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NAFTA members` GHS Programs: A comparative analysis
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Webinar Presented by Bloomberg BNA Wednesday, December 10, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (EST) While the United Nations' (UN) Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) model provides a backbone for hazard communications, it is only a tool for other nations to utilize, adopt, and amend as appropriate for their country-specific needs. There are substantial ...

Europe`s cities still suffering from harmful air pollution
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Air pollution in Europe comes with a high price tag, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). While policies have improved air quality overall, air pollution is still the main environmental health hazard, resulting in high costs for health care systems, unhealthy workers and an estimated 400 000 premature deaths in Europe in 2011. The annual air quality ...

Biopower Report Presents Methodology for Assessing the Value of Co-Firing Biomass in Pulverized Coal Plants
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A joint Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) report presents the results of an evaluation funded by the Bioenergy Technologies Office that examines the effects of substituting up to 20% renewable biomass for coal in electricity production. This research was the first to investigate the impacts of co-firing biomass with coal at concentrations greater ...

Poland’s Search for Sustainable Growth
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Strolling through the high end shopping malls and office towers of downtown Warsaw one is struck by the vitality and prosperity of this vibrant progressive city. Construction cranes abound and the flow of people and traffic suggests this history rich city of almost two million is on an accelerating path to greatness. What makes Warsaw’s story so special is that less than seventy years ago ...

AT&T pays $23.8 M to settle hazardous-waste case
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AT&T agreed Thursday to pay California authorities nearly $24 million to settle allegations that it improperly disposed of hazardous waste during a nine-year period. California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Thursday that the telecommunications giant has also agreed to spend $28 million over the next five years to properly dispose of the waste, which includes batteries, electronic ...

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