Environmental Remediation Technician: EPA Brownfields Job Training Program at STLCC

Since 2001, St. Louis Community College and St. Louis University have partnered together with this EPA Brownfield project to bring job skilled training to those who live in those affected communities. The benefit of Brownfield training program is not just job training individuals come to school, they get trained, they can go out and find […]

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Making the Business Case: Improving Health in African American Communities

[MUSIC PLAYING] 45 million African Americans; 76 percent Obese & Overweight Adults; 40 percent High Blood Pressure; 48 percent Smoke Cigarettes Local Leaders & Businesses can help make healthy living easier in African American communities. People of color in this community continue to be the ones with [the] highest degrees of diabetes, highest degrees of […]

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Here’s Why Repairing the Hole in the Ozone Layer Is Delayed by a Decade

As of 2019, the earth is facing rising temperatures, severe storms, and we’re all pretty much eating microplastics. The last thing anyone wants to hear right now is that our ozone, the gas that protects us from the hazardous UV radiation, is still being destroyed. In the last few years, scientists have seen a recent […]

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Occupational Video – Environmental Engineer

♪ ♪ ♪ If you have the patience and skill to logically think through detailed problems, like working with both people and mechanical devices, and enjoy promoting a clean, safe ecological environment, you might want to design yourself an occupation as an Environmental Engineer. Environmental engineers combine their engineering skills with an understanding of environmental […]

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America has a recycling problem — Segment from “Consider It” on Vox Media

The steady drumbeat of recycle, recycle, recycle has created a culture that’s really sucked a lot of the oxygen out of the room. There are very real benefits to recycling, but sometimes those benefits have been overhyped. To avoid the worst effects of climate change and by this I mean the potential extinction of half […]

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