News & Events

July 3, 2018

Maryland Clean Energy Summit

Each year the Maryland Clean Energy Center recognizes individuals who have done outstanding work to advance clean energy and energy efficiency in Maryland. These awards celebrate leadership, partnership, advocacy, investment and overall championship of the sector. MCEC is now accepting 2018 awards nominations and scholarship applications!

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June 15, 2018

Chesapeake Bay Report Card

For the first time in the 33 years that scientists have assessed the health of the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary showed improvement in every region, a likely sign that a massive federal cleanup plan is working.

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June 14, 2018

EPA Recognizes UMD for Leading Green Power Use

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranked the University of Maryland No. 14 on the Top 30 College & University list of the largest green power users. UMD is using more than 96 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet 34 percent of the university’s electricity use. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that the University of Maryland ranked No. 14 on the Top 30 College & University list of the largest green power users. UMD is using more than 96 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet 34 percent of the university’s electricity use.

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June 13, 2018

Sustainability Seven: Joanna Goger, ENSP Senior Lecturer & Sustainability Studies Minor Co-Director

Joanna Goger has been lecturing on Environmental Science and Policy for almost a decade. She was a lead facilitator at the Sustainability Fellows Workshop and helped UMD’s Sustainability Minor blossom. Goger is this week’s Sustainability Seven not only because of her passion for the environment but also for the work she’s done to spread sustainable knowledge to countless undergraduate students.

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