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Diagnostic Electrocardiograph (ECG) Market Worth $5,435 Million by...

PR Web - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 01:18

The global Diagnostic ECG Market is estimated to reach $5,435 million by 2020 at a high CAGR during the forecast period....

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Categories: Environment

Thanks to drought, panning for gold is gaining popularity in California

Grist.org - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 00:12

California’s Gold Rush may have peaked more than a century ago, but thanks to the state’s ongoing three-year drought, the worst ever recorded in history, rivers are shrinking and panning for gold is becoming popular again.

In Gold Country cities like Auburn — just half an hour away from the very site where gold was first discovered in California in 1840 — sales of prospecting equipment are on the rise. One local retailer reports an uptick of 20 to 25 percent.

The drought allows prospectors to wade further upstream in shallower, drier rivers. That, coupled with the high price of gold and the weak economy, has an influx of panners flocking to riverbanks throughout the region, National Geographic reports:

From his office on the leafy campus of nearby California State University, Sacramento, hydrogeologist and geology department chair Tim Horner explained that prospectors … “have been able to get to places they couldn’t before” because the drought has shrunk many of the state’s rivers, “some down to a trickle.”

As an example, Horner mentioned that one of his students recently found about $900 worth of gold in a stream that had previously been too treacherous to explore.

More stream reaches are bound to open up as the drought continues, Homer predicts, though it’s anyone’s guess how much longer there will be any water left to pan.

Filed under: Business & Technology, Climate & Energy, Living
Categories: Environment

Popular Jeans Are in Great Orders at Fecbek.com

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 22:18

Today, Fecbek.com, a well-known women’s jeans manufacturer and retailer, has happily pronounced its new series of female jeans. All the items are in great orders.

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Categories: Environment

North Fork Mono Tribe Holds 44th Annual Indian Fair Days and Pow Wow

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 22:18

Indian Fair Days promotes and instills pride in Native and non-Native families and gives all generations an opportunity to display their traditional heritage. Contestants showcase their skills and...

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Categories: Environment

WebsiteClosers.com Announces The Availability of Internet Business in...

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 22:18

WebsiteClosers.com Announces The Availability of Internet Business in the Supplement Sector for Sale

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Categories: Environment

Green Gifts & Home Decor: Special Offer on Recycled Glass Picture...

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 22:18

Earth-friendly gift provider, Paloma Pottery, features a special on Picture Frames now through Labor Day. Online shoppers can receive one stunning Picture Frame for free when they purchase two at the...

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Categories: Environment

This woman has spent almost a year underwater. Here’s why she’s your new hero

Grist.org - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 21:09

Forget what you’ve been told. The main problem the ocean faces is not acidification. It’s not overfishing. It’s not dead zones, dying reefs, or great big patches of garbage.

OK, those are all pretty big issues. But there might be an even bigger one: The average person doesn’t care about them. Bring up the fact that the ocean sucks up about 22 million tons of CO2 a day at a backyard BBQ and chances are you’ll hear a big, resounding “meh.” As shown in Netflix’s splashy new documentary Mission Blue, which premieres Aug. 15, marine biologist Sylvia Earle has spent a lifetime trying to turn meh into action.

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who knows the ocean as well as Earle does. Now 78, she’s spent decades exploring and studying oceans all over the world. She’s designed submarines, held depth records, was the first woman to serve as chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and she’s now spent what adds up to at least 292 full days underwater (and she’s still going strong). Basically, she’s an all around badass — though she might not call herself that.

I first learned about Earle during my sophomore year of college, when I got to sail across the Pacific Ocean with SEA Semester, an undergrad program for oceanography buffs. Having grown up on California’s coast, I’d always felt a strong affection for the ocean (or at least a weird penchant for perusing tidepools in order to poke at gelatinous blobs). But, somewhere between trying not to throw up on myself while staring at phytoplankton through a microscope and nursing the infected tattoo I got in the Marquesas (YOLO?), I came to understand the difference between looking at the ocean in terms of what I saw from the shore, and seeing it. From the shore I understood the ocean as pretty scenery; over those five weeks at sea, I came to see it as a three-dimensional, complex being that you just become obsessed with knowing and grasping. In other words, I fell in love with it.

