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Louisiana Clean Fuels Honors Republic with Fleet of the Year Award

Republic is expected to soon become the largest CNG fleet operator in Louisiana

Republic Services of Baton Rouge has been awarded the prestigious Fleet of the Year Award by Louisiana Clean Fuels. Republic's Baton Rouge collection company, BFI Waste Services, LLC, received the honor for its extensive Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fleet expansion and petroleum reductions in 2014. Louisiana Clean Fuels presented the Award at its 15th annual Clean Fuel Leader Awards Gala in Baton Rouge on Thursday evening, May 21.

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City of Bogalusa receives $400,000 EPA Brownfields Redevelopment Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the City of Bogalusa as a recipient of $400,000 to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties in the local community. EPA recently awarded $54.3 million in investments grants to 145 other communities across the country. The project will boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

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Regional Planning Commission of Southeast Louisiana Receives EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the Regional Planning Commission of Southeast La. as a recipient of $400,000 grant to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties in the local community. EPA recently awarded $54.3 million in investments grants to 145 other communities across the country. The project will boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

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EPA Awards $400,000 to the City of Shreveport to Assess Contaminated Brownfields Sites

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the City of Shreveport as a recipient of $400,000 grant to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties in the local community. EPA recently awarded $54.3 million in investments grants to 145 other communities across the country. The project will boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

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EPA Awards East Baton Rouge Parish $400,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced East Baton Rouge Parish as a recipient of $400,000 to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties in the local community. EPA recently awarded $54.3 million in investments grants to 145 other communities across the country. The projects will boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

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Cox and The Trust for Public Land Launch Louisiana’s 2015 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Call for nominations; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits

Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, launched Louisiana’s 2015 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com for volunteers in Cox’s service areas in Acadiana, Baton Rouge and New Orleans who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.

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