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2013-03-21 23:02:36

Carbon taxes in Europe have forced families into a 'heat or eat' crisis, white collar crime in the carbon trades and sky-rocketing energy prices that devastate small business. Carbon taxes do nothing for the environment while removing billions of dollars from the productive stream of value-added enterprises like manufacturing, innovation and hi-tech; why would Canada want to destabilize the only working economy in the Western World. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 In an...

2013-03-21 08:24:36

TSX-V TRADING SYMBOL:  CEC VANCOUVER, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Compliance Energy Corporation ("Compliance" or the "Company) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Compliance Coal Corporation, on behalf of itself and its joint venture partners, I-Comox Coal Inc. (a subsidiary of Itochu Corporation of Japan) and LG International Investments (Canada) Limited (a subsidiary of LG International Corp. of Korea) has commenced electronic submission and physical delivery of its...

2013-03-13 16:22:27

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and the House Republican Study Committee introduced a resolution opposing a carbon tax. The resolution details the detrimental affects a federal tax on fossil fuel emissions would have on American families and the American economy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "This important resolution conveys in great detail the incredible damage that a carbon tax would have on our...

2013-03-12 08:21:48

BANGKOK, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Efforts to conserve precious hardwoods in Asia, Africa and South America were given a critical boost today at the meeting of the 177-nation Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), in the face of significant pressure from increasing global demand. In response to this threat, four source countries - Madagascar, Belize, Thailand and Vietnam -requested international support from CITES for their efforts to control rampant...

2013-02-27 08:22:31

A new article discusses the danger of unstable fishing practices, and the negative impact that these actions have on the fishing industry. Avid fisherman Josh Fink offers comments. NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new article from The Huffington Post discusses the danger of unstable fishing practices as it relates to preserving the health of the fishing industry as a whole. Global fisheries supply food and employment to people all over the world, but unethical fishing...

2013-02-26 16:21:30

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) reacted to the recently released study Economic Outcomes of a U.S. Carbon Tax, conducted by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), detailing the harmful impact of a carbon tax on the U.S economy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) In this study, NAM conducted extensive research into the impact of two scenarios that have been publicly debated....

2013-02-26 04:20:29

Pew and Norway are bolstering effort to protect fishing communities, fisheries and marine environment LYON, France, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, INTERPOL's Environmental Crime Programme, with support from The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, announced the launch of a major global effort to stem illegal fishing and its associated crimes. This initiative, called Project SCALE, was...

2013-02-19 23:02:23

In an effort to help answer questions about the newly mandated GHS guidelines for chemical hazard classifications, SafetySkills® creates a Globally Harmonized System online training course. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 SafetySkills® has created a new course titled Globally Harmonized System to assist employees and managers with questions regarding the GHS classification system. Upon completion of this SafetySkills online health and safety training learning event,...

2013-02-12 08:24:44

CARY, N.C., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every workplace in the US has only months to train employees on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) newly revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The consulting firm Environmental Resource Center(®) is helping employers meet the deadline of December 1, 2013, by delivering customized training on clients' premises. "The HCS now aligns with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of...

2013-01-24 12:21:57

ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toxic chemicals are everywhere - in our homes, schools, even our bodies. These chemicals are linked to rising rates of childhood cancer, learning disabilities, and asthma. Clean and Healthy New York is bringing this message to Times Square this winter. Timed to coincide with New York's 2013 legislative session, Clean and Healthy New York asks viewers to "help us build a non-toxic New York through stronger laws and safer products," and to visit...