Earle diving in a scene from Mission Blue

So, when I heard and read about Earle, she obviously became an instant hero. “Now that’s the kind of lady I’d like to be,” I thought. She knows what she loves and is fearless in standing up for it. 

I’m psyched to have gotten the chance to talk with Earle and Robert Nixon, one of the directors of Mission Blue. Our conversation touched on connecting people to the ocean in the modern day, how to boldly follow your calling, and the glimmers of hope Earle finds coming out of a deep, dark place. Here’s an edited and condensed version of what Earle and Nixon had to say:

Q. Do you ever get frustrated at trying to make people care about something that’s still so vague and distant to so many of us?

A. Earle: I have struggled with this for most of my professional life, trying to get others to see what I have had the privilege of seeing. I think I’m encouraged with breakthroughs such as the development of Google Earth. Holding the world in your hands the way that you can with Google, it’s different than just looking at a flat map. And with the ocean in Google Earth, you can dive in and see what’s beneath the surface without getting wet. You can see things that our predecessors could not imagine. Kids today have access to this kind of visual insight.

You look at all the other creatures on Earth – and there are some that travel widely, like whales and dolphins and birds, and see a lot of the planet, more than many people do. But we can visualize the whole thing. And we’re the only ones in human history to be able to do this: It isn’t just that we’re humans, it’s because we’re humans in the 21st century, armed with unprecedented insight and opportunity to take all this knowledge that has been accumulating through all of previous time, and use it to our advantage in figuring out how do we behave ourselves so we don’t destroy the very systems that are keeping us alive.


Nixon: As a filmmaker, I’ve done many films on and under the ocean, but fully portraying how the ocean has changed is such a challenge, as Carl Safina says in the film, because the ocean still looks the same, the waves still look the same on the surface. The main challenge that [Mission Blue co-director Fisher Stevens] and I faced was how to engage the public. Because we didn’t want to preach to the converted, we wanted to show people that didn’t know. And that’s why Sylvia is such a precious resource herself, having been a witness to the change.

My interest has always been in the people side of things. Maybe I just don’t have the patience to like to film wildlife, but I’m much more interested in the human connection. It’s humans that got us into this mess, it’s humans that are going to get us out. Because there are people like Dr. Sylvia Earle who are out in front, it’s my goal in life to shine a light on them and give them a microphone.

Q. From the outside, it seems as if you’ve been able to accomplish so much of what you’ve done because it didn’t occur to you to hold yourself back. Were there any moments in which you weren’t sure that you were making the right choices?

A. Earle: It’s never really been a choice. From as long as I can remember, I’ve been driven to observe plants and animals and try to understand them. I didn’t know what it meant to be a biologist or an ecologist or whatever it is that I morphed into. I suppose it was just unconsciously making the choice to take whatever classes I could about the things I love. And I had the freedom to do that with parents who didn’t insist that I become a secretary or insist that I do something practical, even though I was warned that I probably could not make a living as a biologist. But they let me follow my heart. So I did. I am, still.

And yes, it’s still hard to make a living as a biologist. But the flip side is, you know, life is more important than making a living, I suppose. At least that’s the way I rationalized it.


Q. Robert, what parts of Sylvia’s character did you most want to bring out in Mission Blue?

A. Nixon: How brave she is and what a groundbreaker she’s always been in her life. The film talks a lot about her as a trailblazer as a woman pushing through these areas. But also just as a human being blazing the way to show us that we’re all one in the systems of the natural world. She was always ready to dive in.

Earle: But, you know, just look at a little kid. A little kid is absolutely fearless. I’ve seen my grandson at the age of two walk right in to the ocean. Shoes on, and no hesitation. Scientists are like little kids. Open minds, asking questions, curious about everything. Everything is a sense of wonder. And you want to show others, “Look, mom, there’s a beetle!” Not afraid, unless you teach them to be afraid. I guess scientists are like little kids who don’t show the fear you learn over time.

