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Four Years Later Marine Life Still Feeling Significant

Four Years Later, Marine Life Still Feeling Significant Impacts From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico approaches, much of the region’s environment and marine life are still feeling the effects of the...

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2014-04-23 23:15:14

The NBCC Foundation has awarded Desiree Godfrey of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a 2014 minority scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation minority scholarship to Desiree Godfrey of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The minority scholarship is awarded to counseling students who commit to serving minority populations upon graduation. The mission of the NBCC...

2014-04-21 12:24:18

INTRODUCING EXPANDED DAYTIME ACTIVITIES INCLUDING EMPOWER U WEEKEND WORKSHOP SERIES, INSPIRING KEYNOTES, ENLIGHTENING CONVERSATIONS AND POWERFUL COMMUNITY INITIATIVES TO ENRICH THE LIVES OF WOMEN AND FAMILIES NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE today announced plans for the 20(th) Anniversary ESSENCE Festival "Year of Empowerment," which will commemorate the 50(th) Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Kicking off 50 years to the day of this historic legislation, the...

2014-04-20 23:01:49

Huge amount of damages awarded to New York man who was diagnosed with bladder cancer that jurors were told was caused by diabetes drug Actos. National network of attorneys continues offer of no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation over similar claims. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Actos-Bladder-Cancer-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced that it is providing consumers who may have been affected by Actos...

2014-04-18 23:07:36

Ticket Down has rolled back Eric Church concert ticket prices for his upcoming "Outsiders World Tour" at the following locations: Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH; Madison Square Garden (MSG) in New York, NY; Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville CT; CenturyLink Center in Bossier City/Shreveport, LA; Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO; FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN; and Danny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, SD. This popular secondary ticket exchange is also offering their...

2014-04-16 16:23:31

BATON ROUGE, La., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell certain assets to SI Group, a leading global developer and manufacturer of chemical intermediates, specialty resins, and solutions. Included in the transaction are Albemarle's antioxidants and FDA-regulated ibuprofen and propofol businesses and assets, with manufacturing...

2014-04-14 23:06:49

If Louisiana doesn't make changes to stay competitive in the oil and gas industry, it could miss out on tremendous opportunities in the near future, according to Chem Rock Technologies. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 As the process of hydraulic fracturing turns 65 years old, many have taken the time to take a step back and examine its impact on the oil and gas industry in various parts of the country and world. States like North Dakota and Texas have received major booms in the industry in...

2014-04-14 23:05:17

Ticket Down has slashed pricing on tickets for the upcoming Paul McCartney concert at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. This well-known secondary ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code PAUL-MCCARTNEY-2014 for extra savings off their already low discounted prices. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Ticket Down is a dependable and safe source of cheap Paul McCartney Tickets at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana....

2014-04-14 12:25:59

NEW ORLEANS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental innovators in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are implementing solutions for the management of the mid-South's natural and environmental resources through a $500,000 grant from Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) to The Nature Conservancy. The announcement is early recognition by both organizations of Earth Day April 22. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/73022 With support from Entergy's Environmental...

2014-04-14 12:22:55

HOUSTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the completion of its Blades 33H-1 (66.7% WI) well in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. The well has achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate to date of 1,270 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day, comprised of 1,250 barrels of oil and 115 Mcf of gas on a 14/64 inch choke from an approximate 5,000 foot lateral. The well landed in the Company's lower target, was drilled and...

2014-04-10 23:00:51

Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel proudly donated $32,151 dollars to Susan G. Komen Acadiana this morning. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel proudly donated $32,151 dollars to Susan G. Komen Acadiana this morning. The total amount represents a $25,000 title sponsorship and the amount raised from the recent Chitimacha Daylight Dash for Komen run hosted by Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel in Charenton, LA. "Our employees are very passionate about this cause, evidenced...


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Kisatchie National Forest
2013-11-22 11:56:26

Kisatchie National Forest is located in northern areas of Louisiana and is the only national forest in that state. This national forest was established in 1930 by Hoover, thanks to the influence of Caroline Dormon, a preservationist and botanist, and the Louisiana Forestry Department. It is separated into five ranger districts known as Calcasieu, Caney, Catahoula, Kisatchie and Winn districts and protects the Kisatchie Hills Wilderness. The Calcasieu district is located in the southern...

Difference Between Onshore And Offshore Flow
2012-07-16 11:34:51

Onshore flow describes the movement of any weather feature moving towards the shore. The most common weather features that are affiliated with onshore flow are Hurricanes and the daily sea breeze. What happens with a hurricane is the Northeast side of the storm will produce winds out of the Southeast to South which will force the ocean water (Storm Surge) towards the coast along with all the extensive precipitation shields. Another feature is known as the Sea breeze. The sea breeze happens...

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2012-06-14 07:50:06

Symbol: VILU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, KS, LA, MO, MS, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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2012-06-14 07:50:08

Symbol: VILUL2 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   VIEX Vicia exigua Nutt.     VILEO2 Vicia leavenworthii Torr. & A. Gray var. occidentalis Shinners     VILUL3 Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. laxiflora Shinners     VILUL8 Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. ludoviciana   vetch   VILUT Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. texana (Torr. & A. Gray)...

2012-06-14 08:21:09

Symbol: TRLU2 Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:LA, MS Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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