Public Sector
Carbon Pollution Standards that Begin by 2020: Vital for Climate Security, Human Health   
March 26, 2015
- Environmental Defense Fund - The reductions were due to a wide range of factors, including the adoption of the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî, shifting natural gas prices, and efficiency investments. That...
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PUC slashes Efficiency Maine Trust by $38 million   
March 26, 2015
- Centralmaine - federal money and the cap-and-trade carbon emissions program known as the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî. In fiscal year 2014, Efficiency Maine spent more than $50 million on electricity...
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Former head of Maine CDC resigns from new job in health department   
March 26, 2015
- The Republic - AUGUSTA, Maine â The former head of the Maine îCenter for Disease Controlî has resigned from her new state job. The Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday that Dr. Sheila Pinette has...
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CT to decide $224M energy efficiency spending plan   
March 26, 2015
- Hartford Business - The fund also receives money from places like the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî auctions, which charge power plants for their pollution. The board will host its public hearing from 9 a.m. to...
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Morning Reads: When Donors Aren't Rich Enough; Jeb's DC fundraising   
March 26, 2015
- Moyers & Company - One wonders how they could pull off such a feat! (Flashback: the îFinancial Crisis Inquiry Commissionî literally wrote about the lobbying and campaign cash of Wall Street in its report on the...
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MicroPact Positioned as a Niche Player in Gartner Magic Quadrant for BPM-Platform-Based Case Management Frameworks   
March 25, 2015
- istock Analyst - FedRAMP, which provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud-based services and products, was developed in collaboration with the îNational...
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Maine beet salad probe gets no results after school illness   
March 25, 2015
- Greenwich Time - PORTLAND, Maine (AP) â The Maine îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention says tests came back inconclusive on a pickled beet salad served at a Portland school where more than 20 students...
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Infrastructure Bank would allow businesses, municipalities to help finance energy savings   
March 25, 2015
- Providence Business News - included in Raimondoâs budget, would be combined with $5 million in federal stimulus funds (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) and the stateâs îRegional Greenhouse Gas...
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Listeria traced to second Blue Bell ice cream production plant   
March 25, 2015
- Abilene Reporter-News - DALLAS (AP) â A îfoodborneî illness that contributed ... infection caused by eating food contaminated with îbacteriaî called Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S....
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Blue Bell recalls ice cream after Listeria outbreak   
March 25, 2015
- Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - A îfoodborneî ... for îDiseaseî Controlâs website. The sometimes fatal îbacteriaî primarily affects older adults, pregnant women, newborns and adults with...
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