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2014-07-31 12:23:27

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) will host a national media conference call on Thursday, July 31, at 10:00 a.m. EDT to release the results of a landmark economic study conducted by NERA Economic Consulting. The study assesses the impacts of the Obama Administration's planned revisions to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone nationally and in...

2014-07-30 23:12:08

Vala Sciences, an industry leader in biological discovery and safety assessment, has won their second contract worth over $10 million with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Vala Sciences was recently awarded a second contract from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This new contract was awarded for the company’s expertise in developmental toxicity models, including tests designed to assess the effect of chemical...

2014-07-30 12:25:18

Corbett's Emissions Reduction Plan Will Result in Cleaner Air, Lower Prices, More Jobs HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett today rallied on behalf of working families in Pennsylvania's energy sector. Joined at the Rally to Support American Energy in Pittsburgh by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, Gov. Corbett criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recent proposed rule for...

2014-07-30 12:24:55

SC Johnson Climbs List of EPA's National Top 100 List of Green Power Users; Ranks No. 9 on Top 30 On-Site Generation List RACINE, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it ranks on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) National Top 100 list of the largest green power users. Moving up 17 spots to No. 77, SC Johnson is currently using nearly 75 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet 43 percent...

2014-07-29 12:23:32

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn testified this morning at the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) public hearing in Washington, D.C. highlighting the flaws that undermine the agency's proposed regulation for reducing greenhouse gases from existing power plants. In the following statement, Quinn summarizes why "this stunning attempt to remake the nation's entire electric grid" will weaken the...

2014-07-28 12:24:17

New Green For All Poll Shows Communities of Color View Climate Change as Imminent Threat and Support Carbon Pollution Standards WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With climate change a present danger to the American people's health, environment and the nation's wildlife, clean air leaders today hailed the Environmental Protection Agency's historic public hearings this week on its Clean Power Plan to curb carbon pollution from existing power plants, a key driver of...

2014-07-25 12:22:12

National telephone press conference to focus on public hearings in Atlanta, Denver, Washington, D.C., and Pittsburgh on the proposed first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With historic public hearings fast approaching, clean air leaders will hold a national telephone press conference on July 28, 2014 discussing benefits from the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan on public health, wildlife, jobs and the...

2014-07-24 12:23:36

LEESBURG, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Landmark Legal Foundation today asked Federal District Judge Royce Lamberth to sanction the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for destroying or failing to preserve emails and text messages that may have helped document suspected Agency efforts to influence the 2012 presidential election. Landmark's request is the latest move in the Foundation's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to force the Agency to release emails,...

2014-07-23 12:24:46

Environmental Group Applauds Agency for Rejecting Emergency Propazine Use, Warns Agency of Foreseeable Dangers of Toxic Treadmill Agriculture WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied an emergency application to use a hazardous pesticide on 3 million acres of Texas cotton fields, after groups representing environmental, public health, and organic farm interests urged the agency to reject the request based on...

2014-07-23 12:23:47

New Poll of Small Business Owners: 80% Favor Protections in New EPA Proposal; 71% Agree Clean Water is Needed for a Healthy Economy and Local Jobs WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national scientific poll of small business owners released today, found that large majorities favor federal protection of clean water and agree that clean water is necessary for a healthy economy and job creation. Small business owners are important to policy debates because they are...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin