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May 23, 2017

UMD alum wins Waste 360 award

UMD alumnus Jason Gates was presented with a Waste360 40 Under 40 Award for the tech innovations his startup Compology have brought to the waste industry.

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May 15, 2017

Green Office Video

Staff members at University of Maryland share their experiences being a part of the Green Office Program, started in 2011 by the Office of Sustainability.

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May 8, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Report Card

For a second-straight year, the Chesapeake Bay posted a passing grade and one of its highest-ever scores in an evaluation state environmental scientists have conducted for the past three decades.

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May 8, 2017

Gov. Hogan Signs into Law $7.5M Maryland Energy Innovation Institute at UMD

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently announced a bill authorizing $7.5 million in funding to create the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute (MEI2) at the University of Maryland (UMD), an initiative that will catalyze clean energy research programs at academic institutions in the state and attract and develop private investment in clean energy innovation and commercialization. The institute will bolster economic jobs in the clean energy industry sector in Maryland, and also promote the deployment of clean energy technology throughout the state.

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May 2, 2017

UMD Students Win 2nd Place in National EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

For the third consecutive year, a University of Maryland team has taken high honors in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) fifth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge in which college teams collaborate to design an innovative green infrastructure project for their respective campus. More than 60 student teams from 30 states submitted innovative green infrastructure designs for this latest competition.

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