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Putting Infection Control Into Practice

Healthcare workers are, like patients, subject to illness from a variety of airborne pathogens common to hospital settings. This risk increases during construction and renovation, as these endeavors release dust as well as disease-inducing microbes into the surrounding environment. Hospitals … Continue reading

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Industry Makes Green While Going Green

EPA Works with Business and Manufacturing Sectors Major manufacturing and business sectors are improving environmental performance to cut waste, improve economic competitiveness and gain other important benefits. Steel recycling in the United States reached an all-time high in 2005. Chemical … Continue reading

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Beyond Compliance – EPA Performance Track Program

About 8 years ago, EPA began its Performance Track Program (PTP). This program is an effective way for facilities to demonstrate a strong commitment to protecting the natural environment. Facilities in this program receive benefits in exchange for having a … Continue reading

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What’s Coming Down the Regulatory Pike?

EPA’s semi-annual regulatory summary can help ensure you are aware of the issues that impact your facility. Recently, they’ve posted the Fall 2007 reports on-line. They are available in document format as well as a new searchable format (web-site links … Continue reading

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State Specific News – December 2007

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. New Jersey: Air Pollution Control Proposal: NJ DEP proposed amendments … Continue reading

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