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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...

2014-09-18 08:24:10

Project development team focused on system reliability by reducing critical failure points ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- System reliability is always paramount and Bakersfield 111 Solar Park presents industry-leading tracker manufacturer, Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI) and ET Solar's turn-key solar financial solutions provider, ET Capital, with an interesting case in point. Not only does the 1.8 MW DC facility need to operate properly in the...

2014-09-18 08:24:06

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. biotech company Kultevat has strengthened its technology portfolio by signing an exclusive license for technology developed by the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to control gene expression in plants, including for applications in production of natural rubber in Taraxicum species. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146847 The technology was developed under the direction of Roger Beachy, Ph.D., chief science officer at...

2014-09-18 08:24:04

Expansion plans will make Minnoco one of the largest fuel retailers in the Twin Cities LITTLE CANADA, Minn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnoco announced today an expansion program that will bring more of the locally owned fuel retail outlets to the Twin Cities area. After successful introduction of four retail outlets during the fall of 2013, the retail group has identified another 18 locations planning to convert to the new brand, bringing the total to 24 outlets when...

2014-09-18 08:23:33

Company Earns Full Certification against All 15 CSSD Performance Standards which center on environmental stewardship and continuous improvement for Air and Water PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD), a collaborative between environmental organizations and energy companies to encourage prudent and responsible development of shale gas resources in the Appalachian region, announced today that it has certified Chevron Appalachia...

2014-09-18 08:23:30

Houseplans further establishes itself as category leader in online building plan category with strategic acquisition PETALUMA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houseplans.com, leading source of online building plans, announces the acquisition of FreeGreen, innovator in environmentally conscious building, with the mission of democratizing green building across the world. Houseplans acquired FreeGreen to further entrench their leadership position, offering the most comprehensive...

2014-09-18 08:23:13

First implementation in the United States SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) recently invested in FloodWorks, a flood alert system to enhance emergency responders' capabilities to respond to flash flood conditions. With investment in this advanced monitoring system, SARA is partnering with the San Antonio Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to improve the response capability during flash floods....

2014-09-18 08:21:51

Out-Of-Home Advertising Firm Resumes Partnership with Sound Transit SEATTLE and NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a competitive process, Titan has been awarded a new 10-year contract for the exclusive rights to transit advertising on behalf of Sound Transit. Titan previously represented Sound Transit from 2006 to 2009 and looks forward to resuming the relationship with the prominent transit agency that serves the people of Central Puget Sound. Commencing on October 1,...

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2014-09-18 07:39:42

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) researchers have announced the discovery of several shipwrecks in the waters just outside San Francisco’s Golden Gate strait, as part of an on-going investigation into the “ghost ships” that can reveal much about the maritime and cultural history of the area. The 1910 shipwreck SS Selja was uncovered, alongside an unidentified early steam tugboat wreck named the “mystery...


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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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