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Plenty of Movers and Shakers over Winter Break

  January 22, 2018 article in Today@UMass Lowell describes TURI's move to Boott Mills

URL:  https://www.uml.edu/News/stories/2018/Facilities-Winter-2018.aspx

Local Businesses Lauded for Reducing Use of Toxins

  This July 10, 2018 article from the Lowell Sun describes toxic use reduction efforts by Little Leaf Farms in Devens and Walker's Gymnastics in Lowell

URL:  http://www.lowellsun.com/mysun/ci_31998225/local-businesses-lauded-reducing-use-toxins

Non Toxic Portsmouth Continues Push for Natural Grass Field

  February 19, 2018 article from Seacoastonline talks about Portsmouth's interest in natural, as opposed to artificial, playing fields

URL:  http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20180219/non-toxic-portsmouth-continues-push-for-natural-grass-field

State Facing Criticism on Environmental Justice Policy

  This October 24, 2017 article in the Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise reviews Massachusetts officials actions on the Commonwealth's 2014 social justice executive order.

URL:  http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/news/ci_31398388/state-facing-criticism-environmental-justice-policy

New Hampshire's Chemical Reaction

  This March 29, 2018 article in the New Hampshire Business Journal reviews lawmakers actions on PFCs

URL:  http://www.nhbr.com/March-30-2018/New-Hampshires-chemical-reaction/

Replacing Methylene Chloride in Paint Strippers

  This June 11, 2018 article in Chemical and Engineering News describes methylene chloride uses and alternatives

URL:  https://cen.acs.org/safety/consumer-safety/Replacing-methylene-chloride-paint-strippers/96/i24

UMass Lowell Students Earn Pollution Plaudits

  This July 18, 2017 article in the Lowell Sun notes UMass Lowell Chemistry major Abigail Giarrosso of Methuen and Alicia McCarthy, a recent Occupational Health graduate, received the Student of the Year Award from the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable.

URL:  http://www.lowellsun.com/mysun/ci_31148794/uml-pair-earn-pollution-plaudits

Field Fund Wins Award, Carries on Work at Elementary Schools

  June 14, 2018 article about The Field Fund's extensive work to implement and promote organic playing fields on Martha's Vineyard.

URL:  https://vineyardgazette.com/news/2018/06/14/field-fund-wins-award-carries-work-elementary-schools

Toss the Toxics: Prof. Lauded at State House

  June 20, 2018 article on UMass Lowell's website about Assistant Prof. Boce Zhang who received the Champion of Toxics Use Reduction award at the State House on June 12.

URL:  https://www.uml.edu/News/stories/2018/Boce-TURI-StateHouse.aspx

Local Firms Praised for Reducing Toxics

  June 18, 2018, article in Sentinel and Enterprise about US Pack and Little Leaf Farms receiving the Champions of Toxics Use Reduction awards at the State House.

URL:  https://www.uml.edu/News/news-articles/2018/sun-turi.aspx