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Fancy a lush garden requiring little watering? The East Bay utility has a discount for this.

Even in times of drought, you don’t have to resign yourself to a brown lawn or dingy garden. A Bay Area utility recently launched a “super discount” program to encourage people to convert their withered shrubs into a lush garden of not too thirsty native plants. The East Bay Utility District, which provides water and […]

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New water conservation policies coming as drought situation in Utah improves slightly

SALT LAKE CITY – The drought situation in Utah has improved slightly, Gov. Spencer Cox said. Recent monsoons have improved soil moisture, which means any snow that falls this winter is more likely to go into reservoirs, the governor told reporters at his monthly press conference on PBS. In addition, the Utahns have stepped up […]

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5th Annual Healthcare Leaders of New York (HLNY) Mini-Conference, October 7 at the NY Academy of Medicine

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – HLNY is delighted that our keynote address is being delivered by the renowned Dr Ézéchiel Emmanuel, MD, helped develop the Affordable Care Act and advised several presidents. Dr Emanuel will share his ideas on the topic of “Impact of the Biden administration on health care delivery“as […]

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Why effective human resources practices are essential to productivity and profitability

The greatest cost of doing business is usually labor. In the June 2021 quarter, the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that Australian organizations spent $ 295,373 million on labor costs. Yet conversations about labor costs and bottom line are typically led by the CFO and finance department or other functions considered to have a direct […]

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China electricity crisis hits factories as coal lobby warns ‘not optimistic’ about supply

SHENYANG, China, September 30 (Reuters) – Small businesses caught in China’s protracted electricity and coal crisis are turning to diesel generators, or simply shutting down, as coal officials have expressed fears for stocks before winter and manufacturing contracts globally. 2 economy. Beijing is working to send enough coal to electric utilities to restore supply, with […]

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Dane County Renewable Gas Vehicles Would Receive $ 10 Million Increase in Budget Proposal | Local government

If the target is met, the grasslands and forests conserved by the county and community partners will suck all the carbon created by county government operations out of the atmosphere, resulting in carbon neutral operations. “If we give the opportunity to nature, she will do what she does best,” said Parisi. “It will purify our […]

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Coronavirus: What’s Happening in Canada and Around the World on Wednesday

The last: The World Health Organization reported that the global number of new coronavirus cases and deaths continued to decline over the past week, with around 3.3 million new infections and around 55,000 deaths, marking a decline 10% of both compared to the previous week. In its regular report on the pandemic published on Tuesday, […]

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Balancing Internal and Law Firm Resources to Optimize Electronic Discovery | Association of Certified Electronic Discovery Specialists (ACEDS)

In any collaboration between internal eDiscovery teams and law firms, balancing resources is essential to effectively support client outcomes. On August 17, 2021, ACEDS Global Advisory Board Chairman Ari Kaplan moderated a panel discussion on this holistic process and best practices for improving communication between internal teams and law firms, vendors or external advice. The […]

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Meg Hansen: Steelmanning on the Right and Rejection of Historical Revisionism

This commentary is from Meg Hansen of Manchester, a writer and former executive director of a Vermont health policy think tank. She ran for a state-level civil service in 2020. What prompts someone to raise their self-esteem by slaughtering others he knows nothing about? Bill Schubart once chaired the parent organization of VTDigger, admittedly votes […]

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Jeel Albena association working for displaced people in Yemen wins UNHCR award

CHENNAI: The Jeel Albena Association for Humanitarian Development, a Yemeni humanitarian organization that has provided a lifeline to tens of thousands of people displaced by conflict in the country, won the UNHCR Nansen Prize for Refugees 2021. Founded in 2017, it won the prestigious award for its unwavering support for displaced Yemenis. Its founder Ameen […]

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Proactive news headlines, including Caspin Resources,

Sydney, September 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Proactive, a provider of real-time news and video interviews on growth companies listed in Australia, has covered the following companies: Caspin Resources Ltd (ASX: CPN) focused on advancing its two project areas, the 80% owned Yarawindah Brook project and the 100% owned Mount Squires project, in fiscal year […]

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U of A Students Receive Steele-Croxton Memorial Scholarships

Photos submitted From left to right, Jonathan Brye, Jacqueline Steinauer and Braden Wise. Three U of A students – Jonathan Brye, Jacqueline Steinauer and Braden Wise – received Joe M. Steele and Hardy W. Croxton Memorial Scholarships for fall 2021. Steinauer de Fayetteville is pursuing a degree in biological engineering. Braden Wise from Greenland is […]

