Energy Department Launches Mobile App for Energy EmergenciesLast Updated on 2014-11-21 11:30:18Energy Department Launches Mobile App for Energy Emergencies
Lantern Live to Help Users Find Critical Information during Power Disruptions
WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Energy launched a mobile app called Lantern Live that helps consumers quickly find and share critical information about nearby gas stations and power outages during energy emergencies. The app builds on the Obama Administration’s commitment to improve national energy preparedness in the face of extreme weather and other events that can result in power disruptions.
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NOAA, partners provide real-time ocean acidification data to Pacific coast shellfish growersLast Updated on 2014-11-21 11:21:50
Shellfish farms and hatcheries along the Pacific U.S. coast can now get real-time, online ocean acidification data through the Integrated Ocean Observation System (IOOS), a NOAA-led national-regional partnership working to provide new tools and forecasts to improve safety, enhance the economy, and protect the environment. The data, ranging from carbon dioxide concentrations to salinity and water temperatures can be found through the IOOS Pacific Region Ocean Acidification Data Portal which began operations this month.
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EPA chief Gina McCarthy vows to push major initiatives despite GOP threatsLast Updated on 2014-11-20 13:07:09 The Obama administration has no intention of backing down on major environmental initiatives to fight climate change and improve air and water quality, EPA chief Gina McCarthy said Monday, dismissing Republican threats to thwart proposed regulations by starving the agency of money.
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