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2013 P3 Phase 2 Winners Announced
On June 19, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced seven university and college teams received the coveted P3 Award for their innovative solutions to some of today's toughest public health and environmental challenges.
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More than 3.5 Gigawatt Hours Saved Through Lucid Designs Energy Competitions
Lucid Designs, a company established by Oberlin College P3 Expo winners in 2004, conducts annual College Campus and K-12 School energy conservation competitions using their Building Dashboard energy monitoring and display technology.
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EPA Awards Almost $700,000 to Student Teams in Sustainable Technology Competition
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded grants to 45 college teams in phase I of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) annual student design competition. Each grant, totaling up to $15,000 per team, for an overall amount of $675,000, is applied toward designing and developing sustainable technologies to help protect people’s health and the environment while promoting economic development.
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High School student wins EPA sustainability award
Thabit Pulak, a sophomore at Richardson High School in Richardson, Texas, was named the recipient of EPA’s Patrick Hurd Sustainability Award for his Home-Based Arsenic Bio-Sand Water Filter science fair project. Thabit competed in this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The award enables the winning student and a chaperone to participate in and display the student's project at EPA's National Sustainable Design Expo featuring the P3: People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) Student Design Competition for Sustainability in 2013. (CFDA: 66.509)
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Crikey! Toss another shrimp on the barby! They're yabberin' about P3 down under!
Energy Matters is one of Australia's largest companies solely dedicated to renewable energy.  They are one of the leading installers and providers of solar power/renewable energy systems  to private homes, businesses and schools.
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EPA Awards More Than $1 Million to College Teams for Innovative Environmental Solutions
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded more than $1 million in grants to 15 university and college teams from across the country who participated in the 8th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for their innovative environmental solutions.
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EPA Awards Grants for Students to Design Sustainable Technologies to Help Environment and Economy
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded 45 grants to teams of college and university students across the country who will design creative solutions to sustainability challenges in the developed and developing world.
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EPA Awards P3 Grants to College Teams for Environmental Innovation / Students develop technological and scientific solutions that protect the planet and create jobs
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded grants today to six college teams across the country who participated in the 7th annual EPA People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) award competition held at the National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
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EPA's Sustainable Design Expo Demonstrates the Ingenuity of Our Next Generation of Scientists and Engineers
Earth Day Weekend 2011 brought the 7th Annual Sustainable Design Expo to the Washington DC Mall where 55 College teams competed for P3 2nd Phase follow-on grants to help bring their new ideas to the marketplace.
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Planet Forward!
Sponsored by the George Washington School of Journalism, planetforward.org is a platform for sharing innovation ideas. The editors have posted a blog this week about the P3 Program and one of the 2011 P3 Phase I team videos (University of Nebraska) is featured as a editor's pick of the week.
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Students Annette Sparks (left) and Carmen Young wield shovels during a work day to prepare the NC AT site for a rain garden. A P3 Award winning student team at NC A&T has used a permaculture project to solve a rain runoff problem on campus
Permaculture is one way to respect Rain water runoff as a resource. It regards landscapes both aesthetically and practically, as places to harbor plants, wildlife and to filter and pretreat runoff.
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EPA Awards Grants for Students to Design Sustainable Technologies to Help Environment and Economy
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded 55 grants to teams of college and university students across the country who will design creative solutions to sustainability challenges in the developed and developing world.
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Audio/Video News

Iowa Magazine: Foresight (Big Ten Network ) (QuickTime Video, 5:48, 115 MB)

Biomethane for Transportation (ABC Good Morning America) (QuickTime Video, 1:54, 32.6 MB | Windows Media Player Video, 1:54, 11.6 M | Podcast, 1:54, 11.9 MB)

Biomethane for Transportation (Energy Rush) (QuickTime Video, 2:07, 40.6 MB | Windows Media Player Video, 2:07, 12.8 MB | Podcast, 2:07, 31.1 MB)

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AAAS Showcases Green Innovation and Education in the Shadow of the Washington Monument
(Washington, DC - May 12, 2010) AAAS showcased its commitment to green education at the 2010 National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as thousands of attendees celebrated the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. [Read More]

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Contact

This contact information is for media only. If you are a member of the media and would like additional information about the P3 event, please contact:

Mary Wigginton (wigginton.mary@epa.gov)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20046
Phone: 703-347-8076
E-mail: wigginton.mary@epa.gov

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