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2014-07-01 12:23:54

Spotlight on Heat Waves, Ticks, Ruined National Park Visits and More; How to Cope & Why We Must Cut Carbon Pollution WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With July 4(th) upon us, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is releasing a tip sheet today about eight summertime woes that will worsen if climate change isn't combatted soon, along with steps individuals and the nation can take to ease the misery. NRDC's tip sheet highlights these summer woes: Heat waves,...

2014-05-29 16:22:11

Many Key States Will Benefit From Climate Action: AR, CO, FL, IA, IL, MI, MO, MN, NC, NV, OH, PA, and VA. WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants can save American households and business customers $37.4 billion on their electric bills in 2020 while creating more than 274,000 jobs, a Natural Resources Defense Council analysis shows. Those are among the tangible potential benefits of the anticipated limits on carbon...

2010-01-04 18:27:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the NRDC announced it was filing suit against the City of Long Beach to overturn a settlement with the ATA that ended litigation over the Port of Long Beach truck concession plan. Long Beach settled the lawsuit after the U.S. District Court of Appeals declared the concession plan illegal. "ATA cannot comment on the NRDC's lawsuit itself, because we have not seen it. But the legal issues that the NRDC raises in their press release have...

2009-01-27 15:15:00

California's first-in-the-nation requirement that mileage be considered in annual premiums will benefit the environment, says NRDC SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today released a scorecard ranking California's Top 10 auto insurance companies on how well they reward motorists who drive fewer miles with lower premiums. "Pay As You Drive" (PAYD) insurance strives to directly tie insurance premiums to the number of miles driven. California is the only state...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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