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Li-Cycle awarded $375 million DOE loan, will add 270 jobs at Rochester site  (access required)

Li-Cycle has been awarded a $375 million U.S. Department of Energy loan through the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) program to create 270 jobs at its Rochester HUB facility.   The federal loan – which is funded through the Inflation ...

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NY ranks third in LEED-certified building per capita for 2022 (access required)

New York ranked third on the U.S. Green Building Council’s list of states at the forefront of green construction, with Massachusetts earning the top spot. The USGBC annual list ranks states based on the most LEED-certified gross square footage per ...

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Sunnking’s free recycling event for businesses benefits Camp Good Days (access required)

Electronic recycler Sunnking has launched registration for its 13th annual eScrap for Camp fundraiser to benefit Camp Good Days & Special Times. The program recycles company and employee electronics to raise money for the camp, a nonprofit that improves the ...

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Grant will help city launch brownfield cleanup jobs program (access required)

The city of Rochester will use a $500,000 grant to clean and transform blighted brownfield sites while also training workers for careers in the environmental construction industry. The grant was provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfield Jobs Training ...

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RRH sustainability efforts receive international recognition   (access required)

Rochester Regional Health was named a 2022 climate champion by Health Care Without Harm, recognizing the health system’s commitment to promoting policies to protect public health from climate change and reducing its own carbon footprint.  Rochester Regional Health was one ...

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State allocates $52M for clean energy hubs, including in Finger Lakes (access required)

The hubs would serve as centers of outreach, awareness and education to help foster participation, especially those in underserved or otherwise disadvantaged communities, in New York's clean energy transition, the governor's office said.

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