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2012-03-08 16:54:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity filed suit against Riverside County for its approval of the Travertine Point project, a proposed sprawling development along the Salton Sea that would include 16,655 houses and apartments and more than 5 million square feet of commercial space. Designed to house more than 40,000 people in an isolated area, the project is expected to significantly increase greenhouse gas emissions...

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2012-06-14 13:15:28

Symbol: PHMAM2 Group: Dicot Family: Viscaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PHCO31 Phoradendron coloradense Trel.   PHFLM Phoradendron flavescens (Pursh) Nutt. ex A. Gray. var. macrophyllum Engelm.   PHLO10 Phoradendron longispicum Trel.   PHTOM Phoradendron tomentosum (DC.) Engelm. ex A. Gray ssp. macrophyllum (Engelm.) Wiens   PHTOM2 Phoradendron tomentosum (DC.) Engelm. ex A. Gray...

2005-06-15 12:58:48

Zebra-tailed lizards are lizards of the genus Callisaurus in the reptile order Sauamata. These lizards live in open desert with fairly hard-packed soil, scattered vegetation and/or scattered rocks, typically desert flats, washes and plains. They range from 2.5 to 4 in (60 to 100 mm) in length. These lizards are gray to sandy brown, usually with series of paired dark gray spots down the back that become black bands on the tail. The underside of tail is white with black bands. Males have a...

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