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Jul 11 2013 Topics: Academics/Students, EPA | Comments

EPA’s 2013 TRI University Challenge Partners Announced

In Spring 2013, the TRI Program challenged the academic community to find innovative and creative uses of TRI data and related information to promote more informed decision-making and action on the part of communities, manufacturers, and government. 2013 Challenge Results EPA received 17  applications in response to the 2013 Challenge and announced 8 academic partners for the […]

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Mar 18 2013 Topics: Academics/Students, Webinar | Comments

TRI University Challenge Informational Webinars Announced for April

Informational Webinars Interested parties should join the TRI University Challenge staff and other TRI experts for one of two upcoming informational webinars that will allow applicants to learn more about the Challenge and ask questions about getting involved. Tuesday, April 9 at 2:00 p.m. EST – register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/190436866 Wednesday, April 17 at 2:00 p.m. EST […]

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Applications now being accepted for TRI University Challenge

We’re excited to announce that we’re now accepting applications for the TRI University Challenge! EPA is challenging the academic community to find creative ways to use TRI data to promote more informed decision-making and action on the part of communities, manufacturers, and government. As a TRI stakeholder, we know that you understand the importance of increased […]

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Oct 18 2012 Topics: Academics/Students | Comments

“Tox-Town”- Interactive Website for Possible Toxics in Your Community

Check Out Tox Town: A Great Resource for Educating Children About Chemicals An introduction to toxic chemicals and environmental health risks you might encounter in everyday life, in everyday places. Created by the National Library of Medicine to introduce middle school, high school, and college students to toxic chemicals in their everyday environment, Tox Town […]

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Jul 11 2012 Topics: Academics/Students | Comments

US EPA’s Extramural Research on TRI and Pollution Prevention

US EPA supports leading edge extramural research in exposure, effects, risk assessment, and risk management through competitions for STAR grants, fellowships, and research contracts under the Small Business Innovative Research Program.  Several of these grants have focused on using TRI data and other information for pollution prevention purposes.   Please click the link below for […]

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Jun 13 2012 Topics: Academics/Students | Comments

TRI University Engagement-George Washington University Spotlight

http://columbian.gwu.edu/newsevents/articles/students-collaborate-with-epa-on-urban-sustainability-solutions Students Collaborate with EPA on Urban Sustainability Solutions June 2012 As part of their capstone project, graduate students in Professor Henry Teng’s Environmental Resource Policy Program took on a new role: consultants to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop strategies for addressing the health risks associated with contamination of the soil, water, and air in urban […]

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Jun 08 2011 Topics: Academics/Students, Trainings | Comments

Two New Toxics Curricula Available

Two curricula centered around data from the Toxic Release Inventory are now available. One is a youth curriculum developed by FrontRange Earth Force and EPA Region 8; while the other is developed for MBAs. Both of these projects may be familiar to people who have attended recent TRI National Training Conferences. The youth curriculum aims […]

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