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Energy and Environment News

​University, Community Partnership to Support Green Building Technologies

07/06/15 – An Ohio State faculty member has received a university grant to help educate people about how green technologies can reduce home energy consumption and improve indoor environmental quality. Read more.

Center based at Ohio State helping Ohio battle persistent water quality issues

06/26/15 – When summer arrives in Ohio, public and private conversations about water quality—or lack thereof—are not far behind. This summer is no different, with recent media coverage focusing on algal blooms in several prominent Ohio lakes and high nitrate levels in drinking water. Read more.

​Buckeye Current rallies to compete in 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb – June 28

06/26/15 – Buckeye Current, Ohio State’s student electric motorcycle team, will compete in the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Sunday, June 28. Read more.

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  • July 09, 2015

    Release of 2015 forecast for Lake Erie Harmful Algal Blooms

    The Ohio State University’s Sea Grant Program and Stone Laboratory will host a media briefing to announce NOAA’s 2015 Harmful Algal Bloom Forecast for Lake Erie, 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 9. The media event will be followed by a public webinar explaining NOAA’s 2015 Seasonal Forecast of Harmful Algal Blooms for Lake Erie; the recommendations of the Annex 4 panel of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA); and both Board of Regents and Ohio State University’s Field to Faucet Initiatives. Read more.

  • July 15, 2015

    EPN Breakfast Club: Using Sustainability and Energy Efficiency to Help Customers and the Community

    The July EPN Breakfast will feature Columbia Gas, presenting “Using Sustainability and Energy Efficiency to Help Customers and the Community.” Networking and coffee will begin at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 15, at Columbia Gas of Ohio- A NiSource Company. Read more.

  • July 30, 2015

    Workshop for Researchers: GIS for the Rest of Us

    A team of instructors will provide an overview of both Google and Esri platforms and showcase examples of how GIS can be used for research and education. This 1-day workshop is designed for university researchers from all disciplines, community members and all educators. Thursday, July 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thompson Library. This program is offered through a partnership among the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, University Libraries and the Department of Geography. Early registration is strongly encouraged. Read more.

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