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Energy and Environment News

Congressmen Tiberi and Simpson at Ohio State to talk energy issues

05/22/15 – Congressman Pat Tiberi (Ohio 12th District) and Congressman Mike Simpson (Idaho 2nd District), chair of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, visited Ohio State’s Center for Automotive Research on May 22 to discuss energy issues facing Ohioans. Read more.

Ohio State Cleans Up in 2015 Recycling Challenge

05/18/15 – During Spring Semester 2015, Ohio State participated in the RecycleMania competition under our own new March Recycling Madness program. RecycleMania is a national competition in which universities compete against each other to increase recycling and promote its awareness. This year, Ohio State ranked 10th in the total weight recycling category with 1,023,124 pounds recycled during the competition. Read more.

Scientists receive funding to study global climatic patterns

05/14/15 – Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center’s Paolo Gabrielli and Lonnie Thompson have received funding from the National Science Foundation to analyze and study three ice cores retrieved from the ice field atop Mt. Ortles (Italy) to reveal records of at least four centuries of climatic and environmental history. These ice cores offer a unique opportunity to investigate the interactions of strong regional environmental variations and wider-ranging global climatic patterns. Read more.

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  • June 11, 2015

    A Summer Delight - EPN Breakfast Club at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

    The June Environmental Professionals Network breakfast will feature Larry Peck, Assistant Director, Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks and Lecturer, OSU School of Environment and Natural Resources, and Mac Albin, Naturalist, Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park. The event will take place at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, June 11, at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park Nature Center. Read more.

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