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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...

2013-12-18 08:24:07

Inaugural Partner of Multifamily Housing Program Expansion to Boost U.S. Energy Efficiency ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tower Companies announces that it has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its commitment to reduce energy by 20% by 2020 for its entire commercial and residential portfolio as part of the Better Buildings Challenge. In addition, the U.S. Department of Energy and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) also...

2013-12-12 23:30:09

Ted Atwood, President at Polar Technology, summarizes and responds to EPA's proposed rule. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Polar Technology confirmed that on December 5, Administrator Gina McCarthy from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed rule seeking feedback on three options for determining HCFC-22 allocation from 2015 through 2019. The EPA is required by the Montreal Protocol and section 608 of the Clean Air Act to phase out all production of HCFC...

2013-12-11 16:21:10

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Regulatory and trade issues were the dominate topics at the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) press conference in New York City on Monday. SOCMA President Larry Sloan and Vice President of Government Relations Bill Allmond took a few moments before the association's 92nd Annual Dinner to highlight SOCMA's accomplishments over the past year and to give a brief overview of their legislative priorities for 2014....

2013-12-11 12:21:59

Keystone XL, Fracking, NRDC's Plan to Cut Carbon Emissions from Power Plants, and More. WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council on Thursday will conduct a year-in-review press briefing that also will look ahead at the challenges and opportunities for significant progress for our health and environment in 2014. We'll discuss: fracking; NRDC's plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants and U.S. EPA standards; the proposed...


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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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