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EPA Launches Online Green Sports Resource Directory - The EPA unveiled a new online directory to help teams, venues, and leagues save money and reduce carbon pollution through increased energy efficiency.
AH&LA Honors Hotels with Stars of the Industry Awards - This year the AH&LA recognized three facilities for their eco-friendly practices as part of the "Good Earthkeeping awards".
State of Wisconsin "Green Tier Program" Endorses e-Par USA Environmental Program for Golf - Wisconsin's Green Tier program accepts the e-Par EMS as functionally equivalent to the ISO 14001 standard for golf facilities, as part of their recognition program.
Green Casino: How One Tribe Cut Its Energy Costs by 18% - Myla Kelly, Peaks to Prairies P2Rx Center for EPA Region 8, interviews Josh Simmons, environmental director with the Chumash Tribe about the steps taken to green its casino and properties.
New Project Touts Green Practices & Cost Savings for New Jersey Hotels - NJ DEP launches its Garden State Green Hotel Project to assist New Jersey hotel owners and operators increase energy efficiency and cost savings through the utilization of green practices.
Verdanza Hotel Becomes First Hotel in Puerto Rico to Install EV Charging Station - Kudos to the Verdanza Hotel for installing a charging station for electric vehicles as part of their commitment to promoting sustainable practices.
Courtyard by Marriott & Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH Join EPA WasteWise Program - Congratulations to the Courtyard by Marriott & Grappone Conference Center for becoming the first active WasteWise hospitality partner in New Hampshire.
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