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Pollution Prevention Week Day 5
Cheers, Montana! Montana Department of Environmental Equality has partnered with Montana Resources Efficiency Program (MREP) to help businesses function at peak performance by minimizing energy and water consumption, reducing pollution and maximizing productivity.
Pollution Prevention Week Day 4
During the creation of the Wyoming Voluntary Remediation Program, the Wyoming Legislature recognized the need for facility owners and operators to do everything possible to prevent contaminants from being released to the environment. As a result, in order to encourage pollution prevention activities, the Legislature added the requirement that facilities must implement […]
Pollution Prevention Week: Day 3
During Pollution Prevention Week we urge you to continue to spread the word: think of ways to prevent pollution in your world, innovate, and do it the green way from the beginning! That’s the key to saving resources and moving toward sustainability. Visit Utah Department of Environmental Quality’s website for […]
Pollution Prevent Week Day 2
The Montana State University (MSU) is dedicated to helping the state’s small businesses and local governments use progressive, integrated pollution prevention (P2) strategies to increase productivity, while safe guarding our air, water, land and other natural resources. Learn more about MSUs P2 Program Here
Pollution Prevention Week! Day 1
Pollution prevention (P2) is any practice that reduces, eliminates, or prevents pollution at its source. P2, also known as “source reduction,” is the ounce-of-prevention approach to waste management. Reducing the amount of pollution produced means less waste to control, treat, or dispose of. Less pollution means less hazards posed to […]
Shrink at least 4 national monuments and modify a half-dozen others, Zinke tells Trump
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Trump modify 10 national monuments created by his immediate predecessors, including shrinking the boundaries of at least four western sites, according to a copy of the report obtained by The Washington Post.
The unprecedented drought that’s crippling Montana and North Dakota
While much of the country’s attention in recent weeks has been on the hurricanes striking southern Texas and the Caribbean, a so-called “flash drought”, an unpredictable, sudden event brought on by sustained high temperatures and little rain, has seized a swathe of the country and left farmers with little remedy. […]
WHILE TRUMP KEEPS MONUMENT PLAN SECRET, PROPONENTS TOUT THEIR ECONOMIC BENEFITS
The argument that National Monuments impede economic growth doesn’t hold water, say an economist and conservationists. With 98% of public comments in favor of leaving monuments just the way they are, many think the Trump administration is going to make changes to allow more energy and timber development.
Potent Mix of Record Heat and Dryness Fuels Wildfires Across the West
Wildfires burned across hundreds of thousands of acres in the American and Canadian West this week, fueled by scorching temperatures that are breaking heat and fire records across the region.
Are Hazardous Vapors Seeping Into Your Basement?
The implicated contaminants — most notoriously chlorinated solvents, such as TCE and tetrachloroethylene (known as perc), as well as benzene — can migrate through soil and groundwater from where they have seeped into the earth from a leak or a spill. Common sources include dry cleaners, gas stations, auto repair shops, military bases and industrial sites, […]
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