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MoEF issued Final Notification Demarcating ESZ around Okhla Bird Sanctuary

  • Final notification demarcating the Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) around Okhla Bird Sanctuary issued after clearance from National Board for Wild Life.
  • ESZ to constitute an area up to 100 metres from the eastern, western and southern boundaries of the sanctuary.
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US Govt. to cut Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Industry

  • The US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) proposes to cut methane emissions from oil and gas development through regulations.
  • Regulations target methane and smog-forming volatile organic compounds (VOCs) produced by oil and gas drilling operations, as well as emissions from new and modified facilities that collect, transport and store oil and gas.
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China’s Carbon Emissions Overestimated

  • Carbon emissions of China may be lower than prior estimates – about 14% less than 2013 estimates as per research published in Nature.
  • Yet, China is not unseated as the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide and is still more than two-thirds higher than the US which is the second largest emitter.
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I'll Be Back Wednesday, Y'all...

No, I ain’t had a brain fart and forgot what to write about next to piss the thin-skinned off. Just not able to get to my pc lately. 1,534 more words

News bits: Congress passes three-month transportation bill extension

Lawmakers in Washington are beginning their August break, but not before taking care of some last-minute patchwork on an extension to the transportation bill that ensures money continues to flow to highway and transit agencies. 121 more words

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News bits: Pope Francis talks importance of public transportation

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Pope Francis, the Pope of the Catholic Church, last month released a 192-page paper discussing climate change and other environmental issue. One passage in the paper is notable to DART and its passengers: 165 more words

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