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Water Reclamation Facility Upgrades Help Keep Chesapeake Bay Clean

Advancements to Cox Creek facility to reduce millions of pounds of pollution annually
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Anne Arundel County leadership in Maryland recently celebrated the successful completion of upgrades to the Cox Creek Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), designed to drastically reduce pollutants in local waterways.

The facility began processing wastewater earlier this month, improving the quality of water that discharges into the Chesapeake Bay. Black & Veatch is providing construction management and inspection services on the ongoing project, including design review, project controls and budget and schedule management.

EPA Science Advisory Board Member Offers Take on Pulling out of Paris Climate Accord

Erb Faculty Director, Joe Arvai joins Stateside to break down what this move means for the country and the environment
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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/michigan/audio/2017/06/20170602_SS_Arvai_Paris_agreement.mp3

Listen to the full interview above to hear why the businesses that Trump claims to be helping are already shifting toward green energy, according to Arvai. You'll also hear why withdrawing from the accord could impact the United States' reputation globally and, ultimately, its economy.

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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/michigan/audio/2017/06/20170602_SS_Arvai_Paris_agreement.mp3

Listen to the full interview above to hear why the businesses that Trump claims to be helping are already shifting toward green energy, according to Arvai. You'll also hear why withdrawing from the accord could impact the United States' reputation globally and, ultimately, its economy.

Elevating Water Services and Achieving Compliance through Integrated Planning

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Integrated planning has gained significant attention in the water industry over the last five years. This year’s Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report survey shows that while early adopters are making progress with implementing an “Integrated Planning Approach,” opportunity exists to implement this approach on a larger scale, across the board.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Approves SCS Global Services as Third Party Certifier for Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products

Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif.,  June 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that it is now approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Third Party Certifier (TPC) for the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products, commonly referred to as the EPA Formaldehyde Rule.

Merck Receives the EPA's 2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Award

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Merck its Green Chemistry Challenge Award for innovative technologies and state-of-the-art approaches to sustainable processes for one of our investigational products. Merck and other Green Chemistry Challenge Award recipients were honored at a ceremony at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.

What is “green chemistry?”

GOJO Commitment to Sustainability Recognized by the EPA

By Jessica McCoy Vice President and GM for Healthy Places and Digital Demand Activation
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Sustainability is inherent to the GOJO Purpose, Saving Lives and Making Life Better Through Well-Being Solutions. Through leading and learning, GOJO team members collaborate with customers, suppliers, partners and communities on how we can all work together to create a brighter future and healthier world.

EPA Honors GOJO as a 2017 Safer Choice Partner of the Year

GOJO recognized for developing hygiene solutions that are better for people and the planet.
Press Release

AKRON, Ohio, May 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named GOJO, the inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer and the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions, as a 2017 Safer Choice Partner of the Year. GOJO will be honored at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 15, 2017.

HanesBrands Earns Eighth Consecutive U.S. EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for Environmental Excellence

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Hanes, the only apparel company to be honored for sustained excellence by the EPA Energy Star program in its 25-year history, continues to demonstrate that companies from all industries can make a difference in energy conservation, carbon emissions reduction and environmental sustainability.

Press Release

Hanes, the only apparel company to be honored for sustained excellence by the EPA Energy Star program in its 25-year history, continues to demonstrate that companies from all industries can make a difference in energy conservation, carbon emissions reduction and environmental sustainability.

Bolt EV Owners Drive 4.5 Million Miles

One owner drives 310 miles in single, continuous trip
Press Release

DETROIT, April 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Chevrolet reported today that 3,492 Bolt EV owners in the United States have driven a cumulative 4,570,300 miles as of April 2, 2017 since the vehicle went on sale in December 2016. These all-electric miles have resulted in more than 175,000 gallons of fuel saved based on the average EPA-estimated 26 mpg for 2017 vehicles in the U.S.  

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