Henrico provides bottled water after break disrupts service at West End ...
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Henrico officials said the county planned to hand out bottled water to people who live in the more than 30 apartments impacted by a water main break. The break disrupted water service to 34 apartments in the Breckenridge ...
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Gov. Jerry Brown signs California plastic bag ban into law.
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Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), phases out single-use plastic grocery bags at stores of at least 10,000 square feet and levies a $0.10 fee on paper and reusable bags. Legislative efforts to ban disposable plastic bags throughout California have failed three ...
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Gov. Brown Signs Statewide Plastic Bag Ban
SACRAMENTO (CBSLA.com/AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown Monday signed a bill imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways. “This bill is a step in the right direction – it ...
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Research and Markets: Global and Chinese Bisphenol A (BPA) Industry Outlook ...
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The report firstly reviews the basic information of Bisphenol A (BPA) including its classification, application and manufacturing technology. The report then explores global and China's top manufacturers of Bisphenol A (BPA) listing their product ...
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Paige Young: Hope for HaitiAge: 17Hometown: Overland Park, KansasYears of Girl Scouting: 13
Three summers ago, Paige decided to do something different than most of her friends for summer vacation and joined the Global Orphan Project, an international orphan care organization, on a mission trip to Haiti. She was surprised to see how joyful these children could be in the face of such great poverty (Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere). She was inspired to help. After doing a little extra research about the needs of the people and country, Paige took action.
How Paige is Changing the World:
With the help of the Global Orphan Project, Paige designed “Hope for Haiti,” a program targeting several areas of Haitian life in need of improvement, including education and the environment. Hope for Haiti began at Paige’s home, where she made 80 backpacks out of hospital blue sterile wrap saved from a nearby landfill. Partnering with the CEO of a nearby medical center, Paige ensured the wrap could be continually provided. Then, she hosted four sewing days before filling the resulting backpacks with supplies and delivering them to Haiti.
To take her project a step further, Paige traveled again to Haiti herself. In order to teach locals how to make and distribute the backpacks themselves, Paige set up a sewing center. The center was a major success. Since she left, the women have continued to open the center every Monday. And after a year, the program merged into the Pathways program, providing older orphans with vocational education.
Paige realized that helping people means working with them, not for them. Paige did exactly that, helping people develop skills on their own, and at the same time, improving her own. Her success so far with Hope for Haiti has proved that it has the potential to be a powerful international movement.
Paige is attending the University of Missouri this fall, studying International Peace and Conflicts studies. She is hoping to join the Peace Corps following college. Girl Scouts will honor Paige and her fellow National Young Women of Distinction on Sunday, October 19 at our 2014 Girl Scout Convention.
Beware of BPA-tainted receipts
Cash register receipts, ATM receipts, the receipts the gas pump spits out, and even baggage claim checks are often printed on thermal paper, which probably contains BPA. It's a chemical that raises safety concerns because it's linked to an increased ...
AM Alert: Fate of plastic bag ban awaits on final day for bill signings
Facing a deadline to take action before midnight tonight, Gov. Jerry Brown has been on a tear of bill signings in recent days. Over the weekend, he approved high-profile legislation that would set an “affirmative consent” standard for sexual activity ...
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Research and Markets: Global Polystyrene & Expandable Polystyrene (EPS ... - Business Wire (press release)
Research and Markets: Global Polystyrene & Expandable Polystyrene (EPS ...
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The report covers analysis and forecast for the global polystyrene & EPS market in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) from 2013 to 2020. The market has been segmented based on types of products and applications by analyzing current ...
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Toledo owes over $30000 to bottled water company after water crisis
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Toledo's water crisis left hundreds of thousands of water customers dry. Now the city owes the bottled water company Fastenal over $30,000. When the do not drink order was issued on the morning of August 2 people flocked to the stores for bottled water ...
Brown Says He's Likely to Sign Plastic Bag Ban
California Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated that he is likely to sign a bill imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways. SB270 is one of the last major bills pending Tuesday ...
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At a Clinton Global Initiative panel, the former Secretary of Treasury shared insights and strong words while calling for carbon pricing.