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IEE P2 Center recognizes National Pollution Prevention Week

The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have designated the week of September 19, 2011 as “National P2 Week” and the Institute for Energy & the Environment (IEE) is joining the celebration.  Pollution Prevention (P2) is the reduction or elimination of solid, liquid or hazardous waste at the source…
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Lean and Green training, collaboration in Northern New Mexico

Related News The Benefits of Pollution Prevention Senior Program Manager Chris Campbell has represented the Institute for Energy & the Environment (IEE) three times in and around Farmington, NM this summer. In May, Campbell assisted in the delivery of a Lean & Green training session to 15 representatives of local manufacturers at San Juan Community…
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The Benefits of Pollution Prevention

Related News Lean and Green training, collaboration in Northern New Mexico According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans produced about 243 million tons of municipal solid waste in 2009. This is about 4.3 pounds of waste per person each day, or 30 pounds a week, of items such as paper, food scraps, yard trimmings,…
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Glowing reports of a different kind

CARLSBAD — The Presidential Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) on America’s Nuclear Future will soon visit southern New Mexico’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) as a model operation; WIPP is independently monitored for health and environmental safety by the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC) through New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy & the…
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Engineering competition marks 20th year

This year marks the 20th anniversary of New Mexico State University’s International Environmental Design Contest, created to bring innovative technologies to the marketplace. More than 5,000 students have participated in the engineering challenge focused on evolving proprietary technologies covering complex environmental challenges related to energy, water and overall sustainability. The Institute for Energy & the…
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