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2014-07-24 23:14:15

Montezuma Basin Productions, producers of "Skiing Everest," turn to AspectSolar for high power solutions in extreme conditions. Layfayette, Colo. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 AspectSolar, the leading name in solar power and technology, was recently featured as the technology provider for Montezuma Basin Productions, the producer of documentaries that include “Skiing Everest.” AspectSolar solar power technologies, including the EP-55 Solar Panel and the EnergyBar 250, were the...

2014-07-24 23:10:23

Is that mosquito on your arm just a pest, or could it be carrying a deadly disease? CCSU professor Dr. Alicia Bray is conducting two studies will help determine just how widespread disease-carrying mosquitoes are in Connecticut and how manmade ponds may be helping these mosquitoes spread. New Britain, CT (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Dr. Alicia Bray, assistant professor of biology at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), is conducting two studies to determine the prevalence of certain...

2014-07-24 23:09:59

Priority Energy and Streetscape Development executives and Skokie's Mayor Van Dusen celebrate the ground breaking at Floral Avenue; a new development of twenty homes engineered to have unsurpassed energy efficiency and comfort levels in accordance with the DOE's Builders Challenge performance requirements. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 On June 27, Robert Schildgen, CEO of Priority Energy, joined John McLinden, President of Streetscape Development and Skokie Mayor George Van...

2014-07-24 23:09:49

NYC Energy Marketing Conference announced today that 40 top industry leaders are confirmed to be speaking on five interactive panels at the September 8th Event at the Affinia Manhattan Hotel in NYC New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 40 leading Competitive Energy Industry Leaders are planning to speak on five interactive panels at the upcoming Energy Marketing Conference in NYC on September 8th 2014 at the Affinia Manhattan Hotel. With about six weeks to go, the NYC Energy Marketing...

2014-07-24 23:09:37

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment markets. Global market for Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment is forecast to reach US$53.4 billion by 2020, buoyed by increasing population, urbanization, improving manufacturing activity, and rising oil and gas production, among others. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Water and wastewater treatment refers to enhancing the quality of water by eliminating contaminants,...

2014-07-24 23:05:25

Eldon R. Ball has joined Hart Energy in a newly created role as its executive editor for special projects. Ball is an expert oil and gas journalist and industry communications executive with deep experience in conferences, magazines and online media. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Eldon R. Ball has joined Hart Energy in a newly created role as its executive editor for special projects. Ball is an expert oil and gas journalist and industry communications executive with deep...

2014-07-24 23:04:17

Residents of Lindenwood, New York find themselves stuck in a messy situation with large, Federally-protected migratory birds defacing buildings. Bird-X explains how to keep these birds safe without letting them take over. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 “Who would want to repel birds?” is a question Bird-X gets a lot. Herons are nesting on buildings in Lindenwood – causing all kinds of problems for residents (New York Daily News, July 20, 2014). While herons in New York may sound...

2014-07-24 23:04:11

A new "simple and elegant" theoretical model developed by scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Rice University could accelerate battery innovation. The research was published in the July 11 edition of the journal Physical Review Letters. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Your cell phone may stay charged longer due to advances in modeling lithium-ion battery storage capacity. New research indicates that lithium-ion batteries could benefit from...

2014-07-24 23:00:55

Eastern Canadian salmon rivers are a destination for many U.S. anglers. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) commends the Fédération Québécoise pour le Saumon Atlantique (FQSA) for calling on the Quebec government to implement mandatory live release of all Atlantic salmon over 63 centimeters due to low numbers. Recognizing that both salmon and grilse (mature salmon less than 63 cm long) numbers are low in many rivers so far this...

2014-07-24 20:23:29

MONTREAL, July 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has signed a formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) to jointly develop and pursue power generation, mining and metallurgy and nuclear-related environmental protection projects. The MOU signing took place today at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, British Columbia. The agreement was signed by Preston Swafford, Chief Nuclear Officer,...


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Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

Montezuma Pine, Pinus montezumae
2014-07-15 13:27:17

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico. This tree has been planted successfully at mid altitudes in South Africa and Queensland, Australia, and at high altitudes in Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia. Trees planted in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia have done well at sea level. The Montezuma pine grows at 6,562-10,500 feet above sea level where...

Macedonian Pine, Pinus peuce
2014-07-15 13:08:24

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland. This pine grows best at altitudes between 3,281feet and 7,218 feet with a few growing as low as 1,969 feet and as high as 7,546 feet. This pine tolerates shade as well as extreme cold, and grows in rocky soils that are acidic and poor in nutrients. This tree grows to heights...

Limber Pine, Pinus flexilis
2014-07-15 12:33:20

Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) grows in the sub-alpine mountainous regions of the Western United States, Mexico, and Canada, with a small cropping found in the Black Hills in South Dakota. One of the oldest trees to be documented is found in Eagle Cap Wilderness in Oregon and is reported to be 2000 years old. This pine is also known as the Southwestern White Pine and Rocky Mountain White Pine. The Limber pine is drought tolerant and grows at high elevations (5000-12,000 feet) marking the...

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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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