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2014-07-30 23:01:19

Taking part in a national “listening tour” conducted by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today urged states to turn to solar energy to help meet new carbon pollution targets. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Taking part in a national “listening tour” conducted by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today urged states to turn to solar energy to help meet new carbon...

2008-08-09 03:00:14

By Mokhiber, Russell FOR EIGHT DAYS, IBM could not get a contract with the United States government. On March 27, 2008, Robert Meunier, the debarring official at the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), suspended IBM. The issuance of an $84 million contract to IBM was imminent. Evidence of wrongdoing - IBM allegedly had secured protected source selection information from an EPA employee - was significant enough for Meunier to act. Many in the white-collar defense bar say that Meunier...

2006-01-27 12:28:50

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland, Europe's biggest per capita consumer of potatoes, is weighing a proposal by German chemicals group BASF to grow varieties that have been genetically modified to resist disease. BASF asked the Environment Protection Agency this week to approve a field trial of several strains of GMO potato that are resistant to blight, the cause of the Irish potato famine that killed one million people and forced two million to leave the island in 1845. Today, the Irish...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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