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Diane Cherry

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Diane Cherry is an environmental and energy consultant with more than 20 years of experience across a range of organizations in the private sector, public sector, higher education, and non-profit sector. She has worked as an econo

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Technology
Mar 1, 2024

Camp Lejeune and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment

Camp Lejeune is the largest Marine Corps base in the eastern United States with approximately 36,000 active-duty military and 5,700 civilians. The base is in the process of electrifying its government-owned non-tactical fleet and installing electric

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Jan 31, 2023

How Prevalent is PFAS on Military Bases?

PFAS Map Developed by Northwestern University Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, currently plague our world. Found in countless products and across nearly every industry, these “forever chemicals” pose significant risks to human

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Sep 30, 2022

Fort Bragg Given Green Light for Solar Powered Housing

As the largest energy consumer in the federal government, the Department of Defense (DoD) is committed to increasing energy efficiency and lowering costs.  The six major military installations in North Carolina support this goal, while ensuring

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Aug 1, 2022

Transportation Electrification at Military Installations

Military bases across the country are in the process of transportation electrification. This runs the gamut from developing electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure options, considering what and how many vehicles to purchase, and how to maintain

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Apr 14, 2022

National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program: What is it and Why is it Important?

In November 2021, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) was signed into law with a goal of establishing a national network of 500,000 electric vehicles (EV) chargers by 2030.  The law includes up to $7.5 billion in dedicated funding to increas

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