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2013-10-17 12:24:18

Message for future budget battles: Americans want EPA cleaning up air, water, toxic sites and power plant carbon pollution in national, Hispanic, IA, ME, MI, NC polling; Boehner in Ohio, Benishek in MI, Lance and LoBiondo in NJ, and Barletta in PA out of step with constituents WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the 16 days House Republicans held the federal government hostage to their radical agenda, they put our environment and health at risk, and most Americans...

2013-10-16 23:35:41

Antimicrobial Test Laboratories (ATL) - a contract microbiology lab founded in 2006 by microbiologist Dr. Benjamin Tanner - has announced that AOAC International’s altered passing criteria for two key methods used for disinfectant registration will benefit companies needing testing. Round Rock, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Antimicrobial Test Laboratories (ATL) - a contract microbiology lab founded in 2006 by microbiologist Dr. Benjamin Tanner - has announced that AOAC International’s...

2013-10-14 23:04:11

Having a Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan can save a business thousands of dollars in potential fines. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Fenstermaker, an industry leading survey and mapping, engineering, environmental services and advanced technology consulting firm, has just published a new whitepaper that addresses how Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) can save businesses thousands of dollars. The whitepaper, which was written by William...

2013-10-11 12:22:09

ACC Formaldehyde Panel Files Comments on EPA's Proposed Formaldehyde Emissions Standards for Composite Wood Products WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EPA's proposed rule for formaldehyde emissions for composite wood products is arbitrary and contrary to the intent of the law, according to comments filed this week by the American Chemistry Council's Formaldehyde Panel. The Panel states in its comments that it supports a national standard, but questions EPA's overreach in...

2013-10-10 23:28:29

Campaign Supports Nationwide Effort to Decrease the Energy Consumed by Information Technology Equipment Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Guardian Energy pledged to support the ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Campaign in conjunction with efforts to provide energy-efficiency products and services to the New England area. The campaign, initiated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, emphasizes nationwide reduction of energy use in offices. In addition to existing power management...

2013-10-10 08:23:57

ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today recognized The Home Depot® with a 2013 WaterSense Retail Partner of the Year award. The Home Depot was honored during the WaterSmart Innovations Conference for its commitment to water efficiency and outstanding efforts to support the WaterSense program during 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO ) In 2012 alone, WaterSense-labeled products and new homes...

2013-10-09 16:21:10

HOUSTON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation has entered an agreement with the State of Louisiana and other companies to conduct a portion of environmental remediation measures in the Bayou d'Inde, an estuary of the Calcasieu River. The agreement comes as a result of cooperation with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) and other companies since EPA initiated a broad investigation of conditions in the...

2013-10-08 23:32:22

Antioch University New England and U.S. EPA will co-host the Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference, May 19-21, 2014. Keene, New Hampshire (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host the Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference on May 19-21, 2014, in Manchester, New Hampshire. The conference will focus on local solutions that communities can employ to prepare for the present and changing...

2013-10-07 08:21:07

Build It Green's updated free resource provides unbiased advice and best-in-class product recommendations, from appliances to flooring OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new-and-improved online Green Product Directory launched today at GreenPointRated.com/Products, providing an independent source of trusted green home improvement product recommendations and educational tips for homeowners. The nonprofit membership organization, Build It Green, developed the site to make...

2013-10-04 16:21:02

EPA recognizes Company's long-term efforts in promoting water efficiency KOHLER, Wis., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A well known leader in the kitchen and bath industry, Kohler Co. is dedicated to product innovation, technology advancements and water efficiency. This year Kohler has once again been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program with the first-ever 2013 WaterSense Sustained Excellence award for the company's long-standing efforts to increase...


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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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