s Environment Committee

Latest stories

3h
Channel NewsAsia
IMDA to bank on 'smart regulations' to catalyse industry developmentSINGAPORE: The Info-Communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) will be f
IMDA to bank on 'smart regulations' to catalyse industry development
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
SINGAPORE: The Info-Communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) will be formally established on Oct 1, but Chief Executive Gabriel Lim has declared the new agency "open for business" ahead of time. In a media briefing, the former head of the... Read more
3h
Daily Mail
Deutsche Bank shares drop by 9 percentMarkets around the world were thrown into turmoil on Friday after shares in Ger
Deutsche Bank shares drop by 9 percent
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
Markets around the world were thrown into turmoil on Friday after shares in Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank plummeted nearly nine percent in Frankfurt amid fears about its viability. By 0725 GMT, its shares had shed 8.83 percent to 9.91 euros... Read more
49 related stories
7h
Rutland Herald
Johnson, Lyndon state colleges to unite MONTPELIER � The Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees voted unanim
Johnson, Lyndon state colleges to unite
Rutland Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
MONTPELIER � The Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to merge Johnson and Lyndon State Colleges into a single institution with separate campuses. Thursday�s vote... Read more
2 related stories
19h
Financial Planning.com
Funds that can neutralize clients’ conservative tendenciesClients’ financial and economic decisions take many forms. And whether their ch
Funds that can neutralize clients’ conservative tendencies
Financial Planning.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Clients’ financial and economic decisions take many forms. And whether their choices are methodically planned over time, or subtly behavior-driven, there is always a psychology behind them. One of the most challenging obstacles for planners is what... Read more
22h
Financial Planning.com
Funds that can neutralize clients’ conservative tendenciesClients’ financial and economic decisions take many forms. And whether their ch
Funds that can neutralize clients’ conservative tendencies
Financial Planning.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Clients’ financial and economic decisions take many forms. And whether their choices are methodically planned over time, or subtly behavior-driven, there is always a psychology behind them. One of the most challenging obstacles for planners is what... Read more
23h
The Arizona Republic
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sitesEVANSVILLE, Ind. — To see one of the country’s largest coal-fired power plants,
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
The Arizona Republic / Posted 23 hours ago
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — To see one of the country’s largest coal-fired power plants, head northwest from this Ohio River city. Or east, because there’s another in the region. In fact, nearly every direction you go will take you to a coal plant — seven... Read more
35 related stories
1d
York Daily Record
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sitesEVANSVILLE, Ind. — To see one of the country’s largest coal-fired power plants,
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — To see one of the country’s largest coal-fired power plants, head northwest from this Ohio River city. Or east, because there’s another in the region. In fact, nearly every direction you go will take you to a coal plant — seven... Read more
35 related stories
1d
ScienceBlogs
With a little help from its friends, NCCIH funds Son of TACT to study chelation quackery againOne of the things that first led me to understand the dangers of quackademic me
With a little help from its friends, NCCIH funds Son of TACT to study chelation quackery again
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
One of the things that first led me to understand the dangers of quackademic medicine was a trial known as the Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy, or TACT. Chelation therapy, as you might recall, is the infusion of a chelating agent, or a chemical... Read more
1d
USA Today
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sitesEVANSVILLE, Ind. — To see one of the country’s largest coal-fired power plants,
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
USA Today / Posted yesterday
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — To see one of the country’s largest coal-fired power plants, head northwest from this Ohio River city. Or east, because there’s another in the region. In fact, nearly every direction you go will take you to a coal plant — seven... Read more
35 related stories
1d
The Daily Reckoning
Janet Yellen versus Donald Trump For Control of the US EconomyStocks had another good session overnight. The Dow was up 0.61%, while the S&P
Janet Yellen versus Donald Trump For Control of the US Economy
The Daily Reckoning / Posted yesterday
Stocks had another good session overnight. The Dow was up 0.61%, while the S&P 500 rose 0.53%. The main impetus behind the rally was an agreement by OPEC members over the need to cut oil production levels. This sent West Texas crude up a large... Read more
1d
Los Angeles Times
'13th,' 'Billy Lynn,' and others add social awareness to the Oscar buzz at New York Film FestivalWhether it's “Her,” “Life of Pi” or “Bridge of Spies,” the New York Film Festiv
'13th,' 'Billy Lynn,' and others add social awareness to the Oscar buzz at New York Film Festival
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
Whether it's “Her,” “Life of Pi” or “Bridge of Spies,” the New York Film Festival has lately become a world-premiere launchpad for some of the fall’s biggest movies. This year those ambitions will return as a number of hopefuls make their debuts.... Read more
