Great Barrier Reef Is Hit by Another Mass Bleaching Event

Yale E360

Mass beachings have grown more frequent with rising temperatures, afflicting the reef in 1998, 2002, 2016, 2017, 2020, and again this year. The Great Barrier Reef is undergoing its sixth mass bleaching event, as unusually warm waters stress corals, authorities say.

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Department of Homeland Security Makes Changes to Immigration Enforcement

National Law Center

The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) was created in 2002 and is responsible for, among other things, border security, administration, and. The post Department of Homeland Security Makes Changes to Immigration Enforcement appeared first on National Agricultural Law Center.

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Dunes Sagebrush Lizard Back in Court

Endangered Species Law

In 2002, CBD and others petitioned the Service to list the DSL due to alleged threats to the species’ habitat caused by oil and gas production. On May 19, 2022, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed a lawsuit in the U.S.

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Nanocolumnar films: applications in medicine, energy and aerospace

Physics World

After obtaining his PhD in physics at UCM (Spain) in 1999, he was a Marie Curie postdoc at Paris-Sud University (France) in 2000–2002. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

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20th Anniversary Of Quecreek Mine Rescue To Be Celebrated In July In Somerset County

PA Environment Daily

On July 24, 2002 miners broke through into an abandoned, water-filled mine flooding the Quecreek Mine with over 150 million gallons of water. Related Article: -- Feature: Rock - Water - Air: A Personal Account Of The 2002 Quecreek Mine Rescue [Posted: June 3, 2022] PA Environment Digest

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Landowners Vanquished by the Discovery Rule

Energy & the Law

The events: 2002 and 2004: Mustafa and Lahijani purchase land on which the Bash #1 well is located. 2002 : Americo acquires the 1937-era oil and gas lease on the land. Co-author Jamie Mills*.

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Special Feature - 20th Anniversary Of Quecreek Mine Rescue Celebrated In Somerset County

PA Environment Daily

On July 24, 2002 miners broke through into an abandoned, water-filled mine flooding the Quecreek Mine with over 150 million gallons of water.

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State Board Of Education Publishes Final Education Standards For Science, Environment, Ecology, Technology & Engineering Grades K-12

PA Environment Daily

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20th Anniversary Of Quecreek Mine Rescue To Be Celebrated In July In Somerset County

PA Environment Daily

On July 24, 2002 miners broke through into an abandoned, water-filled mine flooding the Quecreek Mine with over 150 million gallons of water. Related Article: -- Feature: Rock - Water - Air: A Personal Account Of The 2002 Quecreek Mine Rescue [Posted: June 20, 2022] PA Environment Digest

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Evidence grows for tetraneutrons as hypothetical clusters are glimpsed in Germany

Physics World

In 2002 an experiment at the GANIL accelerator facility in France revealed the first evidence for tetraneutrons – be it fleeting. The tetraneutron, a hypothetical cluster of four bound neutrons, has been glimpsed by physicists in Germany.

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20th Anniversary Of Quecreek Mine Rescue To Be Celebrated In July 22-23 In Somerset County

PA Environment Daily

On July 24, 2002 miners broke through into an abandoned, water-filled mine flooding the Quecreek Mine with over 150 million gallons of water. Related Article: -- Feature: Rock - Water - Air: A Personal Account Of The 2002 Quecreek Mine Rescue [Posted: July 16, 2022] PA Environment Digest

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The world’s oceans are heading towards peak acidity?

A Greener Life

The annual increase from 2013 to 2021 is more than double the increase between 1993 to 2002. A bleaching coral is seen where abandoned fishing nets covered it in a reef in the protected area of Ko Losin, Thailand. Photo credit: Reuters / Jorge Silva. By Anders Lorenzen.

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HotSpots H2O: In Malaysia, the Mah Meri Resist Eviction from Coastal Homeland

Circle of Blue

In 2002, courts ruled in favor of the Temuan, a tribe that had been served eviction notices in 1995 by Malaysian state authorities. . Mah Meri village © Tian Yake / Flickr Creative Commons.

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DEP Sets Virtual Regional State Water Plan Update Hearings For March 11

PA Environment Daily

The Plan update, required every five years by Act 220 of 2002, serves as a policy and guidance document providing information, objectives, priorities and recommendations to be considered in a broad range of state, local and private water resource decisions.

