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2014-10-27 12:24:50

In addition to rate hikes, millions will face blackouts and outages WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-10-22 20:21:32

Pennsylvania joins a growing number of states to pass legislation or resolutions allowing for a comprehensive approach to state compliance with EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan HARRISBURG,

2014-10-22 12:23:25

Experienced Policy Leader to Guide Engagement with Congress, Administration WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-10-22 12:23:16

Strongest Opposition Voiced in Hardest-Hit States WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-10-22 12:21:35

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A computer model used by states to assess mobile source emissions is seriously flawed, according to an analysis by Urban Air Initiative (UAI).

2014-10-21 12:27:47

"As stewards for future generations, it is our obligation to conserve land and water resources." HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.

2014-10-16 23:06:51

SWS Environmental Services (SWSES), a leading environmental services company will be exhibiting at the 16th Annual Railroad Environment Conference. Cincinnati,

2014-10-16 16:21:38

Supply Chain Solution Provider Recertified for 6th Consecutive Year HOUSTON, Oct.

2014-10-15 20:21:19

NRDC, Sierra Club, PennEnvironment, ConservationPA, PennFuture, Clean Air Council and Moms Clean Air Force React to Passage of House Bill 2354 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.


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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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