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2014-09-23 12:21:15

Award Recipients are Top Program Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency RACINE, Wis., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson has been honored with a SmartWay® Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. SC Johnson is one of 11 companies to receive this distinction in the shipper and logistics category. Each year, the SmartWay® Excellence Awards program...

2014-09-23 08:40:14

BATH, England, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compliance with EU environmental regulations continues to be actively enforced by Member State regulatory authorities, with stringent penalties for companies who fail to meet their obligations in each country. The EU Directives on WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment), Batteries and Packaging, place responsibility on producers to register with the regulatory authorities and provide collection, recycling and...

2014-09-23 08:22:14

Lowe's is only retail shipper partner ever to receive 6 SmartWay awards MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) the highest honor for industry leadership in its SmartWay(®) Transport Partnership. Lowe's received a 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award for superior environmental performance in supply chain operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147333 Lowe's was one...

2014-09-17 12:22:42

Americans Face Jump in Electricity Costs WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sweeping regulations that would require states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity sector by an average of 30 percent nationally. This costly plan is another step in the administration's policies designed to eliminate low cost and reliable electricity and replace it with more expensive and less reliable sources. To view...

2014-09-12 12:22:25

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) Inc. announced today that four of its plants earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious ENERGY STAR(®). "Holcim is grateful to, once again, be awarded for our commitment to sustainability," said Filiberto Ruiz, president and CEO of Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries US. "We understand how important it is for our facilities to have corporate values in place that help protect the environment and we...

2014-09-12 12:21:56

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a listening session to obtain public input on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed carbon pollution emission guidelines for existing fossil fuel-fired power plants and the proposed standards for modified and reconstructed units on Thursday, Sept. 25. The listening session is being held prior to the finalization of the department's official...

2014-09-08 20:20:11

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is pleased to announce that Julia Rege has been promoted to Director, Environment and Energy. Rege is replacing John Cabaniss who retired after 19 years with the Association. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144136 "Julia was a natural choice to carry on the Association's efforts on the energy and climate change front," said John Bozzella, Global Automakers'...

2014-09-05 23:05:42

Marius Surcel to join industry experts at the Society of Automotive Engineers 2014 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress Montreal, QC (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, today announced that Marius Surcel, technical leader, will serve on a panel focused on Fuel Economy Testing for Commercial Vehicle Aerodynamics during the SAE 2014 Commercial...

2014-09-04 23:05:38

Stay Compliant and Competitive in the New World of Consumer Products Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking event producer, has announced the 5th Annual Safer Consumer Products Summit, scheduled October 22-24, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. Thus far in 2014, 30 states have considered chemical safety legislation due to increasing concerns about the safety of chemicals in consumer products and the absence of TSCA reform. California,...

2014-09-03 08:25:07

CYBK to Spin off Cyber-Thingy as a dividend to its shareholders DEBARY, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyber Kiosk Solutions, Inc. (OTC PINK: CYBK) is pleased to announce the Company has acquired EPA Petroleum, Inc.(EPA) as a wholly owned subsidiary for 300 million shares of Restricted Common stock and Nathan Hall has been appointed the sole officer and director of CYBK. EPA Petroleum, Inc. will be the new operating company within CYBK. The former officers and directors have...


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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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