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EPA Recognizes Dell as a Leading Green Power Purchaser

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  • Company acknowledged for  long-standing commitment to using renewable energy

Cleaner Cities Run SAP

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At EPA Victoria special officers combat congestion and pollution by monitoring, reporting and handling environmental incidents in Melbourne. See how SAP Urban Matters helps to improve the life of citizens in the most livable city of the world.

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Canadian Oil Train Explosion Should Give Coal Train Developers Pause

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By Carol Pierson Holding

It took just three days after the Canadian oil train explosion for Keystone XL pipeline supporters to shift the news from rail safety to use this tragedy to further their goal. Apparently, the practice of using disasters as promotion is still strong. PR writes itself: “Save lives, build the pipeline!”

General Mills Joins U.S. Food Waste Challenge as Founding Partner

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MINNEAPOLIS, June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Mills today was named a founding partner of the U.S. Food Waste Challenge, a collaborative initiative between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

The U.S. Food Waste Challenge urges producer groups, processors, manufacturers, retailers, communities, and other government agencies to reduce food loss and waste, recover wholesome food for human consumption and recycle discards for other uses, such as animal feed, compost, or energy generation.

Registration Is Now Open and Abstracts Are Being Accepted for Renewable Energy Markets 2013

Registration is now open for Renewable Energy Markets 2013, taking place in Austin, TX from September 22–24. Reserve your place now and take advantage of over 25% savings off the regular conference rate
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May 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Registration is now open for Renewable Energy Markets 2013, taking place in Austin, TX from September 22–24. Reserve your place now and take advantage of over 25% savings off the regular conference rate. This year's conference will be bigger and better than ever before, with 25 sessions covering every aspect of the renewable energy and carbon markets. Topics include:

Ecolab Introduces New EPA and FDA Cleared Antimicrobial Fruit and Vegetable Treatment

Developed to help improve food safety practice
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CHICAGO, May 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc. introduces Antimicrobial Fruit and Vegetable Treatment (AFVT) -- a breakthrough product to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness outbreaks related to ineffective produce washing in foodservice operations.

Sunny, Clear Skies, and a 100 Percent Chance of Being Green

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. 

Penske Truck Leasing Honored with 2013 U.S. EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

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READING, Pa., April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Penske Truck Leasing has been named a 2013 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award winner. As one of seven organizations nationwide to win this award, Penske is the only transportation company to receive this honor.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130422/PH98315)
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130201/MM53144LOGO)

Chevy Volt Owners are Meeting (and beating) EPA MPGe Estimates

150 million combined electric miles equivalent of trip from Earth to Mars
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DETROIT, April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Chevrolet Volt owners are consistently achieving the published EPA-estimated mileage of 98 MPGe gasoline-free miles, and many are even exceeding it.  Their experience contributes to an out worldly total of 150 million electric-powered Volt driving miles – roughly the distance from Earth to Mars. 

The typical Volt owner who regularly charges the vehicle is going 900 miles between fill-ups of the gasoline engine that powers the Volt’s on-board generator. That avoids about $1,300 a year at the pump.  

EPA Recognizes GM for Sustained Excellence

Energy Management Award is highest a corporation can receive
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DETROIT, March 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - General Motors earned the highest recognition a corporation can receive from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – its 2013 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence award for energy management.  

“Our contributions to energy efficiency don’t end with the vehicles we produce,” said GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson. “How we build them matters, too.”  

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