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2009-11-03 10:02:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comverge, Inc. (Nasdaq: COMV), a leading provider of smart grid, demand management and energy efficiency solutions, today announced that it has been chosen by Puget Sound Energy (PSE) for the utility's Bainbridge Island, Wash., residential demand response pilot program. The two-year pilot program, which began in October 2009, will evaluate how electric space, water heating and central air-conditioning customers can voluntarily manage...

2009-09-30 12:33:01

Federal officials say they are considering giving killer whales in Washington state's Puget Sound a broader protective zone. Boats are now required to stay 100 yards away from the whales. The proposed National Marine Fisheries Service regulations would double that and would also close off a half-mile channel off San Juan Island between May and September, The Seattle Times reports. The rules would apply to whale-watching boats and recreational boaters but not to commercial fishermen, cargo...

2009-09-17 17:18:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, a 281-bed full service acute care hospital, will expand its program agreement with UW Medicine to become an integral part of the UW Medicine health system. The University of Washington Board of Regents endorsed the expanded affiliation agreement at its Sept. 17 meeting. When the final documents are completed, Northwest Hospital will become the newest entity of UW Medicine, joining the current six entities...

2009-07-29 14:46:00

SEATTLE, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- WI Environmental LLC., a company dedicated to the treatment of heavy metal contaminates, announces it has a product to actualize the clean up of Puget Sound as well as assist worldwide in the remediation of contaminated soil, water and air. WI Environmental has created a trademarked product to solve the world's problems with heavy metal contamination. The signature product- XR-88(TM) encapsulates and renders benign a multitude of toxic heavy metals and...

2009-07-20 07:00:00

SEATTLE, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Group Health Cooperative medical centers received "above regional average" scores in 11 out of 15 quality measures in the Puget Sound Health Alliance Community Checkup. Group Health received more "above regional average" ratings than any of the other nine medical groups in the Puget Sound region that were rated on all 15 measures in the July report. Group Health received no "below regional average" scores. "We support the work of the Puget Sound...

2009-03-24 08:00:00

Seattle-based organization facilitates blood transfusion services for major hospitals throughout Washington State SEATTLE, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- NetMotion Wireless, a leading provider of mobile productivity and management software, announced today that its Mobile Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution has been deployed by the Puget Sound Blood Center to provide its mobile clinicians with access to wireless data and applications as they move across Washington State, serving more than 185...

2009-01-22 09:30:00

Results of year-long project to map history of local tech community revealed at Urban Leadership Series event. SEATTLE, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) (http://www.washingtontechnology.org), North America's largest statewide association of technology companies, IT departments and individual technology professionals, today unveiled the results of a year-long project to document the history of the Puget Sound technology industry. Working...

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2008-12-21 16:29:30

Scientists are analyzing killer whale scat and breath samples in the hopes of solving the mystery of Puget Sound's dwindling orca population. There were seven resident killer whales that frequently pass the waters of Washington that went missing this year and are presumed dead. "We're losing animals and we don't exactly understand why," said Brad Hanson, a wildlife biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service. Researchers of the University of Washington...

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2008-12-19 10:22:12

Muddy secrets tell of a toxic past and prompt delay in predicted cleanup date The slow natural restoration of hazardous sediments mired beneath the Puget Sound is progressing, thanks to Mother Nature and a stiff dose of federal environmental regulations. But, researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory warn that this recovery process may take 10 to 30 years longer than first predicted, because of increased urban growth and its associated untreated runoff....

2008-11-12 00:00:16

Puget Sound Energy is closely monitoring the National Weather Service forecast of heavy rains and high winds, and is prepared to respond to power outages that may result from the storm front that is expected to reach the Puget Sound region Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. The utility is also getting ready to respond to natural gas system requirements as a result of flooding or landslides. "Our damage-assessment and line-repair crews are on alert with additional resources available...


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

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