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2014-07-30 12:25:33

TUCSON, Ariz., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of advocates from across the Southeast descended on Atlanta on Tuesday for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearings on rules intended to "dramatically cut emissions" from coal-fired electricity generating stations. The most dramatic cuts come from shutting plants down--and that is what will happen to those that cannot pay the enormous cost of meeting draconian rules. In fact, it may be impossible for many plants...

2012-03-17 23:02:43

Jane Orient, M.D., explains why "access to birth control is not the issue, and religious freedom is only part of the picture." Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 In the commentary “It´s Not About Contraceptives,” published by The Atlas Society, Dr. Jane Orient asks: Why should anybody have to buy contraceptives for other people? Old women, women who want to have a baby, nuns, small employers struggling to make payroll–why indeed should any of them be forced to help...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'