Monthly Archives: March 2016

Women’s History Month: Inspiration

Women’s History Month: Inspiration By Kacey Fitzpatrick The work our researchers do here at EPA is so inspiring! So in honor of Women’s History Month, I asked a few of them about who inspires them. Here’s what they said. Some are inspired by well-known researchers or other women you may have already heard about. Melanie Klein…
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EPA Recognizes University of Arizona for Efforts to Reduce Wasted Food

EPA Recognizes University of Arizona for Efforts to Reduce Wasted Food SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented the University of Arizona with an award for outstanding efforts in food recovery. The students, food service staff and university leaders, along with the Tohono O’odham Nation’s San Xavier Co-operative Farm and the City…
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You too can be a scientist!

You too can be a scientist! By Jeri Weiss Each fall when I was a kid, my family would throw on hiking boots, pack a lunch and a thermos of hot chocolate and drive about 45 minutes to Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Kempton, Penn. There, we would take a short hike up the mountain, find…
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Charlotte on EPA’s List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings/Energy efficiency leads to a stronger economy and healthier environment

Charlotte on EPA’s List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings/Energy efficiency leads to a stronger economy and healthier environment ATLANTA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its eighth-annual “Top Cities” list, which ranks the 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified commercial buildings in the preceding…
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