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    The Partnership for Sustainable Communities recently was unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Department of Transportation.

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    Technologies to reclaim mercury from used lamps and bulbs and safely recycle them were first developed in the United States in 1989 to help minimize human exposure to the toxic material.

  • Draft Specification Addresses Urinals

    The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a draft specification for high-efficiency-flushing urinals.

  • Correspondence: May/June 2009

    Readers respond to articles in previous issues of eco-structure.

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    Crypton’s Disinfectant and Deodorizer is approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to disinfect Crypton Super Fabric—a fabric that resists spills, stains, odors, mold, mildew and bacteria—creating an engineered system of total disinfection.

  • Waterkeeper Alliance Affects All

    Steve Fleischli, president of the Irvington, N.Y.-based Waterkeeper Alliance, shares the organization's history, accomplishments and goals.

  • Company Complies with Standards

    Sierrapine, Roseville, Calif., has announced plans for full compliance with the Washington, D.C.- based U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s MaximumAchievable Control Technology standards for hazardous air pollutants for composite-wood-products manufacturing facilities.

  • A House Maximizes Energy Efficiency

    Passive systems create a comfortable environment for the residents of a home in Durham, N.C.

  • WaterSense Identifies Efficient Products

    A FINAL SPECIFICATION FOR BATHROOM SINK FAUCETS from the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program provides customers with a way to identify high-performance, water-efficient products for their homes.

  • GE Seeks EPA Approval for Green Refrigerant

    Technology widely used in refrigerators abroad is said to help lower greenhouse gas emissions.