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2014-09-18 08:23:33

Company Earns Full Certification against All 15 CSSD Performance Standards which center on environmental stewardship and continuous improvement for Air and Water PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD), a collaborative between environmental organizations and energy companies to encourage prudent and responsible development of shale gas resources in the Appalachian region, announced today that it has certified Chevron Appalachia...

2014-01-21 08:22:38

CSSD selects Bureau Veritas as its initial independent auditor PITTSBURGH, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD), a collaborative between environmental organizations and energy companies to encourage prudent and responsible development of shale gas resources in the Appalachian region, announced today its independent third-party certification and verification program is now accepting applicants. As CSSD opens its doors to begin reviewing applications...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'