Posts Tagged ‘EPA’

EPA Announces Houses of Worship Can Now Earn ENERGY STAR® Label and Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

America’s houses of worship can now earn the ENERGY STAR label, joining the nation’s schools, hospitals, hotels and other facilities in their efforts to fight climate change, save energy and reduce their carbon footprint.... ...Read More...

Back To School, Back To Unhealthy Air?

As parents start getting school supplies and back-to-school outfits together for their children, and administrators get their schools ready for the new year to come, NADCA reminds parents and educators of the importance of indoor air quality to student and employee performance in... ...Read More...

Clean Air Act Claims to be Settled

D.D. Williamson and Co. and First Chemical Corp. have agreed in separate settlements to pay a combined total of $1,331,000 in civil penalties and to implement corrective measures to settle Clean Air Act claims resulting from a 2003 explosion at D.D. Williamson's Kentucky plant and a 2002 explosion at First Chemical's Mississippi... ...Read More...

EPA Looks At Airport Deicing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a new rule that would make deicing practices on aircraft and at airport runways more environmentally friendly while maintaining operational... ...Read More...

Hospitality Group Joins EPA Program

Accor North America has joined the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Partnership for Environmental Priorities... ...Read More...

Is Your School A Breath Of Fresh Air?

Give your facilities a chance to be recognized by the EPA's IAQ TfS Awards... ...Read More...

ANSI Approved as Accreditation Body for EPA WaterSense Program

ANSI and the EPA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to mark ANSI's acceptance as an Accreditation Body to participate in the EPA WaterSense... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: The Invasion Of The Bed Bugs

According to the EPA, bedbugs are no laughing matter; in fact, they're serious enough for the EPA to hold its first ever National Bed Bug Summit (April 14-15, 2009) in the DC metro... ...Read More...

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Nanoscale Silver: No Silver Lining?

Widespread use of nanoscale silver will challenge regulatory agencies to balance important potential benefits against the possibility of significant environmental risk, highlighting the need to identify research priorities concerning this emerging technology, according to a new... ...Read More...

EPA Focuses On Recently Acquired Facilities

An interim policy offers incentives to new owners who correct environmental violations at recently acquired regulated... ...Read More...