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June 15, 2007

"We see it as kind of closing the ecological cycle between when you use a product and consume it and it generates waste, and then turn the waste back into...Read more »

February 6, 2007

"We are thrilled to welcome President Gutmann as the first of her Ivy League peers to join this effort."

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April 4, 2006

"Through this environmental stewardship, we can continue to raise the awareness of our students and the community about alternative fuel options."
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April 21, 2003

In September 2002, the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection honored the University for its commitment to alternative energy consumption.
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April 18, 2003

"Earth Festival 2003, sponsored by the Penn Environmental Group, with the theme "Thinking about Alternative Energy"
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October 24, 2001

PHILADELPHIA - The University of Pennsylvania has announced it will make the largest U.S. retail purchase of wind energy through an agreement with Community Energy Inc.

The announcement was...Read more »

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Penn’s undergraduate major in Environmental Studies was the first in the country in 1972.

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