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2009-11-23 13:44:00

EDF, NWF Support Louisiana Initiative to Seek Commerce Secretary Intervention to Make Corps Restore Ecosystem NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund and National Wildlife Federation "fervently" support the state of Louisiana's initiative announced this afternoon to seek the intervention of the U.S. Commerce Secretary to stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from mismanaging the Mississippi River Delta Ecosystem. "The Corps is actively managing the...

2009-11-18 10:00:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. has announced that its' second annual Share the Love Event kicks off Saturday, November 21, 2009 and will run through Monday, January 4, 2010. The company, which last month had its best October sales ever and continues to outpace the industry, will continue its mission to give back to charities in need. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) "Last year we created the Share the Love Event to help...

2009-11-11 15:05:00

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officially takes state bird of Louisiana off endangered species list WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National conservation groups focusing on the restoration of coastal Louisiana are hailing today's announcement by federal officials that the state bird of Louisiana, the Brown Pelican, is being removed from the Endangered Species List. Audubon, the Environmental Defense Fund and the National Wildlife Federation view the recovering pelican as...

2009-09-16 12:00:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. has announced its second annual Share the Love Event. The company, which was the only auto manufacturer with a sales increase in 2008 and continues to outpace the industry with record-breaking sales, will continue its mission to give back to charities in need. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) "Last year we created the Share the Love program to help charities and give back to the...

2009-07-24 16:33:00

Creation of new group part of comments due today evaluating the Louisiana Coastal Restoration Plan WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition including Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), the National Wildlife Federation, National Audubon Society, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation today called on the Obama Administration to bring together a task force to speed up efforts to restore coastal wetlands, help communities reduce...

2009-02-12 10:46:00

- Automaker Presents Checks to Participating Charities at Chicago Auto Show - CHICAGO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today used the opening of the Chicago International Auto Show to present the $5 million raised during the "Share the Love" campaign to the participating charities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) Attending the event were representatives from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Habitat for Humanity International, Meals On...

2008-12-10 12:46:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Green, Discovery Communications' multiplatform environmental initiative and leading non-profit environmental organization the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today announced plans to join forces on a broad range of activities and initiatives including grassroots community outreach, public affairs and content creation. "NRDC has taken a leadership role across the spectrum of environmental stewardship, from the water we drink to the...

2008-12-04 06:00:00

Calls on Coal Industry to Live up to the Promise of So-Called "Clean Coal" MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Alliance for Climate Protection (www.climateprotect.org/about/alliance), League of Conservation Voters (www.lcv.org/about-lcv/), National Wildlife Federation (www.nwf.org/about/), Natural Resources Defense Council (www.nrdc.org/about) and Sierra Club (www.sierraclub.org/inside/) launched the "Reality" Coalition, a national grassroots and advertising...

2008-09-16 15:00:21

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition welcomes the attention that Great Lakes restoration is generating from both major party presidential candidates, Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama. "The release of Senator Obama's plan indicates that the presidential candidates are getting serious about Great Lakes restoration. We look forward to the candidates trying to outdo each other on who is going to stand up for the millions of people,...

2008-09-11 18:00:17

By Todd Hartman The move by state regulators to reverse course on tough wildlife protections proposed for oil and gas operators grew out of a recent series of meetings between the parties convened by Gov. Bill Ritter's office. Ritter's chief of staff, Jim Carpenter, conducted the meetings in late July and August to bring feuding parties closer together on proposed rules to protect wildlife from an energy boom spreading across areas of northwestern Colorado rich with deer and elk herds....


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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