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Proposed 741-acre Cottonwood resort runs out of water

A developer is looking to build a resort-style community with large waterways and other entertainment amenities on a 741-acre plot in Cottonwood. Cottonwood City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission heard a presentation of the proposed project in a special joint session on September 14, where they were invited to provide commentary and direction. […]

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Alaska celebrates Fat Bear Week before winter hibernation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 28 (Reuters) – In Alaska, leaves are falling, daylight is fading, and salmon-eating brown bears race against time to pile on the pounds they need to survive their winter hibernation. Unbeknownst to the huge drizzle, some of them also participate in Katmai National Park and Preserve Fat Bear Week, the annual celebration […]

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This year’s MacArthur Fellows include academics from universities across the country

The MacArthur Foundation has announced this year’s promotion of the MacArthur “Genius” Fellows, an honor that recognizes extraordinary talent and provides each fellow with $ 625,000 to spend however they choose. “As we emerge from the shadows of the past two years, this class of 25 fellows are helping us reinvent what is possible,” Cecilia […]

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India unveils new variety of rice to reduce water and labor consumption

NEW DELHI, September 28 (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a range of new high-yielding crop varieties, including herbicide-tolerant rice that can be sown directly into the ground, reducing water expenditure and agricultural workers. In India, the world’s largest rice exporter, the conventional method of growing rice requires farmers to sow […]

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The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association becomes the autoimmune association

Newswise – DETROIT – To mark its 30-year legacy and global impact on the autoimmune community, the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) is pleased to announce its new name: the Autoimmune association. “The simplicity of our new name expresses precisely and definitively who we are as an organization, with the continued mission to lead […]

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For many families around the world, a dream home is out of reach

Record rise in home values ​​during the pandemic sparks new debates over housing affordability around the world, as policymakers seek ways to curb price appreciation without drastically lowering prices or making derail the global economic recovery. In cities from Austin to Dublin to Seoul, more and more families find themselves unable to afford the higher […]

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What is PFAS? | PQE

What is PFAS? PFAS, or perfluoroalkylated substances, are a group of more than 4,000 man-made chemicals, with strong carbon-fluorine bonds, that have been used to make cookware packaging, stain repellants, food packaging and clothing. other consumer products for nearly a century. Airports, factories and military bases have all used PFAS extensively in the past. Not […]

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New US travel rules close the door on people fully vaccinated with Russia’s Sputnik V

A healthcare worker draws the ‘Gam-COVID-Vac’, also known as ‘Sputnik V’, COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology and the Fund for Russian direct investment (RDIF) in a Moscow clinic on September 23, 2020 (Andrey Rudakov / Bloomberg) The United States announced last week that it will soon open […]

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Positive drug tests among drivers increased by almost 13%

Written by Thomas Ahearn, editor-in-chief of the ESR News blog Data released by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) collected from its Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse for Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL) showed that the number of drug tests for drug positive for drivers through August 2021 is up nearly 13% from a year ago, […]

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Sports betting brings in more money than expected for Colorado water

Since Colorado launched legalized sports betting in 2020, the state has raised nearly five times more money than expected for water projects. DENVER – Since Colorado launched legalized sports betting in May 2020, the state has raised nearly five times as much money for water projects than expected, gambling officials said. The start of the […]

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Akora Resources’ first deep hole in Madagascar reaches 144m of iron mineralization

Akora Resources (ASX: AKO) reports that its first deep hole on its Bekisopa project in Madagascar hit two zones of massive iron ore mineralization, extending to a depth of 185m at the bottom of the hole. The company describes the results as “very encouraging” in that it now confirms mineralization at depth as well as […]

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Record Rains in Delhi Help Increase Groundwater by 2.5m Along Yamuna Flood Plains | Latest Delhi News

The devices installed by the Delhi government to measure the groundwater level in an area of ​​four square kilometers around a reservoir created along the Yamuna flood plains near the Palla district, located in the northern outskirts of the city, recorded an elevation of 2.5 meters this year, the highest in three years with the […]

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Advocates call for more resources for homeless people as winter approaches

“We are calling for an end to homelessness everywhere,” Smith said. “We call on our governor to devote more resources to housing our people – that is why we are here today.” Smith is among a group of lawyers, political leaders and activists who met outside the Salvation Army shelter on Currie Avenue in Minneapolis […]

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Extension: Stormwater management starts at home

