Earth & Environment Institutes & Facilities
Mizzou has won many international, national and state awards for innovations in energy management. In 2010 MU received an Energy Star CHP Award from the Environmental Protection Agency for significant pollution reduction and energy efficiency.
The MU Environmental Assistance Center has a pollution prevention internship program funded by the Environmental Protection Agency that trains engineering students to help businesses and industries reduce energy, cut waste and conserve water. The companies that have participated in the program are jointly saving about $1 million per year.