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2014-07-31 20:20:26

Regulation Aligns U.S. Transport Rules with Tougher International Standards WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PRBA - The Rechargeable Battery Association today thanked the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration for releasing a final rule on the transport of lithium batteries, the culmination of a four and a half year effort to enhance safety by harmonizing U.S. hazardous materials transport regulations with the more stringent international...

2014-07-31 16:24:17

LEXINGTON, Ky., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RAAM Global Energy Company ("RAAM" or the "Company") will host a conference call for investors and analysts to discuss its financial results for the second quarter of 2014 on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. (EDT). Participants should call 800-230-1074 to access the conference call. The Company's second quarter financial statements will be available via the internet at www.RAAMGlobal.com, under the "Investor Relations" tab prior to...

2014-07-31 16:24:05

- New Event Provides Clarity for Evolving Energy Industry with Industry Leaders in Oil, Gas, Coal and Energy Infrastructure - JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the energy industry, there's an upcoming event that will bring the nation's top thought leaders in oil, gas, coal and energy infrastructure together on August 21-22, 2014. The first annual Rocky Mountain Energy and Infrastructure Summit, sponsored by MIES (Mirror Image Environmental Solutions), the Bronze Buffalo...

2014-07-31 16:22:37

CINCINNATI, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CECO Environmental Corp. (NasdaqGM: CECE), a leading global environmental technology company focused on critical solutions in the product recovery, air pollution control, fluid handling and filtration segments, today announced that Jeff Lang, Chief Executive Officer, and Ed Prajzner, Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the Company's Second Quarter results during a conference call scheduled for Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. EDT. The...

2014-07-31 16:22:33

Powerful Lithium-Ion Battery Technology Provides Safe, Reliable Energy for Military, Law Enforcement, Emergency, and Fire/Rescue Field Operations HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rugged, lightweight, 12V/100Ah portable power system, by power systems innovator Southwest Electronic Energy Group (SWE), is breaking new ground in higher capacity and compact-convenient energy for wherever standard power sources are unavailable. POW-R Tote®, originally employed by law...

2014-07-31 16:22:30

Second Ozonix® EF10M Unit for Hydrosphere Energy Solutions in the Territory of Alberta and North East British Columbia, Canada STUART, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ESPH), an innovative U.S. technology licensing and manufacturing company, today announced that the Company has received a purchase order from Fidelity National Environmental Solutions ("FNES"), a company in which ESPH holds an interest in, to begin construction on a second...

Ranger 7 moon image
2014-07-31 12:59:54

Elizabeth Landau, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory In the early days of lunar exploration, no one knew what the surface of the moon was really like. On July 31, 1964, NASA obtained the first close-up photographs of the moon from Ranger 7, a spacecraft that made a historic impact that day. A short 1964 documentary "Lunar Bridgehead," produced by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, chronicles the moments leading up to and following Ranger 7 mission's lunar impact 50...

2014-07-31 12:33:54

SALT LAKE CITY, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Retailer Show Booth #PV3346 -- Olympia showcases its exclusive line of portable outdoor Power, Lighting and Communications products at the 2014 Outdoor Retailer Show. These products are designed with the outdoor enthusiast and the environment in mind. Olympia utilizes two "green energy" sources to power their high performance products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140731/132288 Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries provide...

2014-07-31 12:24:12

PORT-DANIEL - GASCONS, QC, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - McInnis Cement announced that the financial structure of its new generation cement plant under construction in the Gaspé region has been completed. National Bank of Canada, as sole bookrunner of the bank syndicate, has confirmed the availability of a $360M loan for the project. This amount is in addition to the $500M in equity from private and public investors including the joint venture formed by the groupe Beaudier and La Caisse de...

2014-07-31 12:24:10

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year has been a banner year for To Soil Less, who partnered with professors at Tennessee State University and George Washington University to conduct topline analysis of gravel gardening. This type of gardening, known as geological agriculture, is the science of using rocks to grow and sustain crops without soil and fertilizer. Seeing the potential with urban gardeners, locally owned hardware store Old Takoma Ace Hardware agreed to be...


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Hairy Frog, Trichobatrachus Robustus
2014-07-31 10:55:59

The Hairy Frog, Trichobatrachus robustus, is a Central African species of frog belonging to the Arthroleptidae family. It is a monotypic species within the genus Trichobatrachus. The common name refers to the somewhat hair-like structures found on the body and the thighs of the breeding male. This species is around 11 centimeters long. The head is large and is more broad than long, with a short rounded snout. The males are much bigger than the females. The former has a paired internal...

Tasmanian Tree Frog, Litoria burrowsae
2014-07-31 10:47:16

The Tasmanian Tree Frog (Litoria burrowsae) is a species of tree frog that is located on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The name King Tree Frog is also used regarding this species. As a moderately sized tree frog, the Tasmanian Tree Frog measures up to about 60 millimeters long. It can be a light green or dark brown on the dorsal surface. The brown form usually has some light brown patches and green flecks, while the green form frequently has light or dark brown patches. A thin...

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Superior National Forest
2014-07-31 09:38:55

Superior National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Minnesota, between the Canada – United States border. It is located in the Arrowhead Region and comprises an area of the Boundary Waters, which separates Canada and the United States. This forest holds 3,900,000 acres of protected lands and waters that are separated into numerous ranger districts, with over a quarter of the forest comprising the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It was established in 1903...

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

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