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2014-08-29 23:10:40

Vikoz Enterprises, the Sandy Utah plastic recycling company, announces that the company has wrapped-up negotiations on major deal with a U.S./Canadian manufacturer of plastic powder, pellets and plant scrap. Sandy, Utah (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Vikoz Enterprises, the Sandy, Utah plastic recycling company, said today that the company has recently wrapped-up negotiations on a long-term deal with a major manufacturer of plastic powder, pellets and plastic scrap. Vikoz Enterprises has been in...

2014-08-29 23:09:43

The Children's Environmental Health Network's (CEHN) Policy Award, an annual recognition of an individual who has made exceptional strides in children's environmental health policy, has been award to Dr. Jackson. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Richard Joseph Jackson of California has been named the winner of the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN’s) 2014 Policy Award, and will be honored at the CEHN 2014 Annual Child Health Advocate Award Reception in Washington,...

2014-08-29 23:09:34

Three Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers were recently named recipients of the Department of Energy's 2014 Hydrogen Production R&D Award for developing a system that uses sunlight to split water molecules, producing hydrogen. Livermore, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Three Lawrence Livermore researchers have received the Department of Energy's 2014 Hydrogen Production R&D Award for their research in producing hydrogen photoelectrochemically -- by...

2014-08-29 23:09:16

Berkeley County’s Landfill showcases the multiple benefits of ClosureTurf™ for improving stormwater quality, reducing odor, reducing cover maintenance and improving landfill gas collection over a traditional Subtitle D vegetative cap. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Berkeley County Water and Sanitation recently announced the completion of a 10-acre long-term cover system at its landfill site in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. The site is the first application in the state to use...

2014-08-29 23:06:33

Edmond Hyundai announces its up and coming Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Edmond Hyundai announces its Tucson Fuel Cell hydrogen-powered electric vehicle designed to offer zero emissions, superior range and fast-fill refueling speed. The innovative fuel cell technology in this Hyundai Tucson generates electricity from hydrogen through an electrochemical process within a fuel cell stack. Edmond Hyundai’s Tucson is powered by a single...

2014-08-29 23:06:31

John Costlow has been named president and CEO of Sustainable Energy Fund, responsible for the vision, leadership and overall management of the organization. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For the past six years, John has been the director of technical services, managing ongoing operations including program development, strategic planning, information systems, administrative systems, metrics and reporting structure. Sustainable Energy Fund has been a leading funder of sustainable...

2014-08-29 23:06:06

The move will enhance the company's ability to provide holistic energy analysis to its business and nonprofit clients, acting as an outsourced energy department. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 A deal was finalized this month for Brightergy to acquire the Supply-Side Division of Acumen Energy Solutions, a firm based in Overland Park, KS. The acquisition marks the formation of a new department within Brightergy for Management of Electrical Power and Gas; Acumen’s former...

2014-08-29 23:05:46

Global 48V Micro Hybrid Market 2014-2018 a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Micro hybrid vehicles are equipped with a start-stop mechanism, which automatically shuts down the engine during idling and restarts it when accelerating. This mechanism helps reduce fuel consumption and emissions and ensures improved fuel efficiency. Through this mechanism, it is possible to save around 15 percent of fuel consumption. A 48V micro hybrid...

2014-08-29 23:03:54

The latest in the podcast series relates to the spill generator’s duty to report an environmental release to the appropriate government agencies within the allowable time-frame. Hudson, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Environmental spills of hazardous materials, diesel fuel and other regulated substances require a fast response to minimize damage to the environment and limit cleanup costs and potential liability claims. Spill Center, a North American leader in spill support and environmental...

2014-08-29 23:03:32

Industry leaders come together to optimize planning, processes and sustainability. Fredericton, NB, Canada (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 It's the perfect match--Canada's Advanced Analytics software developer, Remsoft Inc., and Brazil's forest industry giant, Fibria Cellulose SA, a global pulp production and sustainability leader. The match was made official today with the announcement of an agreement whereby Remsoft will provide the Remsoft Solution Suite and services as end-to-end...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Skeleton Tarantula, Ephebopus murinus
2014-08-29 11:32:08

The Skeleton Tarantula (Ephebopus murinus) is a species of spider belonging to the Theraphosidae family, a sub-family of Aviculariinae. This New World species is native to several South American countries. Its common name comes from the skeleton-like markings on its legs. The generic name, Ephebopus comes from the Greek meaning “youthful” plus “foot”, and the specific name, murinus is from the Latin meaning “mouse-colored”. The adult E. murinus normally grows to a leg span of...

Western Toad, Anaxyrus Boreas
2014-08-29 10:52:14

The Western Toad, Anaxyrus boreas, or more commonly known as Bufo boreas, is a large toad species of western North America. It grows to between 5.6 and 13 centimeters long. It has a white or cream colored dorsal stripe, and is dusky gray or greenish dorsally with skin glands concentrated within the dark blotches. Its parotoid glands are oval shaped, widely separated, and larger than the upper eyelids. It features a mottled venter and horizontal pupils but it lacks cranial crests. Compared...

Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus Varius
2014-08-29 09:49:13

The Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus varius, known also as the clown frog, is a neo-tropical true toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. Ranging once from Costa Rica to Panama, A. varius is currently listed as critically endangered and has been decreased to a single remnant population near Quepos, Costa Rica and is assumed to be extinct within Panama. Some recent variation in the air temperature, precipitation, stream flow patterns, and the following spread of a pathogenic...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Mount Nyiragongo
2014-08-28 11:22:30

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano that is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This volcano is part of the Virunga Mountains and is located in Virunga National Park. It reaches an elevation of 11,385 feet and has a crater that reaches 1.2 miles in width. This crater typically holds a lava lake that has varied between 2,000 and 10,660 feet in depth. It is not known how long this volcano has been active, but at least 34 eruptions have been recorded since 1882. Mount...

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