Saturday, December 15, 2018
EPA approves TOMI’s Binary Ionization Technology

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has registered TOMI Environmental Solution’s Binary Ionization Technology (BIT) as a healthcare and hospital disinfectant, meaning that the two-stage system is approved for use in American medical facilities, according to a release issued by the company today.
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NRDC, Sierra Club trumpet EPA's latest climate-change report

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new study on climate change on Monday, titled “Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action,” which finds that a concerted international effort stands to save thousands of lives and save the U.S. billions of dollars. “We can, and must, slow, stop and reverse climate change -- and leave a cleaner, healthier planet for our children and future generations,” Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) President Rhea Suh said.
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Calvert criticizes EPA’s final Waters Rule

Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA) released a statement Wednesday criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and President Barack Obama's administration for the final version of the Waters of the United States Rule (WOTUS), which expands federal jurisdiction over the more of the nation’s water resources.
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Advanced Energy Economy issues outline for Clean Power Plan compliance

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) published a white paper today that delineates a plan for states that fail to comply with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations when creating a state plan to enact Clean Power Plan requirements.
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EPA honors San Diego's Marine Corps Air Station for fuel use reductions

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will tour Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, near San Diego, California, on May 20, to award the base the 2015 EPA Federal Green Challenge award for Energy.
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San Diego’s Timken Museum garners EPA award, city honors for environmental performance

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will join San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer to honor the city’s Timken Museum with the 2014 EPA Battle of the Buildings Energy Star award on May 19.
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Journal publishes Clean Power Plan remarks from EPA official

An article published today in the Energy Utility and Environment Conference (EUEC) Journal delineates Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acting assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation Janet McCabe’s remarks on the Clean Power Plan at this year’s conference.
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EPA honors Sonoma County with Clean Air Excellence Award

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Monday that California’s Sonoma County is being recognized for its commitment to clean air and climate initiatives at the Clean Air Excellence Awards.
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California Senate OKs bill to help property owners with toxin-cleanup costs

The California Senate recently passed a bill, updating the Underground Storage Tank (UST) Cleanup Fund program, which includes a provision to create a Site Cleanup Subaccount (SCSA) to investigate and clean up properties in which responsibility for the contamination is unidentified.
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Los Angeles mayor offers ambitious plan to reduce energy use

Los Angeles, in preparation of expected population growth of 500,000 over the next 20 years, is developing ambitious strategies to address climate change and protect the environment.
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