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2014-10-21 12:27:47

"As stewards for future generations, it is our obligation to conserve land and water resources." HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Groups representing millions of hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts are speaking out in support of climate action, releasing a letter in support of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. The letter is signed by 325 groups nationally, including 65 Pennsylvania organizations and outdoor businesses such as...

2014-10-16 23:06:51

SWS Environmental Services (SWSES), a leading environmental services company will be exhibiting at the 16th Annual Railroad Environment Conference. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 SWS Environmental Services will be exhibiting at booth number 15 at the 16th Annual Railroad Environmental Conference hosted at The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign on October 28-29, 2014. SWSES conference attendees on hand will be Vice President of Field Operations, Jim Nardozzi and Ohio Account...

2014-10-16 16:21:38

Supply Chain Solution Provider Recertified for 6th Consecutive Year HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Logistics Group (SLG), a leading supply-chain solution provider for the beverage industry, announced today that the company has been certified as a SmartWay® Logistics Company Partner for another year. SLG has earned this eco-friendly recognition every year since 2009. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152618LOGO SmartWay is a public-private...

2014-10-15 20:21:19

NRDC, Sierra Club, PennEnvironment, ConservationPA, PennFuture, Clean Air Council and Moms Clean Air Force React to Passage of House Bill 2354 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Moms Clean Air Force, PennEnvironment, ConservationPA, Sierra Club, PennFuture and Clean Air Council today slammed Pennsylvania State Senators for passing a bill that will hinder state efforts to reduce carbon pollution. The Senate voted...

2014-10-15 16:24:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a massive outpouring of public opposition, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it has registered Enlist-Duo,® an herbicide that incorporates a mix of glyphosate and a new formulation of 2,4-D, intended for use on genetically engineered (GE) Enlist-Duo®-tolerant corn and soybean crops, officially ushering in the new wave of GE 2,4-D tolerant crops. "EPA approval of this herbicide sets a...

2014-10-14 20:20:53

BC Hydro must fulfil over 80 legally binding conditions throughout the life of the project. OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today issued the following statement outlining the Governor in Council's determination that the environmental effects of the proposed Site C Clean Energy Project are justified in the circumstances. "The Site C...

2014-10-10 16:20:45

DUBLIN, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hfl2db/global_offshore) has announced the addition of the "Global Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hfl2db/global_offshore ] report to their offering. OSV is a sea motor vessel used for transmitting cargos, goods, supplies, crews, and offshore exploration and production equipment across oil platforms. OSV...

2014-10-10 08:21:54

Retailer celebrates three of EPAs top honors: WaterSense, ENERGY STAR and SmartWay Excellence Award ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, as a 2014 WaterSense Partner of the Year for its leadership and ongoing efforts to support increased water conservation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO The Home Depot is being honored as a 2014...

2014-10-10 08:21:49

Awarded EPA's Highest Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Awards in 2014 LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Inspectors Corporation, a leading national Energy Efficiency and Sustainability certification company headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, was awarded the WaterSense Licensed Certification Provider Partner of the Year award for 2014 by the United States Environmental Protection Agency today for its work in saving water and reducing water bills for homeowners living...

2014-10-09 16:22:25

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) again recognized Delta Faucet Company, the manufacturer of Delta®, Brizo® and Peerless® products, as a WaterSense®(1) Manufacturer Partner of the Year. This marks the third time in four years the Company has received this prestigious recognition for its commitment to water efficiency and efforts to educate U.S. consumers about the WaterSense program....


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Current Sea Level Rise
2013-04-01 10:39:21

The sea levels all around the world are rising. Current sea-level rise has the potential to affect human populations and the natural environment. Two key factors have contributed to the observed sea level rise. The first is thermal expansion: as the ocean water warms, it expands. The second is from the influence of land-based ice because of increased melting. The major store of water on land is found in the glaciers and the ice sheets. The rising of sea levels is one of several lines of...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.