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Toxic Power: Power Plants Are Contaminating Our Air And States
2012-08-10 05:04:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a report released Thursday by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Texas is the 10th worst state in the nation when it comes to exposing residents to toxic air pollution from coal-fired plants. Unfortunately, that's not all the report had to say about the Lone Star State. Texas also ranked 10th in toxic air pollution from the electric sector, emitting nearly 10.5 million pounds of harmful chemicals. This...

2011-11-10 15:00:00

The Environmental Protection Agency has selected the Light Bulb Finder mobile app as the âœWinner, Best Overall Appâ in the Apps for the Environment Challenge. Developed by Eco Hatchery, the app makes it easy to switch from incandescent to energy-efficient light bulbs with the right style, fit and light quality. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the Light Bulb Finder mobile app as the...

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2011-07-21 14:10:00

Two leading American environmental groups said on Wednesday that Ohio tops the list for the top 20 U.S. states with toxic emissions from coal and oil-fired power plants. According to the report by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Physicians for Social Responsibility, electricity generation and chemical processing were the top culprits for dangerous emissions.  Ohio topped the list of 20 states most affected by toxic air pollution, followed by Pennsylvania and Florida. ...

2011-02-01 19:57:00

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it has been recognized as number 8 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Top 20 On-Site Generation list. SC Johnson generates over 25 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity from an on-site landfill gas system. By producing green power on-site, SC Johnson demonstrates its continued commitment to move away from traditional sources of electricity generation in support of cleaner renewable energy...

2010-06-17 07:00:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) has become the first technology distributor to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Climate Leaders program, an elite industry-government partnership that recognizes and assists companies dedicated to environmental improvements through the measurable reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. "We are proud to join the Climate Leaders program and look forward to working with the EPA to continue...

2009-12-08 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbonetworks(TM), a leading software company that provides performance management for energy, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and sustainability solutions, has announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agency's declaration that carbon dioxide is a health hazard. Issued on December 7, 2009, the EPA's statement allows the agency to issue rules to govern heat-trapping pollution that many scientists say may lead to irreversible...

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2009-12-07 10:55:00

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that greenhouse gases are harmful to people's health and must be curbed, implying that the White House will most likely fight global warming without the congressional green light if crucial. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson will talk to the press later on Monday to discuss the findings, officials said to The Associated Press. The announcement will be made to boost the administration's statements at the Copenhagen conference that the US...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'