Friday, April 3, 2020

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EPA Region 3 (Mid-Atlantic) News

Carnegie Mellon wins $750,000 EPA grant for air monitoring research project

Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recently won a Science to Achieve Results (STAR) grant from the Environmental Projection Agency (EPA) worth nearly $750,000 for an air monitoring research project intended to improve air quality in the city.
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EPA announces winner of NASCAR E3 Green Challenge

Intertape Polymer Group, based in Danville, Virginia, won the Virginia NASCAR E3 Challenge (Enery-Economy-Environment), a competition developed in partnership between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and NASCAR to promote reductions in the environmental footprints of Virginia’ manufacturers.
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EPA settles with Galvco Maryland over hazardous waste violations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently reached a settlement with steel galvanizing company Galvco Maryland LLC, which faced allegations of hazardous waste violations regarding its handling of hydrochloric acid in a Baltimore, Maryland, facility.
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EPA settles with Pennsylvania dairy company for Clean Air Act violations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently reached a settlement with Galliker Dairy Company following alleged hazardous substance regulation violations at the company’s Johnstown, Pennsylvania, dairy products manufacturing plant.
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VA Medical Center in Pennsylvania wins Federal Green Challenge Award for electronics recycling

The James E. Van Zandt Veterans Affairs Medical Center, located in Altoona, Pennsylvania, recently received a Federal Green Challenge Award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) thanks to its achievements in recycling electronics.
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17 Mid-Atlantic organizations win $800,000 in G3 Grants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Chesapeake Bay Trust and Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently announced more than $800,000 in grants for organizations in the Mid-Atlantic through the Green Streets, Green Towns, Green Jobs Grant Initiative (G3).
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Water Environment and Reuse Foundation wins $2.7 million in EPA funding

The Water Environment and Reuse Foundation (WE&RF), based in Alexandria, Virginia, recently won two grants from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) totaling more $2.7 million for water research projects.
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EPA releases evaluation of Bay States’ pollution reduction efforts for Chesapeake Bay

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently evaluated the progress made by six Bay States and Washington, D.C. so far through the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (Bay TMDL) accountability framework, which targets reductions in nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment pollution.
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Two Dickinson College students awarded EPA Greater Research Opportunities Fellowships

Two students at Pennsylvania’s Dickinson College, Caroline Kanaskie and Keziah Groth-Tuft, will receive Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), allowing them to continue their environmental studies.
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EPA awards $1.95 million grant to Water Environment Research Foundation

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF), based in Alexandria, Virginia, recently won a grant of $1.95 million from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which will allow the organization to develop tools for stormwater runoff control.
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EPA names Virginia's Solutex Safer Choice Partner of the Year

Solutex Inc., based in Sterling, Virginia, was recently named a Safer Choice Partner of the Year, a distinction for companies that have shown commitment to products certified through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Safer Choice program.
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EPA encourages households to look for leaks during WaterSense Fix a Leak Week

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program is observing its eighth annual Fix a Leak Week this week, encouraging Americans to “Be a Leak Detective” by finding leaks in their homes and fixing them.
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