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2014

January 31, 2014 - EPA Partnerships Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Save Businesses Money

2013

September 26, 2013 - EPA praises Staples for renewable energy

September 24, 2013 - EPA honors Sterling Planet in Atlanta, Ga. for Green Power Leadership in the Southeast

September 24, 2013 - EPA Honors Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC in Chattanooga, Tenn. for Green Power Leadership in the Southeast

September 23, 2013 - EPA Honors 24 Organizations for Green Power Leadership

September 23, 2013 - EPA honors Microsoft Corporation and Mercer Island for their green power leadership in the Pacific Northwest

April 17, 2013 - EPA Announces U.S. Organizations Using the Most Green Power

April 17, 2013 - Green-Powered Northwest Colleges and Businesses are Reducing Pollution and Fighting Climate Change

April 17, 2013 - Penn takes top honors in EPA's Green Power Challenge

April 17, 2013 - Three Boston-area Businesses Recognized by EPA for Green Power Purchases

2012

October 1, 2012 - Two Bay Area Companies Receive U.S. EPA Energy Awards

September 24, 2012 - EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power

September 4, 2012 - Town of Wellesley Designated First Green Power Partner Community in Massachusetts

August 14, 2012 - Two Connecticut-based Companies Recognized by EPA as Top Green Power Partners

June 20, 2012 - EPA Welcomes Philadelphia as its Newest Green Power Community Partner

June 5, 2012 - Spirit Lake, Iowa, Community School District Recognized Among Top Ranking Partners in EPA's Green Power Partnership

June 5, 2012 - University of Iowa Recognized Among Top Ranking Partners in EPA's Green Power Partnership

May 3, 2012 - McDonald's Joins EPA List of Top 50 Green-Powered Organizations

April 26, 2012 - University of Pennsylvania Wins Top Honors Nationwide in EPA's Green Power Challenge

April 26, 2012 - University of Pennsylvania Wins Top Honors Nationwide in EPA's Green Power Challenge

April 23, 2012 - EPA Releases List of Top 50 Green-Powered Organizations

April 18, 2012 - Oklahoma Universities Make the Grade in EPA's Green Power Challenge

April 18, 2012 - Southwestern University Makes the Grade in EPA's Green Power Challenge

April 18, 2012 - University of Utah Ranks Third in the Nation in EPA's Green Power Challenge

March 12, 2012 - EPA and Georgian Court University (Lakewood, NJ) to Work Together to Increase Green Practices; Will Promote the Use of Refillable Water Bottles at Campus Water Fountains

February 21, 2012 - EPA Recognizes State Street, Ahold USA and Hartford Fire Insurance Company as Part of Nation's Top Green Power Partners

2011

November 17, 2011 - EPA Recognizes Staples and State Street as One of Nation's Top Green Power Partners

November 16, 2011 - EPA Honors 19 Organizations for Leadership in Clean Energy

November 16, 2011 - University of Central Oklahoma receives EPA's Green Power Leadership Award

October 25, 2011 - EPA Recognizes Carnegie Mellon as a Top Buyer of Green Power

October 25, 2011 - EPA Recognizes Maryland Panera Bread as New Green Power Partner

October 25, 2011 - EPA's newest Green Power Partner: Amerigroup's Virginia Beach National Support Center

October 25, 2011 - Hilton Moves to Top 10 on EPA's Top 50 purchasers of Green Power

October 24, 2011 - U.S. EPA adds Global Tech Giants Google, Ingram Micro as Green Power Partners

September 27, 2011 - EPA Announces Winners of First-Ever Green Power Community Challenge

September 27, 2011 - Maryland's Montco Communities Rank High in National Competition to use Green Power

September 27, 2011 - Swarthmore Ranks 3rd in National Competition to use Green Power

April 18, 2011 - EPA Recognizes Leaders in College and University Green Power Challenge

March 18, 2011 - Cities Competing to Win EPA's Green Power Community Challenge / District of Columbia and Brookville, Md. currently lead the green power charge

February 15, 2011 - Suffolk County Government Becomes Green Energy Leader; Dannon, Mohawk Papers, HSBC, Sony, Bloomberg LP and Deutsche Bank also Honored