1d
walesonline
Lecturer found to have bullied and sexually harassed colleagueA disciplinary hearing has found that a construction lecturer’s behaviour towar
Lecturer found to have bullied and sexually harassed colleague
walesonline / Posted yesterday
A disciplinary hearing has found that a construction lecturer’s behaviour towards a woman teacher – which included simulating a sexual act on her in the classroom – amounted to bullying and sexual harassment. A Fitness to Practice Committee of the... Read more
1d
New Haven Independent
Second Time Around, Kennedy Campaigns on Recordas well as his desire to collaborate in the pursuit of future solutions. Kenne
Second Time Around, Kennedy Campaigns on Record
New Haven Independent / Posted yesterday
as well as his desire to collaborate in the pursuit of future solutions. Kennedy is co-chairman of the General Assembly’s Environment Committee, a position he has held since he arrived in Hartford two years ago. In 2015, “a contentious session,”... Read more
2d
The Tyee
Trudeau Liberals Approve Petronas LNG Project on BC’s CoastThe federal government has given environmental approval for Pacific NorthWest L
Trudeau Liberals Approve Petronas LNG Project on BC’s Coast
The Tyee / Posted 2 days ago
The federal government has given environmental approval for Pacific NorthWest LNG to build a liquefied natural gas terminal at the mouth of the Skeena River in British Columbia. Championed by B.C. Premier Christy Clark, the project has been strongly... Read more
14 related stories
2d
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Do You Really Trust Your Babysitter?Every time you turn on the TV or pick up the newspaper, it seems like there’s a
Do You Really Trust Your Babysitter?
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 2 days ago
Every time you turn on the TV or pick up the newspaper, it seems like there’s a story about troubled people mistreating kids, and even killing, kids. As parents, these types of things can make you skeptical about whom you leave in charge of your... Read more
2d
chroniclelive
Archives from the former Stannington sanatorium to form part of new playAs society grappled with how to deal with a feared and all-too-prevalent infect
Archives from the former Stannington sanatorium to form part of new play
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
As society grappled with how to deal with a feared and all-too-prevalent infectious disease, it was the North East which took a national lead. Tuberculosis was a particular threat to the cramped populations living in dingy, poor housing in the urban... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Buhari Not Keen On Asset Sale, for Soludo, It Will Be a Historic MistakeBy Tobi Soniyi, Paul Obi and Obinna Chima As the debate over the proposed sale
Buhari Not Keen On Asset Sale, for Soludo, It Will Be a Historic Mistake
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Tobi Soniyi, Paul Obi and Obinna Chima As the debate over the proposed sale of national assets rages, THISDAY can exclusively confirm that President Muhammadu Buhari is not in the least bit keen on the disposal of Nigeria's strategic assets as a... Read more
2 related stories
3d
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Santa Maria Joint Union High Schools to Have Half Day Tuesday Due to HeatThe fans might be buzzing with energy but the classrooms are not. "It's really
Santa Maria Joint Union High Schools to Have Half Day Tuesday Due to Heat
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 days ago
The fans might be buzzing with energy but the classrooms are not. "It's really hot.. makes me kind of tired," says Joseph Ellington, a Freshman at Righetti High School "Honestly, it kinda makes it hard to concentrate cause it's really hot in... Read more
3d
Channel NewsAsia
Commentary: To truly make a big cut, go beyond recyclingOur mounting waste problem lies in a buy-and-throw-away culture. In the midst o
Commentary: To truly make a big cut, go beyond recycling
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
Our mounting waste problem lies in a buy-and-throw-away culture. In the midst of affluence, asks To Kien, can we care enough to repair, reinvent and reuse our 'old' things? SINGAPORE: The other day I asked my son, a Primary 4 student at a local... Read more
3d
LinuxInsider.com
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No OneCongress earlier this month lowered the hammer on the U.S. Office of Personnel
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No One
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 3 days ago
Congress earlier this month lowered the hammer on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in a report on the massive data breach that resulted in the theft of 4.2 million former and current government employees' personnel files, as well as 21.5... Read more
3d
E-Commerce Times
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No OneCongress earlier this month lowered the hammer on the U.S. Office of Personnel
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No One
E-Commerce Times / Posted 3 days ago
Congress earlier this month lowered the hammer on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in a report on the massive data breach that resulted in the theft of 4.2 million former and current government employees' personnel files, as well as 21.5... Read more
4d
Rutland Herald
A moment of truth for presidential debate moderators Technicians set up the stage for the presidential debate between Democratic p
A moment of truth for presidential debate moderators
Rutland Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Technicians set up the stage for the presidential debate between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Hofstra University in... Read more
4d
TheBull
Do central banks know what they are doing?It was a strong week in regional sharemarkets after the US Federal Reserve kept
Do central banks know what they are doing?
