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2014-08-19 23:14:36

Although recent price growth for pesticides has been kept in check by the growing popularity of more ecofriendly alternatives, buyer power in this market has been limited by the high volatility of raw material inputs used in the manufacturing process. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of pesticides in its growing collection of procurement category market...

2014-08-19 23:14:21

A $10,000 grant will be awarded to a marine conservation-focused citizen science project by National Geographic Society Explorers, Red Bull Athlete and OTUSA Skipper Jimmy Spithill, Rod and Heidi Roddenberry, and Swift Engineering. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 National Geographic Society Explorers, Red Bull Athlete and OTUSA Skipper Jimmy Spithill, Rod and Heidi Roddenberry, and Swift Engineering have teamed up to identify and implement innovative solutions for creating a more...

2014-08-19 23:13:39

Sunshine Recycling Inc. is currently providing roll-off dumpsters for the construction of a new auto parts store in Clermont, FL on Highway 50. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Orlando construction dumpsters provider Sunshine Recycling Inc. is currently supplying waste management services to general contractor R.E. Crawford Construction for the building of a new O’Reilly Auto Parts store located at 520 E. Highway 50 in Clermont, FL. Sunshine Recycling has one 20-yard roll off...

2014-08-19 23:11:53

The Provo Office of the Bureau of Reclamation installs solar panels using local supplier, TRA Snow and Sun's solar mounting system, capturing about 24 KW of electric power. They are planning for more panels in the near future. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Provo Office of the Bureau of Reclamation completed a ground mount, 96 panel solar energy system in a former unused grassy area on the south side of their building located at 302 East 1860 South in Provo this summer....

2014-08-19 23:11:19

Rodents infiltrate human homes seeking shelter from the elements but these wild animals can bring deadly diseases with them. Atticare, insulation contractors in New Jersey, announced today a new deal designed to help. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 When the air begins to get colder, animals start their preparations for winter. Bears begin eating for hibernation, birds begin their long migrations south, and rodents search for shelter. Unfortunately for humans, rodents often find...

2014-08-19 23:05:40

Hybrid Cloud adoption is gaining momentum within US SMBs. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Techaisle’s recent SMB Cloud computing adoption survey of 1455 US SMBs shows that hybrid cloud is gaining momentum in small businesses, and is becoming entrenched in the mid-market businesses. According to the survey, hybrid cloud is currently being used by 18 percent of cloud-using SMBs and will be the approach of choice for 28 percent in 2015, an increase of 56 percent. Similarly, Hybrid...

2014-08-19 23:05:12

Hanwha SolarOne (NASDAQ: HSOL), a top-10 global photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer of high-quality, cost-competitive solar modules, has officially joined the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) at the board level. Hanwha SolarOne is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, one of South Korea’s largest enterprises and a Fortune Global 500 firm. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Hanwha SolarOne (NASDAQ: HSOL), a top-10 global photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer of high-quality,...

2014-08-19 23:04:09

Dade Moeller Senior Health Physicist William E. Kennedy, Jr. will present a technical paper titled "NORM/TENORM in Oil and Gas Production Waste: What Does It Mean and What Do We Do?" at the 2014 Wyoming Solid Waste and Recycling Association Annual Conference to be held August 25-28 in Casper, Wyo. Richland, Wash. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Dade Moeller Senior Health Physicist William “Bill” E. Kennedy, Jr. will present a technical paper titled “NORM/TENORM in Oil and Gas...

2014-08-19 23:03:58

Junk disposal is a need that is shared by most households and commercial facilities in Vancouver, BC. Student Works Disposal offers specialized commercial waste removal services at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 After the success of its residential rubbish removal, Student Works Disposal has recently introduced its specialized commercial waste disposal services in Vancouver and adjoining areas. Ranging from construction waste to renovation waste...

2014-08-19 23:02:47

Transparency Market Research includes new market research report "Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The global market for advanced energy storage systems consists of wide range of technologies at different maturity levels. The landscape of market comprises of companies from start-ups to multinational...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Villarrica
2014-08-19 11:03:54

Villarrica, also known as Rucapillán, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Chile and is protected within Villarrica National Park. This volcano is one of five known volcanoes to have a lava lake within its crater and it often produces strombolian eruptions that contain lava flows and incandescent pyroclasts. It is one of three volcanoes that occur along the Gastre Fault Zone, along with the less active Quetrupillán and Lanín volcanoes. During the Valdivia Interglacial, it...

Mount Price
2014-08-19 10:51:33

Mount Price is a stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada. It is part of the Garibaldi Ranges and reaches an elevation of 6,732 feet, rising above the lake at its western side and the land and other volcanos surrounding it. In the past, this volcano has been known by many names including Red Mountain, Fissile Peak, and Clinker Mountain. It and many other volcanos are protected within the Garibaldi Provincial Park, which also features rich habitats with abundant wildlife....

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Mount Erebus
2014-08-19 09:49:48

Mount Erebus is an active volcano that can be found on Ross Island in Antarctica. It is the second largest volcano in Antarctica, reaching a height of 12,448 feet. Sir James Clark Ross discovered it in 1841 in mid-eruption and named it and another volcano Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, after two of his ships. The first people to climb the volcano and reach its summit were part of Sir Ernest Shackleton's party, including Professor Edgeworth David, Jameson Adams, and Dr. Eric Marshall. Mount...

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