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EPA Grant Funding Opportunity - Air Pollution Monitoring for Communities Request for Applications

July 24, 2014 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency , as part of its Science to Achieve Results program, announces the posting of the Request for Applications , Air Pollution Monitoring for Communities.


Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

8 hrs ago | Bury Times

Will brand new 'smog stoppers' help Prestwich, Whitefield and Simister residents breath easy?

The Highways Agency is set to spend A 2.5 million putting up the special 4ft walls by the side of the road near Simister Island - junction 18 of the M62 - in September in the hope that they disperse vehicle emissions.


Related Topix: Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Australia scraps carbon tax in major defeat for global warming alarmism

The misguided war on carbon, which has erroneously become the scapegoat for so-called "global warming," is showing signs of retreat in Australia, where a proposed carbon cap scheme was recently abandoned.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, US Politics, US News, Al Gore

Science Daily

How to power California with wind, water and sun

New research outlines the path to a possible future for California in which renewable energy creates a healthier environment, generates jobs and stabilizes energy prices.


Related Topix: California, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science, Global Warming

Science Daily

Corn and soy insecticides similar to nicotine found widespread in midwest U.S. rivers

Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Entomology, Agriculture


Major fish kill in Co Armagh

A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Environment Agency said that they received a report of pollution in the Bessbrook River, Co.


Related Topix: Science, Armagh County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

The Coastal Courier

Yet another Georgia river in peril

As far back as 2010, the Ogeechee River has been called one of the most threatened rivers in the country by environmental groups such as the Southeast Environmental Law Center.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Kirkland Reporter

Regional leaders unite in call to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in King County

A regional planning council chaired by King County Executive Dow Constantine today unanimously adopted targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in King County, an important step in the effort to confront climate change.


Related Topix: Science

The Age

Greenpeace Says China's Energy Plans Exacerbate Climate Change

China's plans for 50 coal gasification plants will produce an estimated 1.1 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year and contribute significantly to climate change, according to a report released by Greenpeace East Asia.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Science,

Eastern Daily Press

A 148.5m Norwich Northern Distributor Road would be a...

Norwich Northern Distributor Road supporters John Timewell, Vice-Chairman, Toby Coke, Chairman of the Environment, Development & Transport Committee, Norfolk County Council, Andrew Proctor, Leader of Broadland District Council and Tom McCabe, Director of Environment, Transport & Development, Norfolk County Council at the media briefing before the ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom, Science,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

JD Supra

ML Strategies' Energy & Environment Update: July 2014 #3

The House Appropriations Committee approved July 15 a fiscal year 2015 spending bill for the Interior Department, the Environmental Protection Agency, and related agencies after Republicans opposed Democratic attempts to remove 24 legislative riders.


Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News

ODNR comes under attack for fire at Monroe County well

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources was strangely absent in the wake of a major natural gas well fire on June 28 in southeast Ohio, critics say.


Related Topix: Ohio, Monroe County, OH, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, Clarington, OH

EPA chief defends power plant rule against GOP charges of overreach

In a hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said the rule proposed last month will remove hundreds of millions of tons of carbon and hundreds of thousands of tons of other harmful air pollutants from the emissions of existing power plants that now taint the nation's skies, boosting the ... (more)


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, US News, US Politics, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama

Homeopathic Environmentalism Informs Opposition To Fracking

When my daughter was in elementary school, she asked me about a display of homeopathic medicine, and I explained that it was medicine without any actual medicine in it.


Related Topix: Homeopathy, Medicine, Health, Science, Energy

Bournemouth Echo

An artist's impression of a turbine on Bournemouth beach

The proposed Navitus Bay off shore wind farm will have a negative impact on both the economy and environment of Bournemouth.


Related Topix: Science


U.S. environment agency working to push more Americans to recycle

Faced with an inadequate recycling rate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making efforts to boost its popularity among Americans.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, Prison

Jamaica Observer


SHE hasn't had a history of addressing environmental matters at home, but Prime Minister of Jamaica Portia Simpson Miller waxed eloquent on the subject at yesterday's special session to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the International Seabed Authority .


Related Topix: Science, Jamaica, Central America, World News

Earth Times

Alberta Tar Sands pollution evidence is devastating

The tailings ponds, the atmosphere, the slash and burn approach to forests are all part of the problem, but what stands out in Northern Alberta is the attitude to local communities and the lack of study into the effects on their health; Tar sands image ; Credit: A© Shutterstock Close to the massive spread of tar sand extraction near Fort ... (more)


Related Topix: Science, Canada,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Telegraph

Tribunal eye on Meghalaya pollution

Shillong, July 22: Meghalaya has come under the scanner of the National Green Tribunal again, just months after the tribunal had banned 'rat-hole' coal mining in the state.


Related Topix: Science, World News, India, Scanners

Mother Jones

The Strange Relationship Between Global Warming Denial and...Speaking English

Here in the United States, we fret a lot about global warming denial. Not only is it a dangerous delusion, it's an incredibly prevalent one.


Related Topix: Science