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  • Environmental Resource Center Offers In-Depth Training on Regulations for Marine and Air Transportation of Hazardous Materials

     Businesses that are involved in the sea or air transportation of hazardous materials can help their workers keep up with recent changes in new regulations that will impact their shipments through four seminars and webcasts from transportation consulting firm Environmental Resource Center. Each seminar and webcast meets both initial and recurrent training requirements of the International ...

  • Transportation Safety Board reviews actions since Lac-Mégantic derailment

    The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has released its assessment of Transport Canada’s response to recommendations made on 23 January 2014 in the wake of the Lac-Mégantic train derailment. “There are risks to carrying more and more oil by rail and the Board’s recommendations are aimed at bringing those risks down,” said Wendy Tadros, Chair of the TSB. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Swedish Coastguard chooses Crowcon gas detector for hovercraft

    The Swedish Coastguard service has selected a Crowcon gas detector for one of its newly constructed hovercraft. The flameproof (Exd) infra-red Nimbus fixed gas detector and Gasmaster control panel were installed on the craft by Griffon Hoverwork of Southampton. The hovercraft will carry two Ski-Doo snowmobiles in the cargo bay, which will be used for emergency rescue services during the winter ...

  • Swedish coastguard chooses Crowcon Gas Detector for Hovercraft

    The Swedish Coastguard service has selected a Crowcon gas detector for one of its newly constructed hovercraft. The flameproof (Exd) infra-red Nimbus fixed gas detector and Gasmaster control panel were installed on the craft by Griffon Hoverwork of Southampton. The hovercraft will carry two Ski-Doo snowmobiles in the cargo bay, which will be used for emergency rescue services during the winter ...

  • Implementation update of global harmonized systems for the classification and labelling of chemicals

    This memorandum provides an update on recent events pertinent to the adoption of the third version of the United Nations (UN) Globally Harmonized System (GHS) guidance document, commonly referred to as the “Purple Book.” Further, this memorandum offers an update on GHS implementation efforts by country and/or region. Background on GHS Implementation The third revision of the UN GHS Purple Book ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Canada`s long-term quality of life at risk

    Soaring greenhouse gasses, increasing waste generation and energy use, declining stocks of large fish species, and shrinking water supplies in parts of the country - are offsetting gains like reduced air pollution emission levels, good water quality, and healthy forest bird populations, said a new Environment Report released today by the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW). "Canada isn't in a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Canada`s long-term quality of life at risk

    Soaring greenhouse gasses, increasing waste generation and energy use, declining stocks of large fish species, and shrinking water supplies in parts of the country - are offsetting gains like reduced air pollution emission levels, good water quality, and healthy forest bird populations, said a new Environment Report released today by the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW). "Canada isn't in a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • TDG Amendment 6

    Documento sin título ICC ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • UK at forefront of a low carbon economic revolution

    A comprehensive plan to move the UK onto a permanent low carbon footing and to maximise economic opportunities, growth and jobs was published by the Government today. The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan plots out how the UK will meet the cut in emissions set out in the budget of 34% on 1990 levels by 2020. A 21% reduction has already been delivered – equivalent to cutting emissions entirely from ...

  • Opposition to offshore drilling may fade

    One January morning in 1969, a drilling accident at an offshore oil rig led to the leakage of 11 million liters of oil in the nearby Santa Barbara channel. Thousands of seabirds, fish, and marine mammals were killed.  As clean-up volunteers rushed to the beach, the day's events led to the start of a new environmental movement in the United States. The nation's first Earth Day was ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • 2013 California legislative session: Environmental progress in the face of industry roadblocks

    The first half of the 2013-2014 California legislative session wrapped-up with hard won public interest environmental bills headed to the Governor’s desk in the areas of wildlife protection, reducing chemical exposure and clean transportation, among others, but more work remains to be done in the second half of the session to protect California from industrial pollution, according to the ...

  • A California Campaign with global consequences

    This November, California voters are in danger of undoing one of the most progressive pieces of environmental legislation ever passed. Texas oil companies have taken advantage of California"s quirky initiative system to place Proposition 23 on the ballot. This proposition has one purpose: to undo California"s Global Warming Solutions Act (also known as Assembly Bill 32, or "A.B. 32"), which ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Annual Energy Statement 2014

    Check against delivery Mr Speaker, today I am publishing the Government’s Annual Energy Statement and supporting papers alongside the annual update on Electricity Market Reform. This ...

  • Chris Huhne: A blueprint for our energy future (speech)

    In autumn 2000, more rain fell on England and Wales than at any time for 230 years. 10,000 homes and businesses were flooded. In 2003, a heatwave gripped Europe. Drought and wildfires put health services and national infrastructure under huge pressure. Thousands died. Forests were destroyed by fire, and crops by drought. Energy and transport were hit hard. We can’t say for sure that ...

  • July infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has today taken 419 decisions, including 63 reasoned ...

  • Predictions for EPA`s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s (B&C) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Predictions for EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    The Acta Group, L.L.C.'s (Acta) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization ...


    By Acta Group

  • UK Energy Security: Active Government, Smart Intervention

    Introduction Let me start today by asking you to take a risk and make a bet. On England making it to the world cup final. And then winning. Far, far too unlikely, you might say. Unimaginable? Perhaps. Not even Roy Hodgson is planning for that, you might argue. But I can tell you who is planning for that. National Grid. Big occasions ...

  • Neste Oil's Financial statements for 2009

    Stock Exchange ReleaseNeste Oil Corporation4 February 2010 at 9.00 a.m. (EET)  ...


    By Thomson Reuters

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