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2014-08-22 12:22:04

Proposal to Lower the Standard Would Jeopardize Manufacturing Expansion WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Chemistry Council (ACC) Vice President of Regulatory & Technical Affairs Michael Walls today testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee minority briefing in Lake Charles, La. regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) anticipated proposal to lower the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. The...

2014-08-13 23:06:33

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Surfactant Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Surfactant Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on Surfactant market. The report provides Surfactant information, including its definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as well as industry overview. This research...

2014-08-04 08:23:28

EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EPA has approved protocols developed by ATS Labs that would allow antimicrobial product developers to register disinfection and sanitizer products intended for fogging or misting applications. The protocol will confirm a product's antimicrobial efficacy against public health organisms when tested in the dedicated fogging and misting testing room at ATS Labs' Eagan, MN, facility. Environments that would benefit from large space single...

2014-07-31 12:23:45

Could Cost U.S. Economy $3.4 Trillion, Endanger Millions of American Jobs WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by NERA Economic Consulting and commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) reveals that a more stringent ozone standard from the Obama Administration could reduce GDP by $270 billion per year and carry a compliance price tag of $2.2 trillion from 2017 to 2040, increasing energy costs and placing millions of jobs at risk. At this price,...

2014-07-31 12:23:27

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) will host a national media conference call on Thursday, July 31, at 10:00 a.m. EDT to release the results of a landmark economic study conducted by NERA Economic Consulting. The study assesses the impacts of the Obama Administration's planned revisions to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone nationally and in...

2014-07-30 23:12:08

Vala Sciences, an industry leader in biological discovery and safety assessment, has won their second contract worth over $10 million with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Vala Sciences was recently awarded a second contract from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This new contract was awarded for the company’s expertise in developmental toxicity models, including tests designed to assess the effect of chemical...

2014-07-30 12:25:18

Corbett's Emissions Reduction Plan Will Result in Cleaner Air, Lower Prices, More Jobs HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett today rallied on behalf of working families in Pennsylvania's energy sector. Joined at the Rally to Support American Energy in Pittsburgh by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, Gov. Corbett criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recent proposed rule for...

2014-07-30 12:24:55

SC Johnson Climbs List of EPA's National Top 100 List of Green Power Users; Ranks No. 9 on Top 30 On-Site Generation List RACINE, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it ranks on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) National Top 100 list of the largest green power users. Moving up 17 spots to No. 77, SC Johnson is currently using nearly 75 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet 43 percent...

2014-07-29 12:23:32

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn testified this morning at the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) public hearing in Washington, D.C. highlighting the flaws that undermine the agency's proposed regulation for reducing greenhouse gases from existing power plants. In the following statement, Quinn summarizes why "this stunning attempt to remake the nation's entire electric grid" will weaken the...

2014-07-28 12:24:17

New Green For All Poll Shows Communities of Color View Climate Change as Imminent Threat and Support Carbon Pollution Standards WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With climate change a present danger to the American people's health, environment and the nation's wildlife, clean air leaders today hailed the Environmental Protection Agency's historic public hearings this week on its Clean Power Plan to curb carbon pollution from existing power plants, a key driver of...


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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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