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Category Archive: United States

Mar 20

Benefits of the New EPA Vehicle Emission Standards

On March 3, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it plans to enact a new rule that will impose stricter vehicle emission standards, in an effort to reduce air pollution from cars and trucks. The rule has been dubbed Tier 3, and will go into effect on January, 2017. The EPA hopes that the …

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Dec 31

Oil Independence and Domestic Resources

Energy independence is always a popular political topic. Much of the United States’ fear about energy dependence is derived from past oil crises in the 1960s and 1970s. The images of never-ending lines at gas stations remained burned into many people’s memory. It’s important to remember that the petroleum industry is a highly complex, globally …

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Dec 11

Infographic: How Green Is Your Campus?

This infographic takes a look at the 10 greenest college campuses in the United States based on educational opportunities, waste reduction, renewable energy, facilities and vehicles and other programs. Source: BestCollegeReviews.org

Sep 11

Should the United States Emulate China’s Clean Water Program?

Many people in China are starting to develop health problems because of the amount of pollution in the country. Earlier this week, government officials announced that they needed to shut down many schools because children were starting to develop nosebleeds due to air pollution. Pollution has also deterred many tourists from visiting the country. The …

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Jul 05

Top Eco Friendly US Cities to Buy a Home

If you’re concerned with the environment, you know that the place you call home must also take environmental sustainability very seriously. Living in a city with an extensive carbon footprint can make you feel like all of your efforts aren’t making any difference. You also won’t see the results of all your work as clearly. …

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