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2010-11-05 05:15:00

- Montreal Protocol Actions Would Exceed UNFCCC/Kyoto Reductions WASHINGTON, Nov.

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2010-10-29 07:43:59

Team says current models may underestimate ozone levels; findings made by characterizing rates of key chemical reactions.

2010-10-08 12:16:00

SALISBURY, N.C., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded Food Lion with its 2010 Montreal Protocol Award, a global achievement given for protecting the ozone layer. Food Lion is one of only two grocery store chains nationwide to receive this global honor.

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2010-09-17 12:51:43

Scientists with the United Nations (UN) announced Thursday they found that the Earth’s protective ozone layer in the upper atmosphere has stopped thinning out and should be mostly restored by the middle of this century thanks to a ban on dangerous chemicals that float up into the air.

2010-09-16 10:00:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. celebrates International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, designated by the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

2010-09-10 15:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded a sole source contract to Ball Aerospace and Technology Corp.

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2010-09-03 14:07:31

A new discovery by scientists at the Universities of East Anglia and Frankfurt could make it possible in future to identify the source of banned CFCs that are probably still being released into the atmosphere.

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2010-08-22 09:55:00

A U.N. board that oversees a $2.7 billion market intended to cut heat-trapping gases has agreed to take steps that could lead to reining in what European and U.S. environmentalists call a gigantic scam.

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2010-08-08 20:20:00

On July 6 this summer, Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality issued the region's first 'unhealthy' air alert since 2008.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.