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2014-10-24 23:03:19

According to new report from BCC Research, the U.S. market for advanced municipal water treatment technologies is expected to reach over $3.2 billion in 2019 and register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.4% for the five-year period of 2014 to 2019. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Advanced Technologies for Municipal Water Treatment, the U.S. market for advanced municipal water treatment technologies is...

2014-10-24 23:02:55

MISHAAL Aerospace Corporation is pleased to announce that SpaceQuest Ltd. signed a Letter of Intent for launch of their satellites once MISHAAL Aerospace’s M-OV, Orbital Vehicle, is ready. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 MISHAAL Aerospace Corporation, the Miami-based launch vehicle provider for small satellites, is pleased to announce that SpaceQuest Ltd., a Virginia based advanced satellite developer, signed a Letter of Intent for launch of their satellites once MISHAAL...

2014-10-24 23:02:50

Los Angeles joins growing California trend to phase out deadly rodent poison because of the danger it presents to wildlife in the region. Department of Recreation and Parks integrated pest management policy change will stem accidental poisoning and death of wildlife and pets; spurred by City Council, wildlife biologists and environmental advocates that focus on wildlife protection this policy shift addresses concerns over the impact of rodenticides on fauna, including mountain lions,...

2014-10-24 23:00:53

There is a clear trend in consumers around the world towards organic living. Liquid Investments provide insight into why organic food is no longer considered a niche market, and the reason behind its move towards the mainstream. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Diogo Mendes, country analyst for Liquid Investments based in Fortaleza, Brazil, considers “increased health awareness, higher incomes and rising recognition of the environmental benefits from organic farming to be the major reasons for...

2014-10-24 20:21:01

Integrated Sustainability Consultants Ltd. Honoured With 2014 Small Business of the Year Award by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce CALGARY, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The team at Integrated Sustainability Consultants Ltd. (Integrated Sustainability) is pleased to announce that the Calgary Chamber of Commerce has awarded Integrated Sustainability the ATB Small Business of the Year Award for 2014. In a city known as the small business capital of Canada, the award is presented to the Calgary small...

2014-10-24 16:23:55

TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Sustainable non-profit and charitable organizations employ three fundamental best practices, a new survey has revealed. The recently released survey, Understanding Sustainability in the Canadian Nonprofit Sector asked Canadian non-profit and charitable organizations about the degree to which they perceived themselves to be sustainable. "Our goal was to develop an understanding of how these organizations define sustainability and, based upon their own criteria,...

2014-10-24 16:23:09

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- European Union leaders gathering in Brussels yesterday and today agreed on an ambitious framework and targets for the EU's climate and energy policy. They endorsed: a binding EU target of at least 40 percent less greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, compared to 1990; a binding target of at least 27 percent of renewable energy used at EU level; an energy efficiency increase of at least 27 percent; the completion of the internal energy...

2014-10-24 16:22:46

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS INC. (NYSE: PHX) announced that its Board of Directors, at its Oct. 22, 2014, meeting, approved payment of the regular quarterly dividend of 4 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on Dec. 9, 2014, to shareholders of record on Nov. 25, 2014. Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. (NYSE: PHX) is engaged in the exploration for and production of natural gas and oil. Additional information on the Company can be found on the...

2014-10-24 16:22:02

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville today released a request for proposals for a 25MW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) renewable energy project at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. The Redstone Arsenal project is a 30-year Power Purchase Agreement, whereby the Army offers to purchase the on-site generated renewable steam and electricity for up to 30 years in accordance with the terms and...

2014-10-24 16:20:59

Chicagoland drivers experience plug-in hybrid full-size sedan PLAINFIELD, Ill., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Ford Fusion offers a number of updates from the previous model year. Plug-in hybrid technology, a more defined interior space, and multiple exterior options provide a fresher and more streamlined automotive experience. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141019/152957 Ford has given the option to equip the 2015 Fusion with a diverse list of...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

North Ronaldsay Sheep
2014-10-23 14:48:17

The North Ronaldsay sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that reside on the island of North Ronaldsay in the Orkney Islands of Scotland. This breed was developed by crossing breeds found on the Orkney and Shetland islands. Today, it can be found on many of the other islands in the area and some have been exported as an exotic breed. Because the North Ronaldsay developed on an isolated island with little vegetation, it primarily consumes seaweed and this has altered its digestive system and...

Newfoundland Sheep
2014-10-23 13:48:34

The Newfoundland sheep, also known as the Newfoundland local, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to and named after Newfoundland. The breed developed after the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when sheep were introduced into the islands of the area. The North Country Cheviot and the Border Cheviot are known to be two of the breeds that helped develop the breed and it is thought the Border Leicester, Suffolk, Scottish Blackface, and Dorset may have been introduced into its...

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...

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