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U.S. and Canada Sign New Agreement to Address Building Energy Efficiency

July 23, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the signing of a new Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). The agreement recommits the two agencies […]

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EPA Seeks Input on Drinking Water Contaminants for Potential Regulation

July 13, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced Draft Contaminant Candidate List 5 (CCL 5), which provides the latest list of drinking water contaminants that are known or anticipated to […]

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EPA Names the 2021 Top Cities for ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

June 17, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its annual “Top Cities” list, spotlighting the cities with the largest number of ENERGY STAR certified commercial and multifamily buildings last year. […]

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WaterSense Helps Consumers Save 5.3 Trillion Gallons of Water in 15 Years

June 17, 2021
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Over the last 15 years, consumers and businesses have saved 5.3 trillion gallons of water, or the amount of water used by all U.S. households for 200 days, by selecting […]

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AWWA Testifies on Importance of Science, Source Water Protection at PFAS Hearing

June 10, 2021
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During testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) stated that federal per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) regulation should be grounded in science and […]

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New ENERGY STAR Standards Increase Efficiency of Heat Pump Water Heaters

May 25, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced advancements in the ENERGY STAR program that will help set the stage for an economy-wide transition to the types of technology that […]

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Winners of Challenge Seeking Ways to Destroy PFAS in Firefighting Foam Are Announced

May 18, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the winners of the Innovative Ways to Destroy PFAS Challenge, a partnership between federal and state agencies focused on identifying ways to destroy […]

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EPA and Partners Launch Challenge to Develop Low-Cost Water Sensors that Detect Toxicity

May 5, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and partners have launched the Water Toxicity Sensor Challenge. The challenge calls on innovators to develop a sensor that can identify whether there are chemical […]

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WaterSense Challenges Homeowners to Take 10 Minutes to Find and Fix a Leak This Week

March 15, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program and its partners are encouraging all Americans to participate in the 13th annual Fix a Leak Week, March 15 through 22, by […]

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EPA Approves ICC-ES to Certify Soil Moisture-Based Irrigation Controllers

February 22, 2021
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has transitionally approved and licensed ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) to certify soil moisture-based irrigation controllers—also known as soil moisture sensors or SMSs—to earn the […]

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