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2015-03-02 16:25:41

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Pennsylvania State

2015-02-13 12:28:32

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry visited Washington, D.C.

2015-02-12 04:21:16

Analysis of NERC Initial Reliability Review by The Brattle Group finds EPA Plan implementation is "unlikely to materially affect reliability." WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-09 23:06:21

1,900 attendees and 450 speakers are pre-registered for EUEC 2015, the 18th annual meeting of energy, utility and environmental professionals in San Diego, California, from February 16-18, 2015.

2015-02-09 16:27:08

CINCINNATI, Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-02-03 23:12:14

Measurabl, the start-up for sustainability data management and reporting has benchmarked over 400 buildings in the US EPA’s ENERGY STAR program, earning a coveted Partnership for making the

2015-01-28 16:23:09

DALLAS, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the U.S.


Latest United States Environmental Protection Agency Reference Libraries

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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.