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Energy-Efficient Windows a Priority for $500M Infrastructure Project

Public schools across the country will soon have access to $500 million in grant funding through the Biden-Harris Action Plan for Building Better School Infrastructure. The funds will be used to improve the health and safety of kids, and could … Continue reading

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AAMA Conference Covers Crucial Topics

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) wrapped up its annual national conference in Orlando, Fla., on Wednesday with sessions that focused on regulatory issues, the U.S. vinyl industry and marketing. AAMA’s Vinyl Material Council meeting discussed several topics based on … Continue reading

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Court Orders EPA to Revise Lead-Paint Rules

A federal appeals court has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise its lead-paint standards within 90 days and write new rules within a year. The 2-1 decision last week by the San Francisco-based Court of Appeals for the … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill Would Return Energy Star to DOE Control

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee held a discussion hearing Tuesday on possible legislation that could lead to major changes to the Energy Star program. The bill’s biggest proposal would transfer the program’s leadership from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) … Continue reading

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EPA to Abandon “Sue and Settle” Practices

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a directive on Tuesday that will end “sue and settle” practices, which the agency says will provide “an unprecedented level of public participation and transparency in EPA consent decrees and settlement agreements.” … Continue reading

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