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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...

2014-10-20 23:02:14

With the Ebola threat spreading, decontamination robots have been called to duty in Dallas to disinfect areas within the hospital that were exposed to the first documented case of Ebola in the United States. The remote controlled robotic decontamination systems made by the biotech company, Bioquell, have been used in a variety of places around the world to combat the current outbreak including the National Institutes of Health. Horsham, PA October 16, 2014 (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 With...

2014-10-20 12:23:52

Ad Buy Runs in The New Yorker, Scientific American, Harpers and Others; Science Magazine Rejects Advertorial, Writing: "We're concerned about... getting into a battle with the GMO industry" VISTA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, family-owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America, is running a full page advertorial by company president David Bronner entitled, "Herbicide and Insecticide Use on GMO Crops...

2014-10-17 23:03:14

Company officials available to comment on work being done to ensure safe hospital facilities where Ebola patients are treated. Horsham, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Bioquell, provider of germ-eliminating robots and services, is being called upon by health facilities around the world to decontaminate locations where Ebola-infected and exposed patients are being treated. Among the many places the hydrogen peroxide vapor technology is being used includes Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital...

2014-10-17 12:23:38

LG Selected to Provide ENERGY STAR Products Throughout Tour, Exclusive ENERGY STAR Technology Partner at Denver Event DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As momentum continues to build for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "ENERGY STAR Change the World Tour," LG Electronics USA has partnered with The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) as the exclusive ENERGY STAR Technology provider for tomorrow's tour stop here at the Mulroy Opportunity Center....

2014-10-16 23:01:51

SAE International published the J2880 Standard, issued 2014-7, which supersedes the J2880 Standard, issued 2008-10. The Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and SAE International, along with partners and representatives from the motorsports industry, developed these protocols to be used by those automotive racing series who seek recognition as a Green Racing Series. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 SAE International published the J2880 Standard,...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin