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2014-04-16 23:12:02

IBTS earns award for verifying new homes that advance energy efficiency in the new construction industry. Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Market Leader. This award recognizes the important contribution IBTS has made to energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by verifying...

2014-04-16 12:24:05

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Dallas Safari Club, Bull Moose Sportsmen's Alliance, and others show strong support for protecting Bristol Bay WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 14 leading sportsmen's and conservation groups expressed their strong opposition to the Regulatory Fairness Act, which would halt the EPA's efforts to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the proposed Pebble Mine. The groups sent a letter outlining their concerns to the co-sponsors of...

2014-04-16 12:24:02

Brandywine Realty Trust Earns Award for Protecting the Environment through Superior Energy Efficiency RADNOR, Pa., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) announced today that The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the Company as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for strategically managing and improving the energy efficiency of its entire portfolio. Through its partnership with the ENERGY STAR program, Brandywine Realty Trust has improved...

2014-04-15 23:06:10

Transparency Market Research Report added "Global Surfactants Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/surfactants-market.html Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Surfactants is a term derived by combining the term “surface active agents”. Surfactants are anphipatic molecules that help lowering the surface tension of liquid. Surfactants usually act...

2014-04-11 16:20:29

Proposal Raises Many Substantial Issues that Should Be of Residents' Concern NEWARK, N.J., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lower Passaic River Study Area Cooperating Parties Group (CPG) is disappointed the EPA has released its Focused Feasibility Study (FFS) and Proposed Plan, a massive, impractical, and disruptive bank-to-bank remedy for the lower eight miles of the River. EPA's proposal raises a number of substantial issues that should cause concern among affected communities...

2014-04-11 12:21:24

TUCSON, Ariz., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting older Americans with asthma, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and other maladies to volunteer for experiments. The purpose of the experiments is not to study a new treatment that might make people well. The purpose is to harm people, states the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). That is not what volunteers are told. Frequently Asked Questions...

2014-04-10 23:03:09

Representing the Entomological Society of America (ESA), Past President Robert Wiedenmann, Ph.D., testified today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies to request robust fiscal year (FY) 2015 funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Forest Service. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Representing the Entomological Society of America (ESA), Past President Robert Wiedenmann, Ph.D., testified today before...

2014-04-10 16:21:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today submitted a white paper to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging them to consider state differences and needed flexibility when developing emissions guidelines addressing carbon dioxide (CO2) standards for existing fossil fuel-fired power stations. "Under Governor Tom Corbett's leadership, Pennsylvania is continuing to make great progress in its efforts to...

2014-04-10 12:22:42

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The headquarters of the American Society of Landscape Architects helped Washington, D.C., rank second on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2014 list of the top U.S. cities with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/DC90161LOGO-b Cities are ranked on the list by how many buildings earned the prestigious ENERGY STAR in their area last year. ASLA's headquarters was one...

2014-04-10 08:23:42

Company teaches do-it-yourself projects to help save water in arid West and elsewhere ATLANTA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced a nationwide effort to help educate and enable residents in drought-affected areas and elsewhere to conserve water inside and outside the home. On Saturday, April 26, The Home Depot will host Water Conservation Workshops at all 1,977 of its U.S. stores....


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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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