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'Bootylicious' Beyonce Has New Species Of Fly Named After Her
2012-01-13 09:04:56

An Australian fly species, found in far northern Queensland, has been given a rather unique name: Scaptia (Plinthina) beyonceae -- honoring American pop star Beyonce. Bryan Lessard, of CSIRO, Australia's top science agency, named the rare horsefly after Beyonce because of its impressive golden lower abdomen. The spectacular display of the fly's golden booty makes it the "all-time diva of flies." "It was the unique dense golden hairs on the fly's abdomen that led me to name this fly in...

2012-01-10 09:40:00

JONESBORO, Ark., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading worldwide producer of industrial dust and fume collectors, will host a free educational webinar titled: "The New EPA National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), Rule 6X: Are You Compliant?" The webinar will take place on Thursday, February 16th from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Central Standard Time (CST). To see more information or register for the event, visit...

2011-12-29 13:00:00

Houston-based consulting firm ACS Engineering Group offers peace of mind to southwest power plants through MATRICS compliance management program. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 With the EPA´s new Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) going into effect in less than a week, power plants across the southwest are scrambling to ensure that they comply with new federal regulations. On Dec. 26, Houston-based consulting firm ACS Engineering Group announced that it will add...

2011-12-28 08:08:48

Emission reductions during Beijing Olympics got help from weather New research suggests that China's impressive feat of cutting Beijing's pollution up to 50 percent for the 2008 Summer Olympics had some help from Mother Nature. Rain just at the beginning and wind during the Olympics likely contributed about half of the effort needed to clean up the skies, scientists found. The results also suggest emission controls need to be more widely implemented than in 2008 if pollution levels are to...

2011-12-21 22:49:04

Study finds that regulations costing $195 billion will bring over $1 trillion in health and environmental benefits, particularly for minorities and the poor A report by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health provides an expanded review of six new air quality regulations proposed or recently adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA). These include the first national standards for reducing dangerous emissions of mercury and other toxic...

2011-12-21 15:27:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for releasing a final Mercury and Air Toxics Rule, which will save up to 17,000 lives, prevent 11,000 non-fatal heart attacks and avert 12,000 hospital and emergency room visits, according an analysis by the EPA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO ) An analysis released by TFAH and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF),...

2011-12-21 14:05:00

Calls MATS "A Major Step Toward Protecting the Environment and Public Health." WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Health Care Without Harm praised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for handing down new standards that would greatly reduce mercury, arsenic, chromium, nickel, acid gases and other toxins from our atmosphere. The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for power plants will, for the first time ever, place limits on these...

2011-12-21 13:50:00

MIDDLESEX, Vt., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on EPA's Air Toxics Rule for power plant emissions of mercury and other poisonous pollutants, unveiled Wednesday. Leahy has long been a leader in pressing for limits on mercury emissions: I commend the Environmental Protection Agency for doing the right thing, under tremendous special interest pressure, in standing up for the public's interest. The Utility Air Toxics...

2011-12-21 13:05:00

Standards are expected to save 11,000 lives each year WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association today applauds the Obama Administration for adopting public health safeguards to reduce mercury and toxic air pollution from power plants. The new Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants are long overdue and will reduce the harm from air pollution like mercury, lead, arsenic and a host of other pollutants. "Since toxic air...

2011-12-09 13:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses in the South Coast Air Basin who operate stationary natural gas engines for heat and power may soon have in their toolbox new technology that will make it easier and more efficient to monitor and auto-correct air emissions in order to meet strict air quality regulations. Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the successful field trial of ultra low-emission control technology for gas engines at Fontana Wholesale...


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Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
2012-05-16 12:05:09

The Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology is a scientific journal published monthly by the American Meteorological Society. It was formerly titled the “Journal of Applied Meteorology.” This journal covers applied research related to physical meteorology, weather modification, satellite meteorology, radar meteorology, boundary layer processes, air pollution meteorology (including dispersion and chemical processes), agricultural and forest meteorology, and applied meteorological...

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