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American Petroleum Institute Rejects EPA’s Fracking Tests; MIT’s New Mapping Tool Measures Solar Potential of Cambridge Rooftops - Energy Minute for October 23, 2012

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The American Petroleum Institute says that the EPA’s water testing at a Wyoming natural gas drilling site raises concerns about the agency’s national study on hydraulic fracturing. The API claims that the testing used too small a sample size to determine whether fracking contributed to groundwater contamination. The EPA has replied that a study by the U.S. Geological Survey is generally consistent with its own.

Interior Department Approves 10,000 Megawatts of Renewable Energy; SC Johnson Earns EPA SmartWay Excellence Award; Sustainable Disaster Recovery Conference to be held in Saint Louis - Energy Minute for October 18, 2012

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The Department of the Interior has approved 10,000 megawatts of renewable energy projects on public lands. The approval meets the goals of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Since 2009, Interior has authorized 33 renewable energy projects, including 18 utility-scale solar facilities, 7 wind farms, and 8 geothermal plants. When built, the projects will provide enough electricity to power more than 3.5 million homes and support 13,000 construction and operations jobs.

SC Johnson Named Recipient of 2012 SmartWay® Excellence Award by the United States Environmental Protection Agency

Award Recipients are Top Program Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency
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RACINE, Wis., October 10, 2012, /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson was honored with a 2012 SmartWay® Excellence Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. This award is reserved for the top one percent of SmartWay Partners and is EPA’s highest recognition for demonstrated leadership in supply chain goods movement.

U.S. EPA recognizes HP as a Leader in Supply Chain Management

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(This entry was posted by Tony Prophet, senior vice president, Operations, Printing and Personal Systems, HP)

Leonardo Academy and Farmland Management Services Collaborate to Advance Sustainable Agriculture

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(3BL Media) Madison, WI - September 18, 2012 - Leonardo Academy facilitated efforts to reduce emissions from several Farmland Management Services (FMS) cranberry farms in Wisconsin through a grant provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program.

Leonardo Academy Uses Clean Diesel Projects to Promote Sustainable Agriculture

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(3BL Media) Madison, WI  July 23, 2012 – Leonardo Academy, through a grant provided by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program, is facilitating efforts to reduce emissions among eleven central Wisconsin cranberry farmers. The project will help offset the cost of repowering twenty diesel irrigation pumps to achieve better fuel efficiency and help improve air quality.

Second GM Facility Receives ENERGY STAR Certification

Energy efficient distribution center also named 100th landfill-free site
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(3BL Media) Lansing, MI - June 20, 2012General Motors’ Lansing Customer Care and Aftersales parts distribution center reached landfill-free status and earned ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Pepperidge Farm Wins Packaging Awards; EcoMedia Supports Eco-Housing for Veterans; ThermoEnergy Offers Airport De-icing Solution - CSR Minute for May 30, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Bank of America and Vital Voices Global Partnership Launch Program for Emerging Women Leaders; Hanes Earns Energy Star Partner of the Year Award from EPA - CSR Minute for March 14, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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