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2010-09-21 11:48:39

More than 35 years after Oregon began one of the nation’s most ambitious land use planning programs, a new study suggests it’s still difficult to demonstrate that it has accomplished one of its primary goals – protecting agricultural lands and a thriving forest, farm and ranching industry.

2010-08-26 11:59:00

Additional 4,528 Acres on 40 Farms Now Protected from Development HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.

2010-07-08 14:21:47

Continued support for off-shore oil drilling by Gulf Coast residents who are dealing with one of the most devastating environmental disasters in U.S. history might seem surprising, but new research from the University of New Hampshire shows that local factors such as unemployment and population growth influence views about the value of environmental conservation and regulation.

2010-06-29 13:18:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Doctors for All: Citing a federal government estimate that more than 3 million Californians cannot find doctors who will provide them essential medical care, health care and social justice advocates challenge the Senate to show the same level of compassion and leadership demonstrated by yesterday's passage of SB 726 (Ashburn) on the Assembly Floor. "Speaker John Perez and members of the State Assembly...

2010-06-10 10:30:00

State Adds 34 Farms to Nation-Leading Program, Including 15,000th Preserved Acre in Lebanon County HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board reached a major milestone today by preserving the state's 4,000th farm, ensuring these vital agricultural operations will remain available to produce food and fiber for future generations, said Agriculture Secretary Russell C.

2010-04-08 11:33:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's nation-leading farmland preservation program today expanded to safeguard an additional 1,722 acres on 18 farms -- a move that Agriculture Secretary Russell C.

2010-03-18 10:21:00

CHICAGO, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released a report today that says the rural Midwest must "move past silos and smokestacks" to reinvent itself and compete in the global economy.

2010-02-18 12:25:00

Producer Panel Meets to Discuss Farm Transition Planning Need, Challenges HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.

2010-01-12 18:44:59

Unintentional suffocation of infants twice as common in rural areas.

2009-12-10 12:18:00

Additional 3,332 Acres Preserved on 31 Farms in 19 Counties HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec.

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  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.