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2014-10-16 23:01:17

Ultramodern Facility Features Solar Power, Optical Sorting & Diversion Technology Sun Valley, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 City of Industry, Calif.-based Athens Services announces the opening of a new 80,000-square-foot Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Sun Valley that is designed to process more than 330,000 tons of mixed-waste per year. Construction of the facility began in October 2013 and the facility began accepting materials this week. The Sun Valley MRF represents a...

2014-10-16 20:28:53

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitors in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: End-tidal Carbon Dioxide (EtCO2) Monitors, and Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide (tcpCO2) Monitors. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a...

2014-10-16 20:24:47

CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today delivered keynote remarks at the U.S.-Canada Energy Summit in Chicago. The Minister emphasized the importance of our longstanding energy relationship with the United States and reaffirmed Canada's commitment to reaching additional markets to support energy security, environmental responsibility and the economy. Minister Rickford highlighted the signing of a Memorandum of...

2014-10-16 20:24:45

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural disasters and other emergencies can strike without warning. As millions of Californians join today in earthquake preparedness drills during the Great ShakeOut, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is reminding customers about the importance of being prepared for California's next major emergency. "After a major incident or natural disaster, there's a good chance that public safety services will be busy handling many emergencies," said...

2014-10-16 16:25:01

Drilling Follows Successful Installation of Two New Offshore Production Platforms HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced the commencement of a new six well drilling campaign offshore Gabon on its Etame Marin block. The development drilling campaign follows the recent on-schedule installation of the Etame platform and the Southeast Etame/North Tchibala ("SEENT") platform. All work on this project was accomplished without a safety or...

2014-10-16 16:24:56

Company Joins Circular Economy 100, Furthering its Environmental Leadership SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced that it has released its latest Sustainability Report which details the company's advancements in resource conservation and its leadership in areas such as LEED certification for its factories and offices worldwide. A full copy of the report that outlines SunPower's...

2014-10-16 16:24:26

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sustainable Energy Fund invites not-for-profit and governmental entities in Pennsylvania to apply for a loans at two percent interest to complete energy efficiency or renewable energy projects. Projects must reduce energy consumption of non-sustainable resources or generate energy from sustainable resources. Total available funding through the Sustainable Energy Finance Program is $500,000 with funding ranging from $5,000 to...

2014-10-16 16:24:22

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As California prepares to launch a major expansion of its three-year-old cap-and-trade program, a new report commissioned by the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) identifies a series of major design flaws that make the program vulnerable to market meltdowns. The report also offers a number of solutions that would mitigate impacts passed on to California consumers. On January 1, 2015, California will for the first time...

2014-10-16 16:22:28

EnergyUpgradeCA.org is a one-stop resource for energy management solutions SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Upgrade California(®) launched a new website today, providing an in-depth, online resource for Californians looking for effective steps to better manage energy use, save money, and keep their homes and businesses comfortable. "The Governor and leaders throughout the state have called on Californians to better manage their energy use to help us meet our state's...

2014-10-16 16:21:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is carrying out its sixth consecutive year of Operation IceBridge research flights over Antarctica to study changes in the continent's ice sheet, glaciers and sea ice. This year's airborne campaign, which began its first flight Thursday morning, will revisit a section of the Antarctic ice sheet that recently was found to be in irreversible decline. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO For the next several...


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Persoonia coriacea
2014-10-22 11:50:54

Persoonia coriacea is a species of shrub plant. The species may also be referred to as the leathery-leaf persoonia. It is classified in the Lanceolata group, which is a group of 54 closely related species with similar flowers but very different foliage. Often, these species will interbreed with each other. In the case of P. coriacea, it hybridizes with P. helix. P. coriacea is a small shrub that grows up to 5 feet in height. It has hairy branches and leaves. These narrow greenish-grey...

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...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.