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2010-09-10 14:01:00

PROVINCETOWN, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts port of Provincetown is receiving the first grant award of the Fishing for Energy initiative, a program which has provided commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear at 11 Massachusetts ports.

2010-08-30 11:36:00

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey port of Barnegat Light is the latest addition to the Fishing for Energy initiative, the program providing commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear.

2010-06-23 17:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy, the unique partnership providing fishermen with a cost-free solution to recycle and recover energy from old fishing gear, has received the Coastal America Partnership Award.

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2010-04-16 10:50:00

Researchers have discovered a mass of floating plastic garbage over a remote location in the Atlantic Ocean.

2010-03-29 10:30:00

ROCKPORT, Mass., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy has added another historic fishing community in Massachusetts to its roster of ports.

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2010-03-24 07:32:36

Scientists reported yesterday on the widespread global contamination of sea sand and sea water with the endocrine disruptor bisphenol A (BPA) and said that the BPA probably originated from a surprising source: Hard plastic trash discarded in the oceans and the epoxy plastic paint used to seal the hulls of ships.

2010-02-23 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Winter rains like the storms California has been experiencing these past few weeks bring much-needed relief to the state's water resources.

2010-01-20 11:00:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Rainbow Light® Nutritional Systems, a leader in natural nutrition for over 25 years, is converting its entire bottled vitamin line to sustainable EcoGuard(TM) bottles.

2009-11-20 07:00:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy, the innovative partnership that provides a cost-free solution for fishermen to dispose of old fishing gear and turns it into renewable energy has expanded to Virginia.

2009-11-12 13:35:00

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy has caught on in New York.


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  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
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