I don’t really think of some of the things I’ve done as brave or courageous, I just really want to know what’s going on! And it’s “let’s go, let’s jump in and find out.” I don’t think I’m so special. If I can do these things anybody can. I’m not superwoman, by any means. I’m just a little kid who forgot to grow up.

Nixon: And that’s really just been so much fun. We’ve had so much fun on this trip – it’s been exhausting trying to keep up with Sylvia. But it’s been quite an experience seeing the planet through her eyes.


Q. A lot of the film documents how the oceans have changed over Dr. Earle’s life. What were some of the biggest changes that you encountered while making the film?

A. Nixon: It was really powerful when we went to St. John, the site of the Tektite habitat where [Dr. Earle] lived underwater, and

to go there and see that reef devastated. And then to go to the Coral Sea … that expedition was supposed to allow our cameraman to film the most beautiful untouched habitat.

Earle: We went there to find paradise, and we found paradise lost.

Nixon: It was just devastating to see that.

But then, going to Cabo Pulmo [which has been protected as of 1995] – that was thrilling. To dive in there and see how the world has rebounded.

Earle: It had rebounded, through protection. Reasons for hope – hope spots.

Q. Yeah! Mission Blue ends with your plan for a network of marine protected areas, which you call hope spots. How optimistic are you feeling that we’ll be able to make that into a reality?

A. Earle: I’m greatly encouraged. Actually, just these last few months there’s been significant progress. Like President Obama announcing his intent to establish an area bigger than all the national parks put together, which he brought up at the state department ocean conference in June.

And other nations are stepping up right now. About two years ago the U.K. protected the waters surrounding the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean. In the Pacific we’re seeing a lot of island nations realize they have jurisdiction over a lot of ocean – a little bit of land, but a lot of ocean. Just in the last few weeks, the president of Palau has reaffirmed what he said at a United Nations meeting in New York, that he intends to close all of his country’s exclusive economic zones to the industrial fishing that has taken a big bite out of the sharks, the tunas, and other ocean wildlife. So protecting our oceans is an idea that’s catching on. And I’m optimistic that once people see that it really works – like in Cabo Pulmo – it’s really going to begin to catch fire.

Mission Blue will be available on Netflix on Aug. 15. Watch the trailer:

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Categories: Environment

Your iPhone is about to get (a little) less toxic

Grist.org - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:48

Apple is upping its green game in a big way, thanks in no small part to former-EPA-chief-turned-Apple-exec Lisa Jackson. On Wednesday, the company announced an official ban of two toxins from its iPhone and iPad production lines, following a five-month-long “Bad Apple” campaign launched by China Labor Watch and Green America.

Benzene and n-hexane, used primarily to clean and polish electronics during the final stages of production, are known to cause a slew of negative health effects including leukemia and nerve damage. Activist groups harangued the company for its use of the chemicals until it conducted its own investigation of 22 of its plants.

Naturally, Apple’s internal probe found nothing of consequence (the use of the chemicals wasn’t widespread, it insists, and didn’t endanger a single worker; what little it did find fell well within the company’s existing safety standards). In true EPA style, though, Jackson and her team tightened the existing rules to explicitly prohibit the use of benzene and n-hexane in final assembly processes. Although the company will still use a tiny bit during the earlier stages of production, Apple, Jackson writes, “treats any allegations of unsafe working conditions extremely seriously.” Hmm.

From the AP:

“This is doing everything we can think of to do to crack down on chemical exposures and to be responsive to concerns,” Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of environmental initiatives, said in an interview with The Associated Press. “We think it’s really important that we show some leadership and really look toward the future by trying to use greener chemistries.”

Hear, hear. And at least Apple has now released an actual list of the substances it regulates to the public, making world domination by iThings a little more transparent.

Filed under: Article, Business & Technology, Living
Categories: Environment

A Call For Ecological Action: The Lost Teachings of John Paul II

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:18

In Marybeth Lorbiecki's new compilation of his lost teachings, John Paul II contemplates St. Francis of Assisi while inspiring urgent ecological action.

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Categories: Environment

The Digital Age Encourages Paper Industry to Modernize and Adapt New...

