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2010-04-21 04:03:00

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GrubHub.com (http://www.grubhub.com/), a fast-growing online service that shows people all the local restaurants that deliver and allows them to order directly online or by phone, has found a unique approach to reduce its carbon footprint. Through its carbon credit program, GrubHub.com buys credits that offset the environmental impact of the greenhouse gas emissions from all the vehicles delivering food ordered on its website. To determine how many carbon...

2010-04-01 12:38:00

New Rules Will Save PA's Consumers $14 Billion in Fuel Costs, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 57 Million Metric Tons over Next Decade HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today praised President Barack Obama and his administration for announcing bold steps that will greatly reduce America's dependence on foreign oil, save motorists thousands of dollars, and help clean the air of climate-changing greenhouse gases. In a joint announcement today,...

2010-04-01 10:30:00

Look to 2017 and Beyond WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automakers today welcomed the final release of coordinated NHTSA and EPA regulations for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions, saying the national regulations mark the beginning of a new integrated approach to reducing automobile fuel use and carbon emissions. "America needs a roadmap to reduced dependence on foreign oil and greenhouse gases, and only the federal government can play this role," said Dave McCurdy,...

2010-03-24 17:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB) today released the most up-to-date study of the economic effects of California's Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32). CARB's analysis is consistent with numerous peer-reviewed studies concluding that California can expect robust economic growth while implementing AB 32. The California Business Alliance for a Green Economy issued the following statements from members in major state markets. Los Angeles...

2010-03-23 18:25:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is expected to release the most up-to-date projections of the economic impact of California's Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32). Multiple mainstream independent economic analyses project robust economic growth of California's economy between now and the year 2020. The projected impacts of AB 32, according to these analyses, which include the industry-funded Charles River Associates study,...

2010-03-23 12:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) mandatory GHG reporting rule under the Clean Air Act (CAA) is one of the biggest rulings to come out of EPA in more than a decade. It affects over 10,000 facilities in the US and mandates that the facilities measure and report GHG emissions to the EPA on an yearly basis, starting from year 2010. Unlike voluntary GHG management programs, procedures for measuring and reporting GHG emissions under the...

2010-02-25 14:22:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lisa Jackson, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will speak at a luncheon at the National Press Club on March 8 about the strides the EPA made in 2009 and offer a glimpse at the agency's priorities for 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO ) In her first year atop the agency, Jackson ruled that greenhouse gases endanger public welfare, announced the Obama administration's clean cars...

2010-02-12 12:50:00

Welcome Rhetoric Doesn't Match Unwelcome Decision to Proceed With Air Resources Board's Off-Road Diesel Rule as Soon as Legally Permissible, Construction Group Says ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mike Kennedy, general counsel for the Associated General Contractors of America, issued the following statement in response to the California Air Resources Board's decision to 'delay' enforcement of its off-road diesel emissions rule and hold a March 11th public meeting: "We...

2010-02-09 09:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) announced it has launched a new line of gas analyzers called IntelliCEMS GA Series and has expanded its market influence in the industrial sector, which consists of power plants, refineries, chemical plants, incinerators, and any emission sources. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it has set forth the minimum requirements for continuous emission monitoring and recording that each State...

2010-02-02 16:22:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations (ATA) today joined petroleum refiners and other end-users in a legal challenge to California's recently enacted low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS). The regulation adopted by the California Air Resources Board requires annual reductions in the carbon intensity of gasoline and diesel over the next ten years. The LCFS regulation falls directly upon fuel providers (refiners, importers and blenders of fuel), but...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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