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EPA Recognizes Eastman with 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Eastman celebrates fifth consecutive ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award
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KINGSPORT, Tenn., March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – For the fifth consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN) with a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. This year marks Eastman’s third consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award, EPA’s highest ENERGY STAR honor.

EPA Honors DIRECTV With 2 Energy Star® Awards

Awards Recognize Leadership in Protecting the Environment and Promoting Energy Efficiency
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DALLAS, March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T* family, received the 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award.

This recognizes our continued leadership in environmental protection through superior energy efficiency achievements. Additionally, the EPA honored DIRECTV with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Climate Communicator Award for its outstanding efforts to elevate the issue of climate change.

National Grid Responds to Administration's Announcement to Regulate Methane Emissions

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March 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - National Grid issued a statement today responding to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent announcement that it would develop methane regulations for existing oil and gas sources.  The EPA intends to begin outreach to states, industry, environmental groups, and other stakeholders in the coming weeks and launch a formal Information Collection Request process in April.

Beware Hazards in Healthcare: New Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

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Recently proposed EPA regulation provides a streamlined approach for healthcare facilities to better manage their hazardous pharmaceutical waste. To prepare for these changes, healthcare facilities, including manufacturers, distributers, pharmacies and retailers of pharmaceutical products in the USA will need to make operational adjustments around notification, training, record keeping and reporting.

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:

Antea Group White Paper on Hazardous Waste Management Services in the Healthcare Sector

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March 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Since the early 1980’s hazardous waste management in this country has largely consisted of a “one size fits all” set of stringent regulations promulgated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The regulations presume that manufacturers and commercial operations generate relatively predictable amounts of hazardous waste from specific locations and processes. Hazardous waste is managed, from generation to final disposition, by trained technical experts.  

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.

Interstate Cooperation in the Clean Power Plan Live Webinar hosted by Bard CEP

Dallas Burtraw of Resources for the Future to discuss Interstate Cooperation in the Clean Power Plan on Bard CEP's National Climate Webinar
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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., March 15th, 2016 /3BL Media/ On March 16th, Dr.

National Grid U.S. Continues Support for EPA’s Clean Power Plan Despite Supreme Court Ruling

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WALTHAM, Mass., February 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – National Grid issued a statement today responding to the Supreme Court’s decision to stay the Clean Power Plan while litigation proceeds. In a 5-4 decision, the court halted enforcement of the plan until after legal challenges are resolved.

EPA Honors LG Electronics USA with Top-Level Gold Award in Electronics Recycling Challenge

LG Recognized for Leadership with Certified Third-Party Recyclers
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​WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Underscoring its leadership in responsible electronics recycling, LG Electronics USA was recognized today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the 2015 Gold Tier Award, the top-level recognition in the EPA's Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Challenge.

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