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Sustainability

Lawmakers urging GSA to abandon LEED

WASHINGTON — Fifty-six House lawmakers are pressing the General Services Administration (GSA) to stop using the U.S. Green Building Council''s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) to grade how green its buildings are.
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EPA partners with NASCAR

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) have teamed up to promote green initiatives and sustainability.
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Hospital and clinic earn national awards

HUDSON, WI — Hudson Hospital and Clinics has been recognized by Practice Greenhealth, the national membership organization for healthcare facilities committed to environmentally responsible operations, with two environmental awards.
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Tracking trash

CHICAGO — A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) wanted to find out how much trash Americans toss out each day and where it all goes.
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New project touts green practices

TRENTON, NJ — The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in concert with several other state and federal agencies, is launching a program designed to assist New Jersey hotel owners and operators increase energy efficiency and cost savings through the utilization of green practices.
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