The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded University of Alabama with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award for the 2014-2015 school year. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 teams of college and university students. The teams will design innovative solutions to sustainable challenges in the developed and developing world.
Rebranding leads to Sustain, an agency dedicated to moving sustainability forward
Sustain specializes in strategic planning and initiatives, environmental education, social responsibility, public relations, marketing, and media as it pertains to the growing green movement and sustainability culture of today.
My Green Birmingham celebrated its 2nd annual Champions of Sustainability event on Wednesday, October 1st, at The Westin Birmingham. Champions of Sustainability honors the diverse efforts of those who create positive change in our community.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm in the Trinity CME Church sanctuary on 3313 Shuttlesworth Dr., Birmingham, AL 35207 to inform community stakeholders about inclusion of the 35th Avenue Site on the National Priorities List (NPL).
Black Warrior Riverkeeper has reached a successful settlement in their water pollution case against Alabama Utility Services (AUS), the operator of Donaldson Correctional Facility’s sewage treatment plant. The settlement includes injunctive relief (a court order requiring steps to curtail pollution) and a $100,000 Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) to benefit Jefferson County’s Valley Creek watershed. The parties have filed a proposed settlement decree with the court and are awaiting approval by the U. S. Department of Justice.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a Public Meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 22, 2014 at City Hall, 226 E. Prichard Ave., Prichard, Alabama. Representatives from EPA and ExxonMobil will be available to provide information and answer questions about the Virginia Carolina Chemical Company Mobile Site.