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2011-06-03 09:39:00

GREAT FALLS, Mont., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaelectric North America President, Eamonn McGrath, today (Friday) welcomed the recent Network Open Season (NOS) decision from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) to undertake the Colstrip Upgrade Project (CUP) on the BPA electricity transmission system at rolled-in rates.

2011-03-02 14:23:00

A critical look at the extraordinary efforts to save Pacific Northwest salmon Watch full episodes at pbs.org/nature NEW YORK, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The annual runs of millions of salmon once defined the Pacific Northwest. Now, their alarming absence is shaping the region.

2011-02-16 18:34:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A letter from William Stelle, Jr.

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2010-12-15 08:37:34

Locke Island is a small island in a bend of the Columbia River in eastern Washington that plays a special role in the culture of the local Indian tribes, but since the 1970s, it has been eroding away at a rate that has alarmed tribal leaders.

2010-10-26 11:44:00

TSX-VENTURE: SBX VANCOUVER, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ - Sea Breeze Power Corp.

2010-10-26 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

2010-08-24 07:20:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington State Department of Ecology officials are expressing strange and unfounded concerns about irrigators doing an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Water Conservation Program.

2010-04-21 17:24:00

SAN DIEGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Bumble Bee Foods®, marketer of America's leading premium seafood brand, has announced completion of significant sodium reductions across its line of canned albacore and light meat tuna products.


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Columbia Plateau
2013-04-19 16:35:47

The Columbia Plateau ecoregion is a Level III ecoregion designed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington, with little areas over the Washington state border in Idaho. This ecoregion stretches across a wide swath of the Columbia River Basin from the Dalles, Oregon to Lewiston, Idaho to Okanogan, Washington near the Canadian border. It incorporates nearly 500 miles of the Columbia River, as well as the lower reaches of major tributaries....

2012-06-15 07:32:22

Symbol: GRCO Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   GRNAC Grindelia nana Nutt. ssp. columbiana Piper   GRNAD Grindelia nana Nutt. var. discoidea (Nutt.) A. Gray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

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2005-06-15 14:36:36

The Short-horned Lizard is a small lizard that occurs in North America. Like other horned lizards, it is often wrongly called the "Horned Toad", but it is not a toad at all. It is a reptile, not an amphibian. It is also one of five species of lizards found in Canada. Taxonomy The taxonomy of the Short-horned Lizard is in the midst of a major revision based on recent research. As of 2004, accepted nomenclature recognizes two species: Phrynosoma douglasii (Bell 1829), the Pygmy...

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