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2014-07-02 08:23:01

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE:CBI) announced today it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide operations and research services at the EPA's Test & Evaluation Facility in Cincinnati, Ohio, and other EPA satellite facilities. "CB&I has supported the EPA's Test & Evaluation Facility for nearly 25 years," said Chip Ray, President of CB&I's Environmental Solutions operating group. "This...

2014-07-01 08:23:58

CONCORD, Ohio, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricerca Biosciences, a leading global provider of contract services for Life Science companies, today announced the recent successful completion of an EPA Office of Compliance FIFRA inspection, which resulted in no negative findings with respect to GLP compliance. The inspection reviewed four completed studies and one active study. These were neurotoxicity, exposure, residue, metabolism and product chemistry studies. In addition to...

2014-06-26 08:21:53

TAMPA, Fla., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardno is pleased to announce the successful award of $3.6 million in FY2014 U.S. EPA Brownfields Grants to 10 clients in Region 4, accounting for 52% of grantees in states where Cardno conducts business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110907/MM64542LOGO As an industry leader in obtaining and managing EPA Brownfields Grants for site assessments, site-specific clean-up, revolving loan funds, multi-purpose pilot and job training....

2014-06-26 08:21:49

TAMPA, Fla., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardno is pleased to announce the successful award of $ 5.38 million in FY2014 U.S. EPA Brownfields Grants to 14 clients in 6 states across the nation. As an industry leader in obtaining and managing EPA Brownfields Grants for site assessments, site-specific clean-up, revolving loan funds, multi-purpose pilot and job training. Cardno has acquired over $81 million in federal brownfields funding on behalf of clients over the past 10 years....

2014-06-19 12:23:36

BPC's Energy Project Compiles Written Comments Submitted To The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) From State And Federal Officials On The Clean Power Plan WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Energy Project is pleased to announce an interactive map that tracks comments submitted on the EPA's Clean Power Plan and provides key facts on each state's political and electricity sector makeup....

2014-06-19 08:23:59

CLIENTS WILL BENEFIT FROM ENERGY PERFORMANCE TRACKING AND REDUCTION IN ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY UP TO 30%, IN TURN PRESERVING THE ENVIRONMENT AS WELL AS THEIR FINANCES. SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verdafero Inc. today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. Verdafero Inc.'s voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR means that we will be working toward helping their clients improve...

2014-06-18 23:10:04

KCP&L calls upon TrakRef a division of Polar Technology to maintain EPA compliance and limit CO2 footprint. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L), currently provides electricity to more than 800,000 customers in 47 northwest Missouri and eastern Kansas counties. With a service area of about 18,000 square miles, it has more than 3,000 miles of transmission lines, 24,000 miles of distribution lines and more than 400 substations to deliver power to...

2014-06-18 12:26:41

Outlines key questions for states and the electric industry in evaluating EPA's Clean Power Plan CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Economists at The Brattle Group issued a policy brief today that examines the primary features and implications of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed CO(2) emissions standards for existing fossil units under the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 111(d). The brief also outlines key questions that states and electric industry participants...

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...


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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