Rushford and Meriden Police Bring MORR Resources to Fight Opioid Epidemic | Hartford Health Care

July 23, 2021 Rushford will place a clinician in the Meriden Police Department, a collaboration designed to send more people to treatment instead of jail, the only such partnership in Connecticut, Rushford, who is part of Hartford HealthCare’s Behavioral Health Network (BHN), and the Meriden Police Department announced the initiative on Friday at a press conference at the police station. The addition of clinical office space in the Police Special Crimes Unit will enhance Meriden Opioid Referral for Recovery (MORR) existing collaboration, providing crisis, addiction and mental health services to…

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It stinks when the only option is the port-a-potty closet

Having taken an assignment from my day job to work at a booth at a major event in Amish country, I arrived at the site in the midst of a downpour overflowing with my shirt and bucket. An annual event that feels a bit like a county fair minus the cattle, Family Farm Field Day draws huge crowds of Amish people to a neighbor’s farm to learn, entertain, and have fun. True to its name, there was families on a cultivate in a large, open domain which had been prepared…

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State agencies tout water conservation in Lower Rio Grande

By Mike Cook This summer, the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission (NMISC), in conjunction with the Las Cruces District IV regional office of the Office of the State Engineer (OSE), will host a series of online public outreach meetings to inform farmers in the Lower Rio Grande region on how to apply for grants that will compensate them for choosing to leave their land fallow instead of pumping groundwater to irrigate crops, OFE and NMISC said in a press release . Online meetings will be held from 10:30 am to…

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Philipp Plein signs licensing agreement with Worldtime Watches & Jewelry

Philipp Plein International AG and WorldTime Watches & Jewelry SA have signed a license agreement for the development, production and distribution of Philipp Plein watches and jewelry. The watch collections will be officially presented in July 2021 to begin on the market from winter 2021 in Philipp Plein boutiques, online and at certain authorized retailers, while an extended multi-brand distribution will follow in spring 2022. The maximalist aesthetic that made Philipp Plein famous will inspire the new line of watches, whose designs will see Philipp Plein logos and symbols largely…

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Drought Monitor report shows worsening conditions in Minnesota

(KNSI) – The latest US Drought Monitor shows worsening drought conditions in Minnesota. The most recent report, updated Thursday, shows that 72% of Minnesota is now in severe drought, of which 18% is experiencing extreme drought. A portion of that 18% is found in Stearns and Morrison counties. A detail from the July 16 soil water conservation district contact condition monitoring observation report in Stearns County shows that “Farmers are under severe water stress in soil areas. coarse-textured and without irrigation. These areas are unlikely to recover even if it…

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Groups challenge seismic testing of oil and gas in Gulf of Mexico

GREENBELT, MD – NRDC and partner groups Healthy Gulf, Center for Biological Diversity, Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and Surfrider Foundation today sued the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) over a Trump administration decision authorize in-depth seismic testing in the Gulf of Mexico, with minimal protections for marine animals. The most threatened is an endangered whale species with only 50 surviving individuals. The lawsuit, which was filed near the NMFS headquarters in southern Maryland, claims the agency violated the Endangered Species Act, the Marine Mammal Protection Act and the National…

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Strathcona Resources Ltd. announces the acquisition of the assets of Montney

CALGARY, AB, July 22, 2021 / CNW / – Strathcona Resources Ltd. (“Strathcona” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a strategic acquisition of Montney assets in the Resthaven area, located directly in compensation and integral to the Montney operations in the Kakwa region. The assets acquired include 2,600 boe / d of low decline production, consolidated ownership of gas processing facilities and infield pipeline infrastructure, and additional undeveloped acreage. Strathcona Resources Ltée logo (CNW Group / Strathcona Resources Ltée) TD Securities acted as exclusive financial…

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A holistic approach to water conservation – Geospatial World

Using GIS tools, water management and saving can be done more efficiently Agriculture in any part of the world consumes a lot of water. However, Indian agriculture is water intensive. Its use is among the highest in the world. Satellite data and deep well surveys by the Central Groundwater Research Board show that the amount of water used for cultivation in India stands at 688 billion cubic meters (BCM) and that’s more than China’s figures, who is 385.2 BCM and that of the United States 176.2 BCM. About 91% of…

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UK stocks climb as government borrowing eases and resource stocks rise

The FTSE 100 joined day two of a rally for global equities on Wednesday, with a surge in heavily weighted resource stocks and signs of an easing in government borrowing. The UKX index, +1.81% rose 1.5% to 6,966.33, after gaining 0.5% in the previous session and falling 2.3% on Monday, which marked the biggest decline for the FTSE 100 since May. GBPUSD, + 0.34% was largely stable against the dollar. Another rise in global equities led to other assets, such as CL00 oil prices, + 3.17% BRN00, + 2.94%, gaining…

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Harnessing the power of plants and microbes to fight climate change

This week is Net Zero Week, so we took a look at the work we are doing to help reduce the carbon footprint of agriculture. Unfortunately, in addition to being an advantage, modern agriculture has become a risk for the environment. Artificial fertilizers can lead to too much fixed nitrogen in the environment and the carbon footprint of agricultural practices is significant. The use of nitrogen fertilizers releases nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas 300 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. Plant science has an important role to play in the…

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