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:18

With the paper industry taking a hit in recent years due to foreign competition and a digital society, the long-established industry should embrace current technologies and techniques to stay...

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Categories: Environment

Infocast's Solar O&M: 2014 Arrives in San Diego, CA This...

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:18

Solar Asset Owners, Investors, Lenders and the O&M Community Gather to Maximize the Financial Returns on the Industry’s Growing Asset Base

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Fecbek.com: Welcome Back to School

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:18

Today, Fecbek.com, a well-known homecoming accessories manufacturer and retailer, has delightedly announced its new collection of homecoming accessories, including school bags, homecoming dresses.

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Categories: Environment

Elio Motors P4 Prototype on Display at Woodward Dream Cruise

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:18

Company’s 84 MPG, $6,800 Vehicle Brings Eye-Catching Style to Classic Car Cruise

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Categories: Environment

Texas messes with Texas, pits landowners against pipeline-builders

Grist.org - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:00

Texas has a complicated relationship with oil. On the one hand, it’s a state that’s really into private property. More than 95 percent of land in the Lone Star State is privately owned. On the other hand, Texas is really into oil — both digging it up and moving it around.

Basic physics suggests that, eventually, someone would want to move their oil through a space that belonged to someone who didn’t want it there. Lo, when the Keystone pipeline came on the scene, that came to pass in Texas. And how. Now, a new set of regulations under works at an obscure state commission could have big implications for eminent domain and future pipeline battles in the Lone Star state.

Today, it’s easier to build a pipeline through Texas than it is to build just about anything else. If you want to use eminent domain to string power lines through someone’s property, you have to give them prior notification and hold public hearings about it. If you want to build a pipeline, the process is a lot simpler: You fill out a one-page form. If you put an “x” in the box that says that you’ll be building a “common carrier” pipeline — one that will pipe crude for anyone who has the money, without discriminating between clients — then you are automatically granted power of eminent domain.

There is no notice of public hearing, and no advance notice given that you’re trying to get eminent domain to the people whose property you’ll be cutting across. There’s no need even to prove that you’re a common carrier — a 2011 Texas Supreme Court decision noted that the Texas Railroad Commission did not appear to have ever denied anyone a permit.

If a property owner does sue to stop your pipeline, you can start building it while the case works its way through the courts. KXL South (aka the Gulf Coast Pipeline) began pumping crude earlier this year, even as the cases challenging its right to make off with private property were still in court.

Eminent domain has been a key issue in every state with pipeline drama. In Nebraska, the struggle against Keystone XL led to a new law:  the Major Oil Pipeline Siting Act (aka LB1, or MOPSA), which added public hearings and the requirement that a company prove that its pipeline will serve the public interest to the approval process. It’s taken judicial support to keep MOPSA relevant, though — a legislative power grab back in 2103 could have done the whole thing in.

Texas hasn’t been so lucky. On the judicial side, lawsuits have raised the amount of compensation that landowners are given, but they haven’t blocked the eminent domain principle itself.  On the legislative side, bills that would have changed things keep getting scuttled — partly due to power struggles between the pipeline-owning Koch brothers and the landowning, property-rights obsessed Bass brothers.

As the NPR project StateImpact wrote:

By session’s end, none of the bills had bridged the divide. And the reason goes back to the role of the courts. As James Mann pointed out, pipelines want to ensure they can’t be sued by every landowner along a route. They want one determination to take land and then to carry on building pipelines.

“No sane person wants serial litigation,” Mann told StateImpact Texas. “Well, I take that back. Certainly lawyers benefit from serial litigation,” he added dryly.

But many landowner groups say the right to challenge pipelines at the county courthouse, a right that landowners have always had, was exactly the thing they would not give up.

“They never came up with anything at the Railroad Commission that was better than the local courthouse for the affected landowners.”

Under the new rules being developed in Texas by the Railroad Commission, pipeline operators will need to submit a sworn statement that they are common carriers — just checking a box will no longer do. They’ll need to have documents on hand to back that up, if the commission requests them during the 45-day review period.

