The Capitol Hill Anthrax Attacks – Fall 2001


in October 2001— “first 9/11, and now this?” By Ted Stanich. Associate Administrator, Office of Homeland Security. As we remember the events of September 11, and mark the 19 th anniversary and Patriot Day last week, I am reminded of the mood in Washington, D.C.

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We Remember Sept. 11, 2001- DEP’s Betsy Mallison, One Of Thousands To Respond

PA Environment Daily

We will all remember where we were and what we were doing on September 11, 2001, but Betsy Mallison, Community Relations Coordinator from DEP’s Southwest Regional Office in Pittsburgh, will remember it more vividly than most.

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New book celebrates Illinois couple’s turning back time in their own backyard

Environmental News Bits

In 2001, when he and his wife, Nancy, moved to their home outside… Read more → Books Green lifestyle Illinois LandscapingRead the full story at Great Lakes Echo. Wildflowers peek their heads through the grass. An eastern tailed-blue butterfly flits among the tall, swaying blades as a red-winged blackbird flies overhead. When Fred Delcomyn looks outside, this is what he might see.

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A Tale of Two Hockey Sticks

Real Climate

Two decades ago, the so-called “Hockey Stick” curve , published in 1999 by me and my co-authors (Mann, Bradley and Hughes, 1999) , was featured in the all-important “Summary for Policy Makers” (SPM) of the 2001 IPCC Third Assessment report.

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Raman and PL at the nanoscale: why it’s important for 2D materials

Physics World

In 2001, he started to use SPM, while working as an application scientist for QPT, Inc. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

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Former MDPI CEO Dr. Franck Vazquez joins Frontiers

Frontier Sin

in biochemistry and molecular biology in 2001. Publishing industry veteran and a former chief executive officer of MDPI, Dr. Franck Vazquez, has been appointed to lead Frontiers’ strategic partnerships.

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Taking Climate Change to the International Court of Justice: Legal and Procedural Issues

Law Columbia

For example, the court would hear about the Draft Articles on the Prevention of Transboundary Harm from Hazardous Activities, promulgated by the International Law Commission in 2001. By Michael B. Gerrard. Note: On September 26, 2019, the Vanuatu Permanent Mission to the United Nations hosted a workshop on seeking an advisory opinion on climate change from the International Court of Justice.

Living at high altitudes may lower chance of having a deadly stroke

Frontier Sin

By Conn Hastings, science writer. A town in the Ecuadorian Andes mountains. Image: ireneuke/ Researchers in Ecuador are the first to investigate the risk of stroke-related death and hospitalization in people living at four different altitude ranges.

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Olympic heat

A Greener Life

Between 2001 and 2020, the frequency of heatwaves in Beijing was nearly three times that of the previous 40-year period. Olympic athletes suffered the impact of the heat following the men’s triathlon. Photo credit: Loic Venance / AFP. By Anders Lorenzen.

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How a Federal Drought Relief Program Left Southern Oregon Parched—and Contributed to the Ongoing Groundwater Crisis in the West

Circle of Blue

In 2001, the Bureau of Reclamation (USBR), a federal agency that manages the agricultural water supply within the basin, began paying farmers to pump large amounts of groundwater out of the aquifers below.

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Surging Energy Prices May Not Ease Until Next Year


This has pushed prices to the highest level since 2001, driving a rise in European carbon emission permit costs. By Andrea Pescatori , Martin Stuermer , and Nico Valckx.

PA Envirothon Names Greg Bonsall New Executive Director

PA Environment Daily

Pennsylvania has won the International Envirothon competition in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2017 and frequently places in the top 10 finishers.

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Lessor Prevails in Texas Lease Termination Dispute

Energy & the Law

Lessees Gramwich et al sued in 2001 alleging that lessor Meng engaged in “actions that were bizarre and numerous” that interfered with operations under a 1996 oil and gas lease on 2,000 acres in Throckmorton County. Lollygag: To fool around and waste time; dawdle.

