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In: AASHE Bulletin
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
The US EPA has announced the winners of its 3rd Annual P3 Awards, a national sustainable design competition for students. Six student teams from Appalachian State University, Lehigh University, Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Virginia, and Western Washington University were selected for the awards, which includes up to $75,000 in funding to move their designs to the marketplace or implement them in the field. Among the winning designs were projects focused on bioremediation, solar energy, biogas transport fuels, environmental education, and bioshelters. Several additional awards were also given, with students from Ball State University receiving the Green Building Initiative Award.
See also: Descriptions of the award winners