Daily Archives: May 11, 2010

Over $405 Million in Federal Funding Available for State, Local, and Tribal Governments

DOE State Energy Program 2010 Allocation Grants – $25 million Application Due: May 18 – August 3, 2010 Eligible Entities: State Energy Offices DOE requests proposals for theState Energy Program (SEP). This formula grant program provides support to states and … Continue reading

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Governor's 2010 Sustainable University Symposium

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be hosting the Governor’s 2010 Sustainable University Symposium on Friday, August 27th at the I-Hotel and Conference Center. Please visit www.green.illinois.gov for more information.

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2010 Illinois Governor's Sustainability Awards

The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) is now accepting applications for the 2010 Governor’s Sustainability Awards. Please be sure to review the application details carefully!  We have updated the award criteria to better coincide with the variety of sustainable activities … Continue reading

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Request for Proposals on Energy Efficiency Retrofit Policies and Programs

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Environment Program has issued a call for proposals on innovative, scalable strategies for energy building stock in the U.S.  DDCF will select from pre-proposals to invite full proposals for grants that will range from $100,000 … Continue reading

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EPA Awards Small Businesses to Develop New Environmental Technologies

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded nearly $2.5 million to 11 companies to support their work in eight key environmental areas: monitoring and control of air emissions, biofuels, green buildings, drinking water monitoring, hazardous waste monitoring, water infrastructure, … Continue reading

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IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Special Issue Call for Papers "Engineering Management and Sustainability"

IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management is sponsoring a special issue on sustainable technology and engineering management research and practice. Over the past three decades, the topic of sustainability has generated considerable attention in society. Environmental and social concerns intertwined with … Continue reading

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Illinois Passes Bill to Control Mercury Pollution from Thermostats

Read the press release from the Environmental Law & Policy Center. The Illinois House and Senate have passed a new bill to control dangerous mercury pollution from an often overlooked source: mercury thermostats. While it is illegal to sell mercury … Continue reading

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Some companies greenwash in effort to clean up

Read the full story in the Chicago Tribune. These days, going green seemingly is a breeze: Pesticides, SUVs, laptops, bottled water, coal, airlines, cruise ships and dry cleaners all promise that they’re “friendly,” “gentle” and “kind to the planet.” Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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PBS Teachers STEM Education Resource Center

The PBS Teachers STEM Education Resource Center offers television and online content to help students explore new ideas and new worlds related to STEM. The site provides nearly 4,000 science, technology, engineering and math resources as well as access to … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Tackle Endocrine Disruptors in New Bill

Read the full story in Environmental Protection. U.S. Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), chair of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, along with Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.), chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior … Continue reading

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