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2014-06-17 23:01:12

Importance of district energy and CHP emphasized by former White House energy and climate change leader Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Heather Zichal, former deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change, provided the keynote address at the 105th Annual Conference and Trade Show of the International District Energy Association (IDEA) in Seattle, WA. With over 640 people from 15 different countries in attendance, Zichal detailed what she believes to be the case...

2014-06-12 12:29:32

TUCSON, Ariz., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If Congress balks at enacting a costly and oppressive law, political activists often get around it by filing a lawsuit against an administrative agency, very often the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The agency isn't really an opponent in the lawsuit. Rather, it welcomes it as an opportunity to expand its power. Through a collusive consent decree, costly rules can be imposed on an industry without even the bother of a...

2014-06-10 23:15:25

With the help of the EPA, some forgotten properties in Southwest Indiana are receiving a second chance of becoming beautiful and prosperous again. Evansville, Ind. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana a $580,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant. The funds will provide help communities to assess contamination areas in designated brownfields for future clean up and revitalization. The...

2014-06-10 12:23:18

Groups Say Workers Could Be Exposed To More Than Three Times The Amount Of Chemicals Of US Workers. Consumers Take Action With New Mock "App;" 20,000 Have So Far Signed Petition Urging Action by Apple. WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amidst mounting consumer pressure on Apple to address worker safety in its supplier factories, 80 environmental and human rights organizations, socially responsible investment firms, and occupational health professionals from 27...

2014-06-09 12:23:09

ST. LOUIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) issued the following statement as a follow-up to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed greenhouse gas regulations announced on June 2: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120727/CG47668LOGO "After analyzing EPA's 645-page proposal and supporting technical documents, it is increasingly evident that the Administration's plan for regulating greenhouse gases would place the U.S. economy at serious risk,"...

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...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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