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March 6, 2013
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News for Environmental Engineers, Scientists, and Other Professionals

  Regulatory Update 
  • The big issues facing the next EPA chief
    The Environmental Protection Agency has numerous pollution-related concerns awaiting action as part of enforcing the Clean Air Act, writes Brad Plumer. Utility-based carbon dioxide emissions, drilling-based methane emissions and EPA rules postponed during the past four years will all need to be addressed by nominee Gina McCarthy, Plumer writes. The Washington Post/Wonkblog (3/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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How Much Do You Really Need to Make? The Answer May Shock You
Rather than focus on what you can afford to pull out of the business to cover your living expenses, you need to focus on how much you need to earn at your business in order to afford the lifestyle you want to have. This is where the Personal Earnings Goal, or PEG, comes into play. Learn how to calculate your PEG and find out how much you really need to make.

  Sustainability 
  • Demolition firms explore sustainable solid-waste management
    Industrial demolition companies are looking to be more sustainable, including the proper reuse and recycling of solid waste such as scrap metal, writes J.D. Elder, president of Elder Demolition. Elder takes on myths about scrap metal recycling and lists its environmental benefits, including LEED credits and savings on resource and landfill use. WasteRecyclingNews.com/Guest Blog (3/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
  • Sustainability: Stop taking the easy way out
    It's time for CSR pros to stop picking "low-hanging fruit" and to start aiming for systemic solutions to sustainability problems, says Helen Clarkson, director of Forum for the Future US. "I think a lot of time has been wasted going after easy stuff, which doesn't have much impact, whereas we all need to push much more aggressively on the hard stuff," she says. GreenBiz.com (2/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Every time you spend money, you're casting a vote for the kind of world you want."
--Anna Lappé,
American writer, speaker and activist


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