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EPA and Home Depot Offer Tips to Conserve Water,Save Money (PA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
(PHILADELPHIA – March 16, 2015) Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and The Home Depot kicked off Fix a Leak Week today at The Home Depot store in South Philadelphia by demonstrating several simple, inexpensiv ...

U.S. and Indiana Settle Clean Air Act Case with Muncie Smelter to Reduce Lead Emissions (IN) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
Chicago (March 16, 2015) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that Exide Technologies has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the United States and the State of Indiana alleging Clean Air Act violations at the ...

CA Utilities Encourage Consumers to Chase Water Waste This Week (CA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
(03/16/15) WaterSense® Partners Celebrate Fix a Leak Week March 16-22SAN FRANCISCO—The average American family could be wasting more than 10,000 gallons of water each year due to easy-to-fix household leaks, acco ...

EPA Chases Leaks in New Mexico during Seventh Annual“Fix a Leak Week"(NM) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
DALLAS – (March 16, 2015) Dripping faucets and leaky toilets account for a large portion of home water waste. Every year, more than 10,000 gallons of water is wasted in homes due to easy-to-fix leaks. The U.S. Environ ...

EPA Chases Leaks in Arkansas during Seventh Annual“Fix a Leak Week”(AR) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
DALLAS – (March 16, 2015) Dripping faucets and leaky toilets account for a large portion of home water waste. Every year, more than 10,000 gallons of water is wasted in homes due to easy-to-fix leaks. The U.S. Environ ...

California utilities encourage consumers to Chase Water Waste this week (CA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
WaterSense® partners celebrate Fix a Leak Week March 16-22SAN FRANCISCO—The average American family could be wasting more than 10,000 gallons of water each year due to easy-to-fix household leaks, according to the U.S. E ...

Communicating and Using Seasonal Climate Forecasts: a Challenge Crossing National, Organizational, and Disciplinary Boundaries - eldis (2015/3/17)
The papers in this special issue come from the project"Bridging the gap between seasonal climate forecasts (SCFs) and agricultural decisionmakers in the Philippines and Australia" funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultu ...

El Niño Southern Oscillation in the Philippines: Impacts, Forecasts, and Risk Management - eldis (2015/3/17)
The climate of the Philippines is highly influenced by the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO). El Nino is associated with an increased chance of drier conditions and La Nina is associated with an increased chance of wetter conditions. Changes in ra ...

Assessing the Value of Seasonal Climate Forecasts on Farm-level Corn Production through Simulation Modeling - eldis (2015/3/17)
Rainfall variability greatly influences corn production. Thus, a skillful forecast is potentially of value to the farmers because it could help them make a number of crop management decisions including crop choice, variety selection, timing of plant ...

AZ Utilities Encourage Consumers to Chase Water Waste This Week (AZ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
(03/16/15) WaterSense® Partners Celebrate Fix a Leak Week March 16-22SAN FRANCISCO—The average American family could be wasting more than 10,000 gallons of water each year due to easy-to-fix household leaks, acco ...

EPA,Hawaii water utilities encourages consumers to Chase Water Waste this week (HI) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
(03/16/15) WaterSense® Partners Celebrate Fix a Leak Week March 16-22SAN FRANCISCO—The average American family could be wasting more than 10,000 gallons of water each year due to easy-to-fix household leaks, acco ...

With long,dry summer looming,EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips&leaks during“Fix-a-Leak Week,”March 16-23 (ID, OR, WA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
(Seattle, WA – March 16, 2015) With local snowpack at historic lows, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is inviting Northwest households to “make every drop count” for Fix-a-Leak Week, March 16  ...

EPA Issues Report on Virginia Animal Agriculture Programs (VA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
(PHILADELPHIA – March 16, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has completed an evaluation of Virginia’s animal agriculture programs. The assessment is one of six that the agency is conducting of sta ...

EPA Issues Report on Pennsylvania Animal Agriculture Programs (PA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
(PHILADELPHIA – March 16, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has completed an evaluation of Pennsylvania’s animal agriculture programs. The assessment is one of six that the agency is conducting of ...

Truth-telling by Third-Party Audits and the Response of Polluting firms: Experimental Evidence from India - eldis (2015/3/17)
In many regulated markets, firms choose and pay private, third-party auditors, potentially creating a conflict of interest. This paper reports on a two-year field experiment in the Indian state of Gujarat that sought to curb such a conflict by refor ...

Environmental and socioeconomic impacts of Mexico's payments for ecosystem services program - eldis (2015/3/17)
This document summarizes current findings from an evaluation of Mexico’s National Payments for Hydrological Services from 2003-2010. Th evaluation seeks to understand the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of the program, with the goal of ...

Environmental and socioeconomic impacts of Mexico's payments for ecosystem services program - eldis (2015/3/17)
This document summarizes current findings from an evaluation of Mexico’s National Payments for Hydrological Services from 2003-2010. Th evaluation seeks to understand the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of the program, with the goal of ...

EPA Encourages Consumers to Save 1 Trillion Gallons of Wasted Water/ WaterSense Partners Celebrate Fix a Leak Week,March 16-22 (HQ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/17)
Washington -- Every year, more than one trillion gallons of water go down the drain because of household leaks. Leaks may increase a water bill by as much as 10 percent. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program e ...

Protocol: effects of payment for environmental services and decentralized forest management on deforestation and poverty in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review - eldis (2015/3/16)
Natural forest preservation in the tropics, and thus in developing countries, must be an element of any effective effort to manage climate change. Forests serve as natural carbon sinks, which help to mitigate the effect of other carbon emissions. Ho ...

Effects of decentralized forest management (DFM) on deforestation and poverty in low and middle income countries: a systematic review - eldis (2015/3/16)
Natural forest preservation in the tropics, and thus in developing countries, must be an element of any effective effort to manage climate change. Forests serve as natural carbon sinks, which help to mitigate the effect of other carbon emissions. Ho ...

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