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2014-06-03 08:24:18

Former Director, Honorable Stephen Johnson, to join the newly formed Board of Advisors IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, is pleased to announce that Jeffrey A. Horn, formerly Managing Director of Caterpillar Power Generation Systems, has agreed to join the Board of Directors. Jeff Horn will be completing the term of...

2011-05-16 18:28:19

What does it take to regenerate a limb? Biologists have long thought that organ regeneration in animals like zebrafish and salamanders involved stem cells that can generate any tissue in the body. But new research suggests that multiple cell types are needed to regrow the complete organ, at least in zebrafish. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that cells capable of regenerating a zebrafish fin do not revert to stem cells that can form any tissue....

2010-08-04 13:51:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FlexEnergy (www.flexenergy.com), a clean tech business with the breakthrough solution to create clean energy with near zero emissions from harmful greenhouse gases, announces that the Honorable Stephen L. Johnson, 11th Administer of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (http://www.epa.gov/history/administrators/johnson.htm), will join their Board of Directors. The announcement occurs on the eve of FlexEnergy's August 12th celebration...

2008-09-01 18:00:11

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday it waived some clean gasoline requirements for parts of Texas because of Hurricane Gustav. The waiver, which lasts until Sept. 10, will allow more flexibility for the fuel distribution system to support an adequate supply, the EPA said in a news release. EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson said he determined circumstances created by Hurricane Gustav likely would result in a shortage of gasoline compliant with federal regulations....

2008-08-12 12:00:53

To: CITY EDITORS Contact: Anne Rowan of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5, +1-312-353-9391, rowan.anne@epa.gov CHICAGO, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson today swore in Lynn Buhl as regional administrator for EPA Region 5, which encompasses Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. In a ceremony attended by Region 5 employees, Buhl took the oath of office and officially began her new position. "I am delighted to...

2008-08-04 18:00:26

WASHINGTON _ Environmental Protection Agency chief Stephen Johnson stunned his staff last month when he publicly opposed their proposals for regulating greenhouse gas emissions, four union officials representing EPA staff working on global warming policies said in a letter provided to McClatchy Monday. The letter alleges that Johnson subverted the work of EPA staff and damaged the agency's reputation for "sound science and policy." The EPA needs public respect and support in order to...

2008-07-30 15:00:41

By JOHN E MULLIGAN Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and colleagues on the Environment and Public Works Committee accuse Stephen L. Johnson of being more influenced by the White House than science. WASHINGTON -- Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and two Democratic colleagues yesterday requested a federal probe of whether Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen L. Johnson has "made false or misleading statements" in Senate testimony about his regulatory decisions. The senators also called...

2008-07-30 15:00:00

By HERB JACKSON, WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT Sen. Frank Lautenberg and three other senators called for the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to resign Tuesday. The senators accused Stephen L. Johnson of giving misleading testimony before Congress about why the EPA blocked California's effort to control auto emissions. They said Johnson based decisions on political considerations rather than scientific evidence or existing law. The group asked Attorney General Michael B....

2008-07-22 21:00:24

WASHINGTON _ The Environmental Protection Agency told the Bush administration that by law California should be able to set air-quality standards that were tougher than federal law, but President Bush rejected the advice and made clear that he wanted a single national standard, a former EPA official said Tuesday. The testimony from whistleblower Jason Burnett came as the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee's chairwoman, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., is investigating what she...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.