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2014-05-02 16:21:37

DALLAS, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Amphoteric Surfactant Market by Application (Personal Care, Home Care and Industrial & Institutional, Oil Field Chemical, Agriculture Adjuvants), Type (Betaine, Amine Oxide, Amphoacetate, Amphopropionate, Sultaine) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", defines and segments the Amphoteric Surfactants Market with a thorough analysis and forecasting of the market volume and value till 2019. The value of the Amphoteric...

2014-04-29 23:01:17

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 6–2 to affirm the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability via the so-called “Cross-State Air Pollution Rule” to regulate power-plant emissions when those emissions have the potential to hurt downwind air-quality. The ruling in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation will affect about 1,000 power plants in 28 states. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 6–2 to affirm the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

2014-04-28 12:24:47

DEP Announces Start of 2014 Ozone Forecasting Season HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued a proclamation recognizing April 28 through May 2, 2014, as Air Quality Awareness Week in Pennsylvania. This year marks the 9th anniversary of the first Air Quality Awareness Week, which celebrates the importance of clean air and learning about air quality. "Each person can make a positive impact on improving Pennsylvania's air quality," Corbett...

2014-04-24 23:00:41

On April 7, 2014, during "Water Week," EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy addressed the winners of the US Water Prize, celebrating innovation. Referring to NASA's discovery of signs of water on one of Jupiter's moons, McCarthy said, "Stop looking at the sky and start looking at the Earth!" and highlights EPA's new blueprint to support innovation in drinking water and wastewater facilities throughout the US - an article is on the website with more info. (PRWEB)...

2014-04-23 12:23:50

Fort Mill Facility Demonstrates Superior Energy Efficiency TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) FORT MILL, SC, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that its Corporate Operations Center in Fort Mill, SC has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency, while meeting...

2014-04-22 16:21:01

42 Percent Higher Than the National Average for Businesses NORTH BETHESDA, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitzgerald Auto Malls recycled over 80 percent of all solid waste generated at Fitzgerald dealerships, 42 percent higher than the national average for businesses. In Montgomery County, MD, Fitzgerald has continued to consistently exceed the 50 percent recycling requirement. As a result, Fitzgerald diverted 2,646 tons of waste from the landfill. Fitzgerald Auto Malls is the...

2014-04-22 12:23:57

Activities include ENERGY STAR Most Efficient TV give away and PSA to encourage families to save energy and money WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA has joined forces again with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the "Team ENERGY STAR" program. Now in its third year, Team ENERGY STAR teaches kids and their families how saving energy helps save money and prevent climate change with fun educational activities and energy-saving actions they can...

2014-04-22 12:20:57

ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations is proud to be recognized as one of three top honorees among an elite group of 10 SmartWay Affiliates by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO EPA honored ATA for supporting policies and practices that reduce truck emissions and improve freight efficiency during a virtual awards...

2014-04-22 08:23:26

READING, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Truck Leasing has been named a back-to-back winner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award. One of 10 companies to win in 2014, Penske was also named a top honoree, cited for its strong marketing efforts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76860 The SmartWay Affiliate Challenge is a national challenge developed by EPA to acknowledge organizations that participate in SmartWay and do an...

2014-04-21 23:04:02

Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY) buys green electricity equivalent to taking 484 cars off the road for one year. PHLY is one of only two members of the insurance industry in EPA's Green Power Partners Leadership Club. Bala Cynwyd, PA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY) announces that its support of green power has earned the company a place in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership. PHLY has purchased Renewable...


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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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