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Latest James Corbett Stories

2013-03-15 16:24:52

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Corbett, a senior executive with PerkinElmer, a global technology company headquartered in Massachusetts, has been elected to the March of Dimes National Board of Trustees, it was announced today. March of Dimes trustees, who serve as volunteers with five-year terms, represent the public in governing the organization and advancing its mission. Mr. Corbett joins a distinguished group of more than 30 trustees as the...

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2010-06-10 08:35:00

As of Wednesday, June 9, if all the oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico had been used for fuel, it could have powered 38,000 cars, and 3,400 trucks, and 1,800 ships for a full year, according to University of Delaware Prof. James J. Corbett. That's based on the estimated spill rate of 19,000 barrels of oil per day. Corbett, a professor of marine policy in UD's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, works on energy and environmental solutions for transportation. He...

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2008-09-10 11:45:00

New study examines tradeoff among fuel switching and emission control policies Marine vessels are no longer resting in a safe harbor. The forecast for clear skies and smooth sailing for oceanic vessels has been impeded by worldwide concerns of their significant contributions to air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions that impact the Earth's climate. A new study by professors James Winebrake and James Corbett examines "Emission Tradeoffs among Alternative Marine Fuels: Total Fuel Cycle...