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Sustainable Garage Solutions: 5 Simple Steps to Energy Efficiency

Sustainable Garage Solutions: 5 Simple Steps to Energy Efficiency

Making changes to reduce your energy use can help the environment.

Is PFAS in Plumber

Is PFAS in Plumber's Tape a Cause for Concern?

Is there a legitimate concern over PFAS used in plumber’s tape interacting with our drinking water? More research is needed, but here’s what we know.

EPA Announces 2023 Top Cities for ENERGY STAR Buildings

EPA Announces 2023 Top Cities for ENERGY STAR Buildings

These buildings save millions of metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions every year.

How to Prepare Floodplains for Climate Change

President Biden Signs Executive Order: ‘Revitalizing Our Nation’s Commitment to Environmental Justice for All’

“Earth Day is tomorrow, a chance to reflect on the national wonders of our nation and our planet—but we have to do a great deal more than just reflect. We have to commit ourselves to action,” he said prior to signing the Executive Order.

How to Prepare Floodplains for Climate Change

How to Prepare Floodplains for Climate Change

With flooding expected to increase if action isn't taken, it's vital we act now.

Using Spectroscopy to Fight Plastic Pollution

Using Spectroscopy to Fight Plastic Pollution

Discovering more than one way to fight this problem is essential. Here's how spectroscopy might be able to help.

The Environmental and Social Benefits of Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The Environmental and Social Benefits of Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Electrical vehicle sales are becoming more popular. By 2030, sales of this vehicle are expected to reach 40 percent of total passenger car sales.

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A Brief Look at Cleaning Products and Sustainability

The chemicals used to clean homes and businesses can have a negative impact on our planet.



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The Importance of Software in Sustainable Construction

By adopting technology in construction projects, we can help the industry become greener.

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Understanding the Relationship Between Home Heating and Air Pollution

Improving indoor air quality by reducing air pollution from home heating can positively impact the environment.

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Environmental Advantages of Soy-Based Shingles Used for Roofing

In addition to producing less waste, what other impacts can these shingles have on the environment?

The Environmental Legacy of International Burn Pits Continues After 20 Years

Some people in Iraq and Afghanistan who lived or worked downwind from burn pits experienced negative health effects.

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Breathe Easy: A Guide to Improving Indoor Air Quality for a Safer, Healthier Living Space

Poor indoor air quality can have negative effects on human health.

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Wastewater Treatment for the Apartments or Residential Areas

What are the benefits of wastewater treatment infrastructure?

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Environmental Carbon Capture Technology for Urban Residential Properties

At an apartment tower in New York, CO2 is captured, cooled into a liquid and trucked nearby to a factory where it's mixed with cement and sealed into cement blocks.

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Understanding California's Strange Fire Season and What That Means for Natural Disasters

Though California has a history of wildfires, the ones seen in the last decade have been some of the worst.

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President’s FY2024 Budget Includes $12 Billion for EPA

The budget includes funding for environmental justice and climate change.

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DOJ Seeks to Compel Manufacturer in Area with High Cancer Rates to Reduce Airborne Chloroprene Emissions

The complaint was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for Eastern Louisiana on behalf of the EPA under the Clean Air Act.

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EPA to Hold Sessions on PFAS Strategic Roadmap

Each of the 11 sessions—with two having already passed—will be held virtually.

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More Than $2.4B Announced for Water Infrastructure Improvements Across the Country

The funding comes from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

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