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EPA Releases New APP: List-N-Tool: COVID-19 Disinfectants 5/12/2020

Florida International University and UCLA win first place in Campus RainWorks Challenge 4/29/2020 

Keene State College wins Food Recovery Challenge Award 4/23/2020

Central Michigan University wins WasteWise Award 4/20/2020

Northwestern University wins EnergyStar Award 4/1/2020

COVID-19 resources - Email us your campus plan/resources for us to post and share

May is Asthma Awareness Month 

President's Award for Environmental Innovation for Environmental Educators - Winners Announced

President's Environmental Youth Award - Winners Announced

Dickinson College Becomes First in Pennsylvania to Achieve Carbon Neutrality 4/13/20

OSHA issues memo addressing COVID-19 and N-95 Respirators 3/14/20

EPA Awards Grants to College Students 2/20/20 

EPA awards grant to Michigan State Students for 100% Recyclable Water- and Oil- Resistant Paper 2/20/20

EPA awards grant to University of Cincinnati Students for PFAS Treatment with Sawdust 2/20/20

EPA awards grants to students at UC Berkeley and Riverside to develop technologies to remove arsenic from water and for making construction materials out of wheat straw 2/19/20

University of New Mexico develops sidewalks from sustainable materials 2/19/20

5 Universities Test Waste Auditing Technology 2/14/20

Rethinking Waste Management at Large Sporting Events 2/10/20

USDOL orders Michigan School district to reinstate and pay back wages to employee terminated for warning of unsafe conditions. 1/30/2020 

New Navigable Waters Protection Rule issued 1/23/2020 

Colorado College Achieves Carbon Neutrality (Environment+Energy Leader) 1/22/2020

Environment America publishes top 2020 state legislative priorities 1/7/2020 

EPA publishes Excess Food Opportunities site to help reduce the fact that food waste is the single largest component of the trash, equaling 133 billion pounds of food annually!

EPA celebrates America Recycles Week at UMass Dartmouth 11/13/19

Top 10 OSHA Violations in 2019

Managing Hazardous Waste: A Guide for Small Businesses 11/28/19

Methylene Chloride no longer permitted to be sold as paint remover 11/22/19

Children and the Environment (EPA site) updated for environmental health indicators 10/29/19

Green Power Partnership lists top Colleges & Universities updated October 21, 2019

Stanford University: Developing Talent for Smart Buildings

Managing Asthma in the School Environment. 9/22/19

Waters of the United States" Rule repealed. 9/12/19

University of Illinois to expand Solar Farms. 9/12/2019

Removing meat from campus menu results in savings and reduced emissions for Univ. Cambridge. 9/12/19

EPA researchers determine 3-D printer emissions may pose health risks. 9/10/19

CU Boulder replaces plastic cups with recyclable aluminum at stadiums. 9/6/19

Two companies face over $687K in penalties after employees exposed to fall hazards. 8/8/19

EPA lowers clearance levels for Lead Dust. 6/21/2019

University of Louisville researches the manufacture of thin solar panels by repurposing printing presses. 

EPA strengthens Asbestos Regulations to Close Loophole and Protect Consumers.

Environment America publishes new report indicating 100% renewable energy from 40 colleges and universities. Download it here. 4/2019

Updated Information on State IAQ Laws and Policies now available from the Environmental Law Institute.

Study Shows Possible Link Between Air Pollution and Higher Cholesterol Levels. Science journal study.

Contests & Challenges

Safer Choice Product of the Year Awards Opens - entries due 5/31/2020

Grant Funding window opens to Support Healthier School Environments - deadline 6/1/2020

Solar Desalinization Prize Competition Open - entries due 7/16/2020

Upcoming Webinars

Watch Video on New Lead and Copper Rule

May 19, 2-3pm:  Drinking Water Microbes 101

May 20 3-4pm: EPA Tools: Wildfire Community Engagement

May 28, 2-3pm: Asthma Awards Webinar:  Sharing Strategies

May 28, 2-3:30pm: Air Quality and Healthy Hearts

May 28, 2-4pm: Exposures and Latent Disease Risk: Identifying Hallmarks and Key Characteristics

June 8: 2-4pm: Exposures and Latent Disease Risk: Arsenic as a Case Study

Jun 8-11:  2020 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit

Jun 11:  The Ins and Outs of OSHA Standards and Written Programs

June 16: 2-4pm: Emerging Technology and Modeling Methods for Exposures and Latent Disease Risk

Jul 9: Must-Have or Nice-to-Have:  What You Need in a Fall Protection Safety Plan

Aug 6:  Is it OSHA Recordable or Not?

Other online training resources: Safety in the Trades, EHS

Email us any other webinars or free training for us to share!

More Webinars

Better Buildings Initiatives from the U.S. Dept. of Energy

Small Water Systems Webinar Series from the U.S. EPA

Second Nature Webinars Business & Energy Topics

Indoor Air Quality from the U.S. EPA

Integrated Pest Management from the U.S. EPA

Tools and Resources Webinar Series from the U.S. EPA

Sustainable Materials Management Webinars from the U.S. EPA

SafeX (various Environmental Health and Safety Topics)

 

Annual Calendar of Environmental Events

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