February 1, 2011 - EPA Partners Continue Large Green Power Purchases, Santa Clara Based Intel Nearly Doubles its Green Power Usage

2010

November 2, 2010 - Starbucks Recognized as One of the Top Green Power Purchasers in the Nation

November 1, 2010 - EPA Recognizes Top Green Power Purchasers

October 20, 2010 - EPA Honors 18 Partners for Advancing Green Power Market

October 20, 2010 - EPA Recognizes BNY Mellon and Carnegie Mellon University as Leaders in Purchasing Green Power

August 30, 2010 - EPA Recognizes Connecticut as One of Nation's Top Green Power Purchasers

August 30, 2010 - EPA Recognizes Staples as One of Nation's Top Green Power Purchasers

August 11, 2010 - State of Illinois, Chicago Public Schools and Harris Make List of Top Purchasers of Green Power

August 6, 2010 - San Francisco Bay Area Municipalities Get Thumbs up from the Federal Government for Fighting Climate Change

August 2, 2010 - D.C. Makes Top 20 List of Local Government Green Power Purchasers

August 2, 2010 - EPA Announces Nation's Top 50 Green Power Organizations

April 28, 2010 - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Partners with EPA to Fight Climate Change

April 28, 2010 - Whole Foods Market Partners with EPA to Fight Climate Change

April 19, 2010 - 54 Universities Compete in EPA's Green Power Challenge

April 19, 2010 - University of Central Oklahoma Receives Green Power Partnership Individual Conference Champion Award

April 19, 2010 - University of Colorado at Boulder tops Big 12 schools in Green Power usage

April 19, 2010 - University of Denver tops Sun Belt Conference schools in Green Power usage

April 19, 2010 - University of Utah tops Mountain West schools in Green Power usage

February 1, 2010 - Ohio State U. Among Top Purchasers of Green Power

January 25, 2010 - Green Power Usage Edged Higher in 2009 among EPA Partners

January 25, 2010 - Intel Gets EPA Thumbs Up for Green Energy Use

January 25, 2010 - Lake Travis ISD Makes List of Top Green Power Purchasers

January 25, 2010 - Seattle Printing Company Gets Green Thumbs Up from EPA

January 25, 2010 - Top U.S. Renewable Electricity Purchaser Intel Fighting Climate Change, Increasing Green Power

2009

October 29, 2009 - Two Connecticut Schools Recognized by EPA for Green Power Purchases

October 28, 2009 - EPA Recognizes 17 Green Power Partners for Leadership

October 27, 2009 - DC School Tops List Using the Greenest Power

October 27, 2009 - Four Maryland Schools Using the Greenest Power

October 27, 2009 - U.S. EPA Names Two Northern California Schools as Top 20 Green Powered

October 26, 2009 - Ensworth School in Nashville, TN named to EPA Top 20 K-12 Schools Purchasing Most Green Power

October 26, 2009 - EPA Names Top 20 Green Powered Schools

October 26, 2009 - Pine Crest Preparatory School in Ft. Lauderdale, FL named to EPA Top 20 K-12 Schools Purchasing Most Green Power

October 26, 2009 - Spirit Lake, Iowa, Community School District on National List of Top 20 K-12 Schools Purchasing the Most Green Power

September 30, 2009 - U.S. EPA Names Top California Organizations Running on Their Own Green Power

September 15, 2009 - Portland Small Business Recognized by EPA for Its Green Power Efforts

September 14, 2009 - EPA Honors 17 Green Power Partners for Fighting Climate Change

September 14, 2009 - EPA to Recognize the Beaulieu Commercial in Adairsville, GA as a Green Power Partner for Leadership

July 27, 2009 - EPA Names University of Iowa as a Top 20 Organization Running on its Own Green Power

July 27, 2009 - New York County and New Jersey Company Make EPA's List of Top Green Power Users

July 18, 2009 - EPA Names Top 20 Organizations Running on Their Own Green Power

May 6, 2009 - New England Colleges and Universities Recognized in EPA Green Power Challenge

April 27, 2009 - EPA Unveils Top 50 U.S. Green Power Purchasers

April 27, 2009 - Intel Corporation, U.C. Santa Cruz, Santa Clara University winners in U.S. EPA's Green Power Partnership