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Leadership Blog Part 10: Reclaiming Our Environmental Imagination (NEPA at 50 and beyond)

NAEP Leadership Blog

On March 28, 2001, a group of writers including Scott Russell Sanders, Bill McKibben, and Richard Nelson introduced to Congress a new book entitled, Artic Refuge: A Circle of Testimony.

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Ocean Toxin a Heartbreaking Threat for Sea Otters

Science & Climate

To identify the ecological drivers of heart disease, the scientists combined several domoic acid datasets with detailed life history data from 186 free-ranging southern sea otters in California from 2001 to 2017. Ocean Toxin a Heartbreaking Threat for Sea Otters.

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11th Circuit Finds Not All Disputed Medical Evidence Must be Construed in a Seaman’s Favor

The Energy Law Blog

2001). On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit addressed the question of whether the 1962 U.S. Supreme Court holding in Vaughan v. Atkinson , 369 U.S.

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The Latest and Greatest in Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Arguments

Law of the Lands

Flash forward to 2001, when a group of 28 new “rebel barons” sent a petition to Queen Elizabeth II asking that she withhold Royal Assent to any legislation that would ratify the European Union’s 2000 Treaty of Nice.

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The Stream, June 11, 2021: Proposal Would Cut Individual Water Use In Delhi By 17 Percent

Circle of Blue

million in federal funding to update the water treatment plant in Uranium City, a rural community that has been under water advisories since 2001. YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN. The Delhi Development Authority proposes to cut daily water use by 17 percent over 20 years.

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Colorado Put the Institution in Institutional Controls


In 2001, the Colorado legislature took these issues head on. Certainly, there have been no new Love Canals or Spring Valleys in Colorado since 2001. Posted on August 4, 2021 by Dan Miller.

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Parents of Children Killed by Fentanyl, and Environmental Progress, Request Action by Los Angeles Sheriff

Environmental Progress

July 28, 2021 Sheriff Alex Villanueva Hall of Justice 211 West Temple Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 229-1700 Dear Sheriff Villanueva, Thank you for taking action to end the homeless encampments in Venice Beach with care and compassion.

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NIMBY Restrictions Poison the Prospects of Accessory Dwelling Units to Address Housing Insecurity

Green Law

Oregon also recently passed HB 2001 addressing ADU creation. Elisabeth Haub Law School of Law. Pace University. Land Use Law Center. Supervisor: John R. Nolon, Distinguished Professor. Blog No. 22 of the Land Use, Human Health, and Equity Project. Editor: Brooke Mercaldi. Contributing Author: Bailey Andree [*]. . NIMBY Restrictions Poison the Prospects of Accessory Dwelling Units to Address Housing Insecurity.

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Selects Hilary Harp Falk As New President & CEO

PA Environment Daily

Upon graduation from Franklin and Marshall College in 2001, she returned to CBF and spent three years at CBF’s Port Isobel Island Education Center teaching students of all ages – children, teachers, farmers, and decision-makers – about the Bay and its ecologically sensitive island communities. “My

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As MRI strength increases, so do concerns about magnet safety

Physics World

In 2001 in New York, for instance, 6-year-old Michael Colombini died after being hit in the head with an oxygen tank. ©

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Climate crisis could double frequency of extreme regional summer droughts in Europe

Frontier Sin

was compared to the present day (2001 to 2020). . By Suzanna Burgelman, Frontiers science writer. Image: Quintanilla/Shutterstock. Europe is heading towards a future with more extreme summer droughts, a new study shows.

BREAKING NEWS! Pennsylvania’s Envirothon Team Places 7th In International Envirothon Competition!

PA Environment Daily

Pennsylvania has won the International Envirothon competition in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2017 and frequently places in the top 10 finishers.

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SEEDS 25th Anniversary – A Celebration of a Community


SEEDS National and Regional Field Trips (since 2001): 1,144 students. by Teresa Mourad, Director of Education and Diversity Programs, and Fred Abbott-Torres, Diversity Programs Manager.

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Muons and streetlights: the six-decade quest to pinpoint the value of g-2

Physics World

With data collection complete in 2001, the result was published in 2004 and disagreed with theory by around 2.5 ? I’m sure you know the tale of the police officer who spots a drunk person looking for their wallet beneath a streetlight.

