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Ten myths of global warming

Much has been written lately concerning the issue of global warming. Some in the media portray the greenhouse effect, the process where the Earth’s atmosphere is transparent to light energy from the sun but traps energy in the form of ...

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EPA adds to lead-based paint notification standard (8325)

Lead poisoning is a serious health issue for the nation’s children, and particularly in the Northeast where a majority of the housing stock predates 1978 and may contain lead-based paint. Despite a cause and effect relationship between ingestion of lead ...

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EPA adds to lead-based paint notification standard

Lead poisoning is a serious health issue for the nation’s children, and particularly in the Northeast where a majority of the housing stock predates 1978 and may contain lead-based paint. Despite a cause and effect relationship between ingestion of lead ...

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Commentary: Program offers incentive to clean-up Brownfields (8178)

Philosophically, the concept of taking environmentally impaired properties (“Brownfields”) and restoring them through investigation and remediation sounds like a “win/win” idea. For years, old commercial and industrial properties have been difficult to sell or rent because of the fear that ...

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Commentary: Program offers incentive to clean-up Brownfields

Philosophically, the concept of taking environmentally impaired properties (“Brownfields”) and restoring them through investigation and remediation sounds like a “win/win” idea. For years, old commercial and industrial properties have been difficult to sell or rent because of the fear that ...

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The benefits of developing brownfields (8108)

During his campaign, President Bush indicated a need for a plan to protect the environment. He noted that his Administration would continue to have the Federal government set high environmental standards but return authority to the state and local governments. ...

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The benefits of developing brownfields

During his campaign, President Bush indicated a need for a plan to protect the environment. He noted that his Administration would continue to have the Federal government set high environmental standards but return authority to the state and local governments. ...

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U.S. Supreme Court rules on air quality dispute (7967)

On February 27, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in EPA v. American Trucking Associations, Inc., et. al, concluding, among other things that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency did not need to consider cost-benefit analysis in the ...

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U.S. Supreme Court rules on air quality dispute

On February 27, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in EPA v. American Trucking Associations, Inc., et. al, concluding, among other things that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency did not need to consider cost-benefit analysis in the ...

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