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2014-06-10 12:23:18

Groups Say Workers Could Be Exposed To More Than Three Times The Amount Of Chemicals Of US Workers. Consumers Take Action With New Mock "App;" 20,000 Have So Far Signed Petition Urging Action by Apple. WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amidst mounting consumer pressure on Apple to address worker safety in its supplier factories, 80 environmental and human rights organizations, socially responsible investment firms, and occupational health professionals from 27...

2010-09-08 16:23:00

Leading Figures who have shaped CAA to participate including Lisa Jackson, Howard Baker, Bill Ruckelshaus, Bill Reilly, Henry Waxman, and many others WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will co-host a day-long symposium on Tuesday, September 14 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Clean Air Act (CAA). EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson will give the keynote address. Many leading figures in the...

2010-07-29 15:07:00

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles T. Drevna, president of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, today issued a statement in response to a letter sent by four members of Congress to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson dealing with ethanol in gasoline. In the letter, Congressmen Henry A. Waxman, Edward J. Markey, Joe Barton and Fred Upton request information to "ensure that increasing the permissible level of ethanol in...

2010-03-22 14:49:00

EPA's Lisa Jackson, Earth Day Network's Kathleen Rogers, Rev. Jesse Jackson hail Moroccan commitment to 'clean & green;' Earth Day launch set for Morocco's National Charter for Environment and Sustainable Development WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasna of Morocco, sister of His Majesty King Mohammed VI and President of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment, was joined by high-ranking US and Moroccan...

2010-02-25 14:22:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lisa Jackson, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will speak at a luncheon at the National Press Club on March 8 about the strides the EPA made in 2009 and offer a glimpse at the agency's priorities for 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO ) In her first year atop the agency, Jackson ruled that greenhouse gases endanger public welfare, announced the Obama administration's clean cars...

2010-02-25 10:27:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lisa Jackson, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will speak at a luncheon at the National Press Club about the strides the EPA made in 2009 and offer a glimpse at the agency's priorities for 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) In her first year atop the agency, Jackson ruled that greenhouse gases endanger public welfare, announced the Obama administration's clean cars program and laid...

2010-02-18 09:22:00

DELAWARE, Ohio, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson visited Columbus on Thursday to highlight jobs and economic growth in Ohio under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, farm groups including the Ohio Corn Growers Association (OCGA) and American Agri-Women urged Jackson not to "de-stimulate" the state's farm economy by allowing her cabinet to remove an essential tool from modern agriculture production. OCGA Executive...

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2009-10-01 12:40:00

A new Environmental Protection Agency proposal announced Wednesday would require power plants, factories and refineries to reduce greenhouse gases by installing the best available technology and improve energy efficiency whenever a facility is significantly changed or built, The Associated Press reported. The proposal applies to any industrial plant that emits at least 25,000 tons of greenhouse gases a year. EPA officials say these large sources are responsible for 70 percent of the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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