TheBull / Posted 4 days ago
It was a strong week in regional sharemarkets after the US Federal Reserve kept rates on hold and the Bank of Japan tweaked its policy and placed a cap on long-dated yields. 26.09.2016 10:06 AM • It was a strong week in regional sharemarkets after... Read more
4d
CTV News
UN monitoring mission eyes Site C dam impact on Wood Buffalo National ParkOTTAWA -- A United Nations monitoring mission to a world heritage site in north
UN monitoring mission eyes Site C dam impact on Wood Buffalo National Park
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
OTTAWA -- A United Nations monitoring mission to a world heritage site in northern Alberta appears likely to focus more attention on the contested Site C hydroelectric project next door in British Columbia. Wood Buffalo National Park, a UNESCO world... Read more
5d
New Kerala
Jio charges COAI with bias, association says internal matter - newkerala.com #123692NK Business, Mumbai, Sep 25 : Reliance Jio on Sunday said the regulations of Ce
Jio charges COAI with bias, association says internal matter - newkerala.com #123692
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
NK Business, Mumbai, Sep 25 : Reliance Jio on Sunday said the regulations of Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) are overwhelmingly biased and lopsided, framed to subserve the vested interests of the three incumbent dominant operators --... Read more
16 related stories
6d
express
UP IN FLAMES: Turkey's credit rating cut to JUNK amid fears country could WRECK EurozoneTurkey is in economic ruins but the EU is refusing to abandon membership talks
UP IN FLAMES: Turkey's credit rating cut to JUNK amid fears country could WRECK Eurozone
express / Posted 6 days ago
Turkey is in economic ruins but the EU is refusing to abandon membership talks Ratings agency Moody's announced it is downgrading Turkey's economy to "junk", another huge blow to the troubled country which is recovering from a failed military coup... Read more
7d
Balita
Calamba’s 'Buhayani Festival' short film tilt draws millennial, budding film makers June 18, 2016 2:12 am By Saul E. Pa-a CALAMBA CITY, Laguna June 16 (PNA) —
Calamba’s 'Buhayani Festival' short film tilt draws millennial, budding film makers
Balita / Posted 7 days ago
June 18, 2016 2:12 am By Saul E. Pa-a CALAMBA CITY, Laguna June 16 (PNA) — Calamba City staged on Thursday its 3rd “Buhayani 2016 Short Film Festival” competition... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
Safe Workplace As Catalyst for ProductivityThe growing conversation around environmental sustainability has led to an incr
Safe Workplace As Catalyst for Productivity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The growing conversation around environmental sustainability has led to an increased consciousness among companies on the need to manage the earth's resources and eco-systems in such a manner that they are able to conduct their businesses more... Read more
8d
Robotics Online
Robotics OnlineAutomation President Testifies at Congressional Subcommittee Hearing on Advance
Robotics Online
Robotics Online / Posted 8 days ago
Automation President Testifies at Congressional Subcommittee Hearing on Advanced Robotics Jeff Burnstein, the president of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) , testified before the House of Representatives subcommittee on commerce,... Read more
8d
FOX 6 Milwaukee
Lawmakers approve audit of Veterans Home at King amid allegations of mistreatment of residentsMADISON -- An embattled veterans home about two hours from Milwaukee is about t
Lawmakers approve audit of Veterans Home at King amid allegations of mistreatment of residents
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
MADISON -- An embattled veterans home about two hours from Milwaukee is about to be closely examined. State lawmakers voted Wednesday, September 21st to approve an audit of the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King -- located just outside Waupaca. There... Read more
8d
NBC 2 Fort Myers
Yellen: Fed will monitor banks, controlsWASHINGTON (AP) - The latest on the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meet
Yellen: Fed will monitor banks, controls
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest on the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting, which ended at 2 p.m. with the release of a policy statement, followed by a news conference by Chair Janet Yellen (all times are Eastern): 3:15 p.m. Fed Chair Janet... Read more
217 related stories
8d
KOB 4 Albuquerque
Yellen defends Fed against claims by Trump"The Federal Reserve is not politically compromised," she said. For nearly 40
Yellen defends Fed against claims by Trump
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 8 days ago
