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EPA Encourages Americans to Avoid Food Waste Over the Holidays

  As America celebrates Thanksgiving this week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler reminds families and communities to consider the environment when planning…

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EPA Awards Over $170,000 for Recycling and Food Waste Projects in the Great Lakes Region

The EPA announced that the Center for EcoTechnology, RTI International, and the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) have been awarded grants totaling $170,907…

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New roads to be built from fertilizer waste

For the first time since 1989, fertilizer manufacturers can sell their radioactive waste to governments for road projects. In mid-October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

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U.S. EPA considering E15 labeling changes at gas pumps: sources

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EPA releases guide for improving solid waste management in developing countries

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a guide Oct. 22 to help those in developing nations better run their solid waste management infrastructure. The…

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Trump’s U.S. EPA chief claims climate-change fight hurts the poor

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday accused Democrats of hurting the poor with policies aimed at fighting climate change, and said the…

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EPA announces $4.3M for tribes to reduce lead in drinking water in schools

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new grant program to help protect children in tribal communities from lead in drinking water at schools…

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U.S. EPA orders Amazon, Ebay to remove unsafe products that cash in on pandemic fears

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Thursday that it ordered Amazon.com Inc and eBay Inc to stop selling a wide range of pesticide…

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EPA draft would lift US biofuel blending mandates slightly in 2021 – sources

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed lifting the amount of biofuels that refiners must blend into their fuel next year to 20.17 billion gallons,…

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EPA urges states to support water, wastewater operations during COVID-19

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler has sent a letter to Governors in all 50 states, territories and Washington, D.C. urging them to…

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