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Panelists at conference

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Environmental Protection Experts Analyze Challenges and Opportunities for EPA

Participants in two-day conference at AU on the future of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency underscored the need for the agency to leverage scientific expertise and share its story widely to gain support and funding needed to do its work.
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Forest stream

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New Survey Suggests Future Directions for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) at SPA surveyed 1,550 former employees of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through the EPA Alumni Association about the top challenges and future direction of the agency.
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Underground heating and cooling pipes

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AU Energy Savings To Be Maximized With New Underground Heating System

Installation of hot-water heating system expected to improve energy efficiency and produce carbon savings.
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Reilly Awardees

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Environment Leaders Honored With Annual Reilly Awards

The seventh annual William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Governance and Leadership, given by AU SPA and its Center for Environmental Policy, recognized two career environmental champions — Kevin Fay and Linda Fisher.
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An Energy and Engineering staff member shows students the energy efficiency measures in the Katzen mechanical room

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LEED Students Study Real-World Energy Challenges Presented by Katzen Arts Center

Energy & Engineering team partners with SIS professor for class tour of building’s mechanical room
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Carbon Commitment Climate Leadership

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AU Recognized By Climate Action Organization For Achieving Carbon Neutrality

Second Nature highlights AU for being first urban campus to achieve green milestone
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2017 Recylcemania at Zero waste basket ball game

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AU Men's Basketball Hosts Annual Sustainability Game Night - Feb. 13

Eagles celebrate reaching and maintaining carbon neutrality
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A heat map illustrating the significant reduction in energy usage in late December 2017 as a result of the Energy Curtailment initiative

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Winter Energy Curtailment Initiative Reduces Tons of Carbon Emissions Annually

Facilities Management urges university community to continue holiday energy-savings efforts
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A Sharp multi function printing device

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Managed Print Program Initiative Expected to Yield Financial and Energy Savings

AU's printer consolidation efforts are projected to save $5 million over five years.
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President H. W. Bush with Bill Reilly

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'It's Pretty Hard to Say No to a President'

Bill Reilly, who has been instrumental to the direction of the SPA Center for Environmental Policy and its William K. Reilly Endowment, recently reflected on his time as EPA Administrator under President George H. W. Bush.
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