Monday, August 13, 2012

Project: Green Foundations

By Rich Kozlovich

As I have stated before these initial offerings will include all sorts of information that may or may not be scientifically or philosophically worth camel spit. However, my goal initially is to show how much stuff is out there and how much of it is misinformation, for which the media is responsible.

“We are told…that our own representatives Congress will not exercise their powers oppressively; that we shall not enslave ourselves… Who has enslaved France, Spain, Germany, Turkey, and the other countries that groan under tyranny? They have been enslaved by the hands of their own people. If it be so in America, it will be only as it has been every where else.” - Patrick Henry

Project: Clear Air Act

Cracking down on diesel
Los Angeles Times
A third of Americans and most Californians live in areas with dangerous levels of air pollution, including diesel particulates, that fail to meet the minimum air quality standard set by the EPA under the 1970 Clean Air Act. Low-income communities near ...

Park Service Retirees Say Preferred Winter-Use Plan For Yellowstone National ...
National Parks Traveler
The Coalition release also pointed out that the "NPS proposal asserts that air quality impacts in Yellowstone would be 'moderate' and air quality would improve relative to the 'National Ambient Air Quality Standards.' However, the Clean Air Act, under ...

Project: Clean Water Act

State lacks plan for RESTORE Act projects
The Advocate
The RESTORE Act signed into law last month as part of the federal transportation bill directs 80 percent of the BP Clean Water Act fine money — from a potential total of $20 billion or more — to the five Gulf Coast states: Louisiana, Texas ...

Detroit to cut 81 percent of water and sewage jobs
World Socialist Web Site
... Wall Street rating services Moody's and Fitch; and the federal courts, which ruled last November that the city could disregard collective bargaining rights and work rules in creating a plan for bringing the department into compliance with the Clean ...

Riverkeeper celebrates Governor's signing of the Sewage Right To Know Act
NYaltnews
... avoid contact with water after raw or partially treated sewage has been discharged, but it will increase public support for the critical infrastructure fixes necessary to achieve the Clean Water Act goal of making water safe for swimming, fishing ...

Cleanup plan for sprawling Capisic area up for review
Press Herald
The watershed -- made up of more than 1400 acres stretching from Westbrook to Warren Avenue and feeding Capisic Pond -- feeds the 2.5-mile-long Capisic Brook, an urban impaired stream that does not meet minimum standards of the Clean Water Act.

 Feds finally permit Atlanta Gold to stop historic adit pollution
Mineweb
The permit also allows Atlanta Gold to finally expand and improve its existing pilot water treatment facility to bring it into compliance with current Clean Water Act standards. The 2159-acre Atlanta Mine minesite has hosted numerous mining companies ...

Amelia HC Ylagan
BusinessWorld Online Edition
The Philippines has no dearth of DRR laws: the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act (Republic Act 9003), Clean Water Act (RA 9275), Climate Change Act of 2009 (RA 9729), and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 (RA 10121) which, ...

Filed - Alaska Community Action on Toxics
Under the Clean Water Act, EPA is required to prepare the NCP, which must ... the Clean Water Act and to identify in the NCP Product Schedule the waters in ...

Chattanooga agrees to Clean Water Act settlement - Topix
General announced a comprehensive Clean Water Act settlement with the city of Chattanooga, Tenn


Project: DDT

Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite
Chapelboro.com
Then in 1940, science provided a miracle, or so it seemed, with the pesticide DDT. Just a single application of DDT was normally sufficient to eradicate a bed bug infestation. The wide spread use of DDT in the developed world largely eliminated bed ...


Carson still a force of nature 50 years after 'Silent Spring'
Kennebec Journal
The book reflected her love of and concern for the future of bird species, including bald eagles and ospreys, which had been severely affected by DDT. Renaming the refuge in her honor seemed an appropriate -- virtually imperative -- foundation for the ...

Project: Sustainable Development
Good Governance Is Foundation for Sustainable Development - Prof Shyaka
AllAfrica.com The Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Governance Board (RGB), Professor Anastase Shyaka, told scholars, that Rwanda views strengthening good governance as the foundation for sustainable development and peace. Addressing the just concluded, ...
Sustainable community development in Niger...
BusinessDay
Rivers State government set up the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency to address the issue of sustainable development. Delta State's version is Delta State Integrated Development Programme and Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development ...
No Cause for Worry Over Oil Waste
AllAfrica.com
In the spirit of sustainable development, the Uganda government gave the mantle of managing and coordinating the petroleum sector to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD), supported by other relevant departments such as NEMA, ...
Call for sustainable use of seasOman Daily Observer
The Declaration look toward the ocean as a new engine of sustainable development, in light of the gradual depletion of many land-based resources and the food security concerns of a growing global population. A green economy for the ocean should be ...
Blue economy for sustainable coastal development (Part 1 of 2)
Jakarta Post
Blue economy for sustainable coastal development (Part 1 of 2). Rokhmin Dahuri, Jakarta | Opinion | Mon, August 13 2012, 5:04 AM. A- A A+. Paper Edition | Page: 7. The Indonesian nation is intrinsically connected with and immensely reliant upon its ...
Villagers demand development plan for Agasaim
Times of India
The locals demanded that a concrete plan be chalked out by the panchayat for sustainable development of the village and a committee be formed in each ward with various representations. Speaking on revenue generation, ex-sarpanch Piedade Fernandes ...
United Nations' Panel of Experts
Tempo
I look forward to the panel's recommendations on a global post-2015 agenda with shares responsibilities for all countries and with the fight against poverty and sustainable development at its core,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The Panel of ...
Young workers leave US for internships
WBIR-TV
That's why University of Oregon graduate Corrie Burdett decided to take an internship with the Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD), working in Nicaragua to gain valuable work experience and international knowledge. Recently, back in America, ...
eNewsUSA: UN Launches Sustainable Development Solutions ...
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network will work with stakeholders including business, civil society, UN agencies and other international organizations

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