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EPA Updates Equity Action Plan with New Commitments for 2023

EPA Updates Equity Action Plan with New Commitments for 2023

The updated plan introduces eight strategies to address marginalized communities.

Promising Research for Generating Hydrogen Fuel from Mask Waste

Promising Research for Generating Hydrogen Fuel from Mask Waste

Researchers are transforming COVID-19 mask waste into a clean hydrogen fuel source, paving the way for sustainable energy solutions and circular economies.

EPA, Massachusetts Settle with City of Lowell Over Water Pollution Concerns

Lowell commits to major sewer upgrades to curb Merrimack River pollution.

EPA Partners with the National Endowment for the Arts for New Artist-in-Residence Program

EPA Partners with the National Endowment for the Arts for New Artist-in-Residence Program

The program focuses on building awareness of water-related environmental concerns.

EPA Awards Energy Star Certification to Vehicle Dealerships for First Time Ever

EPA Awards Energy Star Certification to Vehicle Dealerships for First Time Ever

Eight vehicle dealerships, including four in California, have received the designation.

DuPont Introduces Tyvek Sustainable Healthcare Packaging Awards

DuPont Introduces Tyvek Sustainable Healthcare Packaging Awards

The deadline to submit applications is June 28, 2024.

Marrs Construction Co. Fined for Lead Safety Violations on HGTV Show

Marrs Construction Co. Fined for Lead Safety Violations on HGTV Show

The company failed to exercise the necessary precautions during renovations featured on HGTV’s Fixer to Fabulous.

EPA Awards Nearly $11 Million in Wildfire Smoke Preparedness Funding

EPA Awards Nearly $11 Million in Wildfire Smoke Preparedness Funding

The nine selected grant applicants will spearhead a wide range of projects combatting the adverse health effects of recent wildfires in the Western United States.



Managing Scope 2 Emissions:  Burden or Opportunity?

Managing Scope 2 Emissions: Burden or Opportunity?

With the right approach, solutions that reduce emissions can also result in improved performance, increased productivity and reduced costs overall.

EPA Lowers Lead Screening Levels for Residential Soil

EPA Lowers Lead Screening Levels for Residential Soil

The change is the first of its kind in three decades.

Preparing for How Climate Change Could Alter the Financial System

Preparing for How Climate Change Could Alter the Financial System

The impacts of climate change extend beyond physical and environmental harm. Even the financial sector is at risk.

EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee Reaches Majority Female Membership

EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee Reaches Majority Female Membership

The LGAC just added 16 new appointments to its roster.

EPA Stresses Home Radon Testing for Lung Cancer Prevention

EPA Stresses Home Radon Testing for Lung Cancer Prevention

There’s no better time than National Radon Action Month to test for the dangerous gas.

Louisiana Receives EPA Approval for Underground Carbon Storage Projects

Louisiana Receives EPA Approval for Underground Carbon Storage Projects

The EPA has authorized the state to take this step in boosting its environmental approach.

How Solar Streetlights Contribute to Sustainable Urban Development

How Solar Streetlights Contribute to Sustainable Urban Development

Solar streetlights harness the power of the sun to provide efficient and eco-friendly lighting solutions, contributing to sustainable urban development like never before.

EPA Awards Over $2.1 Million for Small Business Research Funding

EPA Awards Over $2.1 Million for Small Business Research Funding

Twenty-two small businesses will each receive $100,000 to develop new environmental technology.

5 Ways Computerized Maintenance Management Systems Drive Productivity In Water Treatment Plants

5 Ways Computerized Maintenance Management Systems Drive Productivity In Water Treatment Plants

The use of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) can help water treatment plants optimize their maintenance operations while reducing downtimes.

TAS Environmental Services Acquires Environmental Concepts & Services

TAS Environmental Services Acquires Environmental Concepts & Services

This is the fifth acquisition for TAS since partnering with Blue Point Capital Partners in 2019.

EPA Grants $3 Million to Improve Air and Groundwater in Yakima Valley, Washington

EPA Grants $3 Million to Improve Air and Groundwater in Yakima Valley, Washington

The agency will fund new projects at the Washington State Department of Health and the University of Washington.

EPA Announces $30.7 Million in Grants for Water Systems in Small Rural Communities

EPA Announces $30.7 Million in Grants for Water Systems in Small Rural Communities

The funding will go to safe drinking water and wastewater services.

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