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2014-07-29 23:14:50

Saufley Field Landfill completes year by withstanding 22'' rainfall event and winning SWANA Silver Award for Landfill Remediation by using ClosureTurf™. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) awarded Escambia County’s effort to remediate a variety of major issues at Saufley Field Road Construction and Demolition Landfill with the Silver Award for Landfill Remediation. As a result of the award, SWANA is recognizing the...

2014-06-05 12:27:55

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Capital Group has acquired Wild Waters, Ocala, Florida's largest water park, announced Board Chairman, Bobby Genovese, and Silver Springs Management President and CEO, Arden Tilghman. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94433 Silver Springs Management, LLC (SSM) was purchased by BG Capital Group last year as part of a three-year deal with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to assume concessionaire...

2010-10-07 08:13:00

NICEVILLE, Fla., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- North Light Marina has officially been certified a Clean Marina by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. To earn this designation, North Light implemented environmentally sound measures, designed to address critical environmental issues including sensitive habitat, waste management, storm-water runoff, spill prevention and emergency preparedness. Participation in the Florida Clean Marina program is voluntary, but participants must...

2010-09-30 17:02:08

The Department of the Interior, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the co-trustees for natural resources affected by the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill announced today they have started the injury assessment and restoration planning phase of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment, a legal process to determine the type and amount of restoration needed to compensate the public for harm to natural resources and their human uses as a result of the spill. This is the second...

2009-08-10 10:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The premier and eco-savvy 2,000-hotel room Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center recently received the distinguished Two Palm status in the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Green Lodging Program. "Adopting effective eco-practices is a winning combination for everyone," stated Tim Pyne, director of sales and marketing at the Orlando resort. "Collectively our guests, meeting planners and staff are all participants...

2008-09-30 18:00:54

By STEVE PATTERSON Leaking sewers and septic tanks probably spread bacteria into a creek draining runoff from all three Beaches cities into the Intracoastal Waterway, a state-ordered report says. Hopkins Creek, which meets the Intracoastal in Neptune Beach, had too much fecal coliform bacteria 58 percent of the time during dozens of tests since 1985, according to a draft report for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. "It's a pretty thing to look at," said Roger Bennett, a...

2008-08-12 12:00:53

Verizon Wireless customers across Florida can now help protect the Sunshine State's natural resources by dialing #DEP from their wireless phones when they witness environmental crimes. The calls will be automatically directed to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and law enforcement personnel for immediate response and/or further investigation. Residents should call #DEP to report illegal dumping, burying or burning of prohibited materials, oil or chemical spills,...

2008-08-05 09:00:38

By Tony Marrero, Hernando Today, Brooksville, Fla. Aug. 5--HERNANDO BEACH -- Dumping thousands of cubic yards of slurry dredged from the bottom of the Hernando Beach channel onto a property on Eagle Nest Drive could harm the water quality of nearby Minnow Creek and poses a flooding risk for neighboring homes. That's the contention of 31 residents who filed a petition with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection on Monday to try to stop the county from dumping some 50,000 cubic...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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