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2009-08-20 18:06:00

ELK POINT, S.D., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hyperion Energy Center was issued its air permit today by the South Dakota Board of Minerals and the Environment, a major step toward this project becoming the first new oil refinery to be constructed in the United States since 1976. The board voted unanimously, 9-0. "An incredible amount of work and dedication went into getting to this important point," said Hyperion Project Executive Preston Phillips. "We are thankful to those who put a lot...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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