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A graduate student study found lead above EPA-designated levels in multiple water sources on campus. | NATALIE ISE/THE HOYA

Graduate Student Study Finds Abnormal Lead Levels in Water Sources

Multiple water sources throughout the university’s main campus tested near or slightly above Environmental Protection Agency-designated action levels of lead concentrations, according to a study by graduate students at Georgetown University.  The study identified several tap and fountain water sources in academic and facilities buildings as having concentrations of lead that[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

DC Recognized for Clean Energy Reform

The United States Environmental Protection Agency and Center for Resource Solutions presented Washington, D.C., a Green Power Leadership Award for its use of renewable energy resources. The district was honored at the annual Renewable Energy Markets Conference on Oct. 19, recognizing Mayor Muriel Bowser’s administration for implementing a 20-year Power[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News

Students Testify at EPA Hearing

In response to the proposed updates to national air quality standards, several Georgetown students from the College Democrats and GU Fossil Free in addition to university staff members testified at a hearing by the Environmental Protection Agency last week. Through the testimony, they hope to give a personal twist to[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Earns EPA Green Award

For its commitment to renewable energy, Georgetown was named a Green Power Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency last week. The distinction was given to the university for its commitment to purchasing approximately 113 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy, moving to 100 percent green power and[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Professor Returns From EPA

Law professor Lisa Heinzerling will be returning to Georgetown after two years of serving as the associate administrator for the Office of Policy at the Environmental Protection Agency. In her time at EPA, Heinzerling helped shape the agency’s current climate policies and pursued the regulation of greenhouse gases. Heinzerling’s departure[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News