EPA: Selects University of Wisconsin-Madison to receive $411,963 in Pollution Prevention funding
MADISON, Wis.(September 24, 2020) – Today, during Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the selection of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) to receive a $411,963 P2 Grant to promote pollution prevention in the food and beverage manufacturing sector. P2 means reducing or eliminating pollutants from entering any waste stream or otherwise being released into the environment prior to recycling, treatment, or disposal.

“The EPA’s pollution prevention grants provide businesses with more incentives and opportunities to reduce waste and save money. It’s much cheaper to prevent pollution than to clean it up, and continuing to work together with our partners across Wisconsin will ensure we’re successful in what is a primary objective of this agency under the Trump administration, ” said EPA Region 5 Administrator Kurt Thiede.  “These grants can also align with our ongoing efforts to engage with industry through our Smart Sectors initiative and the EnergyStar program.”...
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Ken Notes: RE: "eliminating pollutants from entering any waste stream or otherwise being released into the environment prior to recycling, treatment, or disposal." Please remember CAFO`s use fresh water to liquefy their waste and and then pump it miles away from the source where it enters the watersheds...



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