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Peaceful protest against Arctic drilling unlawfully ended by Norwegian authorities
Peaceful protest against Arctic drilling unlawfully ended by Norwegian authorities
8/18/2017 12:09:42 PM
Early Thursday, activists on inflatable boats and kayaks entered the exclusion zone of Statoil’s Korpfjell well, Norway’s most northern oil drilling site to date, and attached a giant globe to the rig Songa Enabler.
Many Southeast Los Angeles County Residents Not Satisfied With Lead Contamination Cleanup
Many Southeast Los Angeles County Residents Not Satisfied With Lead Contamination Cleanup
8/18/2017 9:21:13 AM
For years, residents in parts of southeast Los Angeles County have heard from media reports and public health experts about potential lead contamination around their homes, schools and businesses.
OSHA to Begin Final Rule Enforcement Actions Soon to Protect Construction Workers from Respirable Crystalline Silica
OSHA to Begin Final Rule Enforcement Actions Soon to Protect Construction Workers from Respirable Crystalline Silica
8/18/2017 8:45:42 AM
On September 23[sup]rd[/sup], the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is scheduled to begin enforcement actions for the new respirable crystalline silica standard for construction.
EPA Provides New Jersey $70 Million for Wastewater and Drinking Water Improvements
EPA Provides New Jersey $70 Million for Wastewater and Drinking Water Improvements
8/18/2017 8:27:41 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it has awarded nearly $70 million to New Jersey to help finance water infrastructure projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment.
Mercedes-Benz Vito 4x4 a reliable partner in mountain rescue in Poland
Mercedes-Benz Vito 4x4 a reliable partner in mountain rescue in Poland
8/18/2017 7:43:04 AM
The Mountain Volunteer Search and Rescue Foundation (GOPR Foundation) ensures safety in Polish mountain and ski areas over an area covering more than 20,000 km².
Brick Matching Experts Open New Certified Contractor Training Center in South Bend, Indiana
Brick Matching Experts Open New Certified Contractor Training Center in South Bend, Indiana
8/17/2017 4:09:08 PM
Don Foster, co-founder and Vice President of Masonry Cosmetics Inc., has announced the launch of the Masonry Cosmetics Training Center. The Masonry Cosmetics Training Centerhas been created for the education and certification of contractors throughout the United States.
Climate Protection, The Key to Economic Success
Climate Protection, The Key to Economic Success
8/17/2017 1:43:29 PM
In 2016, four years ahead of schedule, L’Oréal met its two targets with regard to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, by decreasing the emissions of its plants and distribution centres by 67%, in absolute terms, from a 2005 baseline and by reducing the emissions related to the transportation of its products (per sales unit per km) by 20% from a 2011 baseline.
EMLab P&K’s Atlanta Laboratory Celebrates 2 Years, Supports Region with Mold and Asbestos Analysis
EMLab P&K’s Atlanta Laboratory Celebrates 2 Years, Supports Region with Mold and Asbestos Analysis
8/17/2017 12:55:03 PM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, congratulates its Atlanta, Georgia laboratory on two years of continued and successful services.
Greenpeace activists confront Norwegian government’s Arctic oil drilling site
Greenpeace activists confront Norwegian government’s Arctic oil drilling site
8/17/2017 10:03:34 AM
Peaceful activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise have entered the exclusion zone of Statoil’s oil rig, Songa Enabler in the Barents Sea with kayaks and inflatable boats, while swimmers are in the waters protesting with hand banners.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Organizes First Fungal Disease Awareness Week
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Organizes First Fungal Disease Awareness Week
8/17/2017 8:31:45 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and partners launched the first ever Fungal Disease Awareness Week, which is taking place on Monday, August 14[sup]th[/sup] – Friday, August 18[sup]th[/sup].
