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2013-11-20 16:22:08

DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's air, water, soil, wildlife and landscapes all received a healthy boost in federal fiscal year 2013. Over 2400 farmers and ranchers joined with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and partners to voluntarily invest time and money in protecting and restoring natural resources under their care. Each participant worked with NRCS to create a conservation plan to identify and schedule the conservation...

2013-11-20 08:22:06

Ranging From Home Appliances to Electronics to Air Conditioning, Ultra-Efficient LG Products Take Center Stage at 'GreenZone' Exhibit PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA underscores its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability advocacy by showcasing its broad portfolio of energy-efficient products for builders and consumers at the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo that opens here today. (Logo:...

2013-11-18 16:21:39

FPL shares tips to get your bill even lower this season JUNO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Festive lights, full ovens and house guests galore are staples of the holiday season - but all that extra fun can be not so jolly on the bank account. FPL is helping its customers save energy and money this holiday season with 10 Tips to Save this Holiday Season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/FL62738LOGO ) "Holiday planning requires a lot of energy, but most...

2013-11-18 12:25:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection is encouraging environmental stewards to apply for the 2014 Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards. "Organizations that have developed innovative projects to improve the environment in Pennsylvania deserve recognition," Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Governor Corbett and I are proud to continue this tradition of recognizing the organizations and individuals that show...

2013-11-18 08:23:55

Some simple changes at home can cut down on your energy bills over the winter WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the winter, when many people turn on their heaters and put up holiday lights, gas and electric bills can be much higher than usual. According to the Department of Energy (DOE), a family spends more than $1,900 a year on electricity bills and other utilities. A big part of those costs come from wasted energy during those cold months. However, you can save on winter energy...

2013-11-14 16:23:50

LEED Fellows represent green building industry's Most accomplished professionals NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce the U.S. Green Building Council today named Chief Sustainability Officer Michael Deane to the 2013 class of LEED Fellows. The LEED Fellow Program is the green building industry's most prestigious professional designation. The LEED Fellow designation recognizes exceptional contributions to green building and...

2013-11-11 23:23:20

LEEDPLAQUES.COM introduces a customizable LEED plaque that communicates the design elements that earn certification; both showcasing the project and educating the public about LEED. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Since its introduction in 1998, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification has been awarded to more than 45,000 projects worldwide, translating in large part to an estimated $96-140 billion green building industry in 2013.(1) With green...

2013-11-05 08:26:41

Winners of 2013 Fall Team ENERGY STAR Promotion Awarded Total of 25 Prizes from LG Electronics WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of ENERGY STAR Day 2013, LG Electronics USA and PTO Today joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to recognize the top 25 winners of the Fall "Team ENERGY STAR" challenge. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130821/CG67436) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d) Team ENERGY STAR is...

2013-11-04 12:22:18

Deadline to Apply is Jan. 6, 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today invited schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts, nonprofit organizations, municipalities and businesses to apply for Environmental Education Grants to develop programs and projects. "These grants fund projects that explore many of today's most pressing issues," Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Providing...

2013-11-01 12:23:56

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today the opening of a supplemental 30-day public comment period on the Permit Decision Guarantee policy as part of its annual review. "In order to gather as much input as possible from stakeholders we have decided to open a second public comment period on this policy," DEP Acting Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "The comments we receive after this first year of implementation...


Latest Environment of the United States Reference Libraries

Coastal giant salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus
2014-02-04 09:37:14

The Coastal giant salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native to the United States and Canada. The Coastal giant salamander ranges from northern California to Oregon and Washington and throughout parts of south British Columbia. The Coastal giant salamander inhabits freshwater lakes, marshes and rivers. The species may also be found in temperate deciduous forests. A nocturnal species, the Coastal giant salamander may or may not go...

Thescelosaurus
2013-04-28 18:48:11

Thescelosaurus, meaning “godlike”, “wondrous”, or “marvelous” and “lizard” was a genus of small ornithopod dinosaur that appeared at the very end of the Late Cretaceous period in North America. It was a member of the last dinosaurian fauna before the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event around 65.5 million years ago. The completeness and preservation of many of its specimens illustrate that it might have preferred to live near streams. This bipedal ornithopod is known from...

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2009-01-15 18:26:24

The Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) is the largest species of grouse found in North America. It occurs in the western United States and in Canada in southern Alberta and southern Saskatchewan. Its habitat is semiarid country sagebrush. Though this species is not considered endangered by the IUCN, its range has shrunk and it no longer exists in British Columbia, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arizona and New Mexico. This bird is a permanent resident in its range, though some birds...

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