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New guide helps refineries manage waste, minimize risks to people and the environment

IPIECA, The global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues, has produced new guidance on waste management for petroleum refinery operations.


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Happy Earth Day!

Reduce your impact with cylinders that are revolutionizing the industry

The environment is where we all meet. It is the one thing all of us share and have a mutual interest in. We must take care of the environment in order for the environment to take care of us.


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Real estate market sees growing impact of indoor environments & sustainability

Today, salary and benefits are not the only drivers of employee satisfaction and engagement. In fact, employees’ indoor environment plays a significant role in fostering productivity, performance and wellness. Similarly, productive classroom environments have a major impact in cultivating effective learning and student achievement.


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Seven ways to make this a green summer

Eco-friendly summer dating anyone?

You don’t have to live on carrots or sell your car this summer to help the environment. According to Jennifer Meek, Director of Marketing for Enviro-Solutions, a Green cleaning chemical manufacturer, there are seven easy ways at home and in the office to make this summer Greener and more sustainable.


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EU takes a “Europe-wide approach” to offshore oil, gas safety

Licensees must have enough capital to handle disaster

The European Commission, the Council and the European Parliament have reached agreement on a new Directive that addresses the risks of major accidents from offshore oil and gas operations in EU waters.


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Fracking “peace treaty” appears shaky

Not everyone happy about tougher standards program

Mere days after an agreement that seemed to bring fracking forces and fracking foes together, some environmental groups are crying foul.


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Obama’s EPA pick braces for confirmation process

McCarthy known for playing well with others, but…

Now that President Obama has made his nomination for the top post at the EPA official, anticipation is mounting over whether or not she’ll face Congressional opposition – or more accurately, how much Congressional opposition she’ll face – during the confirmation process.


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Report points to cancer risk from chemicals used to treat drinking water

Chemicals used to treat drinking water for millions of Americans may raise the risk of cancer and lead to other unintended health hazards, according to a report released today by the Environmental Working Group, an advocacy organization.


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Cadmium and lead linked to hearing loss in U.S. adults

Even low levels can damage hearing

Low levels of two common metals may contribute to hearing loss, according to a study published recently in Environmental Health Perspectives. Researchers found that lead and cadmium – even at levels below national workplace standards set by OSHA – can damage hearing.


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LEED construction: Building a brighter future

Introduction: When many people think about carbon emissions, they assume that cars and other motorized vehicles are the main culprits. However, building construction uses 30 percent of all raw materials consumed in this country and 12 percent of all available potable water – 15 trillion gallons each year. This level of water consumption is ultimately unsustainable, given that the United Nations World Water Development Report 3, issued in 2009, states that one-third of the world’s population already lacks access to clean water.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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