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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...

2011-05-13 00:00:29

Arlington, VA Company selected to serve as sponsor of the Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation scholarship to benefit The Great Chesapeake Bay Swim. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 The Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation (CEEF), the scholarship partner of the 20th annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, is proud to announce Buchanan & Edwards, the Arlington, VA-based IT consulting firm, has been selected as the Presenting Sponsor of the Cynthia Earley Scholarship Award for the 2011...

2011-05-10 15:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state departments of Environmental Protection and Agriculture, in collaboration with American Farmland Trust (AFT), plan to celebrate the partnership that has led to nutrient reductions for the Chesapeake Bay watershed. AFT will host an event to donate to DEP and the Department of Agriculture 4,023 nitrogen credits earned by five farmers from Lancaster, Clinton and Northumberland counties who participated in AFT's Best Management...

2011-05-09 12:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will soon begin aerial spraying on more than 1,600 stream miles in 33 Pennsylvania counties to control black flies. The first aerial spraying will take place May 10 along the Delaware River. Other waterways will be treated as current and weather conditions allow. "Adult black flies, also known as gnats, can be a nuisance to millions of Pennsylvanians and our guests from other states who...

2011-05-07 00:00:28

Buchanan & Edwards has been selected to serve as the presenting sponsor of the Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to two student-athletes participating in the 2011 Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, to take place June 12, 2011 in Annapolis Maryland. Buchanan & Edwards is privileged to accept this position and to provide greater educational opportunity to the leaders of tomorrow. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 The Cynthia Earley Educational...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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