Best day-to-day management practices • Avoid overuse of pesticides and fertilizers – use only the amount needed and apply only when needed; • Apply fertilizers and pesticides only to target areas. Do not spread fertilizer on paved surfaces that drain into storm drains; • Follow recommended watering practices. Avoid excessive watering and do not spray […]

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Missouri Press Association Awards: News-Leader Wins Overall Excellence

The Springfield New-Leader staff took home a first place award in General Excellence in the 2021 Missouri Press Association Best Newspaper competition, along with 38 other awards, including seven first places. First place award All News-Leader staff received first place in General Excellence. The award evaluates the newspaper as a whole based on three issues […]

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Limestone scouts earn special rewards

SJ-ScoutAwards-092121 September 22, 2021 – Three members of Limestone Scout Troop 193 recently qualified for the Merit Badge and Service Project to win the Hometown USA Award. With their awards are, from left, Nicholas O’Neil, Martin Brooker and Jacob Beaulieu. (Courtesy of Larry Côté) September 22, 2021 – Three members of Limestone Scout Troop 193 […]

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Mumbai-based Avana offers water storage solution at one-tenth the cost of traditional methods

Three years ago, farmers in Dudhanwadi village in Satara district, Maharashtra worried about their sericulture harvest as their area fell under the shadow of the rains of the Western Ghats. Pradhan Village (Chief) Bopatrao Jadhav considered various options since the village was fed by rain. This led him to Avana, a division of Emmbi Industries […]

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Britain set to ease visa rules amid shortage of truck drivers

LONDON, Sept. 25 (Reuters) – Britain is expected to announce plans to issue temporary visas to truck drivers to alleviate a severe labor shortage that has led to fuel rationing at some gas stations and warnings from retailers of significant disruption in the run-up to Christmas. As queues started forming outside gas stations early on […]

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Advocates for victims of sex trafficking demand more resources from the city

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – Sex trafficking is part of Albuquerque’s crime problem that we often don’t hear much about. Local victim advocates are pushing law enforcement to crack down on traffickers and the state to provide more resources to victims. Christine Barber is part of Street Safe New Mexico, a non-profit organization that helps homeless […]

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LA Kings raises over $ 150,000 for the Hydrocephalus Association and the Kings Care Foundation at the annual LA Kings 5K in Redondo Beach, California.

Posted 30 minutes ago Proposed by AEG Over 2,000 community members run, walk and skate in Redondo Beach, California during the annual LA Kings 5K on September 18, 2021. LA Kings from AEG recently raised over $ 150,000 for the Kings Care Foundation and the Hydrocephalus Association, an organization dedicated to providing support and education […]

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WVU to Drill 3 Miles Deep to Investigate Viability of Geothermal Resources | VM News

MORGANTOWN, Virginia (WV News) Researchers at the University of West Virginia will drill three miles into the ground to test the potential of geothermal energy this fall. The research team, led by Nagasree Garapati, visiting assistant professor of biomedical chemical engineering, has received $ 7.25 million from the US Department of Energy to determine whether […]

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Find out how this winery uses sensors to track data in its vineyards

Bouchaine Vineyards in Napa Valley, California Bob mcclenehan A Napa Valley vineyard, Bouchaine digitizes anecdotal knowledge traditionally shared between generations of winemakers and the visual cues that winemakers receive while browsing the vines. Using IoT sensors from Cisco Systems, the company tracks block-by-block data from its 100 acres of vineyards in the Los Carneros AVA. […]

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More VEEs found

OSWEGO COUNTY – The Oswego County Health Department announced that two more mosquito samples collected last week in the city of West Monroe tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEEV). County and state health departments continue to work together to monitor the situation. Oswego County Public Health Director Jiancheng Huang reminds people that “Although […]

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European Club Association warns of ‘destructive’ impact of FIFA reform plans

FIFA’s plans for the future of football would have a “direct and destructive impact” on club play, the European Club Association has warned. World football’s governing body has been accused by the ECA of attempting to “advance” its controversial plans – which include playing for a World Cup every two years – without proper consultation. […]

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NSW increases research funding to manage scarce water resources

Associate Professor Willem Vervoort. “Rivers are complex systems and monitoring does not cover all places and all times; there is uncertainty about the total volumes of water in the system, ”Prof. Vervoort said. “Water could be ‘lost’ from our river systems through evaporation, groundwater recharge or other processes. “ “We are testing new detection technologies […]

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Students explore wetlands in annual outdoor classroom experience | Local News

