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2011-07-20 10:00:00

Worst States OH, PA, FL, KY, MD, IN, MI, WV, GA, NC, SC, AL, TX, VA, TN, MO, IL, WI, NH, IA WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida live in states with the most toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fired power plants, according to an analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The study used publicly-available data in the Environmental Protection Agency's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).

2011-07-14 10:24:00

Bill would restore jurisdiction of state agencies over EPA in regards to Clean Water Act WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- H.R.

2011-07-07 15:40:00

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) hails a major new rule targeting cross-state air pollution and cleaning Vermont's air that has been in the works for more than 20 years. Leahy said the release Thursday by the U.S.

2011-07-06 15:58:00

Every American will be adversely impacted by EPA budget cuts CHICAGO, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leadership of EPA's largest Union (AFGE), expressed its disbelief over the direction that Congress is taking to purposefully gut the Agency's ability to protect human health and the environment, particularly when almost every poll concludes that Americans want clean air and water. The American Federation of Government Employees National Council of EPA Locals #238 President Charles...

2011-06-01 09:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.), a global leader in water quality and safety, today introduced testing methods to meet the monitoring requirements for 28 new contaminants proposed in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Regulation (UCMR 3).

2011-05-23 11:51:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In comments filed today with U.S.

2011-05-22 00:02:19

National Religious Coalition on Creation Care Awards EPA Administrator Lisa P.

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Complimentary webinars on May 12 and May 17 are designed to benefit those responsible for maintaining environmental compliance at industrial facilities. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Trinity Consultants, an international environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, will present complimentary webinars on May 12 and May 17 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

2011-04-12 12:11:00

CALGARY, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wescorp Energy ("Wescorp") (OTCBB: WSCE), today announced that it has entered into a joint venture with Allied Holdings Group ("Allied"), based in Alexandria, Virginia to pursue certification of Wescorp's H2Omaxx clean water technology for international maritime vessel operations. Allied specializes in the adaptation, certification and marketing of marine equipment to the US Navy, US Coast Guard and commercial marine industry.

2011-04-07 14:16:00

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles T. Drevna, president of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, issued the following statement on the House of Representatives' passage today of H.R.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.