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2010 Region 8 Pollution Prevention Roundtable Meeting Dates Set

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EPA Establishes Web site on BP Oil Spill

As part of the ongoing federal response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, EPA established a website to inform the public about the spill's impact on the environment and the health of nearby residents. Visit the site »


Recent Climate Change Publications

EPA Region 8 Releases Knowledge Building Series: Communicating Climate Change Fact Sheet. The fact sheet includes tips for communicating climate change. The key is to learn how to communicate this complex issue to various stakeholders in ways that are understandable and translate into action. View the fact sheet »

EPA's "Climate Change Indicators in the United States" report will help readers interpret a set of important indicators to better understand climate change. The report presents 24 indicators, each describing trends related to the causes and effects of climate change. Read more »

Dr. John P. Holdren's April 21 presentation on "Meeting the Energy-Climate Challenge" at the NAE Grand Challenges Summit is worth a look. View the presentation »


About Peaks to Prairies

EPA Region 8 States Wyoming Colorado South Dakota North Dakota Montana Utah In cooperation with EPA Region 8 states, Peaks to Prairies encourages adoption of pollution prevention practices by citizens, small businesses, and local governments. The Center offers access to current information and contacts, encourages collaboration and leveraging of resources between programs, and builds information systems to enhance information dissemination.

Current P2 Projects in Region 8

Colorado: Medication Take-Back Pilot Project

Montana: "Don't Flush - What to Do with Medications" flyer; Lead by Example Sustainable Government Program; Where to Recycle Guide for Gallatin County

North Dakota: Pollution Prevention Program - Electronic Waste Recycling and Disposal Services Program; Take the Stairs Campaign

South Dakota: Hazardous Waste Program

Utah: Mercury and CFL Fact Sheet; UH2 - Utah Healthy Hospitals Initiative

Wyoming: P2 Site Visits; Voluntary Self-Audits

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Recently Added Links and Information
P2 Bookmark: Green Cleaning Pollution Prevention Calculator    P2 Bookmark: EPA ToxRefDB Program
P2 Bookmark: Building Energy Software Tools Directory    Success Story: Glass recycling in Livingston, MT


West River Wind Power Workshop - June 9, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, Spearfish, South Dakota

NPPR Lean and P2 Workgroup - Third Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. MT

National Environmental Training Calendar

RCC Web Academy: Recycling and Solid Waste Management Educational Series - 2010 - Third Thursday of the month through October from 11:00am–12:30pm Mountain time

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