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Metal Roofing Company in Jackson TN Provides Installation and...

PR Web - 10 hours 28 min ago

ReRoof USA finishes metal roofing job at North Gate Storage. ReRoof USA is the best metal roofing company in Jackson, Tennessee for commercial buildings needing installation & contractor services...

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

Samantha Jewel’s picture book offers climate change solutions

PR Web - 10 hours 28 min ago

‘The Adventures of Celine and Alice’ raises awareness on global warming and solutions to climate change.

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Traci Allen offers raw account of Houston street life in new novel

PR Web - 10 hours 28 min ago

‘Ghett-dough Cities’ follows young woman’s struggles with loyalty, trust, greed

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

New Memoir by Rose Northfield Celebrates Redeeming Power of God

PR Web - 10 hours 28 min ago

‘Undone: My Path Home’ reveals true story of faith overcoming great adversity

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

Textile Exchange Announces the 2015 Textile Sustainability Conference...

PR Web - 13 hours 28 min ago

From Oct. 5-10, Textile Exchange will bring together thought leaders from the global textile industry to create a space for learning and networking. In addition to the full two-day conference, which...

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

Weekly Home Sales Continue To Be Week While Sales Prices Remain...

PR Web - 13 hours 28 min ago

Peoples Home Equity comments on the latest National Home Sales Snapshot from DQnews.com.

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

With Homeowners Concerned About Formaldehyde, Cali Bamboo Puts Safety...

PR Web - 16 hours 28 min ago

In light of recent concerns about dangerous levels formaldehyde in low-cost laminate flooring products, Cali Bamboo stands behind ASTM laboratory test results that show its flooring is 100%...

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

SEIA Applauds Pennsylvania Governor's Solar Initiatives

PR Web - 16 hours 28 min ago

As part of his administration’s 2015-2016 fiscal year budget, Gov. Tom Wolf is asking the state legislature to provide $50 million to relaunch the popular Pennsylvania Sunshine Solar Program. Rhone...

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

Garland Releases New Sustainable Solutions Brochure

PR Web - 16 hours 28 min ago

Garland recently introduced a newly designed Sustainable Solutions brochure and an accompanying interactive version to help customers easily identify long-lasting, durable and eco-responsible building...

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

Here’s one more thing that Uber has ruined for everyone

Grist.org - 16 hours 33 min ago

Taxi sex.

But let’s be real for a second. Who hasn’t gotten a little bit handsy in the back of an Uber before?


Filed under: Cities, Living
Categories: Environment

Watch Ohio trade awful chili for awesome creameries and kimchi

Grist.org - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 22:55

Ohio isn’t exactly known for fine, fresh cuisine. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t folks trying to change that in the Buckeye State, as this episode of Victory Garden documents. Take a few minutes to find out about new approaches to Midwestern food. You’ll:

  • Meet a middleman who has an eye on the big picture. Warren Taylor was an engineer who designed multimillion-dollar industrial food plants before he got fed up: “That’s not food to me,” he says. So he built Snowville Creamery to process milk from grass-fed dairy cows. Taylor, a businessman who takes the long view on food and rural communities, wants to build a “capitalism that supports democracy instead of subverting it.”
  • Spend time with a couple who ferments everythingFrom kombucha to kimchi to kefir, Fab Ferments is building a culture of cultures out of their backyard goats and garden. Watch for a demonstration on how to build a farm-fresh fermented salsa.
  • Learn to plan ahead with great gardening tips. 
  • Make tandoori chicken wings with a chef who worked in some of New York’s hottest restaurants before opening a restaurant in Cincinnati.

Watch Victory Garden episodes on Minnesota and Memphis, and check your local PBS listings for more episodes.


Filed under: Food, Living
Categories: Environment

Embedded Operating Systems are at the Core of Growing Software Value,...

PR Web - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 21:59

Embedded/real-time OS markets are rapidly evolving to support emerging Internet of Things device classes by both traditional ISVs and new competition.

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

Maricopa Community Colleges Add $7.3 Billion to Local Economy Annually

PR Web - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 21:59

The Maricopa Community Colleges add $7.3 billion in various kinds of income to the Arizona economy each year, according to a research report released today.

