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2011-08-11 09:00:00

Analysis shows suburbs, rural areas, even national parks suffer from dangerous "bad air" days this summer WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most of the nation - from seaside suburbs to our national parks - has experienced health-threatening "bad air" days this year due to smog pollution, according to a new analysis of government air pollution data by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Led by California, about 250 communities and parks in nearly 40 states have...

2011-08-09 12:00:00

Report Names Top 15 States That Employ Autoworkers in Clean, Efficient Technologies: MI, OH, IN, NC, KY, PA, TX, AL, CA, SC, TN, NY, IL, VA, AZ WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 155,000 American workers already are making components for clean, fuel-efficient vehicles, and that number could grow significantly as the United States continues to embrace new generations of fuel efficient cars and trucks, according to a new study released today. The report, jointly...

2011-08-03 13:30:00

AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, TX, UT, WA and WY analyzed in NRDC web tool WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Climate change is expected to lead to worsening drought conditions and greater heat extremes, along with myriad health problems, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. A new web tool unveiled by NRDC lets users read just how badly their state might be impacted by climate change. On the site, www.nrdc.org/climatemaps, users can see local data and...

2011-08-03 12:00:00

DC, MA, MI, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, VA, WV, CA and TX analyzed in NRDC web tool WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Climate change is expected to worsen air pollution in northeastern states along with its associated health problems, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. A new web tool unveiled by NRDC lets users read how badly their state might be impacted by climate change. On the site, www.nrdc.org/climatemaps, users can see local data and maps detailing...

2011-08-03 10:30:00

IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD and WI analyzed in NRDC web tool WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Climate change will worsen the health problems associated with the Midwest's already-high rate of flooding, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. A new web tool unveiled by NRDC lets users read just how badly their state might be impacted by climate change. On the site, www.nrdc.org/climatemaps, users can see local data and maps detailing extreme...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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