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2014-10-29 23:14:03

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is calling attention to a recent EPA announcement about a contaminated subdivision that was formerly located on a US Army base as a good reason for Veterans who were exposed to asbestos while serving in the US Armed Forces to call 866-714-6466, if they have now developed a rare form of cancer called mesothelioma. There can be extremely significant compensation settlements for these types of individuals, and as the Center would like to explain, it is of the...

2014-10-29 16:23:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association's President and CEO Hal Quinn called EPA's notice requesting alternatives to the agency's power plant rules a frank admission that the proposal is a glorious mess. "The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) notice requesting comments on alternatives for its Costly Power Plan is a frank admission that the plan is a 'glorious mess' forcing the agency to deploy procedural belts and suspenders to hold it...

2014-10-28 12:24:29

LG ENERGY STAR® Certified Products Featured at Phoenix Facility, Final Stop in EPA's 'ENERGY STAR Change the World Tour' PHOENIX, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In observance of ENERGY STAR Day, LG Electronics USA today joined representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and fellow ENERGY STAR Partner Arizona Public Service (APS) to celebrate the completion of energy-efficiency upgrades to the U.S. Vets housing facility for homeless veterans in Phoenix....

2014-10-28 12:23:37

Fall 2014 Reference Case and customer summit provide guidance for power investment decisions and forecasts of electricity market out to 25 years ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced availability of its Fall 2014 North American Power Reference Case, a semiannual report detailing Ventyx's integrated market?based fundamental model of the North American energy industry. The report provides detailed answers to key questions impacting power markets -- such...

2014-10-27 12:24:50

In addition to rate hikes, millions will face blackouts and outages WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by the Southwest Power Pool warns of dire short-term and long-term consequences, including power outages and blackouts, for 15 million consumers in nine states if the EPA imposes carbon dioxide emission restrictions on power plants. The news comes in the wake of widespread concern that the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to severely restrict...

2014-10-22 23:02:41

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) designates Exolit® OP 560 Flame Retardant more environmentally friendly than traditional flame retardant for polyurethane foams. The flame retardant is applicable to upholstered furniture and home construction materials. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has announced that its Exolit® OP 560 Flame Retardant has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) as a...

2014-10-22 20:21:32

Pennsylvania joins a growing number of states to pass legislation or resolutions allowing for a comprehensive approach to state compliance with EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA), along with labor, businesses and electric ratepayers statewide praise Gov. Corbett for signing into law House Bill 2354. This measure which passed the House and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support establishes...

2014-10-22 12:23:25

Experienced Policy Leader to Guide Engagement with Congress, Administration WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) today announced the appointment of Arvin Ganesan as vice president of federal policy. Ganesan joins AEE after serving as deputy chief of staff for policy at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153544LOGO Profiled by National Journal as one of 250 most influential...

2014-10-22 12:23:16

Strongest Opposition Voiced in Hardest-Hit States WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Polling data released today by the Partnership for a Better Energy Future (PBEF), a coalition of 175 members representing nearly every segment of the U.S. economy, finds that Americans have major concerns about the EPA's proposed greenhouse gas regulations and are unwilling to pay even a dollar more for energy in exchange for these new rules. Findings from a national survey of 1,340 likely...

2014-10-21 12:27:47

"As stewards for future generations, it is our obligation to conserve land and water resources." HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Groups representing millions of hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts are speaking out in support of climate action, releasing a letter in support of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. The letter is signed by 325 groups nationally, including 65 Pennsylvania organizations and outdoor businesses such as...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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