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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:...

2013-08-13 23:22:44

Whether looking to add accessories that perfectly match your faucet in both style and finish… or looking for ones to provide a complementary look and design accent, Moen has the answer. North Olmsted, Ohio (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 The Moen® Traditional® faucet collection offers timeless, familiar designs that will bring a sense of comfort and style to any bath. Now homeowners can completely coordinate with perfectly matching bath accessories.     New...

2013-08-12 23:03:23

FAST PHAGE is a less than 24 hour, ready to use, EPA approved method for the detection of coliphage in compliance with Ground Water Rule regulations. Lawrence, MA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Charm Sciences, Inc. announces Charm® FAST PHAGE Method is EPA approved effective May 31, 2013. Refer to Federal Register notice http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-05-31/html/2013-12729.htm . FAST PHAGE is a less than 24 hour, ready to use, EPA approved method for the detection of coliphage in...

2013-08-08 12:21:59

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that operators of unconventional gas wells will no longer be unconditionally exempt from seeking an air quality plan approval for well sites. Plan approval authorizes the construction and temporary operation of air emissions sources. Revised technical guidance, released by DEP today, explains that the agency may grant such operators a permitting exemption, provided...

2013-08-06 23:21:03

Validates Disinfectant Power of Clearitas® 350 for Two-Pronged Attack of Persistent Pathogens such as Legionella in Healthcare Facilities and Clearitas® 450 in Controlling Scale in all Water Systems at Food and Beverage Facilities Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Blue Earth Labs (http://www.BlueEarthLabs.com), a chemical research and development company, has been granted United States Environmental Protection Agency disinfectant registration (EPA Reg. No. 87437-1) for two...


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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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