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2014-10-22 23:12:13

A recent spike in cancer diagnoses among soccer goalies has environmental advocates questioning whether crumb rubber fields, made from old scrap tires, are to blame. According to an article published on Oct. 15 by CBS, Kennedy Catholic High School in Burien, Washington decided not to move forward with crumb rubber infill days before the school’s new football field was scheduled for completion after catching wind of a suspected link to cancer; Flood Law Group LLP agrees with the...

2014-10-22 12:26:51

Predictability, durability of artificial turf cited as reasons to build DURANGO, Colo., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new athletic field at Ignacio High School has been in use for about a month now and early reports from both athletes and school personnel have been very positive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153703 "We've been trying for seven years to get this field," said Lupe Huerta, Head Football Coach for Ignacio. "Our old field was worn out, we would...

2014-10-21 16:23:05

Advanced Polymer Technology offers Melos Alternative Infills HARMONY, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Using nature as its guide, Melos GmbH (Melos) has created the Infill Bionic Fiber© by combining the advantages of the design of natural materials with the reliable durability of a proven EPDM infill granulate. The result is a soft, flexible surface and natural appearance, which promotes the adhesion of water and enhances its natural sliding behavior. Melos Infill Bionic Fiber is...

2014-10-17 16:22:04

Inland Empire Families and businesses taking advantage of rebates and using less to help #endwaterwaste INLAND EMPIRE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As California enters its fourth consecutive year of drought, residents across the Inland Empire are successfully partnering with their water agencies to reduce water use. Many local water providers have saved substantially more water than the 11.5 percent statewide average savings that were announced last week by the State Water...

2014-10-15 23:09:23

In global water crisis, water policy could make US vulnerable to attack reports bio logic aqua research founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The United States is blessed with abundant fresh water, an extensive water infrastructure and very low prices reports water advocate Sharon Kleyne. However, with our outdated fresh water policies, widespread undercharging, a growing population, worsening drought and a global fresh water crisis, our water supply is...

2014-10-14 16:22:48

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Use this report to:- Receive a comprehensive analysis of the current status of China's recycling market and assess its growth potential over the 5-year period from 2013 to 2018.- Receive information on important laws and regulations in the industry.- Receive information on major segments in recycling industry and various recycling technologies- Receive information on international aspects of recycling, including a discussion of imports and exports...

2014-10-10 08:21:54

Retailer celebrates three of EPAs top honors: WaterSense, ENERGY STAR and SmartWay Excellence Award ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, as a 2014 WaterSense Partner of the Year for its leadership and ongoing efforts to support increased water conservation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO The Home Depot is being honored as a 2014...

2014-10-10 08:21:49

Awarded EPA's Highest Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Awards in 2014 LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Inspectors Corporation, a leading national Energy Efficiency and Sustainability certification company headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, was awarded the WaterSense Licensed Certification Provider Partner of the Year award for 2014 by the United States Environmental Protection Agency today for its work in saving water and reducing water bills for homeowners living...

2014-10-09 16:22:25

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) again recognized Delta Faucet Company, the manufacturer of Delta®, Brizo® and Peerless® products, as a WaterSense®(1) Manufacturer Partner of the Year. This marks the third time in four years the Company has received this prestigious recognition for its commitment to water efficiency and efforts to educate U.S. consumers about the WaterSense program....

2014-10-07 23:09:45

Los Angeles Waterkeeper Launches Dirty Car Pledge Campaign to Raise Awareness & Conserve Water During the Drought Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Thousands of Angelinos are taking the “Dirty Car Pledge” to not wash their cars for 60 days in response to the worst drought in California’s recorded history. Los Angeles Waterkeeper’s campaign “Go Dirty for the Drought” is an effort to raise awareness about the severity of the drought and empower individuals to...


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2009-07-04 14:32:56

Xeriscaping and Xerogardening refers to landscaping and gardening in ways that help reduce or even eliminate the need for irrigation. This practice is promoted in areas that do not have easily accessible fresh water supply. As climate patterns shift, more and more regions are using this method. The term "˜xeri' or "˜xero' comes from the Greek "˜xeros' which means "dry". Plants that require the appropriate amount of irrigation in reference to the local climate are emphasized, and care...

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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin