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8 hrs ago | WWL-AM New Orleans

Paul: You don't need experts to air seal your home

When discussing energy efficiency and indoor air quality, many people bring up insulation, heating and cooling systems, windows, and several other complex assemblies used to create an energy efficient home.

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11 hrs ago | JD Supra

The Shale Play Today - August 2014

With 125 days left in 2014, we find ourselves looking at What's Next for the oil & gas industry in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays.

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15 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Beware! Married couple share most bacteria

Washington: Know where do bacteria reign? In the cosiness of your home - at doorknobs, light switches, floors, countertops - and within relationships.

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19 hrs ago | Medical News

Raloxifene: FDA approved treatment for decreasing fracture risk in osteoporosis

Raloxifene is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration -approved treatment for decreasing fracture risk in osteoporosis .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Evista, Raloxifene (generic), Osteoporosis, Health, Food and Drug Administration, UC San Diego

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Paducah plant's transfer to DOE slated for October

Transfer of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant back to regulatory control of the U.S. Department of Energy is expected to take place in late October, it was announced Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY

The Hill

Obama pushes green standards for everything but kitchen sink

Spurred by President Obama's climate action plan, the Department of Energy is pumping out new standards for refrigerators, dishwashers, air conditioners, ceiling fans, furnaces, boilers, water heaters, lamps, and many more appliances.

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GlobeNewswire

The S.M. Stoller Corp. Receives Department of Energy's Superior Star Award

Huntington Ingalls Industries is pleased to announce that the Legacy Management Support Team of the company's subsidiary, The S.M. Stoller Corp., was awarded the Superior Star Award by the Department of Energy.

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Related Topix: Newport News, VA, OSHA

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Energy Northwest garners $23.5M for ratepayers in settlement with Department of Energy

RICHLAND, Wash. The Department of Energy settled Thursday to provide Energy Northwest $23,575,043 million in damages for the construction and licensing of a used fuel storage area at Columbia Generating Station.

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Related Topix: Energy, Energy Northwest, Nuclear Energy

KTOO-TV Juneau

U.S. Dept. of Energy hopes to assist rural communities with renewable projects

That's why the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy sponsored a project development workshop in Nome last week-the first of its kind in western Alaska.

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Related Topix: Nome, AK, Koyuk, AK, Golovin, AK, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Medical News Today

Unprecedented detail of intact neuronal receptor should serve as...

Scientists succeeded in obtaining an unprecedented view of a type of brain-cell receptor that is implicated in a range of neurological illnesses, including Alzheimer's disease , Parkinson's disease , depression , schizophrenia , autism , and ischemic injuries associated with stroke .

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Reuters

Exclusive: Morgan Stanley plans natural gas export plant in new commodities foray

Morgan Stanley has quietly filed plans to build and run one of the first U.S. compressed natural gas export facilities, the first sign the bank is plunging back into physical commodity markets even as it sells its physical oil business.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Freeport, TX, Cohen Group, Consulting

Live Science

Wind Power Has Soared, But is It About to Crash?

Kit Kennedy , director of the Energy & Transportation Program at NRDC, contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Gizmag

Old tires may find their way back to cars - in their batteries

There may soon be a new use for discarded tires ... besides turning them into mattresses for cows , that is.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Gadgets

HON

Your Family's Germs May Move With You

Your family carries its own unique population of bacteria that accompany you when you move to a new home, a new study finds.

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The Bennington Banner

Feds to conduct environmental study of proposed underwater transmission line

The Department of Energy will prepare an environmental impact statement for a proposed power line that will pass under Lake Champlain to connect power supplies in Canada to the Coolidge substation in Ludlow.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

WCHI-AM Chillicothe

US Sen. Portman Visits Piketon A-Plant

U.S. Senator Rob Portman took a couple officials with the Department of Energy to the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon where uncertainly looms on the future of the site's reindustrialization.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Piketon, OH

Roll Call

As LNG Export Applications Languish at DOE, Time to Embrace Congressional Action | Commentary

Following the Department of Energy's finalization of its updated procedure for reviewing applications to export liquefied natural gas to countries without free trade agreements, the DOE now will only consider applications that have met the requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act before rendering a final decision.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Gene Green, Senator John Hoeven

R & D

Cool roofs in China can save energy, reduce emissions

Working with Chinese researchers, the U.S. Dept. of Energy 's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has conducted the first comprehensive study of cool roofs in China and concluded that they would be effective in substantially reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in climate zones with hot summers.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia,

Space.com

Is the Universe a 2D Hologram? Experiment Aims to Find Out

An ongoing experiment could reveal whether or not our full and fleshed-out 3D universe is an illusion, a 2D projection onto a cosmic screen beyond our perception or understanding.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Salisbury Journal

'Fracking needs a clear system'

THE Country Land and Business Association has accused the Government of having too little regard for property rights and long-term liabilities to meet the demands of energy industry investors in its enthusiasm to realise shale gas extraction.

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