Is this better than nothing? Sure. Is it pretty weak?  Looks that way. Under the new rules, property owners still won’t get any notification of an impending eminent domain move. Even if they do, there’s no built-in process that would allow them to introduce any relevant information (such as: this pipeline is going over my water supply) during the approval process. Odds are good that those affected landowners are still going to be headed for the federal courthouse.

These changes aren’t yet set in stone. The Railroad Commission is accepting public comment on them until August 25. Since the only reason the changes are being considered at all is that Texans like Julia Trigg Crawford put up a fight against the Keystone XL pipeline, those same Texans just might get those rules changed into something more sensible.

Filed under: Article, Climate & Energy, Politics
Categories: Environment

When it comes to roads and rail, we force government to lie to us

Grist.org - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 17:45

I’m taking a one-post hiatus from the food beat to write about high-speed rail. I love geeking out over transportation. I love to draw imaginary maps, play with imaginary subway systems, and to figure out clever routes and tricks for getting more gracefully from A to B. Nonetheless, I — like many Californians — have gotten less and less enthusiastic about California’s high-speed rail project as the years have passed.

Because of all that, I’ve been avidly reading James Fallows’ series on California’s high-speed rail in the Atlantic. He’s done a fantastic job of outlining the issues, and has given voice to critiques of the project from all angles. Fallows started out thinking the rail line was basically a good idea, and it seems he’s become more convinced over the course of his reporting.

As Fallows told Valley Public Radio, “If California does not do this and there are another 10 or 15 million people there over the next generation, the other ways of dealing with the transportation problem, whether it’s more roads or just the cost of congestion or more airports or whatever, will be more destructive as far as I can tell than going ahead with the rail project.”

I’m not going to debate the merits of the project here — Fallows has that covered. But I want to air a question that I first encountered while covering high-speed rail during a brief stint as a transportation reporter, and that has only grown more pressing in the time since: Why do big infrastructure projects always seem to cost more, and deliver less, than promised?

Investment in infrastructure is usually good for countries. I’m not just talking about sexy trains to take fossil-fuel-guzzling airplanes out of the air. There are even more obvious things, like fixing bridges before they fall down, or fixing roads before the cost of repairs triples, or fixing gas pipes before they leak tons of potent greenhouse gas and, erm, blow up.

The U.S. is like a penny-wise, pound-foolish homeowner, saving money by putting off roof repairs even though water is leaking into the attic and rotting the frame. And yet even people like me, who understand the importance of infrastructure, begin to worry after watching enough big government projects go wildly over budget. It begins to look like the government is incompetent or corrupt. And so, even in my big-government blue state, less than half the likely voters support the high-speed rail project.

What’s going on? Government megaprojects aren’t actually any more prone to corruption or incompetence than any other kind of megaprojects. But the debates around them are more likely to be packed with exaggerations, fudgery and outright lies. Because we are so reluctant to support infrastructure in this country, there’s an incentive to tell voters a project will cost less — and do more — than is reasonable.

The guy with the unpronounceable name

Does it just seem like all the big projects go over budget? Maybe those are the only ones we hear about? Nope. Oxford professor Bent Flyvbjerg decided to check, and found that, worldwide, public-sector megaprojects go over budget 90 percent of the time.

Optimism bias is part of the problem: People generally see the world through rose-colored glasses. We don’t expect things to go wrong as often as they do. (If we did, we’d never get out of bed in the morning — in fact, a realistic vision of reality is one symptom of depression.) But this isn’t an intractable problem because there are ways of adjusting estimates to control for optimism bias.

Strategic misrepresentation is the other part of the problem: That’s Flyvbjerg’s term, and it’s a polite way of saying “lying.” If you are in competition for federal money, or if you need to win a vote to get a bond approved, you’re going to want to show a healthy cost-benefit ratio on paper. Robert Caro, in the Power Broker, showed how Robert Moses used this strategy to great effect to get projects started, only to go back and ask for more money: Once construction begins, no one wants to abandon the sunk costs. Of course, this dynamic often asserts itself in all kinds of projects, including those in the private sector, but it’s the public examples that are most visible.

