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Discount African Hunts announces the Encyclopedia of Huntable African Animals
Discount African Hunts announces the Encyclopedia of Huntable African Animals
10/30/2014 11:00:00 AM
This will be a great resource for the African hunting community  said John Martins, owner of Discount African Hunts .  Our clients and others wanting to know more about the many available huntable species that inhabit Africa will now have a great resource literally at their fingertips.  Featuring detailed color photographs, interesting facts, distribution ranges and hunting …
Corning Expands Light-Duty Filter Capacity in Germany
Corning Expands Light-Duty Filter Capacity in Germany
10/30/2014 9:57:08 AM
  Corning Incorporated  (NYSE: GLW) today hosted a ceremony to recognize capacity enhancements at its manufacturing facility in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Business leaders and state government officials gathered at the company’s Kaiserslautern facility to celebrate Corning’s continued investment in mobile emissions control technology and manufacturing in the local community. …
cieTrade Automates Recycling Plants with New Mobile App
cieTrade Automates Recycling Plants with New Mobile App
10/30/2014 9:00:00 AM
cieTrade, a leading provider of business management software for commodity trading and recycling companies, has introduced a new mobile app called “eDock”  to its suite of specialized productivity tools for recycling companies. eDock eliminates the use of paper breakdown sheets and shipping logs commonly used in recycling plants, allowing warehouse personnel to process and …
Are You One of the 20 Million Americans with a Dust Mite Allergy?
Are You One of the 20 Million Americans with a Dust Mite Allergy?
10/29/2014 5:44:00 PM
According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), approximately 20 million Americans have dust mite allergies. These microscopic arachnids can be found in most homes and may be present in the millions in a single bed. Dust mites are tiny bugs that are too small to see with the naked eye.  They feed on human skin flakes and their body parts and droppings …
AkzoNobel mimics nature to develop additive which makes roads safer
AkzoNobel mimics nature to develop additive which makes roads safer
10/29/2014 4:37:41 PM
Inspired by the ability of certain animals to withstand cold and prevent ice forming in their bodies, Ecosel®AsphaltProtection is a fully biodegradable additive for de-icing brine. It works by slowing the freezing process, resulting in soft, slushy ice, rather than hard, abrasive ice. After in-depth research and development, the product is available to customers in Italy and …
TestAmerica Presents on Incremental Sampling Methodology at the MSECA Fall Seminar
10/28/2014 2:28:29 PM
Dr. Mark Bruce, Corporate Technical Director for TestAmerica, will provide an introduction to Incremental Sampling Methodology (ISM) at the Midwestern States Environmental Consultants Association (MSECA) Fall Seminar. The presentation will take place on October 29th in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Bruce participated in the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) …
Collection Box Started by Mt. Lebanon Coalition Takes 1,200 Pounds of Unused Drugs Off the Streets
10/27/2014 7:39:45 PM
Since being installed at the Mt. Lebanon Public Safety Center just over one year ago, the Medication Collection Box has received more than 1,200 pounds of unwanted and expired drugs for proper and environmentally safe disposal. The collection box is the result of the S.A.F.E. Lebo Task Force, a partnership involving the Mt. Lebanon Police Department, Medical Rescue Team South …
Nicole Greeson Elected Chair of
American Board of Industrial Hygiene®
Nicole Greeson Elected Chair of American Board of Industrial Hygiene®
10/27/2014 11:28:48 AM
Nicole Greeson, CIH, has been elected Chair of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH®).  Ms. Greeson has served on the Board since 2011.  She is a Safety & Health Specialist at Duke University and has an MS in Environmental Sciences/Industrial Hygiene from the University of Texas-Houston, and holds a BSPH in Environmental Science from the University of North …
Wild Salmon Survival Linked to Climate Summit
10/24/2014 5:24:25 PM
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is hoping that Climate Summit 2014 ,  a one-day conference in New York,  will result in changes that will help save  wild Atlantic salmon, a bellwether species for  the health of our rivers and oceans.  Progress depends on real action by the world’s top leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama, who will address the conference. …
Health Concerns Continue in City that Housed PCB Manufacturing Plant
Health Concerns Continue in City that Housed PCB Manufacturing Plant
10/24/2014 10:04:19 AM
Last month, FoxNews.com published a report about the ongoing challenges faced by Anniston, Alabama in the city’s battle to cleanup polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination.  The Anniston PCB site consists of the entire area in and around the city where the chemicals can be found. Up until 1999, when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shut down Fort McClellan Army …
