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2014-09-29 12:22:17

- Focus is on Health Effects from Toxic Compounds in Gasoline WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new website drawing attention to the growing problem of toxic compounds in gasoline, with a call to action for the EPA to regulate some of the most harmful components in our fuel. According to Urban Air Initiative President David VanderGriend, "There's a problem with the air we're all breathing and it stems from what's in our gasoline. It's something that's too...

2014-09-26 16:21:37

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers for Dental Choice, the advocacy wing of the mercury-free dentistry movement, commends the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule to require dental clinics to install and maintain amalgam separators. "With its proposed rule, EPA is doing its part to reduce dental mercury going into our wastewater. American consumers and American taxpayers salute EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy's effort," said Charlie Brown,...

2014-09-26 08:22:20

Calls for balance between transparency, protection of trade secrets WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to its proposed rulemaking requiring companies to disclose the composition of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"). Some SOCMA members, the majority of which are small businesses, manufacture chemicals used in oil...

2014-09-25 23:03:58

ReportsnReports.com adds “Omega-3 PUFA Market by Type (DHA, EPA, ALA), Source[Marine (Fish, Algal, Krill, Others), Plant (Flaxseed, Chia Seed, Others)], Application (Dietary supplement, Functional F&B, Pharma, Infant Formula, Others) & Geography - Global Trend & Forecast to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Omega-3 PUFA market is poised to exhibit a strong growth in the next five years. Eicosa pentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosa...

2014-09-25 16:22:25

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy proposed an effluent guideline rule to control dental mercury discharges and streamline oversight requirements for the dental sector. After more than 4 years of delay, advocates welcomed the agency's proposal. "Mercury from dental clinics is by far the largest source of mercury in municipal wastewater, one of the largest product uses and also the largest reservoir...

2014-09-24 16:22:33

VANCOUVER, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") reports that U.S. federal court in Alaska today released an order recognizing that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has agreed not to take the next step to advance its Clean Water Act Section 404(c) regulatory process with respect to southwest Alaska's Pebble Project until at least January 2, 2015. Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble...

2014-09-23 16:21:44

ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newer and cleaner diesel technology in trucks, construction and agricultural equipment will play a major role in helping Southeast states meet future air quality and energy issues, according to the Diesel Technology Forum. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO Ezra Finkin, the Director of Policy for the Diesel Technology Forum (http://www.dieselforum.org/), made his comments today at the 9th Annual Southeast...

2014-09-23 12:21:15

Award Recipients are Top Program Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency RACINE, Wis., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson has been honored with a SmartWay® Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. SC Johnson is one of 11 companies to receive this distinction in the shipper and logistics category. Each year, the SmartWay® Excellence Awards program...

2014-09-23 08:22:14

Lowe's is only retail shipper partner ever to receive 6 SmartWay awards MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) the highest honor for industry leadership in its SmartWay(®) Transport Partnership. Lowe's received a 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award for superior environmental performance in supply chain operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147333 Lowe's was one...

2014-09-17 16:20:28

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- 22 miles per gallon (mpg) achieved with segment-exclusive TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission; new six-speed manual contributes to 21-mpg highway rating -- Ratings surpass those of many lesser-powered sports cars with price tags thatfar exceed the SRT Hellcat's $59,995 starting sticker -- 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is most powerful muscle car ever The 2015 Dodge Challenger...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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