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Robins AFB water some of best in state

A recent Department of Defense report reveals Robins Air Force Base’s drinking water is safe.Not only is the drinking water supply safe, according to Robins AFB bioenvironmental experts, the drinking water here is some of the best in Georgia.

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Robins AFB water some of best in state
CRDAMC awarded top honor for leadership in health care sustainability

Center commander, Col. David R. Gibson, and Capt. Kandice Reyes, chief, Environmental Health, were recently in San Diego to accept an environmental excellence award from Practice Greenhealth during the organization's CleanMed 2018 award gala, held May 9.

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CRDAMC awarded top honor for leadership in health care sustainability
Camp Zama gets ready for summer with Safety Day, Health Fair

Community members attended the annual Summer Safety Day and Health Fair held May 10 at Camp Zama Community Club. 

 

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Camp Zama gets ready for summer with Safety Day, Health Fair
Earth Day at Dugway: planting native grasses to counter invaders

Program manager and biologist at Dugway Proving Ground for the Natural Resource Office (NRO), Knight has no love for Cheatgrass. The plains and rolling hills of the West and Midwest that once fed bison, elk, deer, birds, rodents and insects an incredible variety of wild grasses, grains and succulents were overtaken by Cheatgrass, Tumbleweeds and other overseas intruders early in the 20th century.

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Earth Day at Dugway: planting native grasses to counter invaders
Van Voorhis students celebrate Earth/Arbor Day with tree planting

Children circled around a square piece of plywood on the ground, lining up according to where their teachers directed them. Nearby sat a small tree spade with an eastern redbud cupped in its conic blades.

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Van Voorhis students celebrate Earth/Arbor Day with tree planting
DoD Announces Winners of the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards

The Defense Department is honoring nine winners with the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards for exceptional environmental achievements and innovative, cost-effective environmental practices.

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DoD Announces Winners of the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards
National Guard takes top honors in DoD environmental awards

The Air Force is working closely with leading academic researchers to solve a global challenge: cleaning groundwater contaminated with Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoic Acid, known as PFOS and PFOA.

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National Guard takes top honors in DoD environmental awards
Army researchers plug into Energy Innovation Summit

 A team of researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Energy and Power Division participated in the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy Summit March 13-15 at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Army researchers plug into Energy Innovation Summit
Streamlining Environmental Permitting and Agency Approvals for Infrastructure Projects

There are several initiatives to reduce processing time for permits and approvals while ensuring a thorough environmental review.  These include implementation of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) and of Executive Order 13807 titled "Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure Projects."  A new DENIX site is now available on these developments with links to more detailed information.

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Streamlining Environmental Permitting and Agency Approvals for Infrastructure Projects