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Geothermal Developers To Pump Water Into Volcano
2012-01-16 11:04:55

Will it spark an earthquake? Fears have arisen over plans to pour 24 million gallons of water - and $43 MILLION - into an Oregon volcano to see if it can create electricity. Geothermal energy developers are planning to pump 24 million gallons of water into a dormant volcano in Central Oregon this summer to see whether it can create a renewable resource of energy that doesn´t rely on the weather. The water will be pumped into Newberry Volcano -- located 20 miles south of Bend,...

2011-08-18 09:53:00

CRATER LAKE, Ore., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul today announced the release of 1,800 new moving vans showcasing majestic Crater Lake, Nuytco's Deep Rover submersible and the discoveries being made beyond the blue, in the dark depths of the lake. Unlike anywhere else on Earth, with its deep, pure-blue water, serene surrounding cliffs and violent volcanic past, Crater Lake has inspired visitors and scientists alike for more than 100 years. This newest SuperGraphic, honoring the state...

2011-08-12 17:48:00

CRATER LAKE, Ore., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul today announced the release of 1,800 new moving vans showcasing majestic Crater Lake, Nuytco's Deep Rover submersible and the discoveries being made beyond the blue, in the dark depths of the lake. Unlike anywhere else on Earth, with its deep, pure-blue water, serene surrounding cliffs and violent volcanic past, Crater Lake has inspired visitors and scientists alike for more than 100 years. This newest SuperGraphic, honoring the state...

2011-07-19 08:30:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in recovery and in green packaging and tissue paper products, announces that it will purchase the remaining 50% of shares that it does not hold in the company Papersource Converting Mill Corp. (Papersource), located in Granby. The cash purchase price for the acquired shares will be approximately $60 million and Cascades will assume a debt of approximately $25 million, for an approximate corresponding...

2011-06-27 07:13:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery of recyclable materials and the production of green packaging and tissue paper products, announces that its Norampac division will invest in Greenpac Mill LLC (Greenpac), a corporation created with the Caisse de d©pot et placement du Qu©bec (the Caisse), Jamestown Container and one other industry partner, for the purpose of constructing and operating a state of the art...

2011-06-10 07:00:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS) is proud that it has been selected as the 7(th) best corporate citizen in Canada by Corporate Knights magazine, which focuses on social responsibility and corporate governance. The magazine publishes annually a short list of the best 50 corporate citizens in Canada, which usually includes Cascades, because of its environmental, social and governance indicators. "We are pleased that Cascades' sustained efforts in...


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Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

Fremont-Winema National Forest
2013-11-27 15:32:16

Fremont-Winema National Forest is a United States National Forest that was created from the 2002 merger of the Fremont and Winema National Forests. They cover territory in southern Oregon from the crest of the Cascades on the west, past the city of Lakeview towards the east. The northern end of the forest is bounded by U.S. Route 97 on the west, and Oregon Route 31 towards the east. Towards the south, the state border with California creates the boundary of the forests. Klamath Falls is the...

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

Lassen National Forest
2013-11-22 11:07:55

Lassen National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. The forest holds 1,070,344 acres and was established in 1905 as Lassen Peak Forest Reserve, which would become Lassen National Forest only a few months later. The forest surrounds Lassen Volcanic National Park, which was established in 1916, and it holds three designated wilderness areas including Thousand Lakes Wilderness and Ishi Wilderness. It is bordered by the Modoc Plateau in the east,...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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