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2014-05-05 12:23:58

Industry concerned that proposed standards will mean slow clean air progress ARLINGTON, Va., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) submitted its comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today in response to the Agency's proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Residential Wood Heaters. "We are glad to have the opportunity to submit our comments to EPA. The hearth products industry welcomes EPA's efforts to update...

2014-01-30 12:23:40

395 Facilities Identified in CO, LA, ND, PA, TX, and WY, Each Emitting over 10,000 Pounds of Toxic Chemicals Per Year. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of large oil and gas facilities in six energy boom states -- Colorado, Louisiana, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wyoming - are emitting a combined 8.5 million tons of toxic chemicals each year, according to new data compiled by the nonprofit Environmental Integrity Project (EIP). The EIP report...

2013-08-28 23:04:06

Two cases alleging the recontamination of the notorious Love Canal region in Niagara Falls, New York, have been returned to state court by Western District Judge John Curtin, notes Parker Waichman LLP, which represents Plaintiffs in toxic exposure cases on an ongoing basis. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by toxic exposure, notes that, according to court documents filed on Aug. 22,...

2013-06-06 23:00:18

A Georgia State University researcher is the first to show that the Clean Air Act of 1970 caused a rebound in rainfall for a U.S. City in a study released this week. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 A Georgia State University researcher is the first to show that the Clean Air Act of 1970 caused a rebound in rainfall for a U.S. city, according to a study released this week. Jeremy Diem, an associate professor in the Department of Geosciences, analyzed summer rainfall data from nine weather...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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