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Univ. of Arkansas Student Wins EPA Fellowship Grant

A student from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville has received a research fellowship grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA issued fellowship grants to students pursuing environmental science or other related fields of study at universities and colleges across the nation.

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GM Dealers Show Their Sustainability to Customers

Nunnally Cherovlet - Bentonville, AK LEED CertifiedAutomaker launches ‘Green Dealer Recognition’ program

Certain Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealerships across the U.S. are showing customers their environmental credentials as part of a new “Green Dealer Recognition” program.

Participating dealers have proven track records in areas such as energy reduction, renewable energy use, water conservation efforts, recycling, on-site nature habitats and community outreach.

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EPA Removes Paragould, AR, Site from Superfund List

Former auto equipment manufacturing site meets cleanup standards

 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Monroe Auto Equipment Co. site near Paragould, Ark., has been removed from the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites, a list of sites that pose risks to people’s health and the environment. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the country.

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John Brown University Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Purification Project

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $14,520 to John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, for a drinking water disinfection project in Guatemala under the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program. Every year, the P3 program helps student teams pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative methods to address environmental challenges.

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