In early December, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized four facilities with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award for the superior performance of their CHP systems.
Passenger vehicles in the United States achieved record high fuel economy while outperforming greenhouse gas emission standards in model year 2015, according to two new reports released by EPA. The GHG Manufacturer Performance Report for 2015 Model Year finds automakers went beyond the model year (MY) 2015 standards by an average 7 grams of CO2 per mile, equivalent to 0.9 miles per gallon (mpg), even as the fleet-wide standard became more stringent by 13 grams of CO2 per mile. All large manufacturers have met the standards through MY 2015.
The RecycleCT Foundation, a public-private partnership created to promote recycling, is accepting grant applications from K-12 schools and nonprofits.
Officers from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) police are being trained to administer Naloxone Hydrochloride, commonly known as Narcan, to join the state’s effort to combat the tragedy of people losing their lives from overdosing on opioids, including street drugs such as heroin or prescription painkillers such as OxyContin.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a report that shows compelling and clear evidence of long-term changes to our climate, and highlights impacts on human health and the environment in the United States and around the world.
The grants come under the state’s Responsible Growth and Transit-Oriented Development Grant Program, which is administered by the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) and relies on a combination of funding from the Responsible Growth Incentive Fund and the Transit-Oriented Development and Pre-development Fund.
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) continues to make progress on a series of historic Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to secure, new cost-effective clean energy resources that will help to ensure affordable and reliable electricity for Connecticut families and businesses – especially during winter months when demand for electricity is high.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced $8.5 million in research funding to 12 universities to protect air quality from the current and future challenges associated with the impacts of climate change.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), and NIH’s National Toxicology Program (NTP) within the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) have announced a new challenge that will award up to $1 million to improve the relevance and predictivity of data generated from automated chemical screening technology used for toxicity testing.
The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) is a partnership of the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP). The mission of CIRCA is to assist Connecticut towns and cities adapt to a changing climate and to enhance the resilience of their infrastructure.