EPA

Resource pages for "EPA"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


ENERGY STAR Certification

Manufacturing Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification In 2021

ENERGY STAR certified plants are among the most energy-efficient plants within their industries. Together, 93 plants prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from the industrial sector.
ENERGY STAR certified plants

95 U.S. Manufacturing Plants Earn 2020 ENERGY STAR Certification

These ENERGY STAR certified plants saved nearly $400 million on energy bills — equal to the payroll value of over 8,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs.
environmental job training

EPA Grants 26 Organizations $5.1M In Environmental Job Training Grants

The environmental workforce and job training grants will help transform economically disadvantaged communities across the U.S. 
Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI)

EPA Celebrates 20 Years Of Superfund Redevelopment

Thanks to the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI), hundreds of formerly contaminated sites have been transformed into hubs of economic, recreational, or residential activity.
EPA Superfund

EPA Administrator Prioritizes Superfund Cleanups

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is prioritizing Superfund cleanup and streamlining the approval process for sites with remedies estimated to cost $50 million or more.

Entrance to Hell

The war against climate change is over and we've all lost.

Crystal Ball 2017

Don't get tricked by fake news: BF's got the real deal on next year's headlines.
economic development

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.

EPA Provides Technical Assistance Towards Sustainability Goals

The EPA has announced that 43 communities will receive technical assistance to pursue sustainable growth that encourages local economic development while safeguarding people’s health and the environment.

FirstEnergy, AMP to Build New Natural Gas Generation in OH

FirstEnergy and AMP sign MOU to build new natural gas generation in Eastlake, OH; combustion turbines aim to enhance system reliability in the region. Nov 9, 2012 @ 3:12 PM

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.