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Newly Discovered Hot Springs Bacteria Can Use Far-Red Light For Photosynthesis

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A type of bacteria growing in a hot spring near Yellowstone National Park in Montana uses a previously unidentified process to harvest energy and produce oxygen from sunlight, according...

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2014-08-25 08:21:22

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In what appears to be a record-setting year for wildland fires in the West, aerial firefighters are battling more wildfires in the Pacific Northwest states, and deploying their aircraft and crews accordingly. For example, CHI Aviation has spent more time on wildfires in Washington State compared to previous years, according to Larry Kelley, the operator's Director of Fire Operations in Boise, Idaho. In that regard, the company's...

2014-08-19 23:02:31

The average infant funeral costs $1500 in Montana. Memorial's fall fundraiser, the Pink Tie Affair, aims to raise $35,000. Billings, MT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 "It's shocking, heartbreaking and emotional to add up what our foundation has paid in funeral costs for babies so far in 2014." -Kori Keller, Ramsey Keller Memorial Founder The Ramsey Keller Memorial has paid out a total of $21,000 this year for infant funerals in Montana. The amount has helped 17 Montana families...

2014-08-17 23:01:03

The report provides a comprehensive review of the key market drivers, challenges, and issues. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-1-octene-4314287427.html (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 1-Octene is a colorless, flammable liquid with a pleasant, sweet odor. 1-Octene is used as an intermediate (monomer) to manufacture polyethylene resins. 1-Octene is used as an industrial intermediate, primarily to produce polyethylene resins. Small amounts of 1-octene may be used to synthesize...

2014-08-16 20:21:27

MISSOULA, Mont., Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Montana jury announced its $17 Million verdict last night in favor of Kelly Logging, Inc. ("Kelly"), a Missoula-based company, against First Interstate Bank, its lender. First Interstate Bank took $762,000 out of Kelly's checking account to pay off a note which was current, was not due, and had not matured. After a 7-day trial in the District Court for Missoula County, the Honorable Ed McLean presiding, the jury unanimously found...

2014-08-12 16:23:46

Record Production of 715 BOEPD, Record Quarterly Oil and Gas Sales of $5.6 Million, and Record Adjusted EBITDA of $3.6 Million MINNETONKA, Minn., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Ridge Oil & Gas, Inc. ("the Company") (OTCQB: ANFC), a growth-oriented exploration and production (E&P) company focused on non-operated Bakken and Three Forks properties, today announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Record...

2014-08-05 12:36:44

Radically simple media management solution (IBC booth 7.D07) is key to online course development BOSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With its unique mission to reflect the state of the art of music and the music business, Boston-based Berklee College of Music has gained a world-wide reputation for studies in jazz, rock, electric guitar, film scoring, songwriting, turntables, electronic production, and more than a dozen other genres and fields of study. Yet the college is...

2014-08-05 12:22:40

Material handling to begin immediately PLANO, Texas, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc. (OTCQB:UREE), a domestic rare earths exploration company with approximately 22,000 acres of mining claims in Idaho, Montana and Colorado, announced that the company has received approval from the U.S. Forest Service to access a stockpile located on USRE-held mining claims, which are part of the company's ongoing exploration efforts at the Last Chance prospect claims in the Lemhi...

2014-07-30 23:03:58

The major application of 1-decene is to make polyalphaolefin synthetic lubricant base stock (PAO) and produce surfactants in a blend with higher linear 1-decenes.http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-1-decene-2523613387.html (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Decene is an alkene with the formula C10H20. Decene contains a chain of ten carbon atoms with one double bond. 1-Decene enters all reactions that are typical of 1-decenes. It can be used as a co-monomer in certain copolymers and as an...

2014-07-29 08:32:26

Health Care Service Corporation Research Shows CDHP Members continuously experience lower health care costs and take more advantage of preventive health measures CHICAGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Individuals enrolled in consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) continue to utilize health care services more efficiently, long after switching from their traditional insurance plans, according to a comprehensive data analysis by Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), operator of the Blue Cross...

2014-07-28 23:02:54

Gravis Marketing conducted polls in Montana, Kentucky, and Florida. The polls were conducted with Human Events on the upcoming election. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 New Montana Results Democratic US Senator John Walsh is losing ground in the Montana Senate race according to results from the latest Gravis Marketing/Human Events poll in Montana. Forty-five percent of the respondents to the survey said they would vote for Republican Representative Steve Daines while only...


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Flathead National Forest
2013-12-24 10:55:40

The Flathead National Forest is a national forest located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Montana. It covers 2,404,935 acres of which about 1 million acres is designated wilderness. It gets its name from the Flathead Indians who resided in the area. The forest can be found in the Rocky Mountains with elevations ranging from 4,500 to 8,500 feet. The forest offers habitat for about 250 species of wildlife and 22 species of fish. This includes the threatened grizzly bear, bald eagle,...

Gallatin National Forest
2013-11-27 15:54:29

The Gallatin National Forest was founded in 1899 and is located in south-central Montana, United States. The forest makes up 1,819,515 acres and has parts of both the Absaroka-Beartooth and Lee Metcalf Wilderness areas within its boundaries. Gallatin National Forest borders the Yellowstone National Park on the north and the northwest and is a part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, a region which includes nearly 20,000,000 acres. The forest is named after Albert Gallatin, U.S. Secretary of...

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
2013-11-22 11:53:36

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest is the largest of the National Forests in Montana of the United States. Covering 3.36 million acres, this forest is broken into 9 separate sections and extends across 8 counties in the southwestern region of the state. President Theodore Roosevelt gave a name to the two forests in 1908 and they merged in 1996. The forest headquarters are found in Dillon, Montana. In Roosevelt’s original legislation, the Deerlodge National Forest was called the Big...

Bitterroot National Forest
2013-11-22 11:33:19

Bitterroot National Forest is made up of 1.587 million acres in west-central Montana and eastern Idaho, of the United States. It is located mostly in Ravalli County, Montana, but also as acreage in Idaho County, Idaho, and Missoula County, Montana. As it was founded in 1898, it is located in the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountains with elevations ranging from 2,200 feet along the Salmon River in Idaho to the 10,157 foot Trapper Peak. Roughly half of the forest makes up part or all of three...

Lewis and Clark National Forest
2013-11-21 12:51:20

Lewis and Clark National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in western-central areas of Montana. This forest holds 1,863,788 acres of land that is dived into two districts known as the Jefferson Division, which holds eastern areas of the forest and allows farm and timber leases, and the western Rocky Mountain Division, which focuses on the conservation of many designated wilderness areas. This forest was established in 1897 as the Lewis and Clarke Forest Reserve. The...

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