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VPP Star Status: Canton Refinery Recognized for Commitment to Safety

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  • Marathon Petroleum’s Canton, Ohio, refinery is recognized as a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star worksite by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • VPP status is awarded to workplaces that have comprehensive safety and health programs with injury rates below the industry’s national average.
  • The Canton refinery invited its employees to celebrate the achievement, which marks the sixth year that the refinery has maintained its VPP Star status.

Gardens Bloom Again as Children Connect to Nature

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  • The gardens at Holbrook Language Academy in Concord, California, are coming back to life after the COVID-19 pandemic sent teachers and students home.
  • The Gardens at Heather Farms is providing the school with education and seasonal training to make the gardens flourish as outdoor classrooms.
  • Grants from Marathon’s Martinez Renewable Fuels facility to both organizations are helping teach more students about nature and how to take care of the environment.
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  • The gardens at Holbrook Language Academy in Concord, California, are coming back to life after the COVID-19 pandemic sent teachers and students home.
  • The Gardens at Heather Farms is providing the school with education and seasonal training to make the gardens flourish as outdoor classrooms.
  • Grants from Marathon’s Martinez Renewable Fuels facility to both organizations are helping teach more students about nature and how to take care of the environment.

Summer Youth Program: A Cherished Tradition at the Los Angeles Refinery

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  • About 30 students from nine schools participated in this year’s Summer Youth Program at Marathon Petroleum’s Los Angeles refinery.
  • As part of their internship, students learn the inner workings of the refinery, participate in team-building activities, and participate in one community-based service project.

Grant Bolsters Bi-National Effort To Expand Air Monitoring Along the Border

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  • A $100,000 grant is advancing a bi-national air quality initiative along the U.S. border with Mexico.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) provided the funds to expand the number of air monitoring stations in the region around El Paso, Texas, and Juárez, its sister city in Mexico.
  • The grant is being coordinated through an unprecedented bi-national air quality fund created to combine public-sector and private-sector financial resources.
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  • A $100,000 grant is advancing a bi-national air quality initiative along the U.S. border with Mexico.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) provided the funds to expand the number of air monitoring stations in the region around El Paso, Texas, and Juárez, its sister city in Mexico.
  • The grant is being coordinated through an unprecedented bi-national air quality fund created to combine public-sector and private-sector financial resources.

Girls in Engineering Academy Tours Detroit Refinery

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Rising 7th graders from the Girls in Engineering Academy (GEA) in Detroit have first-hand knowledge of the energy industry after touring Marathon Petroleum’s Detroit refinery and meeting with some of the women who work there.

Mission To Save Mount Diablo Inspires 10,000 Trees Project

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  • The Save Mount Diablo land trust in the San Francisco Bay Area is planting and protecting 10,000 trees to preserve natural lands on and around Mount Diablo and combat climate change.
  • To date, the organization has planted 1,500 trees and expects to complete the project in ten years or less.
  • Marathon has supported the land trust’s efforts through $200,000 in grants since 2010.
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  • The Save Mount Diablo land trust in the San Francisco Bay Area is planting and protecting 10,000 trees to preserve natural lands on and around Mount Diablo and combat climate change.
  • To date, the organization has planted 1,500 trees and expects to complete the project in ten years or less.
  • Marathon has supported the land trust’s efforts through $200,000 in grants since 2010.

Back-to-School Boost for Teachers in St. John the Baptist Parish

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  • Marathon Petroleum’s Garyville refinery provided a $350,000 workforce development grant to strengthen local education.
  • The grant supports current and future teachers in St. John the Baptist Parish (SJBP) Public Schools by creating a pathway to teacher certification/accreditation.
  • This latest investment is part of Marathon’s larger commitment to the community that launched in 2021 following Hurricane Ida.

CIRCON Environmental Recognizes MPC With 2022 Sustainability Leadership Award

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For more than a decade, Marathon Petroleum (MPC) has worked with CIRCON Environmental to convert hazardous waste from oil tanks to waste-derived fuels used in cement production. At a ceremony last week, CIRCON presented MPC with its inaugural Sustainability Leadership Award, recognizing MPC for a decade of commitment to improving the environment through the program.

Virent Named to 2022 List of Top 50 Hottest Projects in Advanced Bioeconomy

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August 5, 2022, /3BL Media/ - Virent Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum, was recently recognized by biofuels publication The Digest for its innovation and achievements in biobased fuels, chemicals, and materials by emerging companies. At The Digest’s spring 2022 leadership conference, Virent’s demonstration plant was named No.

Protecting the Kenai River in Alaska

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The Kenai River is an important fishing resource for the people and wildlife in the area. A world-class river in Alaska that runs fast toward the Cook Inlet, it also faces consistent erosion of its banks, which impacts wildlife habitats. To help address this issue, the Kenai Watershed Forum (KWF) works to restore healthy watersheds along the banks of rivers and streams of the Kenai Peninsula.

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