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Ban The Phone Books; Who Needs Them?

  EAST NORTHPORT, NY – Do own or operate an environmentally friendly website or service? Are you pushing or advocating for a greener Earth? If so, you can support our website by making Yellow Pages Goes Green your official partner by adding a link to our environmentally friendly alternative to Yellow and White Pages directories while suggesting your users and visitors stop using traditional phone book companies and start using Yellow Pages Goes Green.   Our Yellow Pages alternative is fast, free and continually updated hosting over 27.5 million commercial business listings and over 250 million White Pages people pages. That’s a lot of information and it is changing and being updated and improved every day. Unlike print phone book which are continually being reprinted to keep the up to date, Yellow Pages Goes Green saves all this waste and is a digital only service.   Users can find all of the information they need through this single source, while helping promote the environment and helping us advocate for the discontinuation of print telephone directories. Yes and you can help by suggesting your users and visitors to cease using traditional players; those who still print paper directories and distribute them to homes and businesses who for the most part, do not even want them.   For some ideas on how you can recommend us on your website, blog, or other Internet site please click here for images and links. If you have other ideas on how you can team up

Lincoln County Sanitation District in Kentucky Recognized by EPA for Excellence and Innovation in Clean Water Infrastructure

  ATLANTA – On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the Junction City to Hustonville sewer project in Lincoln County, Kentucky. as one of 30 clean water infrastructure projects for excellence and innovation within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program. Honored projects include large wastewater infrastructure projects to small decentralized and agriculture projects.   “The Clean Water State Revolving Fund plays an integral role in advancing the President’s infrastructure agenda, providing communities with low-interest loans so that they can modernize aging infrastructure, create good jobs, and better protect public health and the environment,” said EPA Office of Water Assistant Administrator Dave Ross. “The scale and complexity of the 2018 PISCES recognized projects represent the determination, coordination, and creativity our partners put forth to achieve their water quality goals.”    “The Clean Water State Revolving Fund is an extremely important source of funding to ensure communities in the southeast have access to clean, safe drinking water and the infrastructure necessary to support local needs,” said EPA Region 4 Administrator Trey Glenn.   The Lincoln County Sanitation District constructed a sanitary sewage system for 535 residential and 50 commercial customers that previously did not have sewer service. The new collection system was a critical upgrade because it replaced 223 failing septic tanks, 101 straight pipes, and two package treatment plants that previously discharged raw sewage. The new conveyance system was made possible through the collaboration of many supporting partners including the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority CWSR,

EPA Invites Projects in California, Arizona to Apply for WIFIA Water Infrastructure Loans

Loans will help make critical investments in communities to improve water quality for 22 million Americans   LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting 12 projects in California and one project in Arizona to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. A total of 39 projects have been invited to apply nationwide.   “Through WIFIA, EPA is playing an integral role in President Trump’s efforts to improve and upgrade our nation’s water infrastructure and ensure all Americans have access to clean and safe water,” said EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “This year, EPA will help finance over $10 billion in water infrastructure investments that will create up to 155,000 jobs, upgrade aging infrastructure, reduce lead exposure, and improve the lives of millions of Americans across the country.”   EPA’s WIFIA loans will allow large and small communities across the country to implement projects to address two national water priorities – providing for clean and safe drinking water, including reducing exposure to lead and other contaminants, and addressing aging water infrastructure.   EPA received 62 letters of interest from both public and private entities in response to the 2018 WIFIA Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). After a robust, statutorily required review process, the WIFIA Selection Committee chose the following 13 prospective borrowers’ projects to submit applications for loans in EPA’s Pacific Southwest Region:   City of Phoenix; Water Main Replacement Program; $49 million (Arizona) San Mateo-Foster City Public Financing Authority; San Mateo Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and

Yellow Pages Goes Green® Announces Yearly Environmental Scholarships

  Environmental telephone publisher announces $1,500 annual scholarships to graduating high school seniors whose career path is related to environmental science.   EAST NORTHPORT, NEW YORK, USA — Yellow Pages Goes Green®, an environmentally friendly telephone directory is offering $1,500 College scholarships, one per year, to distinguished graduating high school seniors whose career path is slated to take them into any field related to environmental preservation and environmental sciences. The goal of this scholarship is to encourage youth to pursue careers which impact Earth.   Those applying for the scholarships must adhere to criteria listed on the official scholarship page at https://www.yellowpagesgoesgreen.org/scholarship.php   “The environment has sustained countless years of abuse at the hands of corporations and the only way to combat the damage is through supporting the next wave of environmental engineers, scientists, and preservationists, and that’s why we have instituted this scholarship contest which will offer yearly scholarships. We ask that those who have resources to spread our scholarship information to schools and financial aid departments help by doing just that” said Yellow Pages Goes Green® Founder and CEO Michael Keegan.   Yellow Pages Goes Green® Yellow Pages Goes Green ® (Yellow Pages Directory Inc.) provides an environmentally friendly search engine and directory vigorously supporting the green movement, promotes awareness and helps consumers easily opt-out of printed yellow pages delivery while providing a simple, effective, online alternative to print. For more information please visit https://www.yellowpagesgoesgreen.org/

EPA’s SmartWay Honors Freight Carriers for Exceptional Supply Chain Efficiency

  WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is honoring 40 truck carriers as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards at the 2018 American Trucking Associations Annual Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas. Awardees represent the top performing, environmentally-responsible SmartWay carriers that move more goods more miles with lower emissions and less energy. Today’s awardees demonstrate how businesses in this crucial economic sector can save on fuel costs, shrink their emissions footprints and contribute to healthier air in the communities they serve.   “Today, EPA is honoring top-performing SmartWay Carrier Partners with this year’s 2018 SmartWay Excellence Award for their leadership in moving more goods with less fuel,” said EPA Office of Air and Radiation Assistant Administrator Bill Wehrum. “These companies inspire others in the freight sector to invest in innovative technologies and business practices that save fuel, cut costs and protect the environment.”   The 2018 SmartWay Freight Carrier Excellence Award recipients are:   ABF Freight System, Inc. Arlo G Lott Trucking Inc C.A.T. Inc. C.R. England, Inc. Cliff Viessman, Inc. Contract Transportation Systems, Co. (Sherwin Williams) CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. CRST Expedited, Inc. Doug Andrus Distributing LLC Duncan and Son Lines, Inc. Eagle Transport Corporation Grammer Industries, Inc. Halvor Lines, Inc. Hirschbach Motor Lines Hub Group J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. K & S Carriers, LLC Knight Transportation, Inc. Logistics Trans West Inc. – Logistiques Trans West Inc. Meijer Logistics LLC Navajo Express, Inc. New World Van Lines NFI Industries Old

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