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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Recognizes Sodexo as Outstanding Food Recovery Challenge Participant

From among the more than 800 government entities, businesses and organizations that participated in its Food Recovery Challenge, the EPA recognizes Sodexo for its leadership
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized the accomplishments of 13 organizations and businesses participating in EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge.

It’s Not the Pollen Count That’s Making You Miserable

By: Joseph Albright
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Do you blame the pollen count for your coughing, sneezing and stuffy nose? Do you track the pollen count and stay indoors on heavy pollen days? I hate to tell you, but the quality of air inside of buildings, where people spend about 90 percent of their time, is even more important to your health. Ironically, according to the EPA, indoor air can be two to five times more polluted—and in some cases up to 100 times more polluted—than outdoor air. This is a significant issue in schools, where exposure to allergens, such as dust mites, pests and molds can trigger asthma symptoms.

LG Electronics Honored By U.S. EPA as 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, Earns 2016 Climate Communicator Award

LG Recognized for Sustained Leadership to Protect Environment, Raising Awareness of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
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WASHINGTON, April 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficient consumer electronics and home appliance products. LG also earned the 2016 ENERGY STAR Climate Communicator Award for efforts to raise consumers’ awareness of the impact of climate change.

We’re Up for the Challenge

TransCanada joins with several energy sector companies to combat climate change.
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United States Environmental Protection Agency News Release

EPA Launches New Voluntary Methane Challenge Program To Reduce Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector

Five Star Rating: GM Earns Fifth ENERGY STAR® Award

EPA Recognizes GM for Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
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DETROIT, March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – General Motors earned its fifth U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award for leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. The company continues to find ways to cut energy each year and reduced energy by 5.6 percent per vehicle in 2015 at its U.S. manufacturing plants.

Mars, Incorporated Awarded 2016’s Climate Leadership Award for Organizational Leadership by EPA

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At Mars, sustainability is central to delivering growth we can be proud of. Striving for the highest environmental standards across all our operations ensures the Mars. Inc. family of brands can thrive for generations to come. That’s why we’re honored to be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the recipient of this year’s Climate Leadership Award for Organizational Leadership.

Ceres Commends U.S.-Canadian Agreement on Climate and Energy and the Arctic

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March 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization Ceres issued the following statement today in support of the announcement by President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada on climate, energy and Arctic leadership.

From Mindy Lubber, Ceres president and director of the Investor Network on Climate Risk:

Post-Paris: There is no Denying Clean Energy Future

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On February 9, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling to pause implementation of the Clean Power Plan while the lower court reviews the legality of the regulations. The “stay” of the rule means that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may not enforce the Clean Power Plan pending the resolution of the case on the merits.  That challenge is currently before the U.S.

Whirlpool Corporation Receives Environmental Protection Agency’s 2015 SmartWay Excellence Award

Company Among Top Program Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency
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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Fri., Oct. 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Whirlpool Corporation has been honored with a 2015 SmartWay® Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an industry leader in supply-chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.

Mars Catapults to #6 on List of Biggest Green Power Users

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Recognizes Mars’ Efforts to Tackle Climate Change
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McLean, Va., October 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today revealed the 100 biggest green power users in the U.S., and Mars, Incorporated entered the list at number six. The EPA’s National Top 100 ranks companies based on their use of green power – zero-emissions electricity generated from renewable sources like wind and solar.  

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