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  • Date Set for 26th Annual International Coastal Cleanup

    Ocean Conservancy: What: Today Ocean Conservancy announced that this year's International Coastal Cleanup will be held on September 17th. Over the last 25 years, Ocean Conservancy beach cleanup volunteers have collected enough cups, plates, forks, knives and spoons to host a picnic for 2 million people. The July 4th holiday weekend provides ...


    By Ocean Conservancy

  • Cyclone Power Technologies Receives Fifth U.S. Patent for Its Green Engine

    POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - Cyclone Power Technologies (Pink Sheets: CYPW) announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Patent Allowance on the centrifugal condenser of the Company’s heat regenerative external combustion engine. The patented centrifugal condenser, comprised in part of 40 stacked aluminum plates with over 60 sq.ft. of total surface space, serves ...

  • Los Angelenos` cancer risk from air pollution down 15%

    A scientific study by regional air regulators in Southern California shows that, although overall cancer risk from air pollution has declined 15 percent in the past seven years, air quality in the Los Angeles Basin remains among the worst in the nation. 'This reduction in cancer risk shows that we are on the right track in tackling toxic air pollution,' said William Burke, Governing Board ...

  • Industries Honored for Being "Good Corporate Citizens"

    The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County today sent Certificates of Recognition to 575 companies for being "good corporate citizens" for the year 2011. These companies have met their limits for wastewater discharge for at least a year, maintained their environmental equipment and fulfilled all permit requirements. Ninety-one of the companies have received this recognition for more than ...


    By Marketwire

  • Industries Honored for Being "Good Corporate Citizens"

    The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County sent Certificates of Recognition to 616 companies for being "good corporate citizens" in 2010. These companies have met their limits for wastewater discharge for at least a year, were free from any notices of violation, maintained their environmental equipment and fulfilled all permit requirements. Ninety (90) of the companies have received this ...


    By Marketwire

  • CarCharging(TM) Files Patent Application to Enhance Inductive Electric Vehicle Charging Services

    Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced the filing of a utility patent application (#13600058) with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for an inductive EV charging station in the form of a parking bumper. Transmitting the energy through a bumper, which is common in most parking ...


    By Marketwire

  • Rising sea levels threaten islanders with displacement

    A significant rise in sea levels due to global warming could result in the loss of species and habitats in the coastal areas of more than a thousand islands in South-East Asia and the Pacific region, leading to the potential displacement of many ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • New hazardous waste sites added to US list takes its total to 1,250

    The US Environmental Protection Agency is adding 12 new hazardous waste sites which pose risks to human health and the environment to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites. EPA is also proposing to add six other sites to the list. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the country.  ...

  • EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding nine hazardous waste sites that pose risks to people’s health and the environment to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. EPA is also proposing to add another nine sites to the list. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste ...

  • Global Cleanup Day Targets Trash Headed to Ocean, Waterways

    Today, Ocean Conservancy and hundreds of thousands of volunteers around the world are hitting their local beaches, lakes, rivers, and waterways for the 26th Annual International Coastal Cleanup – the largest volunteer effort of its kind. Over the past 25 years, more than eight and a half million volunteers have removed 145 million pounds of trash in over 150 countries. Participants will ...


    By Ocean Conservancy

  • Keep America beautiful announces 2010 great American cleanup results

    After months of tabulating data from all 50 states, the results are in. Nearly 4 million volunteers, working on behalf of thousands of local organizations across the nation, put in 5.7 million volunteer hours enriching their communities by making them cleaner, greener and safer during Keep America Beautiful's 2010 Great American Cleanup™. With more than 30,000 events taking place in 33,700 ...

  • ASTM D5777 - 00(2011)e1 standard guide for using the seismic refraction method for subsurface investigation

    This guide summarizes the equipment, field procedures, and interpretation methods used for the determination of the depth, thickness and the seismic velocity of subsurface soil and rock or engineered materials, using the seismic refraction method. Measurement of subsurface conditions by the seismic refraction method requires a seismic energy source, trigger cable (or radio link), geophones, ...


    By ASTM International

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