Mayor Cox Speaking On STEAM Education At Science Academy Night
Mayor Cox Speaking On STEAM Education At Science Academy Night
10/23/2014 10:27:18 PM
The Academy of Science at Mater Dei Catholic High School in Chula Vista is holding a Science Academy Night on Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30PM, with special guest speakers, Chula Vista Mayor Cheryl Cox, and Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Professor of Geography at San Diego State University and National Science Foundation Grant Recipient.   Not your average science fair, the Academy of …

Environmental Testing for Staphylococcus aureus Can Help Prevent Outbreaks
Environmental Testing for Staphylococcus aureus Can Help Prevent Outbreaks
10/23/2014 5:19:43 PM
Last month, a student at Mohawk Trail Regional School in Massachusetts was reported to have been infected with MRSA, also known as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.   Additional media reports from September also stated a student at Ligonier Valley Middle School in Pennsylvania was diagnosed with MRSA as was someone from an elementary school in Saginaw, …
First Nationwide Bulk Purchase Program Will Expand Access to Clean Solar Energy
10/23/2014 3:44:20 PM
The Solar Community initiative, the first nationwide bulk solar purchase program launched to give homeowners across the US and Canada easy access to more affordable, clean, renewable energy – one of the most effective actions individuals can take to address climate change. The initiative, facilitated by WWF and managed by Geostellar , presents a new approach to purchasing, …
The Nature Conservancy and Supporters Celebrate Permanent Protection of Warm Springs Mountain Preserve
10/23/2014 3:39:05 PM
Through the generous contributions of a number of private donors, The Nature Conservancy has secured the protection of its Warm Springs Mountain Preserve , which connects thousands of acres of conservation lands throughout western Virginia. In a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Dan Ingalls Overlook today, the Conservancy acknowledged the individuals and corporations that …
Campylobacter Outbreak Hits School District in Western Wisconsin
Campylobacter Outbreak Hits School District in Western Wisconsin
10/23/2014 9:39:40 AM
Last month, WCCO in Minneapolis published a report about an infectious disease outbreak of high school students at a school district in western Wisconsin.  According to the article, one student has already been confirmed with a Campylobacter infection and others have been hospitalized. Campylobacter is a type of bacteria that causes an infectious disease known as …
Ecolab Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable
10/22/2014 12:42:21 PM
Beverage industry leaders from across the globe convened October 14-16 for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. Ecolab hosted the event at the company’s Global Research, Development and Engineering (RD&E) Center on its Schuman Campus in Eagan, Minn. The three-day agenda focused on BIER’s current work to reduce resource consumption, …
Duke Energy reinforces commitment to responsibly providing clean, reliable energy
10/22/2014 12:29:17 PM
By Lynn Good Duke Energy President and CEO Duke Energy has called the Carolinas home for more than a century. Throughout that time, we’ve been honored to serve our customers and communities by delivering reliable, low-cost electricity. To further this commitment, we have invested more than $9 billion across our six-state region over the last decade to modernize our power …
California Considers Banning Lead Fishing Weights to Reduce Environmental Hazards
California Considers Banning Lead Fishing Weights to Reduce Environmental Hazards
10/21/2014 5:17:48 PM
Last month, the Los Angeles Times published an article discussing Governor Jerry Brown’s decision to sign off on a three-year Department of Toxic Substances Control study.  The agency will look into the environmental impact of lead fishing weights and if they should be banned.  The project is part of California’s Green Chemistry Initiative to study the safety of “priority …
Repair Work Uncovers Mold Problem that Temporarily Closes California School
Repair Work Uncovers Mold Problem that Temporarily Closes California School
10/20/2014 5:20:06 PM
Earlier this month, KCRA published a story about the discovery of mold at an elementary school in Lincoln, California.  According to the report, the problem was discovered when workers repairing drips from the school’s air conditioning system came across mold growth.  As a safety precaution, the school was then closed for several days to prevent exposing children and faculty …
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado Welcomes Four New Trustees
10/20/2014 3:04:22 PM
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado is excited to announce the election of four new members to its Board of Trustees . Bruce Alexander, Kathleen Galvin, Annette Quintana and Suzanne White recently began their terms. “We’re excited to welcome these community leaders to our team,” says Jim Smith, the Conservancy in Colorado’s board chair. “Their dedication to preserve our …