April 22, 2009 - Oregon State University Gets National Recognition for Green Energy Push at Pac-10 Conference

April 22, 2009 - Penn State Celebrates Earth Day by Pushing its Green Commitment Higher

April 22, 2009 - Washington Universities Get National Recognition for Green Energy Push at Athletic Events

April 21, 2009 - Oberlin College beats North Coast Athletic Conference rivals in EPA's Green Power Challenge

April 20, 2009 - Catholic and American University Teaching 'Green' by Example - Two D.C. Universities Win EPA's Green Power Challenge

April 20, 2009 - Duquesne University Teaching 'Green' by Example - Winner of EPA's 2008-2009 Green Power Challenge

April 20, 2009 - EPA Recognizes Colleges and Universities in the Green Power Challenge

April 20, 2009 - Penn State Teaching 'Green' by Example - Winner of EPA's 2008-2009 Green Power Challenge

April 20, 2009 - St. Mary's College of Md. Teaching 'Green' by Example - Winner of EPA's 2008-2009 Green Power Challenge

April 20, 2009 - University of Pennsylvania Teaching 'Green' - Winner of EPA's 2008-2009 Green Power Challenge

March 12, 2009 - EPA Recognizes Connecticut as One of Nation's Top Green Power Purchasers

March 6, 2009 - EPA Recognizes Staples as One of Nation's Top Green Power Purchasers

February 9, 2009 - EPA's Illinois Green Power Partners Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

February 3, 2009 - EPA's Wisconsin Green Power Partners Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

2008

October 28, 2008 - Norwalk Company Charged Up as Part of “Green Power” Program

October 27, 2008 - Bellingham, Washington and Oregon State University are 2008 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

October 27, 2008 - Boulder's WhiteWave Foods a Green Power Leader

October 27, 2008 - Growing the Green Power Market: Sixteen Organizations Flex Their Green Muscles

October 27, 2008 - Park City's Powdr Resorts Cited as a Green Power Leader

October 27, 2008 - The Phillies, University of Pennsylvania and ING Recognized as Top National Green Energy Leaders

October 27, 2008 - U.S. EPA Awards Northern California Family Farm Green Power Leadership Award

October 27, 2008 - U.S. EPA Awards Two Silicon Valley Companies Green Power Partner of the Year

April 30, 2008 - Philadelphia Phillies Knock It out of the Park with Green Power

April 29, 2008 - Colby College and Southern New Hampshire University Among Top 10 in EPA’s Green Power Championship

April 29, 2008 - University of Central Oklahoma Takes Top Green Power Honors

April 28, 2008 - Eighteen Individual Colleges and Universities Recognized as Top Green Power Purchasers in their Conference - Ivy League Retains Distinction as Overall Champion Conference

April 28, 2008 - Northwest Colleges and Universities Have a Bright Idea: Green Power

April 28, 2008 - College & Universities Take Top Honors in EPA Green Power Challenge

February 11, 2008 - New England Fortune 500 Companies Recognized for Green Power Purchases

January 30, 2008 - Dallas, Houston Make List of Top Green Power Purchasers

January 29, 2008 - Five Midwest corporations make EPA'S Fortune 500 Green Power Challenge list

January 28, 2008 - 53 Fortune 500 Corporations Surpass EPA Green Power Goals
Intel Corporation Leads Nation as New No. 1 Purchaser

January 28, 2008 - Administrator Stephen Johnson on EPA’s Fortune 500 Partners
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2007

November 19, 2007 - EPA Recognizes Connecticut as One of Nation’s Top Green Power Purchasers

October 25, 2007 - Two New England-Based Companies Recognized For Going Green with Ease

October 22, 2007 - EPA Recognizes Green Power Purchasing Leaders

July 30, 2007 - EPA Recognizes Top 25 Green Power Purchasers
PepsiCo Bottlers Join List

April 30, 2007 - EPA Recognizes Largest-Ever Corporate Green Power Purchase

April 19, 2007 - EPA: Bellingham is Washington’s First Green Power Community

April 18, 2007 - Ivy League Conference Takes Top Spot in 2006-2007 Green Power Challenge

January 29, 2007 - Private Sector Tops Green Power List

 

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