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

2015 Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge™ Judges Announced; Entries Due...

PR Web - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 21:59

Mavis Morgan, Paul Schurch and Gene Wengert are the judges for the Eleventh Annual Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge™ and will decide this woodwork design competition that highlights achievement in...

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

SuperCloset Releases New How to Grow Indoors with Hydroponics Video...

PR Web - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 21:59

SuperCloset's new video series Grow Like a SuperPro, teaches you everything you need to about how to grow indoors with hydroponics. This nine episode series covers everything from how to clone,...

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

Green Acres Nursery & Supply Prepares for Memorable Grand Opening...

PR Web - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 21:59

Local, family-owned company invites public to join for an early-week Grand Opening ceremony, followed by a weekend that includes free seminars, music, food and prizes

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

Los Angeles kids finally get a breath of fresh air

Grist.org - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 21:07

Good news about air pollution! No, really: According to a new study published yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine, kids in Los Angeles are breathing easier than they used to, thanks to a decline in local air pollution.

The story started in 1994, when a group of researchers at the University of Southern California began tracking the lung function and development of little Los Angelinos as they went from pubescent 11-year-olds to borderline cool-but-not-really 15-year-olds — a crucial period for lung development in both girls and boys. Then the researchers started over with new groups of kids in 1997 and 2007 to see if anything changed as L.A. began the dirty work of cleaning up its pollution problem. Between 1994 and 2011, when the study ended, the city reduced its levels of both nitrogen dioxide and certain tiny airborne particles, by about 40 percent.

Here’s what the scientists found: Kids in the last group showed 10 percent more lung growth than those in the first group, and only 3.6 percent of the last group had abnormally low lung function at the end of the four years compared to 7.9 percent of the first group. These results account for differences in gender, race, ethnicity, tobacco use, secondhand smoke exposure, parental education, and other potentially important factors — meaning the changes in air quality are the best explanation for the improvements in lung function.

Here’s a nice little rundown of the study from its lead researcher W. James Gauderman:

Now, don’t get cocky, L.A. This doesn’t mean you’re off the hook, as Gauderman emphasized in this press release from USC:

“We can’t get complacent, because not surprisingly the number of vehicles on our roads is continually increasing. Also, the activities at the ports of L.A. and Long Beach, which are our biggest polluting sources, are projected to increase. That means more trucks on the road, more trains carrying cargo.”

Okay. So maybe this is more like “good news about air pollution, with some caveats.” And speaking of caveats, here are a few more: Pollution is still a huge problem all around the country, and it’s doing more than just hindering lung development. A recent study published in PLOS Medicine shows how pollution can hurt cognitive development in children. That, in turn, could lead to problems later in life. Oh, and we also know that air pollution can mess with our genes and mental health.

But remember that thing about the kids in L.A.? That’s still a win.


Filed under: Article, Cities
Categories: Environment

Sometimes we are all this octopus climbing up the walls

Grist.org - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 20:12

We’ve all been there. Sure, things seem to be going well: You’re finally getting along with your extended family, you’re exercising regularly, the sun comes out after a long winter, you have all the crabs and fish you could possibly dream of. And then one day, you wake up and realize your entire existence is based on a comfortable lie and you just need to climb the Plexiglas walls of this phony world to see what’s on the other side.

At least that’s what I imagine this octopus was thinking when it made an ill-advised bid for freedom last month at the Seattle Aquarium. I mean, yes, it faced likely death and certain embarrassment if it succeeded. But it wanted to run free! It wanted to use its mighty, suckered strength to give on-looking children nightmare fodder for years to come!

Don’t worry, you brilliant, bizarre, problem-solving mollusk: It happens to the best of us. Hang in there, little guy.


Filed under: Living
Categories: Environment

8minutenergy Opens San Francisco Office

PR Web - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 18:59

Nation's Leading Independent Solar PV Developer Opens Bay Area Office to Focus on Business Development, Finance and EPC

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12563172.htm

Categories: Environment

Tarkett Announces Acczent Renewal

PR Web - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 18:59

Expanded and Updated, the New Acczent Designs and Colors Increases Opportunity for Design Flexibility

(PRWeb March 05, 2015)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12563711.htm

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