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2013-09-06 16:20:55

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to withdraw two proposals from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), one a proposal to establish a TSCA section 5(b)(4) chemicals of concern list and the other to amend the premanufacture (PMN) regulations regarding confidential business information, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement: "We strongly support the Agency's...

2013-09-04 16:23:01

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine local, state, tribal and federal agencies are highly critical of the latest Forest Service analysis of the proposed Rosemont open-pit copper mine according to written comments released last week. The depth and breadth of the criticisms, along with previous demands from political leaders, raise doubts about the credibility of the Forest Service's environmental analysis of the proposed Rosemont mine, thus leaving a significant cloud of...

2013-09-03 20:21:33

Company says that the EPA over-reached its authority, disregarded facts OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a petition filed today at U.S. 10(th) Circuit Court of Appeals, Oklahoma Gas and Electric today joined Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt in requesting a rehearing before the full 10-judge panel to determine if the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acted appropriately in rejecting the state's plan to address visibility at national parks and wildlife areas....

2013-08-29 16:22:12

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today released results of a short-term air sampling effort conducted near the Barto Compressor Station in Penn Township, Lycoming County. Sample analyses found no emission levels of nitrogen dioxide that would pose a health concern. "DEP is committed to understanding the impacts of the natural gas industry on public health and the environment," Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo...

200,000 Early Deaths A Year Due To Air Pollution, Says Study
2013-08-29 14:18:45

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the 1970 Clean Air Act was put in place by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to protect the public health, a new study by researchers from MIT’s Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment have found that these efforts likely aren’t doing enough. This new study found that vehicle emissions are the biggest contributor to premature death. According to the study more than 200,000 early deaths occur in the United...

2013-08-27 23:25:19

The new Moen Danika collection, available exclusively at Menards, features soft, contemporary lines, giving any home a sophisticated modern makeover on a budget. North Olmsted, OH (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Clean lines and cool hues are just two elements that can add modern styling to your home. Now, it’s easy to incorporate them into your bath with the new Moen Danika™ collection available exclusively at Menards. Danika features soft, contemporary lines, giving any home a...

2013-08-27 12:24:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today that the Environmental Quality Board approved a proposed regulation that will strengthen environmental protection performance standards associated with oil and gas activities. This proposed rulemaking reflects significant input from statewide environmental organizations, local government groups, residents living near well sites and industry...

2013-08-22 12:23:57

CEDAR CITY, Utah, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Pacific Corporation's (AMPAC) (NASDAQ(®): APFC) Cedar City, Utah Operations have been selected by the Utah Labor Commission to receive the 2013 Arches Award for Process Safety Management (PSM). The Arches Award recognizes companies that demonstrate leadership and exemplary commitment to safety practices. AMPAC's Cedar City, Utah Operations is home to the Specialty Chemicals segment, which includes the perchlorates, Halotron...

2013-08-21 12:21:23

Team ENERGY STAR invites families to take 'EPIC Pledge,' save energy and spread the word for a chance to win LG prizes WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The team of LG Electronics USA, PTO Today and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are at it again for some back-to-school fun, showing families how to save energy and money at home, while teaching children how energy efficiency is good for the environment. (Photo:...

2013-08-14 12:22:48

Company continues to build on its commitment to environmental sustainability WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hanover Insurance Group today announced it has been accepted into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious Green Power Partnership Program for its commitment to using green power for its electricity need. Fifty percent of the electricity used at The Hanover's offices across the country are offset by certified wind energy. (Logo:...


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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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