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2014-02-28 16:21:50

VANCOUVER, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") acknowledges that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is initiating a process under the Clean Water Act to investigate potential impacts on aquatic habitat and fisheries associated with mine development in southwest Alaska. This EPA process, which is a continuation of the Bristol Bay Assessment study initiated in 2011, will include consultation...

2014-02-27 23:26:14

Chula Vista implemented climate mitigation and adaptation strategies within its municipal operations and throughout the community. Its City Council adopted a Climate Action Plan in 2000, which has since served as a framework to address climate change, while creating numerous co-benefits such as utility savings, better air quality, reduced traffic congestion, local economic development, and improved quality of life. Chula Vista, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The U.S. Environmental...

2014-02-24 23:22:48

Join Policy Makers, Brand Owners, Retailers and Green Chemistry Experts and Get the Information Needed to Play in California’s New Green Chemistry Regime Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking events producer, is pleased to announce the return of its market-leading Safer Consumer Products Summit, scheduled for May 6-8, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. 26 states considered chemical safety...

2014-02-19 23:25:47

Automotive innovator strives to set industry example through voluntary certifications Santa Ana, Calif. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 SaviCorp® (PINKSHEETS: SVMI) is pleased to announce that it has undertaken voluntary testing of its DynoValve® products in conjunction with the Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as Con Edison, the chief energy provider to the New York metropolitan area. The company is also pursuing ISO 9001...

2014-02-14 12:27:11

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a group of citizens, businesses, ranchers and conservation groups filed comprehensive Objections to the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and draft Record of Decision (ROD) for the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine. The 284-page filing details the Forest Service's failure to "fully comply with numerous federal and state laws, regulations, policies and other requirements" in its analysis of the environmental and economic impacts of...

2014-02-10 23:01:24

Raff will serve as Reclamation's Scientific Integrity Officer – ensuring that the agency follows the Department of the Interior’s Scientific and Scholarly Integrity Policy while overseeing Reclamation’s Research and Development Office. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor named David Raff, Ph.D., PE, D.WRE, as Reclamation’s Science Advisor. In this position, he will serve as Scientific Integrity Officer – ensuring that the agency...

2014-02-05 23:00:36

First Certified Energy Star New Home Builder in the State of Washington lives up to reputation. Tukwila, Washington (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 When it comes to building energy efficient new homes, Schneider Homes (http://www.schneiderhomes.com) is among the best in the business. As builder costs have continuously risen to meet Energy Star requirements, many other builders in the State of Washington have discontinued their participation in the Energy Star Program and Schneider Homes is now...

2014-02-04 12:21:19

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) reporting requirements for manufacturing byproducts sent for recycling are "burdensome, unnecessary, and actually discourage recycling," an industry expert told Congress today. Speaking on behalf of more than 2,000 U.S. electronics manufacturers who are members of IPC -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries(®), Dr. Brent Grazman said IPC members are strong advocates of...

2014-01-30 12:23:40

395 Facilities Identified in CO, LA, ND, PA, TX, and WY, Each Emitting over 10,000 Pounds of Toxic Chemicals Per Year. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of large oil and gas facilities in six energy boom states -- Colorado, Louisiana, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wyoming - are emitting a combined 8.5 million tons of toxic chemicals each year, according to new data compiled by the nonprofit Environmental Integrity Project (EIP). The EIP report...

2014-01-30 08:38:00

Eleven Servers Designed to Efficiently Handle Growing Big Data Demands Receive Coveted Rating ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its leadership in the design of energy efficient data centers, IBM (NYSE: IBM) has unveiled eleven new servers that meet stringent version 2.0 guidelines now in effect under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) A virtual explosion of data,...


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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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