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2014-10-15 20:21:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the Pennsylvania legislature passed two bills that will harm the water and air of Pennsylvanians. Both HB1565, the Subdivision Flooding Bill, and HB 2354, the Stall on Carbon Bill, kowtow to powerful special interests as they dismiss the need for clean air and water for all Pennsylvanians. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130211/DC57616LOGO The Stall on Carbon Bill allows either chamber of the General Assembly...

2014-10-15 16:32:31

DUBLIN, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Green and Recycled Mobile Phone Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Recycling or reusing cell phones helps the environment by saving energy, conserving natural resources, and keeping reusable materials out of landfills, thus reducing pollution. Cell phones contain a large number of chemicals and hazardous substances used in their...

2014-10-15 16:31:33

MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its third quarter financial results on October 30, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at (877) 223-4471 at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled start time. A simultaneous webcast will also be available using the link provided under "Presentations and Webcasts" in the...

2014-10-15 16:24:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a massive outpouring of public opposition, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it has registered Enlist-Duo,® an herbicide that incorporates a mix of glyphosate and a new formulation of 2,4-D, intended for use on genetically engineered (GE) Enlist-Duo®-tolerant corn and soybean crops, officially ushering in the new wave of GE 2,4-D tolerant crops. "EPA approval of this herbicide sets a...

2014-10-15 16:24:06

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company ("Greenbacker") announced today that through a wholly-owned subsidiary it signed a definitive agreement to acquire five to-be-constructed solar power facilities throughout the state of Vermont. The deals were developed by Green Lantern Capital LLC, a successful solar developer and will be constructed by leading Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) firms during 2014 and the first six months of...

2014-10-15 16:23:54

Company says natural gas bills for average residential customer will be approximately 12 percent lower than last year. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) released its annual winter forecast today for residential customers in North Carolina. The Company is projecting that monthly natural gas bills will on average be $14 lower per month for Piedmont's typical North Carolina residential customer over the coming five month November through...

2014-10-15 16:23:49

Company says natural gas bills for average residential customer will be approximately 11 percent lower than last year. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) released its annual winter forecast today for residential customers in South Carolina. The Company is projecting that monthly natural gas bills will on average be $12 lower per month for Piedmont's typical South Carolina residential customer over the coming five month November through...

2014-10-15 16:23:29

LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for alternative solar technologies was valued at $12.6 billion in 2012. This market is estimated to grow to more than $22.8 billion by the end of 2018 from a value of about $13.9 billion in 2013, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.5% for the five-year period, 2013 to 2018. This report provides:Quantification and explanation of market trends in the various non-crystalline silicon solar cell technologies...

2014-10-15 16:23:26

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Thin Films, Inc. (OTC BB: SLTZ), is pleased to provide current and prospective shareholders with a corporate update. -- Solar Thin Films has successfully reorganized operations to lower costs and expenditures. -- Management has negotiated and eliminated $4 million in debt. -- The company has retained Marcum LLP as its public accountant. -- The company has filed financials up to and for the quarter ended Q2...

2014-10-15 16:23:23

Summit to feature interactive discussions and preliminary results of global cold chain study LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 800 million people worldwide go to bed hungry, while one-third or more of all food produced never reaches consumers due to spoilage and waste, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152340 Against the backdrop of World Food Day and in response to this issue and...


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Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Hydrastis canadensis
2014-10-15 11:19:10

Hydrastis canadensis is an herb species. This herb may also be referred to as orangeroot or yellow puccoon and most commonly, Goldenseal. It is a perennial herb, meaning the species survives longer than 2 years. H. canadensis belongs to the Ranunculales family and can be found in southeastern Canada and northeastern United States. H. canadensis has a purple stem with tiny hairs that grow above ground. It has a thick, tangled rootstock or underground stem. This species produces 2 leaves....

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