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OWASA Headquarters Temporary Change in OWASA’s Water Disinfection Process in March 2020

February 25, 2020

Starting in March, OWASA will temporarily use chlorine instead of chloramines to disinfect our drinking water.

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Cogeneration Facility A Restoration for the Future

October 4, 2019

The University is working steadily to decrease its carbon footprint and move away from using coal. Campus administrators continually look for ways to reduce overall energy consumption and increase the use of renewable energy while lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

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Greenhouse Gas by the Numbers UNC Releases 2018 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report

October 4, 2019

In 2007, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill signed the American College and University President's Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). In signing this, Carolina committed to carbon neutrality by 2050 and agreed to conduct annual greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in order to track progress.

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THE Impact Ratings Carolina Ranked #1 in U.S. for Sustainability by Times Higher Education

May 7, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been recognized this year by the Times Higher Education’s as first in the U.S. in the University Impact Rankings and 24th out of 462 universities globally.

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Beekeeping Creating a Buzz on Campus

April 22, 2019

Carolina has been named a Bee Campus USA affiliate, joining more than 60 other universities working to improve their ornamental landscapes to sustain pollinators. The distinction recognizes the collective strength of educational campuses nationwide to benefit pollinators.

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