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2017 Most Valuable Pollution Prevention Awards Open for Nominations
Source: National Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 6/15/17
Summary: The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable is accepting nominees for the 2017 Most Valuable Pollution Prevention (MVP2) Awards. The MVP2 awards are presented annually during National Pollution Prevention Week. National Pollution Prevention Week is the third week of September, September 18th -- 25th, 2017.
Applications are due September 8. 2017.
Many states have adopted policies to encourage energy efficiency
Source: Energy Information Administration, 8/3/17
Summary: As of July 2017, thirty states and the District of Columbia have adopted energy efficiency policies--either mandated requirements, voluntary goals, or pilot programs--designed to lower the growth of electricity consumption by using electricity more efficiently. Seven of these states have either created new or updated existing energy efficiency standards within the past year.
How a union bottle line worker revolutionized recycling for MillerCoors breweries
Source: New York Daily News, 7/26/17
Summary: Kelly Harris' waste diversion plan helped eight of MillerCoors' major breweries earn landfill-free verification from NSF International in 2016. Harris also changed the culture at his Trenton, Ohio, brewery to such a degree that it reuses or recycles more than 99% of all its by-products.
House panel approves $300 million for Great Lakes
Source: Great Lakes Echo, 7/19/17
Summary: Despite a White House proposal to eliminate $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the House Appropriations Committee voted late Tuesday to fully fund the program through September 2018.
Researchers working with sports venues to make them 'greener,' sustainable
Source: Penn State University, 7/6/17
Summary: Ecosystem and bioproduct researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are working with professional sports franchises to make their venues "greener" and reduce the environmental impact of their events.
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