Massachusetts Daily Collegian

EPA Game Day Challenge aims to clean up McGuirk Stadium

By Sarah Robertson

November 10, 2014

The University of Massachusetts will participate in the next EPA Game Day Recycling Challenge – a national competition for colleges to reduce waste at their home football games – Wednesday night at McGuirk Stadium. It...

Hydraulic fracturing stands on shaky ground

By Michael O'Connor

November 13, 2011

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking), the latest method of drilling for natural gas, is also the latest crisis in a long history of American environmental and human devastation caused by a desperate scrambling for fossil fuels...

Report shows EPA creates jobs

By Matthew M. Robare

March 9, 2011

A report by the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts titled “New Jobs – Cleaner Air: Employment Effects Under Planned Changes to the EPA’s Air Pollution Rules” has seemingly made an impact in the ...

UMass granted EPA award for Central Heating Plant

By Tom Barnes

March 7, 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the University of Massachusetts with the 2011 Combined Heat and Power Energy Star award for its new Central Heating Plant, in an effort to recognize the reduced emissions and...