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PPRC's monthly news bulletin "What's New in P2?" has been published for over seven years. News items are frequently added to this page, and old stories are removed from the page after several weeks, or the event has been held, respectively. PPRC is pleased to make news headlines available in RSS .

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EPA Launches a Voluntary Program to Reduce Pesticide Drift
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of verified, safer pesticide spray products to reduce exposure and pesticide movement while saving farmers money in pesti
yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/7F55633C82CD009285257D78005B932E

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Utilities must innovate or go extinct
The threat to utilities goes far beyond solar panels and demands a response far more substantial than rate-tweaking. Sooner or later, there must be a wholesale rethinking of the utility business model. And if utilities are smart, they'll do it sooner.
grist.org/climate-energy/rooftop-solar-is-just-the-beginning-utilities-must-inno
vate-or-go-extinct/


The chemicals in my couch are disrupting my WHAT?
Umbra, with Grist, breaks down your options for avoiding potentially harmful flame retardants in your home
grist.org/living/the-chemicals-in-my-couch-are-disrupting-my-what/?

BJ's Wholesale Club to measure food donation success
BJ's Wholesale Club plans to develop new benchmarks to measure progress from its food donation program BJ's Feeding Communities as well as utilize EPA's tools to enhance its environmental programs and minimize its environmental footprint.
yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/83E347A184FFE13985257D5B00655A09

 

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