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Attention--Student teams from Colleges and Universities across the country:  Registration now open for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition!

In this challenge, teams compete to develop innovative green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and build resilience to climate change.

Stormwater is a major cause of harmful water pollution in urban areas in the U.S., impacting tens of thousands of miles of rivers, streams, and coastal shorelines, as well as hundreds of thousands of acres of lakes, reservoirs, and ponds.

Registration ends Oct. 3, and registrants must submit their entries by Dec. 19. Each winning team will earn a student prize of $1,000-$2,000 divided evenly among student team members and a faculty prize of $2,000-$3,000 to support green infrastructure research or training. EPA will announce winning entries in April 2015.

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EPA's Heathy School Environments Website Renovated

To better serve the K-12 schools community, the US EPA has made a few changes to its www.epa.gov/schools website.  The schools website is an excellent resource to find all you need to know about beginning, maintaining or enhancing healthy school environments for children. There is new information and reformatted the site to provide for a more user friendly experience.  You will find the latest school environmental health news on our "School Bulletin" board, as well as resources and tools to create or enhance healthy, safe learning environments for children.    

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State Regulations Resource Locator - Find environmental regulations, link to state agencies, retrieve agency news, and download sector-specific resources.