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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...

2010-01-11 13:02:00

National Construction Group Files Emergency Petition with California's Air Resources Board Requesting Two-Year Extension to Avoid Needless Losses for Hard-Hit Construction Industry ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing new state data showing California's off-road diesel equipment operators will be well below new emissions targets for years to come, a national construction association called on state officials to immediately order at least a two-year delay for their new...

2010-01-08 14:03:00

Nevada DMV Computerized Database Led to Discovery of Falsifications WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury in Las Vegas today returned indictments against 10 Nevada-certified emissions testers for falsifying vehicle emissions test reports, the Justice Department announced. Each defendant faces one felony Clean Air Act count for falsifying reports between November 2007 and May 2009. The number of falsifications varied by defendant, with some defendants having...

2009-12-09 18:58:00

State Businesses Can Save Thousands of Dollars Annually by Reducing Refrigerant Pollution SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund praised the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for adopting the nation's first comprehensive regulation to reduce refrigerant pollution that is thousands of times more harmful than carbon dioxide. Once the refrigerant management program (RMP) is implemented fully, it can save state businesses more than $19 million...

2009-12-09 14:51:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of South Carolina unveiled its "Genesis 2015 Initiative" Tuesday (Dec. 1) that will create a college campus with 90 percent fewer carbon-dioxide emissions from its fleet of vehicles within five years. The plan puts Carolina among the nation's first campuses committed to reducing its dependence on petroleum by introducing alternative fuels to power the buses, cars, trucks, motorcycles and maintenance vehicles needed in the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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