Vicious spin

“Strategic misrepresentation” is a rational approach to getting a single project funded. In fact, it may be the only way to get a project funded in a country where the citizens have so little interest in paying for infrastructure. But it’s a terrible way of funding many projects over time, because every time it is used, it erodes the public trust. As voters grow more suspicious, the imperative to lie just a tiny bit (to hire the planning contractor that will give you the numbers you need) grows stronger. We’re deeper into the whirlpool with every cycle.

Getting it right means stepping on toes

If you pay attention to the controversies surrounding these projects, it looks like the government isn’t paying enough attention to the concerns of locals. I think that’s wrong: Generally speaking, these projects are guided too much by the concerns of the people who live nearby. With high-speed rail, I’m sympathetic to the local landowners: The new rails will cause massive unwanted changes for the farmers along the path, for instance. But I think that in the U.S. we spend so much energy making sure we do right by individuals that we shortchange the good of the commonwealth.

Here’s an example told to me by Metropolitan Transportation Commission PR man Randy Rentschler: If you have a chance to ride BART in Oakland between the Lake Merritt and 12th Street stations, you’ll notice the train slows to a crawl to make two turns, first one way and then the other. The train makes these turns to avoid the vestigial outlines of a hardware store whose owner didn’t want the subway running under him. The store closed before BART opened — but all the riders since have lost a little bit of their lives to that dispute.

We shouldn’t go so far as the Chinese, bulldozing first and asking questions later; but we’d be better off moving one tick in that direction. The long-term good of the many outweighs the good of the few.

What are the solutions?

Bent Flyvbjerg has proposed a suite of reasonable fixes. Here’s just one example: Planning forecasts are usually done by contractors, and if it turns out their estimates were wildly incorrect, they should have to refund the fee the government paid them. That’s a nifty trick, eh?

The media has long been part of the problem, but we could also be part of the solution. We delight in stoking outrage by pointing out how much things cost, even when it’s totally incorrect, as Mike Grunwald recently pointed out. But it’s much less exciting to publish a story on how it will cost way more to repair a road if we wait five years than if we do it now. Grunwald is (along with Fallows) also a model for doing it right. His book The New New Deal entertainingly explains the importance of investing in infrastructure.

See that? Entertaining and infrastructure can go in the same sentence without spontaneous combustion. Sure, scandal is always going to be more exciting, but I believe there is a genuine hunger out there for good writing that helps people understand the issues crucial to running their democracy.

And finally, you, or us, we the people, need to take a deep breath. Just about the only way to build infrastructure in this country is via deceit, but that’s only because we’ve been unwilling to pay for common goods. The less we trust, the more civil servants are pressured to lie. But we can turn this around: If we trust more, the government will have to lie less.

Further reading (or listening)

Most of the background for this comes from a radio piece I did, including an interview with Bent Flyvbjerg, called The Planning Problem.

For more on Flyvbjerg, here’s a great profile by Ryan Blitstein. Or delve into his papers and books.

And here (once again) is Fallows’ stellar series.

Filed under: Article, Business & Technology, Cities, Politics
Categories: Environment

Pittcon Now Accepting Applications for the 2015 Pittsburgh Conference...

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:18

The Pittsburgh Conference is now accepting applications for its annual 2015 Pittsburgh Memorial National College Grants program. Submit your application before October 1, 2014.

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Categories: Environment

Indow Windows Does Time at Alcatraz so the World can see Ai...

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:18

Award-winning Portland cleantech start-up creates public access to off-limits part of Alcatraz.

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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New Compatible for Brother TN420 Black Laser Toner Cartridge High...

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:18

This high-yield, compatible for Brother TN420 toner cartridge can provide you with double the yield of the standard cartridge.

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Categories: Environment

2015 Lake Powell Water Release to Lake Mead Will Increase

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:18

The Bureau of Reclamation will release 8.23 million acre-feet from Lake Powell to Lake Mead in 2015. This is an increase from the 2014 release of 7.48 million acre-feet of water.

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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Global And China IC Advanced Packaging Industry Report 2013-2014:...

PR Web - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:18

MarketResearchReports.Biz include new market research report "Global And China IC Advanced Packaging Industry 2013-2014: Market Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast" to its...

(PRWeb August 14, 2014)

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