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1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

AKOBEN programme to facilitate National Environmental Policy

The Environmental Protection Agency , has developed the AKOBEN programme to carry out its mandate in conformity with the principles of the National Environment Policy.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, Ghana, Africa, World News

5 hrs ago | Pollution Online

Brakes Plus Commits To Environmental Sustainability With Eco Ultra Motor Oil

Brakes Plus, which services nearly 40,000 customer vehicles per month, is now exclusively offering Eco Ultra -- a proprietary line of sustainable motor oils from Universal Lubricants -- at all 67 of its brake repair and automotive maintenance facilities across the country.


Related Topix: Science, Wichita, KS

8 hrs ago | Southland Times

Study links estuary sediment to sheep

SEEKING SOURCE: Water quality scientist Max Gibbs was involved in a sediment fingerprinting study in Southland, determining the source of sediments in estuaries.


Related Topix: Science

12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Domoguen: Climate Change, ignore it with the future of humanity at stake

ANY talk on climate change is anathema to some people. To most of these folks, "it is just the earth regulating itself."


Related Topix: Oceanography, Science, La-Jolla, CA, Global Warming, Opinion

16 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

City plans Household Hazardous Waste Day

The semi-annual Household Hazardous Waste Day will be held on Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at Cawley Stadium; enter at 438 Douglas Road.


Related Topix: Science, Lowell, MA, Entomology

20 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

Farmers warned against killing bees, flies

Entomologists working on the Global Pollination Project in the country have cautioned farmers to desist from destroying pollinators -- especially bees and flies -- in order to boost farm yields.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Entomology, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Honey

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Environmental groups endorse Booker for U.S. Senate

LONG BRANCH - Several environmental groups endorsed U.S. Sen. Cory Booker for re-election to the United States Senate on Sunday, calling him a champion for the environment.


Related Topix: Cory Booker, Science, Long Branch, NJ, Newark, NJ

Halstead Gazette

Less meat 'key' to food security

The shift towards meat-heavy Western diets means agricultural yields will not meet projected food demands for the world population in 2050, experts predict Eating less meat is "essential" to ensure future demand for food can be met and "dangerous" climate change avoided, experts have warned.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

The Star Online

Hands-on holiday

A programme for overseas students at a British varsity brought about positive outcomes for Malaysian undergraduates in the fields of business, culture, the environment and volunteerism.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Home Gardening, Home

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Nashua Telegraph

Nashua South student gets President's Award for water purification system

Nashua High School South junior Deepika Kurup has received another award for her water purification system: the President's Environmental Youth Award, given jointly by the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency.


Related Topix: Environmental, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Japan Times

California ban on plastic bags is full of hot air

Last year, roughly 12 percent of Americans weren't offered an equal choice of paper or plastic at the checkout counter, because of local ordinances that banned or imposed fees on single-use plastic bags.


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

The Straits Times

Climate change: Snapshots from Malaysia, China and Pakistan

Mr Kevin Tan, a member of Kuala Lumpur's burgeoning middle class, dreamt that he would see the day when he, his wife and his young son would have to endure months of dry taps in the bustling metropolis.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

CBC News

Smog rules should be up to 20 per cent stronger says U.S environment agency

The EPA report says more stringent smog rules will provide more health protection for higher risk populations, including the elderly, very young, outdoor workers and people with asthma and lung disease.


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

Limerick Today

CPL boss warns delays could threaten a 22m project in Foynes

PLANNING delays and a lack of urgency at Government level could jeopardise the proposal by CPL Industries to build a 22m smokeless fuel plant and create over 140 new jobs in Foynes.


Related Topix: Parks, Ambient, Science

Most people yawn at global warming; dona t get intricacies

My July 27 column reviewing the progress made in improving our region's air quality and that of the entire state and country produced sharply different responses.


Related Topix: Science, Global Warming, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Texas

Food Quality News

DuPont fined $1.3m for pollution violations

DuPont has been fined $1.275m for eight alleged releases of harmful levels of hazardous substances between May 2006 and January 2010 in West Virginia.


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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Globe and Mail

South Okanagan: When a national park is seen as a threat to a landscape

Protected grasslands near Osoyoos, B.C., would be part of the national park proposed by Parks Canada seven years ago.


Related Topix: Canada, Science

Berkshire Eagle

Rest of River: Truck traffic, cleanup methods in focus at EPA session

Residents who voiced concerns about the planned Rest of River environmental cleanup of Housatonic River sites focused Thursday on truck traffic, cleanup methods and other aspects not yet finalized.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, Lenox, MA, Berkshire County, MA, Pittsfield, MA


Inhofe called 'dirty denier' by environmental group

A leading environmental group has issued its list of the top twenty "dirty deniers," and an Oklahoma Senator is prominently featured on it.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, James Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Republican, Oil & Gas, Science

US News & World Report

A Carbon Tax Can Be Good for Capital, Business, Workers and the Environment

This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency took aim at coal-fired power plants , which pump out more than a third of America's heat-trapping carbon dioxide.


Related Topix: Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Opinion