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Nearly 2.5 Million Beverage Cans Recycled For The Great American Can Roundup Scout Council Challenge

Girl Scouts of Louisiana - Pines to the Gulf Council Receives Top Honors in Can Manufacturers Institute Recycling Contest

Girl Scouts of Louisiana - Pines to the Gulf Council takes top honors, $500 prize money plus the value of the recycled aluminum as champion of the fourth annual Great American Can Roundup (GACR) Scout Council Challenge. The council recycled 29,700 pounds of aluminum beverage cans. The top recycling troop -- Troop 505 from Louisiana Pines to the Gulf Council -- recycled more than 1,200 pounds of aluminum per scout over the competition's fourth month challenge.

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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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