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2014-08-22 12:22:04

Proposal to Lower the Standard Would Jeopardize Manufacturing Expansion WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Chemistry Council (ACC) Vice President of Regulatory & Technical Affairs Michael Walls today testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee minority briefing in Lake Charles, La. regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) anticipated proposal to lower the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. The...

2014-08-21 23:14:21

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging all diagnosed victims or family members to call them at 866-714-6466 before hiring any lawyer to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim, because it is incredibly easy to hire an inexperienced attorney or law firm that could potentially cost the victim hundreds of thousands of dollars, or over a million dollars. The group is also providing the most comprehensive list available from the EPA that highlights the most common professions that...

2014-08-19 12:28:48

WOODBRIDGE, ON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease ("CVD") and overall health, announced today that an article entitled, "Redox-sensitive induction of Src/PI3-kinase/Akt and MAPKs pathways activate eNOS in response to EPA:DHA 6:1," authored by Faraj Zgheel, Mahmoud Alhosin, Sherzad Rashid, Mélanie Burban, Cyril...

2014-08-18 23:06:45

Typical delivery trucks have only been able to achieve 7.5 mph. E-Gen™ Breakthrough Technology Offers an Estimated 20 mpg equivalent in 14,500 – 19,500 lb. Medium-Duty Delivery Trucks Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 AMP Holding Inc., (OTCBB and OTCQB: AMPD, a medium-duty truck OEM, announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved its WORKHORSE E-GEN™ electric truck that employs an alternatively-fueled 2.4 liter engine as an emergency generator...

2014-08-18 23:04:24

The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) reminds the public that the integrated mosquito management methods currently employed by organized mosquito and vector control districts and endorsed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), are comprehensive and specifically tailored to safely counter each stage of the mosquito life cycle. Mount Laurel, N.J. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA)...

2014-08-12 23:10:29

The Children's Environmental Health Network and the American Academy of Pediatrics comment on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed revisions for the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard with respect to pesticides. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to better protect agricultural workers and pesticide...

2014-08-06 16:24:23

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug, 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After unsuccessfully challenging the EPA all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and exhausting its legal options, Oklahoma Gas & Electric today filed an application with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission seeking approval of a plan to be in compliance with federal environmental mandates and to modernize the company's Mustang Power Plant. OG&E's filing calls for adding two pollution control devices known as scrubbers to the...

Gulf of Mexico dead zone
2014-08-06 02:00:11

NOAA Headquarters Mapped size confirms NOAA forecast for an average-sized hypoxia zone this year NOAA- and EPA-supported scientists have mapped the Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area with low oxygen water, measuring 5,052 square miles this summer  — approximately the size of Connecticut. The measurements were taken during the 30th annual hypoxia survey cruise from July 27 to August 2. This area falls within the predicted range of 4,633 to 5,708 square miles forecast by a suite of...

2014-08-05 23:03:22

Validates Disinfectant Power of Clearitas® 350 for Two-Pronged Attack of Persistent Pathogens Such as Legionella in Healthcare Facilities Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Blue Earth Labs (http://www.BlueEarthLabs.com), a leading specialty water chemical research and development company building an innovative chemical platform to solve water infrastructure issues, today announced that its Clearitas 350 scale control solution has been approved as a primary disinfectant for...

2014-08-05 16:24:33

- Comprehensive plan will help support 2015 launch of Audi A3 Sportback e-tron® plug-in hybrid HERNDON, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Audi of America today announced the launch of Audi energy®, a comprehensive program designed to help improve the electric vehicle ownership experience and reduce the carbon footprint that comes with vehicle production, distribution and driving. Audi energy will be available with the introduction of the first plug-in hybrid vehicle offered by the brand -...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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