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2010-04-15 11:43:00

Senators Highlight Need for Clean Energy Legislation to Maintain U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness and Jobs ARLINGTON, Va., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and eight other Senators wrote to Senators Kerry (D-MA), Graham (R-SC) and Lieberman (ID-CT) expressing their belief in the need for clean energy legislation to maintain U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and jobs as it reduces greenhouse gas emissions. The letter describes key provisions for a...

2010-04-12 08:00:00

"Tax that Pays You Back" initiative highlights benefits of alternative measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Tax Day approaching on April 15, the U.S. Climate Task Force (CTF) announced a new campaign today to educate Americans on the financial benefits of a carbon tax for households across the country. "The Tax that Pays You Back" initiative underscores the advantages of recycling the revenues from a tax on carbon emissions back...

2010-04-05 07:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today announced its regional distribution centers (RDCs) in McDonough, Ga. (near Atlanta) and Spanaway, Wash. (near Seattle), has been award Gold LEED Certification and its RDCs in Columbus, Ohio, and Denver, Colo., have been awarded LEED Certification. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO) LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system,...

2010-04-01 11:39:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Research Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on March 31 released Technologies and Approaches to Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, a congressionally mandated report that assesses and recommends different approaches to (for) improving fuel economy, increasing efficiency and reducing emission of greenhouse gases from medium and heavy-duty trucks. (Logo:...

2010-03-18 08:38:00

AURORA, Ohio, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, TCP, Inc. is awarded the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for Lighting Product Manufacturers by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE). The company is recognized for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy efficient lighting products, including compact fluorescent (CFL) and LED lamps for residential, commercial...

2010-03-11 10:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) a 2010 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in protecting our environment through energy efficiency. NEEA's accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 18, 2010. NEEA, an ENERGY STAR partner since 1998, will be honored for its long-term commitment to energy...

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2010-03-11 12:17:50

New economic analysis confirms that maize-based biofuel is unlikely to reduce global production of carbon dioxide In the March issue of BioScience, researchers present a sophisticated new analysis of the effects of boosting use of maize-derived ethanol on greenhouse gas emissions. The study, conducted by Thomas W. Hertel of Purdue University and five co-authors, focuses on how mandated increases in production of the biofuel in the United States will trigger land-use changes domestically and...

2010-03-09 11:01:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named the Environments For Living program as a 2010 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through its work. Masco Home Services' accomplishments through its Environments For Living program will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 18, 2010. Developed with the assistance of...

2010-03-09 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Energy Inspectors Corporation as a 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for its outstanding contributions to residential energy efficiency resulting in the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by millions of pounds annually, and saving millions of kilowatt hours of energy annually through its work as a Home Energy Rating company. Energy Inspector's accomplishments will be recognized at an awards...

2010-03-03 15:02:00

Largest National/Grassroots Business-Focused Effort Approaching 2,500-Member Milestone; Shared Focus: Unleashing Job Creation, Economic Revitalization of Clean Energy and Climate Action. WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six well-known companies -- Avista, Calpine, Deutsche Bank Asset Management, PG&E, Recycled Energy Development and Warner Music Group -- are the latest to join the fast-growing ranks of the nonpartisan and nonprofit American Businesses for Clean Energy...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'