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U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard Should Be Informed by Environmental Impact

Posted by Brent Erickson
For the first time in the short history of the U.S. government’s Renewable Fuel Standard, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to decrease the total amount of renewable fuel required as part of the national supply, with a 41 percent cut to the advanced biofuel category.

EPA Chief Outlines Policies for Renewable Energy

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Last week, in a speech before a conference sponsored by the American Council on Renewable Energy, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency laid out an expansive overview of intergovernmental cooperation. EPA head Gina McCarthy said the agency’s goal is to support the rapid pace of renewable energy innovation by establishing new regulations that work with new initiatives. To do so, the EPA is working more closely with the Department of Energy.

Honda Achieves Top-Level Fuel Economy Milestone Among Automakers

Honda Had Highest Fleet Fuel Economy and Largest Fuel Economy Gain Among Major Full-Line Automakers for Model Year 2012 in New EPA Report
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December 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - 
  • Report: "Of the makes with higher production, for the 11 manufacturers shown, Honda had the highest adjusted fuel economy at 27.2 mpg."
  • American Honda had the lowest fleet-average CO2 emissions among major full-line automakers for model year 2012
  • Exceeded the industry average of 23.6 mpg for all vehicles, by 12.7%.

The North Face Recognized By EPA As Leader For Commitment And Use Of Green Power Sources

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September 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The North Face, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, was awarded today a 2013 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market. EPA presented The North Face with the award at an annual event held in conjunction with the 2013 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in Austin, Texas on September 23, 2013.

Kaiser Permanente Receives EPA Green Power Leadership Award

National Awards Honor Kaiser Permanente for Onsite Solar Generation
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OAKLAND, Calif.Sept. 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Kaiser Permanente has received a 2013 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the organization's use of solar power.

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Toyota Mississippi "turns on the power" at Earth Day celebration
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BLUE SPRINGS, Miss., April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Being green in Northeast Mississippi got a lot easier today as dozens of community members and citizens joined Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi, Inc. (Toyota), TVA and New Albany Light, Gas & Water (NALGW) this morning at a ceremony to celebrate Earth Day 2013 by “powering on” Toyota’s new 50 kilowatt solar array. 

Caterpillar Landfill Customers Recognized by EPA for Innovation, Renewable Power Generation

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March 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Four Caterpillar customers were among the eight landfill gas energy development groups honored at the Landfill Methane Outreach Program's 16th Annual Conference and Project Expo sponsored by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.


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