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Jun 10, 2019, 08:55 ET Middle School Winners Announced for "The (Really) Great Outdoors" Contest

After reviewing over 2,700 contest submissions, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute's (OPEI) Research and Education Foundation and Scholastic...


Mar 13, 2019, 15:03 ET OPEI Issues Statement on Expansion of E15 Sales to Year-Round

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing small engine, utility vehicle, and outdoor power...


Mar 04, 2019, 10:47 ET Confusion At The Gas Pump Could Be Costing Americans Dearly When It Comes to Outdoor Power Equipment

A new study commissioned by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) and conducted online by The Harris Poll among over 2,000 U.S. adults, shows...


Oct 09, 2018, 16:59 ET OPEI Issues Statement on Expansion of E15 Sales to Year-Round Announcement by President Trump

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing more than 100 small engine, utility vehicle, and...


Aug 29, 2018, 11:50 ET Show Dogs at GIE+EXPO: It Ain't Westminster

If you spend five minutes with Kris Kiser, President of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), you'll learn he's passionate about four things: ...


Jul 16, 2018, 08:55 ET As Storm Season Approaches, Ten Questions to Ask While Readying Your Outdoor Power Equipment

No matter where you live, storm preparedness is important. Hurricanes, floods and summer storms can damage property and endanger lives. The...


May 10, 2018, 03:17 ET OPEI opens new headquarters building

More than 100 members, partners, and friends were on hand as the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute officially opened its new headquarters building in ...


Mar 05, 2018, 08:55 ET Getting Ready for Spring Yard Work: Safety Tips to Remember

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing more than 100 power equipment, engine and utility...


Feb 13, 2018, 01:52 ET Love Unleashed: Lucky the TurfMutt to be Featured in National Geographic Book

Rescue dog and backyard superhero Lucky the TurfMutt is featured in a new book, Love Unleashed: Tales of Inspiration and the Life-Changing Power of...


Dec 18, 2017, 08:05 ET Winter Generator Usage: OPEI Reminds Home & Business Owners to Keep Safety in Mind

Generators are critical during severe weather events, when the power can go out, as well as bringing power to remote job sites and in disaster...


Nov 06, 2017, 08:05 ET Snow Blower Safety Tips: Keep Best Practices in Mind This Winter

Winter is on its way – and clearing driveways, sidewalks and parking lots is no small job. It's important to get ready before flurries and heavier...


Sep 13, 2017, 15:00 ET Storm Recovery: OPEI Reminds Home And Business Owners To Keep Safety In Mind

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power...


Aug 21, 2017, 09:05 ET Investing in the future, OPEI purchases new headquarters building

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announces the association has purchased a new headquarters building, and will move its offices to 1605...


Aug 08, 2017, 09:05 ET TurfMutt Celebrates National Dog Day with Five Pet-Friendly Tips for the Family Yard

National Dog Day is Saturday, Aug. 26, a date set aside to celebrate dogs, recognize the number that need to be rescued each year, and acknowledge...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:35 ET Storm Preparedness: Get Ready Before a Storm Strikes, Pay Attention to Safety

The preparations you make now, ahead of storms, floods, or hurricanes, can help you recover faster and stay safe during clean-up. The Outdoor Power...


Jun 12, 2017, 14:53 ET The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Issues Statement on Growth Energy's 'Sales' Campaign; Reminds People to Look Before You Pump

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing more than 100 small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor ...


May 01, 2017, 08:55 ET Clean Air Month: Three Ways Living Landscapes Help Clean Our Air

May is Clean Air Month, and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds us all the many ways our living landscapes – grass, trees, shrubs...


Apr 10, 2017, 09:05 ET Getting Out Your Spring Yard Equipment: Tips for Home & Business Owners

April is National Lawn Care Month and homeowners are eager to get out their lawn and garden equipment and work in their yards. The Outdoor Power...


Mar 06, 2017, 13:23 ET Outdoor Power Equipment Helps Consumers Deal with Extreme Weather's Impact

As March's wild and unpredictable weather continues, home and business owners may be wondering what outdoor power equipment they will need to pull...


Mar 06, 2017, 08:10 ET California Lessons for Spring Planting: The Vagaries of Mother Nature Cannot be Regulated

Across the nation, many regions are finding spring is arriving ahead of schedule. As homeowners and gardeners grapple with what, when and where to...


Nov 21, 2016, 12:49 ET OPEI's "LOOK BEFORE YOU PUMP" Ethanol Education and Consumer Protection Campaign Gets Facelift

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), the trade association representing power equipment, engine and utility vehicle manufacturers and...


Sep 12, 2016, 08:45 ET Back To School Tips From TurfMutt Inspire Kids To Care For Living Landscapes, Get Outside

You don't have to be big to make a big difference when it comes to our green spaces. School is back in session, and Lucky the TurfMutt is offering...


Aug 26, 2016, 08:15 ET TurfMutt Urges Everyone to "Paw it Forward" by Giving a Dog a Forever Home in Honor of Today's National Dog Day

In honor of National Dog Day today, Lucky the TurfMutt wants to remind everyone about the importance of rescuing and adopting homeless animals....


Jun 30, 2016, 08:50 ET OPEI Offers Tips for Storm Preparedness and a Safer Clean-Up

The preparations you make ahead of bad weather, can help you have a safer clean-up when storms, hurricanes and floods hit. The Outdoor Power...


May 17, 2016, 08:30 ET California and Virginia Elementary Students Win TurfMutt's "BE A BACKYARD SUPERHERO" Contest

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute's Research and Education Foundation and Scholastic announced the winners of TurfMutt's national "Be a Backyard...