Philip Morris’ Park 500 facility in Chester, Va. Strategic location provides co-educational opportunity to demonstrate industrial environmental sustainability . Installations already completed at various commercial and educational
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From The Progress-Index Staff Reports Posted Dec. 1, 2014
PETERSBURG – The city government has been recognized for its efforts to be environmentally friendly with a gold level certification for the 2014 “Go Green VA Challenge.” The challenge is part of the Virginia Municipal League’s “Go Green Virginia” environmental initiative. The award is given to
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Amy Pruden, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, is the 2014 recipient of the Paul L. Busch Award, including a $100,000 research grant.
A well-recognized researcher in her field, Pruden is instrumental in developing a new way of thinking about controlling aquatic pathogens and expanding the use of recycled water. She has
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The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s Office of Pollution Prevention has posted a number of Pollution Prevention Case Studies to encourage companies and municipalities throughout the state to adopt pollution prevention practices by showing real world examples and identifying technologies and techniques that were successful.
The case studies showcase the effectiveness of pollution prevention projects
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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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