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Manufacturers to Label All Mercury-Containing Lamps
Fluorescent lamp makers, including General Electric, Slyvania and Phillips, will soon be required by Vermont law to label all lamps containing mercury sold in-state. Yet many lamp makers are now expected to label all of the estimated 600 million mercury lamps sold each year across the U.S., according to recent news accounts attributed to their representative. And, after losing a 5-year court battle, lamp makers who opposed efforts by tiny Vermont to "purport to dictate worldwide lamp labeling requirements"—are soon expected to label their toxic lamps sold globally, say activists.
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In the Lap of Mt. Everest: The Namche Conference, May 24-26, 2003 (call for participants)
The Namche Conference ("People, Park, and Mountain Ecotourism"), will be the highest international symposium ever held. The primary venue, Namche Bazar (3450 m; 11,320), is the gateway village inside Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal; an optional Rapid Overview Trek will include visits to Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar (5500m; 18,000)
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Pacific Sands (OTC BB: PFSD) Introduces New, Nontoxic, All-Purpose Earth and Health-Friendly Cleaning Product, "House Bright"
Pacific Sands, Inc. (OTC BB: PFSD) is pleased to announce that it will launch its first entry into the household products marketplace in February of 2003 with "House Bright."
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ENVIRON Holdings, Inc., Establishes CarbonVentures International
Joseph H. Highland, Ph.D., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of ENVIRON Holdings, Inc., (EHI) is pleased to announce the establishment of CarbonVentures International (CarbonVentures), a wholly owned subsidiary of EHI.
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Message from the Future Regarding Climate Change
Generations, in the not-too-distant future, may well look back on us living in the first decade of the 21st century -- especially in the US -- and find themselves overwhelmed with anger. They may ask:
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Tembec Completes Implementation of Industry-leading Environmental Monitoring System
T4G Limited, a premier North American full-service technology consulting company, and Washington- based Moore Environmental Solutions, announced today the successful implementation of a new, cost-effective environmental management information system at Tembecs Spruce Falls operations
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Food Scraps to Fine Wine
Vineyards in the heart of California's wine country, including Napa, Sonoma, El Dorado and Mendocino counties, now use compost made with food scraps from San Francisco's finest restaurants to improve soil quality and grow better grapes for the production of fine wines
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opsEnvironmental to Streamline Corporate Environmental Metrics Reporting for Toyota
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) has selected the opsEnvironmental software package from ESP (Environmental Software Providers) for corporate-wide environmental data collection and reporting, along with services from EDSG (Environmental Data Solutions Group, LLC). opsEnvironmental is an enterprise level environmental management information system (EMIS) with modules for air, water, and waste management. The software will be implemented in over 40 TMS sites across the United States.
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United Nations Release Report on Global Mercury Pollution
Health, consumer and environmental groups from around the world expressed support for the United Nations report recommendations to not delay international actions to reduce global mercury pollution
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Pacific Sands, Inc. Enters Pet Care Market With Nontoxic "Tropix' Line
Pacific Sands Inc. (OTCBB:PFSD) is pleased to announce that it is entering the domestic pet care marketplace with its new "Tropix" line of nontoxic, earth and health friendly pet care products
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