Tag Archives: EPA

This Holiday Could Save You Money!

Don’t you hate it when something goes on sale right AFTER you buy it? Be sure you wait until October 2-4th to buy any of this stuff if you’re in or near Georgia.… Read more

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Notes from “How + Why: The Details of Sustainable Homes”

Ryan Taylor and Mike Barcik of the Southface Energy Institute are looking forward to presenting, “How + Why: The Details of Sustainable Homes” at the 2015 AIA National Convention.… Read more

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Are You Looking for the Safer Choice Label?

RTAblog_2015_0414_SaferChoiceLabelThe Safer Choice label identifies household cleaning and home products that meet stringent health and environmental safety standards. This is particularly important for children and pets.… Read more

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Counterpoint: Home Energy Efficiency is Making a Difference

RTAblog_2015_0226_plugsIn a recent MNN post, Lloyd Alter contends “having more stuff is eating up all the gains from being more efficient”. Is that true?… Read more

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Addressing Climate Change in a Changing Political Climate

RTAblog_2013_0625_CoalPowerPlantPresident Obama addressed the issue of climate change in a policy speech at George Washington University yesterday afternoon. This collection of notes is intended to provide more detail than the media coverage and responses to the President’s speech.… Read more

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What Does the Air Quality in Your House Have to do with The Masters Tournament in Augusta?

For much of America, three things arrive in April of every year. One is The Masters golf tournament and the other two can have a significant impact on your health.… Read more

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The Top Five Water Resources Issues for All Americans in 2013

RTAblog_2012_1226_FaucetThere’s a new political climate at the federal and state levels of government. With the presidential election decided, we have some direction regarding policy and budget so state governments will plan accordingly. Water is one of the issues that we … Read more

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Happy 40th Birthday to the Clean Water Act! Time for a Midlife Crisis?

RTA_blog_2012_1018_CuyahogaRiverIn June of 1969, an oil slick on Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River caught fire. A river on fire and other similar incidents caused a national awakening to water quality issues. To what end?… Read more

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Steven Hayward Speaks about “The EPA and Private Property”

haywardSteven F. Hayward was invited to speak at Hillsdale College‘s Allen P. Kirby Center about “The EPA and Private Property” on July 12th, 2012. We try to look at both sides of any issue so here’s his insight on … Read more

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White House Round Table on Energy, Environment & Conservation

White House Round TableOur own Ryan Taylor was included in a small group that met with Acting Assistant EPA Administrator Nancy Stoner and EPA Region 4 Administrator Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming for a White House advisers round table on the 26th of June, 2012.… Read more

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