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2014-10-13 16:21:43

DTE Biomass, Landfill Energy Systems partnership completes development of 20-MW power plant SYLMAR, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Gas Producers, a joint venture between DTE Biomass Energy and EIF Renewable Energy Holdings through its subsidiary Landfill Energy Systems, has started generating electricity from landfill gas at its recently constructed renewable energy facility at the Sunshine Canyon Landfill in Sylmar....

2014-10-13 16:21:36

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Energy Corporation (OTC Pink: MENC) is pleased to announce the execution of an agreement for the formation of a joint venture with Westoil LLC, a Russian Corporation, on two Oil Exploration Blocks covering 465 sq Kilometers and 85 sq kilometers located in the Sakhalin Region, Russian Federation: The Vazinski License block's surface area is equal to 465 square kilometers and is licensed by Ministry of Natural Resources Russian...

2014-10-13 16:21:28

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Demand Response (DR) Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Demand responses are programs that are used to reduce energy consumption and encourage customers to use less electricity during peak periods or shift their energy usage during off-peak periods to reduce their electricity bills. Demand response programs were first employed in...

2014-10-13 12:28:07

ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a week of building and repairing more than 100 homes in partnership with families in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, Habitat for Humanity volunteers joined former President Jimmy Carter at Fort Worth's historic Ashton Depot on Oct. 11 to celebrate the successful conclusion of the 31st annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151717 During the closing ceremony, the organization...

2014-10-13 12:28:05

LONDON, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation is set to be at the forefront of Ecobuild 2015 next March ( http://www.ecobuild.co.uk) as it signs a new partnership with retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) to highlight innovative products and solutions from across the sustainable built environment. Following overwhelming feedback from Ecobuild's visitor community that innovative new products and solutions are a key reason to attend the event, Ecobuild 2015...

2014-10-13 12:25:24

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crimson Forest Entertainment Group (OTCBB: CRIM), a global independent motion picture studio, today announced it has secured $3.3 million in financing from East West Bank to produce a romantic drama fantasy motion picture that is slated to begin filming later this year. "The funds we have secured through such a quality institution as East West Bank demonstrate the confidence in our organization, as well as in our forthcoming project," said...

2014-10-13 12:25:18

'Unbreakable' reveals how earthquake amputees overcame disability and stigmas in Haiti NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the NYC Independent Film Festival in the Royal Theatre at the Producers Club, 358 W 44(th) Street on Friday, Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 12:30 p.m. at the Adelante Theatre 25 W 31st...

2014-10-13 12:23:07

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today was honored for a lifetime of contributions to the global coal industry to advance sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal solutions at the 34(th) Coaltrans World Conference in Copenhagen. The recognition coincided with Boyce's keynote address urging world industry leaders to fight energy inequality with greater use of 21(st) century coal. Under Boyce's...

2014-10-13 12:22:45

New Initiatives Set the Stage for Strong 2015 HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Athens Group, a leading provider of independent, 3rd-party technology assurance and inspection services for oil and gas drilling and production assets, continues on pace for a record-breaking year of 70% growth. This growth can be attributed to the increased value rig owners and operators place on the systems-based quality assurance services provided by Athens Group, which measurably improve the...

2014-10-13 12:22:37

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN), today reported that drilling, coring and logging of the Karmin-1 well have been completed. Results of these operations show 30 meters of gas-saturated Rotliegend sandstone with porosity of up to 30%. The well flowed at a rate up to 6.7 mmcfg/d on a 22/64" choke with no water. It will now be completed for production and is expected to start producing early in 2016. PGNiG, the operator and 51% owner of...


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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...

Hydrastis canadensis
2014-10-15 11:19:10

Hydrastis canadensis is an herb species. This herb may also be referred to as orangeroot or yellow puccoon and most commonly, Goldenseal. It is a perennial herb, meaning the species survives longer than 2 years. H. canadensis belongs to the Ranunculales family and can be found in southeastern Canada and northeastern United States. H. canadensis has a purple stem with tiny hairs that grow above ground. It has a thick, tangled rootstock or underground stem. This species produces 2 leaves....

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