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EPA’s National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) promotes clean air strategies by working with manufacturers, fleet operators, air quality professionals, environmental and community organizations, and state and local officials to reduce diesel emissions. Sector programs include: Clean School Bus; Ports and Marine; Clean Construction; SmartWay Transport; and Clean Agriculture.
Information about pests and pesticides commonly used in the US, including bed bugs, fleas and tics, triclosan, anti-microbial, etc. Includes health and safety, environmental effects, regulation, and compliance and enforcment information.
How the process of creating an EMS saved the Pueblo of Taos energy. This powerpoint presentation guides users through the Plan, Do, Check, Act process for Environmental Management Systems in order to reduce costs and liability related to waste disposal, and reinforce cultural traditions and philosophy on protection and preservation […]
Construction and results of Shakopee Mdewakanton’s vegetated roofs on community buildings.
Description of the Potawatomi’s LEED certified Health Center – the first LEED certified tribal building in the region.
This 64 page newsletter includes news and events, discusses new technologies with case study examples, and referes to new resources. Some of the specific topics covered in this issue include: wind and solar power; green agriculture; green buildings, facilities and landscaping; green chemistry; green cleaning; green energy and lights; green […]
Helps architects and engineers design more sustainable, cost-effective, and energy-efficient K-12 school buildings. The 25-course curriculum includes an online curriculum with CHPS and LEED design criteria. Areas covered include: site design; lighting and electrical systems; energy efficient building shell; water conservation; recycling systems, waste management; health and productivity; and more. […]
Describes what household hazardous waste is and the scope of the issue in the US for agencies wishing to conduct collection events. Gives information about disposal and treatment options as well as consumer education. Includes an extensive bibiliography of on-line resources for more detailed information.
Describes electronic wastes (TVs, video and computer monitors, printed wiring boards, relays, switches, etc.) and the environemntal hazards involved in improper disposal in landfills and associated with the computer chip manufacturing process. Also links to many on-line resources for more detailed information.
Overview of mercury sources and issues including: health effects, releases to the atmosphere, mercury in products, mercury travel in the environment, fish advisories and assistance approaches. Includes an extensive bibliography with links to on-line resources and a database of mercury projects in the U.S.
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