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2014-07-10 08:22:39

MINEOLA, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Legislator Donald MacKenzie today announced a major step forward in restoring health to our waterways and beaches with the installation of cutting edge technology that will reduce the amount of pollutants and debris that are carried to the fragile waters through storm water drain pipes. The technology is manufactured by AbTech Industries (a subsidiary of Abtech Holdings Inc. - OTC QB: ABHD) - a...

2014-05-14 08:23:18

PORTLAND, Ore., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water protection experts will gather at the Oregon Convention Center August 3 - 7 to explore the newest pollution prevention technologies and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution. With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2014 brings together public officials, builders and contractors, inspectors, civil engineers, designers, regulators, enforcement officials, planners, consultants, researchers,...

2014-02-20 12:23:35

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners have put crews on call to respond to potential snowmelt flooding, and urges citizens to be cautious when traveling and to stay alert to any hazardous road conditions. In Berrien County, which bore the brunt of the winter snowfall due to the lake effect, Drain Commissioner Roger Zilke is prepared for any flooding that may occur. "This is the very reason Drain...

2013-11-21 23:30:20

Instead of allowing concrete slurry wastewater from entering the sewers and polluting the ocean, contractors can solidify their waste with Gelmaxx products and dispose it in any standard trash can. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 As more construction companies become environmentally conscious, they turn to Gelmaxx for a green solution. Gelmaxx has created a product that helps reduce the harmful impact that concrete slurry wastewater can have on the ocean. When contractors grind or cut concrete...

2013-10-09 23:03:02

These Stormwater Management Incentives Program (SMIP) grants will promote green stormwater management practices on private and non-profit properties resulting in the planned development of 77 greened acres. The SMIP grant is an important component of PWD’s Green City Clean Waters Plan that includes an ambitious goal to covert 9,500 impervious acres to “green acres” that capture and manage the first one inch of stormwater runoff to achieve beautiful, fishable, clean and healthy rivers...

Pollution Controls Increase Attendance On Beaches
2013-06-06 11:53:23

Duke University Southern California beaches with storm drain diversion systems attract millions more people annually, a new study in the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin shows. The study looked at whether improving the environmental quality of coastal areas through policy intervention had an effect on the way people use coastal areas. Researchers found a direct correlation between increased attendance and the installation of storm drain diversions at 26 beaches in Santa Monica Bay and...

2013-03-27 23:00:52

FlowStop´s new, free FEMA Grant-Writing Success Tips Guide helps fire departments, HazMat teams, emergency crews and other first-responders get FlowStop — making dikes, sandbags, and other options obsolete. The inflatable pipe plug manages flow control, spill response and flushing of hazardous liquids to prevent environmental damage. Denver, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 When dangerous accidents happen, FlowStop handles spill control, containment and remediation more...

2012-10-16 04:03:45

Kana Pipeline awarded LEED Platinum-designed contract to install underground pipeline for Birch Hills Apartment Homes in Brea, CA. Groundbreaking ceremony taking place Monday, October 15, 2012. This new residential community is expected to be complete by August 2013. Brea, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 One of California´s largest affordable housing developers, Jamboree Housing Corporation, has announced another ground breaking celebration being held Monday, October 15, 2012 at the site...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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