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2008-08-04 12:00:47

THE Environment Agency is giving water companies "a licence to pollute" by allowing thousands of "unregulated" overflow pipes to dump sewage into rivers and coastal waters, according to the Marine Conservation Society. The charity said about 3,500 combined sewer overflows (CSOs), which act as a flood-release mechanism for sewers carrying both sewage and storm water, were in urgent need of review. It said they have not been properly investigated since being given temporary consent in the...

2008-08-01 12:00:54

By Jennifer Hemmingsen, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Aug. 1--CONESVILLE -- Eight migrant workers say they were unfairly fired from their jobs picking watermelon and detasseling corn here, and they've called on Mexican immigration officials for help. "We're hard workers, but we're not animals," Miguel Hernandez Martinez, 37, of Colima, Mexico, told The Gazette through an interpreter. Seven of the men are from Colima and arrived here last month to work for Lone Tree farmer Thomas...

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2008-02-01 16:05:00

Rainfall data from a NASA satellite show that summertime storms in the southeastern United States shed more rainfall midweek than on weekends. Scientists say air pollution from humans is likely driving that trend. The link between rainfall and the day of the week is evident in data from NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite, known as TRMM. Midweek storms tend to be stronger, drop more rain and span a larger area across the Southeast compared to calmer and drier weekends. The...


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Zoological Journal
2012-04-24 18:24:00

The Zoological Journal was a scientific journal published in the early nineteenth century on a quarterly basis. It was devoted entirely to zoology (animal kingdom). It was published in London by W. Philips. It featured “Original Communications, Translations of new and interesting Papers from Foreign sources and notices of new and remarkable facts in any way connected with Zoology," according to Gentlemen’s Magazine, 1823. The journal’s editors were Thomas Bell, John George Children,...

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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