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Beverly Carter

24. Reminder: Get Ready for 3/1/18 EPCRA Tier 2 Reporting Deadline! Free EPA Training to Help You Get Ready! 1/23/18 at 11am EST

Congress passed the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) in 1986 after deadly chemical accidents. EPCRA establishes requirements for federal, state and local governments, Indian tribes, and industry regarding emergency planning and “Community Right-to-Know” reporting on hazardous and toxic chemicals. The Community Right-to-Know provisions help increase the public’s...

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National WasteWise 2017 Awards and Regional Achievement Organizations Announced

National press release: EPA Recognizes 2017 WasteWise Winners, 1/4/18 https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-recognizes-2017-wastewise-winners National 2017 WasteWise stories: https://www.epa.gov/smm/2017-wastewise-national-award-winners New England national WasteWise winner: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center won the National Partner of the Year: Non-profit Organization award Regional press release: New England Organizations Recognized for Reducing Waste, 1/4/18 https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/new-england-organizations-recognized-reducing-waste Regional press...

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HCWCH Europe: Energy Efficiency in the Healthcare Sector: Easy Wins Through Behaviour Change

This factsheet explores the link between the healthcare sector’s energy choices and their impact on air quality and climate change, providing practical examples of how to improve energy efficiency in healthcare settings through behaviour change. View: https://noharm-uscanada.org/sites/default/files/documents-files/5213/HCWHEurope_Energy_Efficiency_Factsheet-Dec_2017pdf.pdf

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