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2010-07-07 08:30:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chesapeake Bay Trust today released a first-of-its-kind mobile app field guide to the animals and plants of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The Trust's Field Guide to the Chesapeake Bay is unlike any other mobile app on the market today.

2010-06-22 13:00:00

LUSBY, Md., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Dominion Foundation has provided a $200,000 grant to Coastal Conservation Association Maryland for an open-water monitoring buoy at the Dominion Reef at the Gooses, an artificial reef in the Chesapeake Bay.

2010-06-18 17:37:00

Increased Partnerships, Targeted Water Quality Efforts Focus of Showcase Watershed HERSHEY, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan today announced Conewago Creek as Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Showcase Watershed during an event at the Eby-Patterson Farm in Hershey.

2010-06-10 11:56:00

Transplanted Natives, Outdoors Enthusiasts, Vacationers, Travelers and Others Urged to Speak Out at RestoringOurWaters.org WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chesapeake Bay, its rivers and streams - the cradle of American democracy, the nation's largest estuary, and one of the most popular travel destinations in the U.S.

2010-05-13 14:56:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obama Administration officials yesterday announced that the U.S.

2010-05-10 10:00:00

Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson from 40 Groups Anticipates Content of EPA Plan Due Wednesday; Emphasis Placed on Meeting December Deadline for Bay Pollution Load Rule. WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just two days before the U.S.

2010-05-06 08:22:00

Benchmark Report Details Restoration of Water Quality, Fish Population HARRISBURG, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty years of coordinated efforts to restore life to the West Branch Susquehanna River in north-central Pennsylvania have led to marked improvements in water quality, as well increases in fish populations and diversity that are detailed in a benchmark study announced today by Trout Unlimited.

2010-04-22 13:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today praised Pennsylvania's farmers for striving to conserve natural resources and reduce pollution flowing into the state's waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.

2010-04-20 09:26:00

Green In-Store Events, Clean Up Projects, and Earth Day Celebrations to Occur This Week LANDOVER, Md., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Giant Food of Landover, Md.

2010-04-16 12:07:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Top officials from the Pentagon, the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency today participated in the 2010 Earth and Arbor Day celebration at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Mr.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.