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2014-06-06 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement today regarding the release of the report sent to the White House by an interagency Working Group as part of Executive Order 13650, "Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security": "We value the hard work that went into generating these important recommendations and have appreciated the opportunity to participate throughout the process to offer our views for...

2014-06-05 16:23:56

NEW YORK CITY, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (CCTI) responds to Monday's announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of its newly proposed guidelines for the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. Robin Eves, President and CEO of CCTI, stated: "As a U.S.- based company focused on providing clean energy solutions both in the domestic and global markets, we welcome...

2014-06-02 23:01:19

The Obama administration today mandated a 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions at power plants by 2030. The 645-page rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can be made final next year after a period of public comment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The Obama administration today mandated a 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions at power plants by 2030. The 645-page rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can be made final next year after a...

2014-06-02 12:24:10

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled its much-awaited proposed rule to reduce carbon dioxide (CO(2)) emissions by existing fossil-fueled power plants. The American Public Power Association (Public Power) continues to be committed to reducing CO(2) emissions. We appreciate that 120 days have been allowed for comments on the rule and will constructively engage with the EPA, in a fact-based manner, to ensure...

2014-06-02 12:24:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett released the following statement regarding new regulations issued today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding carbon emissions. "As Pennsylvanians, we are doing our fair share to reduce carbon emissions, and we have made great strides in recent years. While we continue to review the EPA's proposed rulemaking in detail, I am concerned that these new mandates will eventually shut down...

2014-06-02 12:24:00

President Obama has "accepted the moral imperative to act on climate" HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed a rule to cut carbon pollution from existing U.S. power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. The rule, once enacted, has the potential to effect meaningful reductions in harmful greenhouse gases as the country transforms how it generates power....

2014-06-02 12:23:20

PROVIDE OPTION FOR CLEAN WATER ACT COMPLIANCE NEW ORLEANS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydrolox® traveling water screens meet the standards of Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act, recently finalized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The rule regulates the mortality rates from impingement for fish and aquatic life that encounter cooling water intake structures at power plants, industrial and manufacturing facilities. The EPA developed regulations under Section 316(b) of...

EPA Fighting Against Climate Change With New Clean Power Plan
2014-06-02 11:31:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency, at the direction of the Obama Administration, unveiled the Clean Power Plan, which would cut carbon emissions from exiting power plants. The move, framed as an attempt to fight climate change, would cost between $7.3 billion and $8.8 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. The EPA said the plan would eventually save between $55 billion and $93 billion in pollution-related costs....

2014-06-02 08:24:42

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed guidelines under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act, set to be released today, The Brattle Group has released a compendium of prior studies examining the effects of a potential carbon emissions rulemaking. These studies cover a range of possible rulemaking options pertaining to carbon emissions in a wide variety of power markets across the United States. Many features...

2014-05-30 16:22:11

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With today's announcement that the production of deadly rodent baits will stop by year's end, a national public health and environmental group is renewing its request of the nation's retailers to immediately stop the sale of d-CON® anticoagulant rodent bait products, citing the poisoning of children, pets, and wildlife. This call comes as the manufacturer of d-CON®, Reckitt Benckiser LLC, announced an agreement today with the U.S....


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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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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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