Dozens of Commercial Facilities Commiting to Higher Performance

epalogo3.jpgFrom Greenbiz: A recent EPA announcement says that 71 facilities in the us have now joined a program that rewards them for voluntarily exceeding regulatory requirements. “Facility” in this case is interpreted broadly, from Ford assembly plants in Georgia to a 3M plant in Wisconsin. The program is called “Performance Track” and rewards take the form of public recognition by the EPA as well as establishing good relations with regulators.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.