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A personal mission: one scientist’s search for a theory of everything

Physics World

Jesper Grimstrup is a Danish theoretical physicist who received his PhD in 2002. Half of it is an attempt to convey the mathematics that Grimstrup believes matches his 2002 idea. His life’s mission is to find a theory of everything.

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Microfluidic systems for the skin: Quantitative sensing of biomarkers in sweat

Physics World

He joined Bell Laboratories as a member of technical staff in the Condensed Matter Physics Research Department in 1997, and served as director of this department from the end of 2000 to 2002. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

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The 2022 Elections and State Environmental Policies

Legal Planet

But neither state has had a Democratic governor in years — Arizona not since 2008, and Georgia not since 2002. The formal powers of state governors vary from state to state. Like Presidents, however, they have been busy the past few decades centralizing control of their bureaucracies.

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July 24-28 Marks 19th Anniversary Of Quecreek Mine Rescue In Somerset County

PA Environment Daily

On July 24, 2002 coal miners broke through into an abandoned, water-filled mine flooding the Quecreek Mine with over 150 million gallons of water. Nine miners scrambled to safety, but nine were trapped in a pocket of air in the dark, cold, water filled mine.

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Risky Drinking Water Pathogen Has Outsized Effect on Black Americans

Circle of Blue

The CDC study compared Legionnaires’ cases in the last two decades to a baseline period from 1992 to 2002, after which case counts began to rise.

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Dillner Family Farm Becomes 40th Farm Preserved In Allegheny County

PA Environment Daily

Since 2002, ACCD and the ACALPB have preserved over 4,000 acres, ensuring that communities will have access to locally produced vegetables, crops and meats for generations to come.

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NASA launches flagship $10bn James Webb Space Telescope

Physics World

Yet the mission, which was renamed in 2002 after a former NASA administrator, has been beset by delays and cost overruns. NASA has successfully launched its much anticipated $10bn James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

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Remembering Dale Goble

Legal Planet

But fortunately, I came across the first edition of the casebook on Wildlife Law that Dale had co-authored in 2002 with Eric Freyfogle (at the University of Illinois). Dale Goble, professor of law at University of Idaho, passed this April.

DEP Hosts 8th Round Of State Water Plan Regional Committee Meetings Starting Jan. 11

PA Environment Daily

The Plan update, required every five years by Act 220 of 2002, serves as a policy and guidance document providing information, objectives, priorities and recommendations to be considered in a broad range of state, local and private water resource decisions.

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How dancing honey bees could help us save pollinators

Frontier Sin

In 2002, I was an unhappy graduate student in neurobiology without the vocabulary to understand why. That was when I stumbled across a paper by Ben-Shahar et al (2002) describing the effect of gene expression on the age-related transition of worker honey bees from nurses to foragers.

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Try Title vs. Quieting Title: What’s the difference?

Energy & the Law

All three deeds were effective as of October 22, 2002. Co-author Travis Nadalni. If you aren’t quite sure about the difference between trespass to try title and suit to quiet title, Lockhart as Tr. of Lockhart Fam. Bypass Tr. Chisos Mins., LLC explains. But first, …. The facts.

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NASA hit by resignation over its handling of investigation into telescope renaming

Physics World

In 2002 the then NASA boss Sean O’Keefe renamed the telescope in honour of Webb, who had served as NASA administrator during the Apollo era.

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Landmines For Your Landowner Liability Protections?

Acoel

The proposed changes are likely to create a lot of confusion about “controls” on contaminated property and could adversely impact prospective purchasers’ ability to assert their Landowner Liability Protections (“LLPs”) under the 2002 Amendments to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (“CERCLA”). Neither the 2002 Brownfields Amendments nor the Common Elements Guide ever uses the term PUL. Posted on July 19, 2021 by Amy L. Edwards.

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Chilli peppers, coffee, wine: how the climate crisis is causing food shortages

Circle of Blue

Abandonment levels for winter wheat in the US – primarily in Texas and Oklahoma – are the highest since 2002. Chilli Peppers, Coffee, Wine: How the Climate Crisis is Causing Food Shortages.

