Posts Tagged ‘EPA’

OSU offers sustainability degree

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Oregon State University, Oregon’s leading research university, is expanding the paths students can take for their degree(s). New this fall is a sustainability double-degree, one that can be added to ANY major at Oregon State. Some sample careers in sustainability: Carbon and greenhouse gas management Sustainability operations for private companies, universities, and government entities Sustainability […]

OSU Ranked No. 4 in Green Power!

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

The EPA recently released their list of green power usage amongst the Top 20 Colleges and Universities in the nation, as reported by Sustainable Business Oregon. OSU came in 4th in the nation behind the University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Utah. Oregon State uses a combination of biogas, biomass, solar, […]

Oregon State University Among Greenest

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Right there up with Starbucks and Whole Foods, Oregon State University tops the EPA’s list of the biggest green power buyers in the nation. There are only five institutions of higher education on the list. Check it out here! …and this just in! OSU is also number one in the PAC-10! Way to go Beaver […]

Orange and Black are the New Green

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Don’t let our school colors fool you. Yet again, it seems the Orange and Black can ‘go green’ better than anyone else. Read this article from the Associated Press: Corvallis leads nation in green power use The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A report by the Environmental Protection Agency says Corvallis buys more renewable […]

OSU 4th in EPA College & University Green Power Challenge

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

In the recurring sustainability theme here at OSU, the EPA just released its College and University Green Power Challenge results. OSU came in fourth in the nation overall and first in the Pac-10. This last year, OSU purchased 66,680,400 kilowatt hours (kWh) of green/sustainable energy, good for 74% of our total power usage. OSU student […]

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