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2011-02-10 12:08:00

New Poll Data Reveal Views of NJ-7 Registered Voters About Issue to be Decided by New Jersey's Key House Energy & Commerce Committee Member; Voters Want Experts to Make the Calls, Not Politicians WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seventy-two percent of Rep.

2011-02-10 12:01:00

New Poll Data Reveal Views of NH-2 Registered Voters About Issue to be Decided by New Hampshire's Key House Energy & Commerce Committee Member; Voters Want Experts to Make the Calls, Not Politicians WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty-four percent of Rep.

2011-02-10 10:00:00

New Poll Data Reveal Similar Findings in Districts of 8 Other House Energy & Commerce Committee Members; Voters Want Experts to Make the Calls, Not Politicians WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-01-27 12:30:00

Attacks on Clean Air Act Updates Would Increase Air Pollution and Health Risks - Including Asthma - for Millions of American Children, Adults WASHINGTON, Jan.

2011-01-18 12:55:00

Brown Would Derail Health Benefits From EPA Action to End Unlimited Dumping of Carbon Pollution WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statewide radio campaign starting today, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Environment Massachusetts call on U.S. Sen.

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2011-01-12 06:05:00

A US commission investigating the Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Tuesday that an overhaul of industry practices and tougher safety measures are needed to avoid a repeat of the worst oil disaster in US history.

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2010-12-15 06:25:17

A new international deal on global warming was reached in Cancun on December 11, easing the minds of environmentalists worried that another summit would end with no agreement, but casting a shadow over the issue is the political shift in the United States where legislative climate efforts stalled in 2010.

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2010-11-26 13:00:00

The Obama administration is setting aside more than 187,000 square miles (120 million acres) along the northern coast of Alaska designating it as a “critical habitat” for polar bears.

2010-11-17 10:00:00

210 Regional, State and Local Groups Sign on; American Lung Association, American Public Health Association, and American Academy of Pediatrics Among Signers of New National Ad. WASHINGTON, Nov.

2010-11-10 12:59:00

At Risk: 2 Million Annual Park Visitors Spending $160 Million and Supporting 3,000 Maine Jobs; A Glimpse of a Future With 'No Thunder' from Thunder Hole and Atlantic City Temperatures AUGUSTA, Maine, Nov.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.