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2014-03-04 16:22:33

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. "The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration's priorities of supporting and improving the...

2010-03-16 15:33:00

Organizations call on state to include plans for cost-effective program to reduce hurricane risk quickly BATON ROUGE, La., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five local and national conservation groups working on coastal Louisiana restoration are calling on Louisiana's Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration (OCPR) to amend its Fiscal Year 2011 draft plan for coastal restoration and hurricane protection. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100202/EDFLOGO) "Restoring the...

2010-02-01 17:44:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's Budget for fiscal 2011 (FY11) includes $4.939 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, offset in part by a proposal to cancel $52 million of prior year funding. The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, said, "This year's civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the Administration's priorities of improving...

2008-10-17 15:00:12

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today announced an extension of the deadline for public written comments on proposed new draft Principles for the ongoing revision of the "Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies," dated March 10, 1983. Written comments will be accepted through Wednesday, October 22. The original deadline was October 15. The Honorable John Paul Woodley,...

2008-09-12 15:00:14

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Eugene Pawlik of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, +1-202- 761-7690, eugene.a.pawlik@usace.army.mil WASHINGTON,Sept. 12/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register a notice to solicit public written comments on proposed new draft Principles for the ongoing revision of the "Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies," dated March 10, 1983....

2008-07-23 21:00:26

CARSON - Fourteen water resource-related projects in Southern California, including four that will benefit the San Gabriel Valley, received $25 million in grants today. Lester Snow, director of the State Department of Water Resources, presented a check to County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Yvonne Burke today. Each of the 14 projects is identified within the Great Los Angeles County Integrated Regional Water Management Plan, a comprehensive document that outlines...

2008-07-10 12:00:38

By Karen Troianello From sea to shining sea, iconic American images include those purple Rocky Mountains and the spacious sky over the amber waves of grain. Swamps and marshes don't get top billing in patriotic songs, but they are incredible natural resources. With that in mind, we welcome the recent announcement that U.S. Sugar Corporation is selling its 187,000 acres to the state of Florida when it bows out of the industry in six years. The Everglades have suffered from human...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.