US Environmental Protection Agency

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Name: US Environmental Protection Agency (U S Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, United States Environmental Protection Agency)
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EPA researchers find widespread use of nano cerium diesel fuel additives could have measurable impact on air quality

Predicted surface-level concentrations of cerium due to use of nCe diesel fuel additives. Credit: ACS, Erdakos et al. Click to enlarge.Results of a modeling study by researchers from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggest that widespread ... [Published Green Car Congress - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Officials touting methane cleanup urge quick action

WASHINGTON — The United States can’t afford to wait until it understands the amount of methane escaping from oil and gas wells, pipelines and infrastructure before plugging those leaks, officials said Monday.“We know enough to act,” said Judi Greenwald, ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 6 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Another EPA alarm about rising seas that aren’t rising

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy visited Miami Beach recently to raise awareness about the need to “stop global warming” in order to save the region from dangerous sea-level rise. ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Climate Change News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 5 reports

Ohio to receive nearly $7.5M to deal with algae

Published: Tuesday, 10/21/2014 - Updated: 37 seconds agoBY TOM TROYBLADE POLITICS WRITERThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide nearly $7.5 million to Ohio to address harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie, most of it as grants to help farmers ... [Published Toledoblade.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 6 reports

DRINKING WATER: EPA preliminary assessment finds strontium should be regulated

U.S. EPA said today that strontium -- a naturally occurring element that's also linked to coal and fertilizers -- should be regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act. ... [Published E&ENews PM - 8 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

CLIMATE: EPA cost estimates marred by 'biases and major omissions' -- Rep. Smith

U.S. EPA should revise its cost-benefit analysis for the Clean Power Plan before moving forward with the proposal, House Science, Space and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) said again today. ... [Published E&ENews PM - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Oil Spill Kills Dozens of Animals in Louisiana, Cleanup Will Likely Take Months

The pipeline's operator doesn't yet know what caused the spill, says an investigation into this incident is underwayThis past Sunday, it was announced that a recent oil spill in Louisiana had killed several dozen animals and that, judging by how far the ... [Published Softpedia - 21 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Chatham Rise mining could have impact on whales and dolphins

Wellington, 21 October 2014--Mining phosphate on the Chatham Rise, off the east coast of New Zealand’s south island, could potentially have many impacts on marine mammals like whales and dolphins, the Environmental Protection Agency was told today. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

The Benefits of Wind Energy in Iowa: A Valuable, Reliable Crop for This Agricultural State

Iowa wind continues to blow away critics of the potential for clean energy to lead to economic growth! Last week Governor Branstad announced that MidAmerican Energy, the largest utility in the state, plans to add 67 wind turbines in Adams and O’Brien ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 18 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 11 reports

Tetra Tech Wins $76M U.S. EPA Superfund Contract

Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today it has been awarded a five-year, $76 million contract with the U.S. Environmental ... ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

EPA registers Dow's Enlist Duo

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week registered Dow AgroScience’s Enlist Duo herbicide for use with Enlist corn and soybeans -- the final federal approval needed for the product.The Enlist corn and soybean traits were deregulated by USDA ... [Published Farm Week Now - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

EPA Provides Puerto Rico $26.8 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects (10/17/14)

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $26.8 million to Puerto Rico to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting ... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 19 2014]

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He Kebin, the director of the School of Environment at Tsinghua University and the leader of the research, said that "if the measures are fully implemented, it would effectively improve the air quality in the Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei region."
...line we have two employees who wipe down each storm door and inspect it for quality," says Keith Yutzy, Vice President of Operations, ProVia. "When reaching for the higher quality standard, as we do at ProVia, there are some things you just can't do with automation. We still want the human touch to ensure our customers receive the highest quality products."
...award from the foremost U S authority on environmental stewardship," said Seth Coe-Sullivan, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of QD Vision. "This is a much appreciated recognition of our R&D teams, who work tirelessly and conscientiously to advance our company's commitment to create products that are aligned with the principles of responsible development, prevention through design, and green chemistry."
...down into the chemical acrylamide, which is a neurotoxin and a probable human carcinogen, according to the U S Environmental Protection Agency. "[The] DLM did a further site inspection on October 13, 2014, and, at this time, [the] DLM has no reason to believe there are any immediate public health threats or concerns at the site" zoning officials said in the statement...

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EPA researchers find widespread use of nano cer... [Published Green Car Congress - 2 hours ago]
Predicted surface-level concentrations of cerium due to use of nCe diesel fuel additives. Credit: ACS, Erdakos et al. Click to enlarge. Results of a modeling study by researchers from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggest that widespread ...
Another EPA alarm about rising seas that aren’t... [Published RSOE EDIS - Climate Change News - 5 hours ago]
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy visited Miami Beach recently to raise awareness about the need to “stop global warming” in order to save the region from dangerous sea-level rise. ...
Chatham Rise mining could have impact on whales... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - 14 hours ago]
Wellington, 21 October 2014--Mining phosphate on the Chatham Rise, off the east coast of New Zealand’s south island, could potentially have many impacts on marine mammals like whales and dolphins, the Environmental Protection Agency was told today. ...
EPA takes step in regulating drinking water [Published E2-Wire - 14 hours ago]
The Environmental Protection Agency took the first step toward regulating a chemical in the country’s drinking water on Monday.The EPA issued a preliminary determination to regulate the chemical called strontium, which is a naturally occurring... ...
Rep. Smith demands cost analysis of EPA climate... [Published E2-Wire - 17 hours ago]
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) is pressing the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct a cost and benefits analysis of its carbon pollution rule on power plants. In a letter sent to EPA chief Gina McCarthy on Monday, Smith demanded the EPA provide an. ...
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The Efficiency Experts [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 05 2014]
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