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Oil Pipeline Spills about 21K Gallons off California Coast
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A broken pipeline spilled 21,000 gallons of crude oil into the ocean before it was shut off Tuesday, creating a slick stretching about 4 miles along the central California coastline, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Authorities responding to reports of a foul smell near Refugio State Beach around noon found a half-mile slick already formed in the ocean, Santa Barbara County Fire Capt. ...

World Metrology Day 2015
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The theme for World Metrology Day 2015 is 'Measurements and Light', chosen to align with the UNESCO International Year of Light and Light-based technologies 2015 (IYL2015). This global initiative is designed to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges in areas such as energy, education, communications, ...

EHS This Week: NIOSH Firefighter Study, Air Quality Impacts on Fracking and More!
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On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: NIOSH Study Confirms Firefighters’ Higher Caner Risk Study Finds Young Workers Unlikely to Report Minor Injuries New Study Examines Air Quality Impacts on Fracking Wells Listen to the full podcast ...

Energy Department Releases Report, Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in All 50 States
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In support of the President’s all-of-the above energy strategy, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the release of Enabling Wind Power Nationwide, a report showing how the United States can unlock the vast potential for wind energy deployment in all 50 states—made possible through the next-generation of larger wind turbines. Announced today at the American Wind Energy ...

EU Adopts World’s First Test for Diesel Car Emissions ‘On the Road’
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EU regulators have today agreed new test procedures that will, for the first time, measure the ‘real world’ emissions of diesel cars under the Euro 6 air quality standard. It will require vehicles to be tested on roads rather than in laboratories, overcoming obsolete tests and ‘cycle beating’ techniques used by carmakers to achieve results in tests many times lower than ...

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    In September 2014, EPA expanded its proposal on SSM emissions to eliminate all Affirmative Defense from SIPs for any CAA violation including malfunctions. If approved as proposed, impacted states must revise their SIPs to eliminate automatic and discretionary exemptions. State agencies may elect instead to design SIPs with narrowly tailored special emission limits, control measures, or control techniques to minimi

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    The tire industry is a mature industry that has not changed for 110 years. We are starting to see dramatic changes in production methods regarding new materials available and new technologies becoming more present. Hands-free production and components preparation are already in limited use. Global automotive industry holds significant opportunities for industry players due to strong demand for passengers and comme

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    Water resources crisis is one of the top obstacles restricting the world’s sustainable development. Water reclamation and reuse has been considered as a promising way to mitigate the global water resources risks. Known as ‘world factory’, China has been dealing with problems like water resource shortage and water pollution control for over decades. Holding the IWA Water Reuse Specialist Group con

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    Launched in 2010, the GCC Environment Forum has grown in popularity and prestige over the years to assert its position as Saudi Arabia’s flagship environmental event. We are pleased to announce the 2015 event will be held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and under the initiative of the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment. GEF 2015 will once

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