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EPA, NRDC Sign Pledge to Green Cities, Prevent Pollution

NRDC, Thu April 19, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
Pittsburgh, PA - The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a statement of intent today to pursue “green infrastructure” approaches to reduce sewer overflows and stormwater pollution.

Pitt professor designs less-risky reactor for clean, safe energy

University of Pittsburgh , Thu September 14, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Pittsburgh, Penn - Pitt chemical engineering professor Goetz Veser has created microreactors that won't explode, no matter what the gas composition or how hot they get, and that can keep undesirable pollutants, like nitrogen oxides, from forming. His results could be used to design processes for safe, clean energy production and hydrogen storage.

Pittsburgh Study Offers New Hope For People Trying To Quit Smoking

University of Pittsburgh, Wed April 26, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Pittsburgh, PA - In the first study of its kind, University of Pittsburgh psychologist and professor Saul Shiffman has discovered that people who are trying to quit smoking by wearing the nicotine patch are less likely to spiral into a total relapse if they keep wearing the patch, even if they've "cheated" and smoked a cigarette.

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