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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,...

2014-01-24 23:02:45

Bethlehem Apparatus, a commercial mercury waste recovery and recycling company, has announced today the launch of a newly designed company website, which provides visitors with important company information including services and capabilities. Hellertown, PA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Bethlehem Apparatus, a commercial mercury waste recovery and recycling company, has announced today the launch of a newly designed company website, which provides visitors with important company information...

2014-01-21 16:21:15

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee issued the following statement on today's announcement that Philadelphia will receive $5 million from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support the city's Green City, Clean Waters plan. Fattah serves on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, which administers funding to the EPA: "Today's announcement is...

2014-01-19 23:02:05

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will announce nearly $5 million in federal financial support for Philadelphia’s nationally-renowned Green City, Clean Waters plan to improve water quality and enhance the city’s neighborhoods and economy at 12:45 p.m on Tuesday, January 21. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will announce nearly $5 million in federal financial support for Philadelphia’s nationally-renowned Green City,...

2014-01-16 16:21:12

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday's release by the Environmental Protection Agency of the final Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment brought praise from a vast coalition of 1,048 sporting groups and businesses opposed to mining operations in the southwest Alaska region. The groups sent a letter to the EPA today calling on the agency to use its authority under the Clean Water Act to finally protect this international fishing and hunting mecca and ensure it isn't...

2014-01-14 08:22:41

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) today provides updates on the progress with U.S. Government regulators concerning certain aspects of its operations on federal oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico. As previously disclosed, on November 19, 2013, W&T received a Notice of Suspension and Proposed Debarment and a Notice of Clean Water Act Listing from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Suspension and Debarment Official...

2014-01-09 12:22:45

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde North America today announced the publication of a white paper to help oil and gas operations determine the most efficient and cost-effective method to control the emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which will enable them to reduce the environmental impact of their VOC emissions and comply with air quality regulations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b ) The white...

2014-01-07 08:22:49

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (OTC:CTEI) Cemtrex Inc. (www.cemtrex.com) announced today that it is experiencing increased level of inquiries in its emission monitors from cement companies. On July 18, 2012, the EPA had proposed amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the Cement Manufacturing Industry and set a compliance deadline date of September 9, 2015. With this compliance date fast approaching Cement manufacturers are...

2014-01-07 04:20:06

OTTAWA, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) has formally sought a legal review in the United States of the implementation dates found in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP). The VGP imposes requirements that are currently impossible, making this review critical to ensuring fairness and predictability for CSA's members' operations in the U.S. waters of the Great Lakes; a vital link in the continental supply chain....


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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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