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2011-07-21 14:19:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Friday, July 22, in the Pittsburgh, Liberty-Clairton, Philadelphia, Susquehanna Valley and Lehigh Valley regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution...

2011-07-20 15:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Thursday, July 21, in the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Susquehanna Valley, Lehigh Valley and Liberty-Clairton regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air...

2011-07-19 15:39:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Wednesday, July 20, in the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Susquehanna Valley regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution and should limit outdoor...

2011-07-06 15:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Thursday, July 7, in two of Pennsylvania's forecasting regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution and should limit outdoor activities. The air...

2011-07-01 15:55:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PA Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast air quality action days for this weekend in four of Pennsylvania's forecasting regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution and should limit outdoor activities. The air...

2011-06-22 14:46:00

DARLINGTON, Md., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer officially gets underway, Exelon Hydro's newly refurbished Conowingo Visitor Center is open and ready to welcome and educate visitors in northern Maryland. This year, over 1,000 travelers have visited the Center and earlier this month, 300 people attended an Open House and barbecue at the facility. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110622/PH24785 ) "Our refurbishments to the Center have been designed to create a...

2011-06-07 15:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PA Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Wednesday, June 8, in Pennsylvania's five forecasting regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution and should limit outdoor activities. The air...

2011-05-09 12:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will soon begin aerial spraying on more than 1,600 stream miles in 33 Pennsylvania counties to control black flies. The first aerial spraying will take place May 10 along the Delaware River. Other waterways will be treated as current and weather conditions allow. "Adult black flies, also known as gnats, can be a nuisance to millions of Pennsylvanians and our guests from other states who...

2011-05-05 14:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The importance of protecting the Chesapeake Bay watershed will be the focus of the next lecture in the South Mountain Speakers Series on May 12, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said today. Jonathan Doherty, of the National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office, will offer a free lecture, "Conserving Treasured Landscapes in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed," beginning at 7 p.m. at the Adams County Agricultural and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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