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2014-01-16 16:21:12

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday's release by the Environmental Protection Agency of the final Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment brought praise from a vast coalition of 1,048 sporting groups and businesses opposed to mining operations in the southwest Alaska region. The groups sent a letter to the EPA today calling on the agency to use its authority under the Clean Water Act to finally protect this international fishing and hunting mecca and ensure it isn't...

2014-01-14 08:22:41

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) today provides updates on the progress with U.S. Government regulators concerning certain aspects of its operations on federal oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico. As previously disclosed, on November 19, 2013, W&T received a Notice of Suspension and Proposed Debarment and a Notice of Clean Water Act Listing from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Suspension and Debarment Official...

2014-01-09 12:22:45

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde North America today announced the publication of a white paper to help oil and gas operations determine the most efficient and cost-effective method to control the emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which will enable them to reduce the environmental impact of their VOC emissions and comply with air quality regulations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b ) The white...

2014-01-07 08:22:49

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (OTC:CTEI) Cemtrex Inc. (www.cemtrex.com) announced today that it is experiencing increased level of inquiries in its emission monitors from cement companies. On July 18, 2012, the EPA had proposed amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the Cement Manufacturing Industry and set a compliance deadline date of September 9, 2015. With this compliance date fast approaching Cement manufacturers are...

2014-01-07 04:20:06

OTTAWA, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) has formally sought a legal review in the United States of the implementation dates found in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP). The VGP imposes requirements that are currently impossible, making this review critical to ensuring fairness and predictability for CSA's members' operations in the U.S. waters of the Great Lakes; a vital link in the continental supply chain....

2014-01-06 23:02:26

Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator, and Christopher A. Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, US DOE, invited to return as keynote speakers at 17th EUEC 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona, February 3-5. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Senior Obama administration officials Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, and Christopher A. Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy, are invited as keynote...

2014-01-02 23:34:24

Popular show will highlight this pressing health matter. (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Water contamination is becoming more and more of a concern these days. People have many questions about which areas are more contaminated than others and what health risks this poses. Even though water supplies are safer than they were in years past, there are still dangerous substances hidden in the depths. Prior to the 1970's, there was very little oversight on water quality in the United States. The...

2013-12-19 08:22:23

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.), a global leader in water quality and safety, announces today the certification of its drinking water analytical laboratory for second round testing in accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment (LT2 Rule). As a LT2 (Round 2) certified laboratory, UL is now accepting and scheduling sample testing for those Public Water Supplies required to...

2013-12-18 16:21:16

SPRING, Texas, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- True North Energy Corp. ("True North") (OTC Pink: TNEN) today announced that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Southridge Partners II, LP, ("Southridge"), an institutional investor, outlining terms for an equity purchase agreement (EPA) in the amount of $5 million, which if funded, will create significant growth capital for True North. Under terms of the LOI, upon execution of the EPA, and subject to certain closing conditions,...

2013-12-18 12:21:30

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national environmental group, Beyond Pesticides, is supporting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) efforts to protect children by asking national retailers, including Walmart, Target, Home Depot, and Lowe's, to make the holidays safer for children and stop selling dangerous d-CON rodent bait products. Determined by EPA to present unreasonable risks to children and the environment, the 12 products slated for...


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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