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Climate Change and Me

Academy of Natural Sciences

In his 2002 book The Philadelphia Area Weather Book , Schwartz takes readers on another journey through time to let us know what the weather’s been like lately… in a Philadelphia of 2075, after continued decades of global warming.

DEP Suspends Enforcement Of California Heavy-Duty Diesel Emissions Control Program; Federal Standards Will Still Apply

PA Environment Daily

In 2002, the Department implemented the then current CARB emission standards for all Heavy-Duty Diesel engines and vehicles that have a gross vehicle weight rating of 14,000 pounds in response to an emissions cheating scandal in the late 1990s, when engine manufacturers installed emission control system defeat devices. The Program became effective May 11, 2002, and provided the necessary 2 year lead time to manufacturers as required under the federal Clean Air Act.

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Life beyond the Nobel: Takaaki Kajita and the hunt for gravitational waves

Physics World

The work led him to sharing the 2002 Nobel Prize for Physics for the detection of cosmic neutrinos. For the past half a century, Japan has led the world in neutrino science.

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Benchmarking Electric Utility Annual Performance: Performance Criteria that Include Resilience

Matthew E. Kahn

T he Reiss and White 2002 Restud paper provides some details showing how households produce key goods such as leisure and comfort using electricity as an input. This is a blog post about describing an electric utility's performance over the previous year. In capitalism, higher quality products command a price premium and attract customers. What is "quality" electric power delivery? This blog post explores this.

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X-ray emissions from Uranus are detected for the first time

Physics World

Through new analysis of data gathered by the Chandra X-ray Observatory, Dunn’s team have identified three clear X-ray signals originating from Uranus: first in 2002, and then on two consecutive days in 2017. Astronomers have spotted X-ray emissions from the planet Uranus for the first time.

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Monday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 5.16.22

PA Environment Daily

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Prop 65 Bounty Hunters Barred from Filing Acrylamide Lawsuits Based on First Amendment

Arnold Porter

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added acrylamide to the Proposition 65 list of carcinogens in 1990, but acrylamide was not detected in foods until 2002.

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Sunday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 7.25.21

PA Environment Daily

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The Stream, January 25, 2022: Agricultural Experts Ask For Proactive Climate Investment in British Columbia

Circle of Blue

Stalin, who served as mayor of Chennai between 1996 and 2002, vowed to fix Chennai’s chronic flooding issues, and has been seen visiting construction sites to ensure proper measures are being taken before next monsoon season. YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN.

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Environmental activism in Latin America

Our Environment

It has also been reported that between the years of 2002 and 2018 more than 20 million hectares of tropical forests were cleared in the Amazon purely for beef production. Photo credit. Written by: Danielle McGuire. Justice for the Environment and Justice for the people: Environmental activism in Latin America. South America is home to the largest biodiverse rainforests on Earth.

An abnormally dry subject: drought

HumanNature

Nature Climate Change 2002. Guest Post by Leena Vilonen , 2021-2022 Sustainability Leadership Fellow, and Ph.D.

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ERT overturns OMAFRA decision, approves NASM Plan for sewage biosolids

Law of the Lands

Ontario began to regulate land application and storage of NASMs under the Nutrient Management Act, 2002 beginning in 2011. OMAFRA’s Director had refused to approve the Plan on the basis that the proposed lagoon, to be owned and controlled by a non-agricultural operator, was not an “agricultural operation” subject to the Nutrient Management Act, 2002.

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John R. Kennedy, Long-Term Partner and Friend

Siskinds

Following an approach by Siskinds the firm merged with Siskinds in July 2002 proving to be a happy and successful combination. . Siskinds is deeply saddened to have lost our dear friend, valued partner and colleague John Kennedy on Sunday, May 16, 2021.

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How the Netherlands is forging ahead in quantum technologies

Physics World

I graduated from the Technical University of Delft’s Policy Analysis and Systems Engineering department in 1999 and after a two-year stint at KPN Research as a consultant, I joined the Ministry of Economic Affairs as an adviser in 2002. How did you get into quantum tech?

Were high-energy neutrinos from a supernova detected 34 years ago?

Physics World

Those neutrinos were all detected within the space of just 13 s, confirming existing models of supernovae and earning the then Kamiokande-II spokesperson, Masatoshi Koshiba , a share of the 2002 physics Nobel prize.

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