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2014-06-20 12:20:16

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is requesting the public and interested organizations to review and comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the agency's proposed Mars 2020 mission. The comment period runs through July 21. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO During the comment period, NASA will host an online public meeting from 1-3 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 26, at: https://ac.arc.nasa.gov/mars2020 The meeting site...

2014-05-22 08:23:23

VANCOUVER, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces that the Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble Partnership" or "PLP") has filed suit in U.S. District Court for Alaska to halt a regulatory process initiated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") under the Clean Water Act ("CWA"). PLP's complaint asserts that, in the absence of a permit application, EPA's Section 404(c)...

2014-05-16 12:23:31

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that the company has expanded its staff and services in the Pacific Northwest, moved to new offices in Portland, and opened its first office in Seattle. The new offices are located at the following addresses: GEI Consultants' New Portland GEI Consultants First Seattle...

2014-05-12 16:24:01

TRADING SYMBOL: TSX: R TORONTO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSX: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (the "Draft EIS") prepared by the US Army Corps of Engineers' (the "Corps") and the State Mining Permit for the Haile Gold Mine project has officially closed. Comments from the public were accepted verbally at the Joint Public Hearing on April 24, 2014 (see news release dated March...

2014-04-08 12:32:37

OTTAWA, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - CADTH today announced the recipients of the Dr. Jill M. Sanders Award of Excellence in Health Technology Assessment. As well, in celebration of the agency's silver anniversary, two new awards have been established: the Maurice McGregor Award recognizing rising stars in health technology assessment (HTA), and the CADTH 25th Anniversary Medal honouring individuals whose hard work and dedication have helped to establish and maintain HTA as a vital...

2014-04-07 08:23:28

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Brazil Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Brazil Resources") (TSXV: BRI) (OTCQX: BRIZF) is pleased to provide an update on its progress towards receiving environmental licenses for its Cachoeira Gold Project in the State of Pará, northeastern Brazil (the "Cachoeira Project"). The Company had previously engaged Arcadis-Logo, a leading environmental consulting company in Brazil, to provide an environmental assessment impact report ("EIA/RIMA")...

2014-03-31 23:31:53

The 'Athena Guide to Whole-Building LCA in Green Building Programs' demystifies the credits and explains how the Athena Impact Estimator for Buildings software makes compliance easy. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a powerful tool to help sustainable design move towards a performance basis. An analytical method for estimating lifetime environmental impacts due to a product or process, LCA can help building designers quantify and validate their...

2014-03-27 12:25:08

Manufacturers Must Clearly Demonstrate to Decision Makers the Budget Impact of the New Technology to the Healthcare System, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group (DRG) finds that Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is rapidly becoming the most powerful driver of drug price setting and market access in LATAM. In Brazil and Mexico, health authorities perform HTA evaluations of new drugs to determine national...

2014-03-25 23:33:58

This landmark COSA report illuminates the salient findings of research from nearly 18,000 comparable surveys in Africa, Asia and Latin America for coffee and cocoa - two important commodities that are the bellwethers for sustainability trends in other crops. Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA), joined by the five UN agencies of the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards and leading global firms, recently launched “The...

2014-03-18 23:28:27

With an executive reorganization and strategic hires, Quantis readies for accelerated growth in the field of sustainability solutions and services. Paris, France (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Swiss-based group Quantis International, the globally recognized leader in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and sustainability expertise and consulting services, announces the promotion of Emmanuelle Aoustin to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. She succeeds Quantis co-founding...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.