"The Federal Reserve is not politically compromised," she said. For nearly 40 years, the Fed has stressed its independence from politics, making decisions to aid the economy that were controversial and unpopular. Homebuilders famously protested... Read more
217 related stories
9d
Newsweek
The women of the CIA and the hidden history of American spycraft“My first son was my 1993 World Trade Center bombing baby,” says Gina Bennett,
The women of the CIA and the hidden history of American spycraft
Newsweek / Posted 9 days ago
“My first son was my 1993 World Trade Center bombing baby,” says Gina Bennett, a veteran CIA analyst who has spent her career tracking down the perpetrators behind some of the worst international crises in recent memory. Bennett, a divorced mother of... Read more
9d
Channel NewsAsia
Zika-infected Johor couple declared free of the virusJOHOR BAHRU: An expectant couple in Johor recently infected by Zika has been de
Zika-infected Johor couple declared free of the virus
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
JOHOR BAHRU: An expectant couple in Johor recently infected by Zika has been declared free of the virus, said State Health and Environment Committee chairman Ayub Rahmat on Wednesday (Sep 21). Mr Ayub said blood and urine test results show the... Read more
2 related stories
9d
Channel NewsAsia
Local environmental group calls for plastic bag charge to reduce usageSINGAPORE: As plastic bag charges have proved to be a success in countries such
Local environmental group calls for plastic bag charge to reduce usage
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: As plastic bag charges have proved to be a success in countries such as the United Kingdom and Hong Kong, local environmental group Zero Waste SG is calling for the Government to impose a levy on the use of plastic bags, with major... Read more
9d
TechNewsWorld.com
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No OneCongress earlier this month lowered the hammer on the U.S. Office of Personnel
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No One
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 9 days ago
Congress earlier this month lowered the hammer on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in a report on the massive data breach that resulted in the theft of 4.2 million former and current government employees' personnel files, as well as 21.5... Read more
10d
Philly.com
WSJ vet named to lead new journalism instituteTHE NEW INSTITUTE charged with discovering ways to ensure that quality journali
WSJ vet named to lead new journalism institute
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
THE NEW INSTITUTE charged with discovering ways to ensure that quality journalism endures in the Philadelphia region has made its big hire, naming a former Wall Street Journal business executive as director. Jim Friedlich, 59, a consultant who has... Read more
10d
Philly.com
WSJ vet named to lead new journalism instituteThe new institute charged with discovering ways to ensure that quality journali
WSJ vet named to lead new journalism institute
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
The new institute charged with discovering ways to ensure that quality journalism endures in the Philadelphia region has made its big hire, naming a former Wall Street Journal business executive as director. Jim Friedlich, 59, a consultant who has... Read more
10d
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Your HealthThe Covenant Cafe, an early-stage Alzheimer's activity group, will be meeting f
Your Health
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
The Covenant Cafe, an early-stage Alzheimer's activity group, will be meeting from 6-8 p.m. today at United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Local musicians Pam Blesh and Kay Bossert will lead a sing-along and a game of Name that Tune.... Read more
101 related stories
10d
Roll Call
Cardin: U.S. Needs to Keep Pace Developing Energy TechnologyToday, too many Americans are out of work. Today, we will send $1 billion overs
Cardin: U.S. Needs to Keep Pace Developing Energy Technology
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
Today, too many Americans are out of work. Today, we will send $1 billion overseas to satisfy our appetite for foreign oil, while the Chinese will continue their massive investment in clean energy technology. Today, our nation faces an economic... Read more
10d
Business Standard India
Wildlife panel okays Ken-Betwa river link100 square kilometre of Panna Tiger Reserve could go under water In a meeting
Wildlife panel okays Ken-Betwa river link
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
