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2010-02-08 09:34:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hess, the leading independent gasoline convenience store marketer on the East Coast, has launched Hess Gas Giveaway, an online contest for residents of 12 states to win up to a year's worth of free gas. No purchase is necessary, and contestants can enter once a day through March 31 just by registering online at www.hessexpress.com. Contestants are eligible to instantly win a $50 Hess gas card and receive special offers. All contestants will be...

2009-07-23 08:57:00

TAMPA, Fla., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area Registered nurse-turned filmmaker, David Burton, dropped the stethoscope, scrubs and chemical drugs and armed himself with a movie to help save lives. After seeing so many deaths due to preventable illness, Burton found an alarming connection between America's food ingredients (specifically hydrogenated oil) and the leading causes of death. Now he's going to tell the world what he found. The movie titled "inGREEDients" is already causing quite a...

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2009-04-24 13:35:00

The largest-ever gamma-ray telescope is set to collect its "first light" at an opening ceremony on Saturday. Located on the island of Palma, the Major Atmospheric Gamma-ray Imaging Cerenkov Magic II will replace its predecessor, the Magic telescope. When it was built, the first Magic telescope was the largest gamma-ray telescope in the world, until 2003, when the four-telescope High-energy Stereoscopic System (Hess) was unveiled. Now, Magic's successor will reclaim the title once more, but...

2009-03-30 07:12:00

COLOME, Argentina and BERLIN, Germany, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The new James Turrell Museum of the Hess Art Collection celebrates its opening on April 22, 2009 in Colome, Argentina. The museum is the only one worldwide dedicated specifically to the work of James Turrell, one of the most important contemporary space and light artists. For the first time, nine light installations will be on showcase on 18'084 sq. ft (1.680 m2), spanning five decades of the artist's career. In addition,...

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2009-03-19 09:50:00

An international team of astrophysicists using telescopes on the ground and in space have uncovered surprising changes in radiation emitted by an active galaxy. The picture that emerges from these first-ever simultaneous observations with optical, X-ray and new-generation gamma-ray telescopes is much more complex than scientists expected and challenges current theories of how the radiation is generated. The galaxy in question is PKS 2155-304, a type of object known as a "blazar." Like many...

2008-11-12 09:00:40

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 12, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DG3 North America, Inc. (DG3), a leading provider of global graphic communication solutions, announced today that it is now purchasing 100% renewable energy from Hess Energy for its entire flagship facility in Jersey City. The Jersey City operation joins the two London operations of DG3 now purchasing 100% renewable energy to power its operations. In connection with this purchase from Hess Energy, DG3 has received certification from...

2008-10-17 09:00:23

Hess, a US-based integrated energy company, has launched its C-Neutral program to commercial, industrial and institutional customers. Hess C-Neutral is a carbon-neutral energy program for natural gas, electricity and fuel oil. Through C-Neutral, Hess engineers calculate the carbon emissions associated with a customer's energy usage and include enough carbon offsets with the energy purchased to make it up to 100% carbon neutral. Gene Kutcher, Hess Energy Marketing's vice president of...

2008-08-02 03:00:28

New York-based oil and gas company Hess has reported net income of $900 million for the second quarter of 2008, compared with net income of $557 million for the second quarter of 2007. Exploration and production earnings were $1.02 billion in the second quarter of 2008, compared with $505 million in the second quarter of 2007. The company's oil and gas production, on a barrel-of-oil equivalent basis, was 393,000 barrels per day in the second quarter of 2008, an increase of 4% from the...

2008-07-24 03:00:37

By Wichuk, Kristine M McCartney, Daryl Pathogen inactivation is expected to occur in compost if temperatures over 55[degrees]C (131[degrees]F) are maintained for at least 3 days, or 15 days in windrows. However, a literature review revealed pathogen survival in a significant number of processes appearing to meet the prescribed time-temperature criteria. It was hypothesized that pathogen survival may be due to the existence of undetected temperature variations within the compost mass. In...

2008-07-13 06:00:23

By Madison Park, The Baltimore Sun Jul. 13--Patrick L. Hess, a lifelong Fallston resident, has assumed leadership of the Harford County Board of Education after the resignation of Vice President Salina M. Williams. Hess graduated from North Harford High School and is the sixth generation of his family to live in Harford County. His wife, Lynn, is a kindergarten teacher at Jarrettsville Elementary School, and his three children have graduated from Harford County public schools. Hess...


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2012-06-14 08:01:17

Symbol: VACOA Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   VAAN2 Vauquelinia angustifolia Rydb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 08:01:19

Symbol: VACAS Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 08:43:08

Symbol: TISI2 Group: Moss Family: Timmiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   TINOC2 Timmia norvegica J.E. Zetterst. var. crassiretis Hess. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Bryales Family   Timmiaceae Genus   Timmia...

2012-06-14 09:33:13

Symbol: SPHI4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Spiraea×hitchcockiiHess & Stoynoff [douglasii × splendens] distribution:USA(OR, WA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 11:48:14

Symbol: QUAC2 Group: Dicot Family: Fagaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   QUSHA Quercus shumardii Buckley var. acerifolia Palmer Distribution: Quercusacerifolia(Palmer) Stoynoff & Hess distribution:USA(AR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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