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June is Mosquito Control Month: Learn ways to control mosquitos, ticks, and fleas. 

EPA releases Glyphosate Proposed Interim Decision for public comment; EPA continues to find that there are no risks to public health when glyphosate is used in accordance with its current label and that glyphosate is not a carcinogen. (April 2019.) Public comment open until July 5, 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. 

2019 Green Power Partnership lists top 30 College & University

University of Oregon and Louisiana take first place at 7th Annual EPA Campus Rain Works Challenge.

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

EPA Awards Grants to 21 Student Teams for Innovative Technology Projects Information on campus abstracts on how these students impact planet and people.

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

Upcoming Webinars

Tu Jun 25 @ 1-2 pm Electric Vehicle Charging: Buildings as the New Gas Station 

Tue Jun 25 @ 2-3:30 pm  Sanitary Surveys

Find 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 on Business & Energy Topics

Indoor Air Quality from the U.S. EPA

Integrated Pest Management from the U.S. EPA

 

 

 

 

 

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Senior Advisor

202.861.2571

sgranskorsh@nacubo.org


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