EPA Science Advisory Board: Policy Statement on Science Quality and Integrity

Download the document. What GAO Found The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not update its policies or requirements on science quality and integrity for the Science Advisory Board (SAB) in response to the direction in the explanatory statement accompanying the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, nor did it specifically address all of the directives in the …

Green Jobs Are Still The Future Of Work After Trump’s Paris Accord Pullout

Read the full story in Fast Company. While President Trump stood in the White House Rose Garden last Thursday to announce America’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, I was in Brussels at a green jobs conference. It was a stark contrast. Even as Trump announced that the world’s second-largest polluter would no longer commit to curbing carbon …

Webinar: They’ll Leave the Light On for You – and Other Energy Waste in Hospitality

June 14, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CDT Register here. Long hours of use, high occupancy, rigid comfort standards, and inefficient equipment lead to big energy bills for hotels. Through field study with mid-scale hotels in Minnesota, an energy efficiency consulting firm investigated new opportunities for energy efficiency in the hospitality sector.

U.S. Pays Farmers Billions To Save The Soil. But It’s Blowing Away

Read the full story from NPR. Soil has been blowing away from the Great Plains ever since farmers first plowed up the prairie. It reached crisis levels during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, when windblown soil turned day into night. In recent years, dust storms have returned, driven mainly by drought. But Shook — and …