Comparing the Jaws of Porcupine Fish Reveals Three New Species
Comparing the Jaws of Porcupine Fish Reveals Three New Species
8/17/2017 7:47:48 AM
Researchers at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and colleagues compared fossil porcupine fish jaws and tooth plates collected on expeditions to Panama, Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil with those from museum specimens and modern porcupine fish, revealing three new species.
ZEISS Website Helps You See the Upcoming Total Solar Eclipse Through a ZEISS Lens
ZEISS Website Helps You See the Upcoming Total Solar Eclipse Through a ZEISS Lens
8/17/2017 5:40:26 AM
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will pass over the United States for the first time in 26 years, beginning in the northwest and continuing diagonally toward the southeast.
Bayer and the Citrus Research and Development Foundation team up to find solutions against Citrus Greening
Bayer and the Citrus Research and Development Foundation team up to find solutions against Citrus Greening
8/17/2017 4:32:33 AM
Bayer and the Citrus Research and Development Foundation (CRDF), a non-profit organization in Florida supporting citrus growers, have signed a research collaboration agreement to find solutions to Citrus Greening disease, which currently threatens the global citrus production and juice industry.
EMSL’s Materials Testing Lab Provides Nanomaterials Analysis
EMSL’s Materials Testing Lab Provides Nanomaterials Analysis
8/16/2017 8:56:45 AM
Nanomaterials are steadily becoming a ubiquitous part of engineering, being used for everyday consumer electronics, advanced therapy drug delivery systems and more.
Man who illegally disposed of radioactive waste added to EPA’s list of Criminal Fugitives
Man who illegally disposed of radioactive waste added to EPA’s list of Criminal Fugitives
8/16/2017 7:13:08 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added James Kenneth Ward to its list of criminal fugitives. Ward, 55, was indicted on April 5, 2017, in federal district court in Montana and escaped custody of local officials during a prison transport in Wyoming in March 2013.
Chernobyl Obsessed Engineer Ventures Into Exclusion Zone To Investigate Cause Of The World’s Largest Nuclear Disaster In Mysteries Of The Abandoned: Chernobyl’s Deadly Secrets Premiering Thursday, August 31 At 9 PM On Science Channel
Chernobyl Obsessed Engineer Ventures Into Exclusion Zone To Investigate Cause Of The World’s Largest Nuclear Disaster In Mysteries Of The Abandoned: Chernobyl’s Deadly Secrets Premiering Thursday, August 31 At 9 PM On Science Channel
8/16/2017 6:35:24 AM
For the past seven years, engineer Philip Grossman’s obsession has been the abandoned landscape that has developed out of the infamous nuclear disaster at Chernobyl.
Maradol Papayas Believed to be the Salmonella Source in Multi-State Outbreak
Maradol Papayas Believed to be the Salmonella Source in Multi-State Outbreak
8/15/2017 2:18:47 PM
Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about an outbreak of infections due to  Salmonella.
Three Dow Innovations Named Finalists for 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards; Dr. Mei Li Finalist for Alpha Innovator of the Year
Three Dow Innovations Named Finalists for 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards; Dr. Mei Li Finalist for Alpha Innovator of the Year
8/15/2017 10:22:09 AM
Three innovative technologies from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) are finalists for the 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards. In addition, Mei Li, a formulation scientist at Dow AgroSciences, is a finalist for the Alpha Innovator of the Year award in the Environment and Sustainability category.
Case study suggests new approach to urban water supply
Case study suggests new approach to urban water supply
8/15/2017 7:21:47 AM
If you live in the developed world, safe water is usually just a faucet-turn away. And yet, global warming, drought conditions, and population growth in coming decades could change that, ushering in an era of uncertain access to water.
NASA Signs Combined Data Services Agreement for Polar Satellite Program
NASA Signs Combined Data Services Agreement for Polar Satellite Program
8/15/2017 7:07:50 AM
NASA has procured combined data support services under an agreement with the Norwegian Space Centre in Oslo, Norway, for the Joint Polar Satellite System ( JPSS ) program and various cooperative international missions.