100 square kilometre of Panna Tiger Reserve could go under water In a meeting on August 23, the standing committee chaired by Dave cleared the project after some deliberations. Business Standard reviewed the... Read more
3 related stories
10d
The Florida Times-Union
Rutherford, Bruderly and Koniz bios and questionnairesU.S. Rep., District 4 Candidates bios and questionnaires for John Rutherford (
Rutherford, Bruderly and Koniz bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. Rep., District 4 Candidates bios and questionnaires for John Rutherford (Republican), David Bruderly (Democrat) and Gary Koniz (No Party Affiliation. JOHN RUUTHERFORD BIO (Rep): John Rutherford has lived in our community since 1958. Educated... Read more
10d
Business Standard India
Ken-Betwa river link gets wildlife nodIn a meeting held on August 23, the standing committee, chaired by Dave cleared
Ken-Betwa river link gets wildlife nod
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
In a meeting held on August 23, the standing committee, chaired by Dave cleared the project after some deliberations. Business Standard reviewed the minutes of the meeting,which are yet to be made public. Dave, immediately upon taking charge as the... Read more
3 related stories
11d
Inquirier.net
War on drugs: No EO signed by Duterte, a chaos of numbersINQUIRER FILE PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE More than 20 years ago, Davao City w
War on drugs: No EO signed by Duterte, a chaos of numbers
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE More than 20 years ago, Davao City was turned into the laboratory for its then Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte’s war against illegal drugs. Now that he is President, Duterte has mounted a reprise of that war across... Read more
8 related stories
11d
Minda News
War on drugs: No EO signed by DU30, a chaos of numbersBy Malou Mangahas, Karol Ilagan, Vino Lucero, and Davinci Maru Philippine Cent
War on drugs: No EO signed by DU30, a chaos of numbers
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
By Malou Mangahas, Karol Ilagan, Vino Lucero, and Davinci Maru Philippine Center for Invetsigative Journalism MORE THAN 20 years ago, Davao City was turned into the laboratory for its then Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte’s war against illegal drugs. Now... Read more
8 related stories
11d
iol.co.za
Zuma in charm offensive for SOEsOn his arrival, Zuma was full of praise for the embattled SAA, urging other Sou
Zuma in charm offensive for SOEs
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
On his arrival, Zuma was full of praise for the embattled SAA, urging other South Africans to follow suit and use the airline. Zuma has taken it on himself to defend South Africa’s parastatals, which have come under siege by ratings agencies and... Read more
2 related stories
12d
Sunday Observer
JHU � totally disatisfied with anti- corruption campaign -Champikaby Manjula Fernando Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika
JHU � totally disatisfied with anti- corruption campaign -Champika
Sunday Observer / Posted 12 days ago
by Manjula Fernando Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka explains how the JHU contributed to change the course of successive governments and why it... Read more
13d
dna
Six players likely to enter reinsurance marekt by January 2017: IrdaUp to six new players in the reinsurance market are likely to enter India by Ja
Six players likely to enter reinsurance marekt by January 2017: Irda
dna / Posted 13 days ago
Up to six new players in the reinsurance market are likely to enter India by January 2017, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDA) chief TS Vijayan, said at an Assocham event. "About five-six (companies) have come and I... Read more
3 related stories
13d
Rutland Herald
Feds may provide aid for Waterbury dam repair MONTPELIER � The U.S. Senate passed an amendment Thursday introduced by Sen.
Feds may provide aid for Waterbury dam repair
Rutland Herald / Posted 13 days ago
MONTPELIER � The U.S. Senate passed an amendment Thursday introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders that will allow the state to apply for up to $10 million for repairs to a dam in Waterbury that was built in... Read more
13d
The Mercury News
California bag ban: Voters to weigh industry’s fate at the ballot boxSACRAMENTO — They lost in some of California’s biggest cities. They lost in the
California bag ban: Voters to weigh industry’s fate at the ballot box
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO — They lost in some of California’s biggest cities. They lost in the state Legislature. Now out-of-state plastic bag manufacturers are taking a final shot at keeping their product in the nation’s largest market, waging a high-stakes battle... Read more
More

People in this news