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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
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Tens of thousands gathered at the National Mall on Saturday to march to the Capitol building.

Thousands Descend on National Mall for Science March

The March for Science drew tens of thousands of marchers, including Georgetown students, to the National Mall on Saturday in support of science and in protest of policies of President Donald Trump’s administration that critics consider anti-science. The protest, corresponding with National Earth Day celebrations, was accompanied by more than[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Protect EPA From Pruitt

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s confirmation last Friday as the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency spells an ominous sign for the future of the agency. Pruitt’s official attorney general website boasts of his status as “a leading advocate against the EPA’s activist agenda,” as is evident in his[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Students marched from Red Square to EPA transition committee chairman Myron Ebell’s L St. office in a demonstration organized by Students for Climate Security.

Students for Climate Security Plans Pruitt Protests

As the Senate vote looms to confirm Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, climate change advocacy group Students for Climate Security is organizing protests to oppose Pruitt’s nomination. Justin McCartney (SFS ’19), director of senate outreach strategy for Students for Climate Security, said Pruitt lacks[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Polarized Protection

Polarized Protection

In the past month, President Obama has announced the designation of three new areas as national monuments, totaling over a million acres of newly protected land. This action adds to 16 national monuments he previously created under the Antiquities Act of 1906, including the largest reserve ever created, the Pacific[Read More…]

by July 31, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

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