Decline of U.S. Mining Workforce is Cause for Alarm

April 29, 2013- The National Academy of Science recently sounded an alarm regarding the decline of the nation's skilled mining workforce in industry, academia and the government...

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UBC Study Shows Green Buildings Inspire Eco-Friendly Behavior

April 26, 2013- A study by psychology students at the University of British Columbia suggests that green architecture and design can have ongoing environmental benefits – beyond the brick-and-mortar.

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‘Fracking’ Drives Demand For Engineers While Raising Questions

April 24, 2013- The production of natural gas and oil from unconventional sources using hydraulic fracturing has sparked heated debate over the environmental impact of extraction versus the economic advantages for the US.

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More Employers Serve Up Food to Motivate Workers

April 22, 2013- Organizations find that breaking bread together can spice up the workday and feed corporate culture -- as well as hunger pains.

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Blue Waters and Stampede Supercomputing Power Unleashed for Research by National Science Foundation

April 19, 2013- Blue Waters, one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, was recently declared open for research by The National Science Foundation (NSF)

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Engineering Group Highlights Public Risks of Federal Budget Impasse

April 17, 2013- The National Society of Professional Engineers in March wrote to leaders about the potentially grave result of the federal budget impasse and sequestration

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Legionella Bacteria Tied to Legionnaires’ Disease

April 15, 2013- A strain of Legionella bacteria that caused the recent fatal outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in a Pittsburgh-area Veteran’s Affairs hospital was nearly identical to the bug responsible for a lethal outbreak there in 1982.

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OSHA Releases New Fact Sheet: Working Safely with Nanomaterials

April 12, 2013- OSHA released a new fact sheet for employers and their workers who handle nanomaterials on how to manage such materials safely.

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April 11 Webcast Officially Kicks Off 2013 Green Apple Day of Service

April 10, 2013- The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Center for Green Schools kick-offs this year's Green Apple Day of Service with an informative webcast on Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. EST.

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Congress Recognizes National Public Health Week

April 8, 2013- Several members of Congress introduced resolutions that recognized the importance of National Public Health Week, which took place April 1-7.

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OSHA Inspections a Net Win-Win for Both Workers and Employers

April 5, 2013- David Michaels, head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), has been promoting the message, "OSHA Does Not Kill Jobs; It Helps Prevent Jobs From Killing Workers" since his appointment in 2009.

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IRSST Studies Food Workers’ Exposure to Dust

April 3, 2013- Two new studies evaluate food sector workers’ exposure to dusts, which can cause asthma and other respiratory problems.

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Mayflower Arkansas Oil Spill - April 2, 2013

April 2, 2013 - The environmental impact of an oil spill in Mayflower, Arkansas came into focus on Monday as officials found dead ducks and ten live oily birds a mist the ExxonMobil pipeline rupture that took place last week.

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New Solar Technology is More Efficient and Versatile

April 1, 2013- Yale researchers have developed a cost-effective technology that increases the efficiency of solar cells...

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