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2009-10-22 16:09:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent legal settlement between the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Port of Long Beach is good news for clean air, Port of Long Beach Executive Director Richard Steinke said today in a letter on the Port's Web site.

2009-10-20 16:15:00

Mayor Bob Foster Breaks with Big-City Mayors Pushing for Clean Truck Plan at Ports Nationally, Puts LA on the Hook to Pay For and Implement World's Most Progressive Diesel-Emissions Reduction Plan LOS ANGELES, Oct.

2009-10-07 12:01:00

Major Clean Energy Job Creation Boom Seen for Economically Struggling Hoosier State INDIANAPOLIS, Oct.

2009-10-06 10:00:00

Huge Potential See for High-Paying Jobs and Economic Revitalization Across State INDIANAPOLIS, Oct.

2009-10-01 16:38:00

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2009-10-01 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a year after the Clean Truck Programs (CTP) launched at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, more than 2,000 polluting trucks are off the road and more than 5,500 clean trucks are in operation.

2009-07-28 10:00:00

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Environmental Law & Policy Center: A coalition of Illinois health and environmental groups notified Midwest Generation, LLC of their intent to sue the company because its coal plants release illegally high amounts of particulate matter that leads to respiratory illnesses and premature deaths in nearby communities.

2009-07-15 12:11:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Planet Green announced the world premiere of ACID TEST: THE GLOBAL CHALLENGE OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION on Wednesday, August 12 at 10:30PM ET.

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2009-07-08 13:40:00

Experts say more than half of the states in the US now have mosquitoes that are known to spread dengue fever.

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2009-06-13 15:10:00

President Barack Obama announced the creation of a high-level Ocean Policy Task Force on Friday that will craft a national policy for sustainably managing the oceans.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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