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2014-09-29 23:10:22

SWS Environmental Services’ Top 10 Ways a Marina Can Be Environmentally Responsible Panama City Beach, FL, September 29, 2014 (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 SWS Environmental Services (SWSES), a leading environmental services company with locations along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastlines, as well as other inland waterways, is poised to help marinas, boatyards, boat manufacturers, and other marine related facilities achieve their “Clean” designation. Many boaters who travel up...

2014-09-26 20:21:06

VANCOUVER, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") reports that U.S. federal court in Alaska today granted a motion to dismiss the case by the Pebble Limited Partnership, State of Alaska and Alaska Peninsula Corporation challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") statutory authority to pre-emptively impose development restrictions on the Pebble Project prior to the submission of a...

2014-09-26 08:22:20

Calls for balance between transparency, protection of trade secrets WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to its proposed rulemaking requiring companies to disclose the composition of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"). Some SOCMA members, the majority of which are small businesses, manufacture chemicals used in oil...

2014-09-25 23:01:12

In partnership with e-Training, RedVector is now offering HAZWOPER training courses for workers involved with the storage, treatment, cleanup or disposal of hazardous substances. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 RedVector, the leader in online continuing education and workforce training solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries, launched comprehensive Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training this week. In partnership...

2014-09-25 16:21:26

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ShipCarsNow, a wholly owned Union Pacific Railroad subsidiary, received the 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual honor recognizes the top 1 percent of EPA partners that have optimized their freight management operation's environmental performance and efficiency. ShipCarsNow is the first railroad logistics company to receive the award....

2014-09-24 16:22:33

VANCOUVER, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") reports that U.S. federal court in Alaska today released an order recognizing that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has agreed not to take the next step to advance its Clean Water Act Section 404(c) regulatory process with respect to southwest Alaska's Pebble Project until at least January 2, 2015. Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble...

2014-09-24 08:23:32

Smart toilets offer peace of mind with overflow protection, touch-free flush and leak detection INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Faucet reports leading consumer concerns in the bathroom focus on the fear of toilet overflow and touching the tank lever. The latest Delta product innovation, FlushIQ(TM) Technology, addresses these concerns and more, offering consumers a solution with overflow protection, leak detection and a touch-free flush....

2014-09-23 12:21:15

Award Recipients are Top Program Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency RACINE, Wis., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson has been honored with a SmartWay® Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. SC Johnson is one of 11 companies to receive this distinction in the shipper and logistics category. Each year, the SmartWay® Excellence Awards program...

2014-09-23 08:40:14

BATH, England, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compliance with EU environmental regulations continues to be actively enforced by Member State regulatory authorities, with stringent penalties for companies who fail to meet their obligations in each country. The EU Directives on WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment), Batteries and Packaging, place responsibility on producers to register with the regulatory authorities and provide collection, recycling and...

2014-09-23 08:22:14

Lowe's is only retail shipper partner ever to receive 6 SmartWay awards MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) the highest honor for industry leadership in its SmartWay(®) Transport Partnership. Lowe's received a 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award for superior environmental performance in supply chain operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147333 Lowe's was one...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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