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A Nobel pursuit

Real Climate

For context, 10 out of 17 models in CMIP2 (~1995) used flux adjustments, and 6 out of 24 in the CMIP3 ensemble (~2001), but none in CMIP5 or CMIP6, while each generation has greater skill than the previous one. Klaus Hasselmann and Suki Manabe.

Sunday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 9.5.21

PA Environment Daily

Senate returns to session September 20, 21, 22 -- Committee Schedule House returns to session September 27, 28, 29 -- Committee Schedule TODAY’s Calendar Of Events -- We Remember Sept.

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20 New Stories - Real Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

11, 2001- DEP’s Betsy Mallison, One Of Thousands To Respond [PaEN] -- Groups Gathering Support For Letter Urging DEP, Gov.

German Renewable Energy Act (EEG Novelle 2021) - Considerable Changes Proposed

Energy and Climate Law

Enacted in 2001, it survived several amendments and revisions, changing from a feed-in tariff regime to a, specific German, feed-in premium modell. It has been the central backbone of Germany`s energy turnaround, the Renewable Energy Act (Erneuerbare Energien Gesetz).

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Bridging the Barriers Roads Pose to Wildlife


2001). Guest Post By Rebecca Cheek , 2020-2021 Sustainability Leadership Fellow and Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Biology and the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology.

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2 Piping Plover Chicks Took Flight From Presque Isle State Park Marking 5th Year Of Nesting Success

PA Environment Daily

Two piping plover chicks took flight in August from the shores of Presque Isle State Park , Erie County, after a challenging season, marking the fifth consecutive year of nesting success for this federal and state endangered sparrow-sized shorebird.

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Arkema Indictment

Environmental Crimes

From my perspective, this indictment continues a trend that began shortly after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks: the criminalization of industrial accidents. On August, 3, 2018, Arkema (a French chemical company), Richard Rowe (Arkema CEO) and Leslie Comardelle (Arkema’s plant manager), were indicted by a Harris County grand jury for the reckless emission of an air contaminant in violation of the Texas Water Code.

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Measuring up: how our search for the speed of light led to our current understanding of physics

Physics World

Light and its speed have shocked physicists time and again – in 2001 it was even brought to a complete standstill in a cloud of supercooled atoms – and perhaps it is not finished yet.

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Biden’s Economic Recovery Path: How Budget Reconciliation Plays a Role in Passing $3.5 Trillion in Relief

Arnold Porter

N:Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (P.L. For instance, a Majority Leader may fire the parliamentarian,[[N:Then-Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS) ousted the Senate’s parliamentarian in 2001.]]

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Thinking outside of the box – but not too far from it

Physics World

But as Time magazine’s book critic Paul Gray wrote in 2001, “Of every 100 people who bought A Brief History of Time , three finished it”, not least because Hawking likewise took no prisoners when it came to describing core aspects of his research field to the non-physicist.

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As Drought Grips American West, Irrigation Becomes Selling Point for Michigan

Circle of Blue

In 2001, a group of Mecosta County residents sued to stop Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, from depleting a spring to fill its Ice Mountain water bottles. As Drought Grips American West, Irrigation Becomes Selling Point for Michigan.

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The Negative Impacts of Low Tree Canopy Percentages in Low Income Areas

The Laws of Nature

Bernhardt, Tree Ordinance Guidelines , ISA (2001), available at [link] [13] Arden H. The Negative Impacts of Low Tree Canopy Percentages in Low Income Areas By: Maria Maclauso & Matt Shahroudi Introduction Urban tree canopy coverage provides important ecosystem services and environmental benefits for urban residents. Trees provide carbon sequestration, noise reduction, air and water quality improvement, stormwater reduction and energy savings in the urban landscape they help shade. [1]

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Gov. Wolf, Legislative Black Caucus Members Announce Actions To Prioritize Environmental Justice

PA Environment Daily

Note: The Environmental Justice Advisory Board was established in 2001 and the Office of Environmental Advocate was created in 2002 during the Ridge and Schweiker Administrations.] On October 28, Gov.

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