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2014-06-05 16:20:27

Group Calls on Governor to Appoint Director From Outside CalEPA to Run Toxics Department SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released by Consumer Watchdog today documents how Boeing and its influential fixers derailed the cleanup of a partial nuclear meltdown site in greater Los Angeles with help from their regulators at the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). "When Governor Jerry Brown took office in 2011 and appointed Debbie Raphael to lead...

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...

2014-04-22 23:04:58

SSV seminar to focus on how to sell compelling proposals to capture VC’s attention. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing critical environmental issues through collaboration and innovation, today announced an upcoming workshop titled "Refine Your Pitch" taking place on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Microsoft in Sunnyvale, CA. This seminar is recommended for the contributors to SSV’s annual...

2014-04-22 12:21:56

New Clean Diesel Engines Have Reduced Particulate Matter & NOx Emissions By 98% WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the true environmental success stories of the past two decades has been the emergence of clean diesel technology and fuel. After billions of dollars to research and development, truck, car, bus and off-road manufacturers are now producing clean diesel engines and equipment that have near zero emissions, according to Allen Schaeffer, the...

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...

2014-04-16 23:04:46

Sustainable Silicon Valley to Support Event for Global Warming Education Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 First Congregational Church of San Jose is hosting an open discussion on global warming in celebration of Earth Day on Sunday, April 27. Sustainable Silicon Valley, California Interfaith Power and Light and other organizations have joined to support this event. Climate change is impacting energy, technology, geopolitics, lifestyles and the environment worldwide. Silicon Valley...

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...

2014-04-08 16:20:59

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by leading environmental advocate Penny Newman and residents of the poisoned Wildomar community shows that state toxics regulators doctored data in a preliminary investigation of the Autumnwood housing complex to avoid pinpointing what has poisoned the Riverside County residents and skip any cleanup, Consumer Watchdog said today. "State toxics regulators have shown by their actions that they don't want...

2014-04-07 23:05:06

Get the Information and Meet the Connections Necessary to Take Part of the Opportunities in Water Infrastructure Development in California Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in water management and water re-use, has announced the Golden State Water Summit, scheduled on June 17-19, 2014 and will take place in Sacramento, CA. 2013 was California’s driest year on record since 1895. With drought as the “new...

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...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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