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Sustainability at the U.S. EPA What does sustainability mean to you? EPA student contractor Abbey Reller shares thoughts she had about sustainability while attending the launch of the book Sustainability and the U.S. EPA. Read Abbey's blog about how the book and how it is helping EPA incorporate sustainability into everything it does.
Durham's Journey to Sustainability Jing Zhang, an EPA student contractor and Science Wednesday blogger, wrote about how Durham, North Carolina is partnering with EPA and other government agencies and using the National Atlas for Sustainability to create a more sustainable community. Read Jing's blog.
EPA Awards Research Grants to Study Black Carbon EPA student contractor and blogger Katie Lubinsky contemplates black carbon-also the focus of nine Science to Achieve Results Research Grants recently award to eight universities-on her morning drive to work. Read Katie's blog about EPA grants to study black carbon.
Getting the Word Out About EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Research "Part of my job was to help ensure the study plan and a host of supporting material-from a press release to web site updates to @EPAresearch "tweets"-were ready so we could share the news," writes Dayna Gibbons. Read Dayna's blog about getting the word out about EPA's plan to study hydraulic fracturing.
Wheels of Progress Astronauts landed on the moon some 18 years before a handle and two wheels became standard fare for a big suitcase. How does this relate to EPA innovations in environmental science? To find out, read EPA science editor Aaron Ferster's blog.
Modeling Matters: See Mack Run the Half-Marathon EPA scientist and blogger Tanya Otte helped celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Agency's partnership with the Community Modeling and Analysis System (CMAS) Center with a "Modeling Matters" blog about the Community Multiscale Air Quality Modeling (CMAQ) system. Read Tanya's blog.