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.
Walton Family Undermining Future Growth of U.S. Rooftop Solar, Jeopardizing Job Creation and Savings on Homes’ Energy Bills
The Walton family — majority owners of Walmart —are impeding America’s transition to a clean energy future, a new study by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) finds. At a time when the U.S. solar industry employs 143,000 Americans and more than 500,000 households and businesses generate their own solar electricity, the Waltons are funding nearly two dozen anti-solar groups — such as the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Americans for Prosperity, which are waging state and national fights to roll back clean energy policies — while a Walton-owned energy company is pushing for regulations that hinder the growth of rooftop solar power.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) are taking action on climate by educating businesses on reducing toxic substances at the source, minimizing the generation of hazardous waste and preventing the release of pollutants into the environment.
The recent Tennis Ball Recycling Campaign, hosted by reBounces was a success. Along with their recycling partners, they diverted over 25,000 tennis balls from landfills during the US Open. The following winners will receive great prizes:
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $2,988,000 to the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) to support management of nonpoint-source water pollution. The funding will be used for a variety of projects designed to improve water quality in several priority watersheds.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $501,837 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to administer the state’s pollution prevention and control program. The program includes ambient monitoring, planning, permitting and compliance activities.