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2014-09-18 12:23:42

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese NdFeB Industry Report, 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 As the third-generation rare earth permanent magnet material, NdFeB is featured with small size, light weight, strong magnetic force and other characteristics as well as widely used in consumer electronics, transportation, wind power, automobile, medical equipment and...

2014-09-18 12:23:32

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy is pleased to announce that the company's 100 megawatt power plant in Kyaukse, Myanmar was named the Fast-Track Power Plant of the Year at the Asian Power Awards held in Kuala Lumpur on 11 September 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146867 The Asian Power Awards recognise the 'best-of-the-best' practices in Asia's power generation and power supply industries, and identify projects, technologies,...

2014-09-18 12:23:26

CHANDLER TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy's Echo Wind Park has reached commercial operation and company officials celebrated its dedication today in the shadow of one of 70 wind turbines in the park. The Echo Wind Park in Huron County adds another 112 megawatts (MW) to DTE Energy's renewable energy portfolio, or enough to power 52,000 homes. The wind park, primarily in Oliver and Chandler townships in Michigan's Thumb area, is sited on nearly 16,000 acres....

2014-09-18 12:23:23

Chronic Delays Making Already Extremely Expensive Power Source Even More Costly: At Least 49 Out of 66 Reactor Projects Now Running Behind Schedule, Including All 5 in U.S. and Most in China. PARIS and WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to what is often claimed in the United States by proponents of nuclear power, the reality is that other nations around the globe do not have a better track record when it comes to delivering nuclear reactor projects on time and on...

2014-09-18 12:23:20

ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent years have witnessed the emergence of climate change and energy policy as major topics of debate in the political arena. A 2014 survey of energy professionals conducted by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) shows that while experts are divided on President Obama's "All of the Above" energy strategy with 48% of them responding that they are unsure about the plan, the President's plan to boost domestic energy production,...

2014-09-18 12:23:00

BRIGHTON, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Michigan's fastest-growing renewable energy companies is taking a new name to prepare for a corporate merger and emergence as a publicly traded company later this year. Clean Green Energy LLC today announced that the renewable energy company will now go forward with the new name of CGE Energy. "Our people, our values, and our company's vision for changing the world deserves a name that is all our own," said Bryan Zaplitny, the...

2014-09-18 08:31:38

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Report on China's Beef Cattle Industry Development 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Based on the current status of China's beef cattle industry, combined with the structural analysis of the whole industry chain, this report conducts in-depth study of the status quo and trend of China's beef consumption, production and circulation, and tries to...

2014-09-18 08:31:32

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Study Report on Rumiant Feed Supply and Demand in China" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 In recent years, along with the rapid development of domestic ruminant breeding, especially dairy cattle breeding, alfalfa hay has become rigid demand of herbivorous livestock. In view of low domestic alfalfa yield and quality, alfalfa supply gap is large, and...

2014-09-18 08:24:29

WYOMISSING, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC, today announced that PSEG Power LLC, a subsidiary of the Public Service Enterprise Group, has joined the project to develop a 100-mile pipeline from Pennsylvania to New Jersey that will transport lower cost natural gas to homes and businesses. The PennEast Pipeline will run from Luzerne County in northeastern Pennsylvania to Transco's Trenton-Woodbury interconnection in New Jersey. The pipeline, projected...

2014-09-18 08:24:24

HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will participate in the Independent Petroleum Association of America's Oil & Gas Investment Symposium on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in San Francisco. Tracy Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and CEO, is scheduled to make a presentation at 9:20 a.m. Pacific Time (12:20 p.m. Eastern Time). The presentation will provide an update on the Company's operations and will be...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

Rio Grande Leopard Frog, Rana berlandieri
2014-09-16 08:16:44

The Rio Grande Leopard Frog (Rana berlandieri) is a species of aquatic frog that is native to the southern United States in Texas and New Mexico, and south through Mexico and Central America. It is also occasionally referred to as the Mexican Leopard Frog. The handle berlandieri honors the Belgian naturalist Jean Louis Berlandier, who worked for the Mexican government on one of the first biological surveys of Texas. These frogs grow up to 2.2 to 4.5 inches long. They are normally tan,...

Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

Malabar Tree Toad, Pedostibes Tuberculosus
2014-09-15 16:22:26

The Malabar Tree Toad, Pedostibes Tuberculosus, is a species of toad located in forests along the Western Ghats of India south of Goa. It is small and it can be found in wet tree hollows or leaf bases that contain water. This slender frog features a moderately sized head with a pointed snout and vertical lores. The distance between the eyes is as wide as the width of the upper eyelid. The opening of the ear is well marked and is about a third of the diameter of the eye. The fingers are...

Striped Raphael Catfish, Platydoras armatulus
2014-09-12 09:39:00

The striped Raphael catfish (Platydoras armatulus), also known as the talking catfish or the chocolate catfish, is a species of catfish that can be found in many areas of South America, including the Amazon, the Orinoco, and the Tocantins and it has been introduced into the United States of America. This species burrows into the soft sand in river bottoms, feeding on crustaceans, mollusks, and organic fragments. The striped Raphael catfish holds small, curved spines that extend across its...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'