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2015-05-01 23:02:59

Nation's largest electronic prior authorization (ePA) platform will use the ePA State Navigator to provide real-time solutions that dramatically improve patient access to medications requiring

2015-04-29 23:06:12

Professional infrastructure and environmental services consultancy Cardno is a leader in the Brownfields to Healthfields movement across the United States.

2015-04-29 23:05:58

SmartTruck Systems, the award-winning aerodynamic solutions provider, announced today that Covenant Transport, a premier transportation company, has purchased its precision aerodynamic TopKit

2015-04-28 23:07:41

Company supports the development of clean energy with 8 million kilowatt-hours of renewable energy credits, adds another 12,225,000 kilowatt-hours for new facilities Cheyenne,

2015-04-27 16:25:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania will join states across the nation this week in recognizing April 27 through May 1 as Air Quality Awareness Week. "As

2015-04-27 12:22:22

OAKBROOK, Ill., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Heniff Transportation Systems, LLC. today announced that it joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, an innovative

2015-04-23 12:23:21

Sodexo's national commitment pledges to share its waste reduction strategy, resources and expertise with clients and consumers across its nearly 9,000 North American sites by 2020 GAITHERSBURG,

2015-04-22 23:04:54

SWS Environmental Services is excited to once again be a part of Texas’ premier environmental education forum - the 2015 annual conference at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

2015-04-22 23:04:06

While the five-year anniversary mark for the catastrophic 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has captured renewed media and public attention, few discussions seem to be addressing conflicting

2015-04-22 20:20:17

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The average person generates close to 4.5 pounds of trash per day, unfortunately only about one fourth of it is actually recycled.


Latest United States Environmental Protection Agency Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.