Air pollution has been confirmed as a cause of lung cancer, joining tobacco, asbestos, and ultraviolet radiation on the list of certified cancer agents. This confirmation comes from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a unit of the World Health Organization. The IARC had earlier identified components of air pollution such as diesel fumes to be carcinogens, but last week’s decision is the first time that air pollution in its entirely has been designated as cancer causing.
U.S. EPA Program Recognizes Top One Percent of Partners
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. transportation team, Toyota Logistics Services (TLS), moves approximately 2.2 million new Toyota and Lexus vehicles to dealerships every year. This week the U.S. EPA recognized TLS for making these moves as efficient as possible.
TLS received an Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) flagship program, SmartWay Transport. The SmartWay Excellence Awards program recognizes the top one percent of SmartWay partners with superior environmental performance.
“National Parks Conservation Association is the Official Charitable Partner for JustGreen Lifestyle in the U.S.”
HOUSTON, Texas, September 18th, 2013 /3BL Media/ –JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, together with National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) are pleased to announce a joint partnership in an effort to help preserve our national parks and promote greener and cleaner lifestyles for all Americans.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Boston, MA - August 4, 2011 - Ceres, the nation’s largest coalition of investors and public interest groups today submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging it to reduce hazardous air pollution from coal and oil-fired power plants and help transition the industry toward cleaner energy resources.