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2014-03-12 20:22:50

Assessment comes after more than 22 months of thorough, exhaustive analysis RICHMOND, Va., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today welcomed word from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that the agency will issue its Environmental Assessment for the Dominion Cove Point LNG liquefaction and export project on May 15. "We are pleased to reach another important milestone in the development of a project that has very significant economic, environmental and...

2014-03-12 16:21:58

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you think your origami skills can't be beat - try this: (1) use the world's thinnest material, (2) make the origami fold and unfold itself, and (3) pack into your miniscule origami box enough hydrogen atoms to exceed future U.S. goals for hydrogen energy storage devices. Researchers from the University of Maryland have done all three. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130808/DC61542LOGO Graphene is the world's...

2014-03-12 08:31:03

Transferring fat from common "problem areas" to the buttocks can make dramatic improvements in the entire lower body profile explains D.C. based plastic surgeon, Samir S. Rao, MD. WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buttock augmentation with fat grafting, commonly known as the Brazilian Butt Lift, is rising in popularity among women seeking to improve their entire body shape. Using a patient's own fat to reshape the buttocks, this procedure offers long-term, natural results --while...

2014-03-12 08:28:29

Leading Sports Performance Brand Introduces Brazilian Athletes to Innovative Footwear, Apparel and Equipment BALTIMORE, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank, Ironman World Champion Chris McCormack and MMA champion Georges St-Pierre hosted a press event in Sao Paulo, Brazil for the brand's launch in this booming economic region. Under Armour will be available in over 70 of the country's premium points of sale and e-commerce hubs, such as...

2014-03-11 20:22:21

GERMANTOWN, Md., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The doctors at American Spine have been providing patients with quality care for over a decade. This multi-disciplinary group of physicians comes together under one roof to create a personal approach to provide state of the art medical care. Using the latest equipment and innovative procedures to diagnose pain, our practitioners determine a plan to meet the patient's needs. Our team of multi-specialty doctors work together to...

2014-03-10 16:28:02

SAN DIEGO and COLUMBIA, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSite and TSS (OTC: TSSI), today announced an exciting new data center project in Boise, Idaho. DataSite, an owner and operator of mission-critical facilities in Orlando, FL and Atlanta, GA, is expanding their footprint into the western US market with DataSite Boise. TSS, a mission critical data center and technology services company has been exclusively selected for project design, construction management and field...

2014-03-10 08:36:07

Announcement at Satellite2014 Coincides with Hughes Shipping its 4 Millionth Satellite Terminal, Maintaining Approximately 50% Market Share GERMANTOWN, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and a leading provider of managed network services, today launched its new HX 5.0 broadband satellite system, offering greater scalability, performance and reliability, among other enhancements. The announcement...

2014-03-07 08:28:32

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX), in conjunction with Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., announced today the successful transmission of data at rates of 400 Gbps and 800 Gbps over MAX's optical network from Baltimore, MD, to McLean, VA, during a field trial based in College Park, MD. The week-long trial, which is the first ever to demonstrate Fujitsu's new super-channel capabilities on a deployed network, showed that MAX will be...

2014-03-06 12:21:09

Hosts USA Science & Engineering Festival, Expected to Draw 250,000+ Media Preview of Exhibits on Friday, April 25, 2014 BETHESDA, Md., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to STEM education, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will serve as the founding and presenting host of the third USA Science & Engineering Festival. Lockheed Martin hopes to empower and inspire students of all ages to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics...

2014-03-05 16:25:33

CLINTON, Md., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colony South Hotel and Conference Center is pleased to announce that they were selected as the host hotel and sponsor for the nationally known SHAPE magazine's 5k SHAPE Diva Dash coming to the Washington, DC area in August of 2014. "We here at Colony South are thrilled to announce that we are sponsoring as the official host hotel and sponsor for SHAPE magazine's SHAPE diva dash," said Michele Jones, Director of Sales and Marketing...


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The Story And News Behind This Past Weekend’s Derecho (June 29-July 1)
2012-07-02 08:00:47

This past weekend we saw a massive line of storms impact large areas of the country from Iowa to Maryland in what is known as a Derecho. What is a Derecho? The best way to define this weather feature is by describing a large mass of t-storms combining together to form an elongated region of storms which can create intense surface winds that can blow in excess of 60mph reaching well into the 100 plus mph range. These winds are also known as straight line winds. What happens is, as these...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Annapolis Maryland
2012-07-16 17:06:13

If you live in Annapolis Maryland or the Baltimore Maryland area this is what you can roughly expect to see when it comes to your heating and cooling budget. The above graph shows the situations that occurred during previous phases of all three events such as normal conditions along with EL-Nino and La-Nina. The left side is a normal month of March that shows the Heating Degree Days can exceed 600, while during a EL-Nino phase warming occurs which is represented by the drop in Heating...

2012-06-14 11:30:18

Symbol: RHMAM2 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RHDE3 Rhexia delicatula Small   RHFI3 Rhexia filiformis Small   RHLA8 Rhexia lanceolata Walter   RHMAE Rhexia mariana L. var. exalbida Michx.   RHMAL Rhexia mariana L. var. leiosperma Fernald & Grisc. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC,...

2012-06-14 12:35:13

Symbol: POMA8 Group: Dicot Family: Polygalaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   POHA7 Polygala harperi Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, NJ, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-15 05:45:40

Symbol: LEMA15 Group: Lichen Family: Lecideaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Lecideaceae Genus   Lecidea Ach. – lecidea lichen Species   Lecidea marylandensis H. Magn. – Maryland lecidea lichen

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