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2011-08-04 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC: BNET) and Kreider Farms recently held the grand opening of Bion's livestock waste treatment project that utilizes its patented micro-aerobic digestion technology to reduce environmental impacts to the Chesapeake Bay. The event was held at the Kreider Farms dairy facility in Manheim, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The theme of the event was, "Think Globally...Treat Locally", a strategy that refers to Bion's...

2011-08-02 14:45:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will host a Pennsylvania Phase 2 Chesapeake Watershed Implementation Plan Summit on Wednesday, Aug. 3, with the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds. The summit will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Keystone Conference Center in the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. "This event is the first of several opportunities for local officials and the public to engage in the...

2011-07-21 13:05:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An innovative manure treatment project on a Lancaster County farm will help reduce nutrient run-off into the Chesapeake Bay as part of Pennsylvania's continuing efforts to improve the bay's health. Kreider Farms, a 2,200-cow dairy in Mount Joy, Lancaster County, today unveiled a micro-aerobic digestion project that provides on-farm treatment of manure that will significantly reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorous that might...

2011-07-21 09:00:00

MANHEIM, Pa., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Joined by local and state officials at Kreider Farms, Bion Environmental Technologies Inc. (OTC: BNET) today unveiled groundbreaking new technology that protects local streams and the Chesapeake Bay, saves taxpayer money, and creates a source of renewable energy. Featured speakers included Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture George Greig, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Executive Deputy Secretary John Hines and...

2011-07-19 15:14:00

PITTSBURGH, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh-based Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of four large-scale river cleanup events in the coming months for Clinton County CleanScapes (CCC), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping citizens clean up the waterways and landscapes in Pennsylvania's Clinton and Lycoming counties. Here is a breakdown of the summer cleanup events and their...

2011-07-11 14:38:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today attended the Chesapeake Bay Program Executive Council Meeting in Richmond, Va., where he spoke about Pennsylvania's continuing efforts to improve the bay's health. "The Chesapeake Bay is a national treasure, and we are working hard with our neighboring states and federal partners to restore the bay to its previous pristine condition," Corbett said. "By encouraging innovative approaches, developing...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

GREENBELT, Md., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bozzuto Homes, a subsidiary of The Bozzuto Group of companies, will host a groundbreaking event today at 11:00am EDT at Towson Green, a new sustainable townhome development in Baltimore County. The community has been recognized for its environmental achievements by The Chesapeake Fund, a non-profit project that works to reduce the amount of the Chesapeake Bay's two biggest pollutants - nitrogen and phosphorous. (Photo:...

2011-05-31 11:05:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC: BNET) announced today that it has received a credit certification from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the reduction of 559,457 lbs of Chesapeake Bay (CB or Bay) nitrogen (N) from the treatment of Kreider Farms (KF) poultry waste stream. The number of credits was derived from the application of PA DEP's current CB N credit calculation model and is subject to final...

2011-05-21 00:01:24

Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy sponsors their local Girls On The Run chapter and supports their upcoming 5K event. Severna Park, MD (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy (CBAY) is proud to announce their sponsorship of Girls On The Run of the Greater Chesapeake, a non-profit prevention program for girls in third through eighth grade. Girls On The Run combines training for a 5K running event with healthy living education. Their spring 5K is...

2011-05-19 15:17:00

QUEENSTOWN, Md., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington real estate development firm Akridge and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) staged their fourth successful Akridge Save the Bay Classic on Tuesday, dodging the threat of rain for the first time since the event's inception. Widely predicted thunderstorms did not materialize, and nearly 200 golfers enjoyed afternoon sunshine on Queenstown Harbor's two sustainable golf courses. The golf tournament was followed by both live and silent...


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