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2014-05-21 16:23:57

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the California Air Resources Board (CARB) hears public comment Thursday on a far-reaching plan to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals in the Golden State's clean energy law (AB 32), business groups are calling on lawmakers to make more definitive plans beyond 2020. The business leaders say formally extending AB 32 will provide certainty and market signals, while guiding high-stakes energy investment decisions they have to make...

Power Plant Emissions Verified Remotely At Four Corners Sites
2014-05-20 03:06:50

Los Alamos National Laboratory The study is the first to show that space-based techniques can successfully verify international regulations on fossil energy emissions. Air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from two coal-fired power plants in the Four Corners area of northwest New Mexico, the largest point source of pollution in America, were measured remotely by a Los Alamos National Laboratory team. Led by Laboratory senior scientist Manvendra Dubey, the study is the first to...

2014-04-16 23:15:09

Helping Customers Comply with New Emissions Regulations San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The California Air Resources Board's (CARB) new emission requirements took effect on January 1, 2014. Hawthorne Cat has teamed up with CARB to host an emissions seminar Wednesday, April 23, 2014 and Thursday, April 24, 2014 to help ensure your heavy equipment is in compliance with the new regulations. CARB is offering three training courses at Hawthorne Cat's corporate headquarters in San...

2014-04-15 23:04:18

CARB certifications are becoming the standard for zero-emission neighborhood electric vehicles throughout the nation. Star EV is pleased to say we are now CARB certified. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Star EV, a Brand of JH Global Services, Inc., is proud to announce that 19 models of Star electric vehicles have been certified by California Air Resource Board on March 12, 2014 through Executive Order A-414-0001, as Zero-emission neighborhood electric vehicles (NEV). This...

2014-03-31 16:21:41

Average $35 credit the result of State's program to fight climate change SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and California Air Resources Board today announced that millions of California households will see a credit averaging $35 on their April electricity bills thanks to a State program to fight climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. California consumers can save even more money by investing the bill savings...

2014-02-21 08:20:06

FleetServ now offers its customers the complete ESW Group product line, including ESW CleanTech, ThermaCat and XtrmCat line of advanced diesel emissions control devices SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetServ, a leader in the diesel emissions industry, today announced a new partnership with ESW Group, a manufacturer of premium diesel particulate filters (DPFs). This partnership will enable FleetServ to begin offering its customers the complete line of ESW Group...

2014-02-12 12:21:56

Both product lines now allow greater temperature flexibility and broader applicability on engines up to 17 liters and 650 HP and a range of duty cycles AUDUBON, Pa., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has extended and modified its verification of two Johnson Matthey Heavy Duty Diesel (HDD) product lines -- the CRT(®) Filter and the A(dv)CCRT(TM) system, both of which now allow greater temperature flexibility and higher horsepower range...

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program Doing Better Than Expected
2014-01-29 09:05:36

Steven Siceloff - NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. Early figures from a pilot program at Kennedy Space Center show that electric cars are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by a far greater amount than expected, according to the program's coordinator. "The numbers are 10 times better than we thought we’d ever see," said Frank Kline with Kennedy's Sustainability office. "No one's ever done a pilot where you get actual numbers. It’s always been estimates only." The results are...

Electric And Hybrid Vehicles Won’t Help Reduce Emissions
2014-01-22 05:36:44

[ Watch the Video: Are Greener Cars The Answer To Emissions Problems? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and other types of electric drive passenger vehicles (EDVs) will have less of an impact on greenhouse gas levels than many experts have predicted, according to research published online this month in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. In the paper, researchers from the North Carolina State...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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