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New Study Shows Kenya`s Shift to Green Economy Should Generate $45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security
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Kenya's transition to a green economy could produce major economic benefits - equivalent to an estimated USD 45 billion by 2030 - as well as greater food security, a cleaner environment and higher productivity of natural resources, according to a new study launched Tuesday by the Government of Kenya and the UN Environment Programme. The Green Economy Assessment Report: Kenya finds that the ...

Council adopts regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases
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The Council today adopted1 a regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases) (PECOS 1/14, PE-COS 1/14 COR 1, 7929/14 ADD 1). The new regulation will allow to reduce F-gas emissions in the EU by two-thirds of today's levels by 2030. The use of F-gases in some new equipment, such as refrigerators and air conditioners, will be banned where viable and more climate-friendly alternatives are ...

EPA Approves Buffalo Sewer Authority’s Plan to Reduce Sewage and Water Pollution in Niagara River
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation have approved the Buffalo Sewer Authority’s plan to reduce the amount of sewage and stormwater run-off that flow from the city of Buffalo’s combined sewer system. Combined sewer systems, which carry sewage from buildings and stormwater from the streets, are overwhelmed during heavy ...

Council approves environmental impact assessment directive
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The Council today adopted1 a directive amending directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment (PE-CO S 15/14, 7927/14 ADD 1). Today's final adoption of the legislation by the Council follows an agreement reached at first reading with the European Parliament. The European Parliament voted at its plenary session of 12 March 2014. ...

What Are the Employers Responsibilities Regarding Noise at Work?
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Employers Responsibilities Regarding Hearing Protection and Occupational Noise The dangers of excessive noise levels at work are well documented. Not only does loud noise pose a threat to workers’ hearing; it can also impair their ability to hear alarms and warnings in emergency situations. Then there are the legal and financial implications for your company if taken to court ...

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    AWWA will host the 133rd Annual Conference (ACE) in Boston, Massachusetts from June 8-12, 2014 to address and present solutions to water utility challenges.  The four-day professional program will cover more than 30 key topic categories and will include new categories on emerging issues in biological treatments, water

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