Using cottons, gravel and a coffee filter, three eight-year-old students from Parke-Heritage Middle School filtered water from the Wabash River until they had a liquid that seemed almost clean enough to drink. Hallie Miller, Daniel Jones and Hayden Vandivier said their water looked “okay” as they peered through the clear plastic cup of water which […]

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Valley Water hopes a wastewater purification expansion plan can lift Santa Clara County out of drought

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) – Could sewage be the solution to our drought problems? Valley Water thinks so and they are doubling down by expanding their advanced water purification center in North San Jose and planning to build a new plant in Los Atos to produce millions of gallons of purified drinking water. In the […]

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China wants to join CPTPP, but don’t expect a quick pass

On September 16, China formally applied to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade agreement. It wasn’t surprising news, but it was big news nonetheless. The CPTPP is the survivor of the US exit from the original Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at the behest of former US President Donald Trump. The reconfigured trade grouping […]

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Audubon: Arizona communities should be able to protect their groundwater resources

Yellow Warbler. Photo: Catherine Harris / Audubon Photography Prize On September 20, 2021, Haley Paul, Policy Director of Audubon Southwest, testified before the West Mohave County Basin Water User Review Committee, in support of strengthening groundwater management that would allow local communities located outside of the most populated areas of Arizona to develop their own […]

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Why did we remove the water cuts imposed by Jerry Brown in 2015?

For the publisher: Thank you for your continued coverage of the current drought in California. It is not surprising that we have barely reduced our water consumption; common sense mandatory water restrictions enacted by the government of the day. Jerry Brown in 2015 should never have been repealed. A historic rainfall total in early 2017 […]

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Ready Mix USA Wins Tennessee Concrete Association Awards of Excellence

Ready Mix USA, a CEMEX USA company, announced that it has won five awards from the Tennessee Concrete Association (TCA) which include awards for outstanding environmental performance and for contributions to projects across the state. TCA recognized two Ready Mix USA ready mix concrete plants for their outstanding commitment to the environment, both winning the […]

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Communication challenges complicate the process of providing resources to multilingual learners with disabilities | New

The following article was published on September 22, 2021 in the Santa Maria Sun – Volume 22, Number 30 [ Submit a Story ] The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] – Volume 22, number 30 Communication challenges complicate the process of providing resources to multilingual learners with disabilities By TAYLOR O’CONNOR […]

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Georgia Power Highlights Waterway Conservation Efforts for Third Week of Environmental Awareness Month

In honor of the third week of Environmental Awareness Month in September, Georgia Power highlights its efforts to improve and protect Georgia streams and the species that live there, such as Shoal Bass. At Georgia Power, our projects are aimed at conservation, restoration and awareness, so that future generations have a thriving, healthy and beautiful […]

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ACC Commander on AFA ’21 Fighter Roadmap> Air Combat Command> Post Display

NATIONAL PORT, MD. – The Air Force must continue to rebalance its investments in its fighter portfolio in order to keep pace and compete with China, according to the Air Combat Command commander. During his presentation at the Air Force Association 2021 Air, Space and Cyber ​​Conference on September 22, General Mark Kelly said that […]

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The reuse of water helps meet future needs. But we can do better.

With the state’s population skyrocketing, limited water resources, and global warming, water reuse is a growing but still underutilized solution to ensuring Texas has a clean and plentiful supply of water to long term. the last of the state water plan projects that direct reuse of non-potable water could produce up to 180,000 acre-feet of […]

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Resource-constrained faculty COVID-19 testing, administrators say – The Daily Evergreen

WSU asks for $ 10 million for salary increases; administrators go to other campuses for town halls SCREENSHOTS OF THE MEETING WSU President Kirk Schulz said in a virtual town hall Tuesday afternoon that the WSU had requested $ 10 million from the state legislature to fund salary increases for faculty and staff. WSU officials […]

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Water and sewer service Replacement of mechanical meters

The Water and Sanitation Department is continuing its efforts to improve the replacement of defective meters with digital meters throughout the Territory. Director Ms Perline Scatliffe-Leonard said work began in July 2020 to replace faulty mechanical meters that have been in the field for more than 20 years and have passed their useful lives. Ms […]

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Recreational fire ban lifted by Clark County Fire Marshal

By reflector Clark County Fire Marshal Dan Young has lifted the ban on recreational fires, but the county’s ban on burning cleared land remains in place until further notice. Recreational campfires on forest lands are only allowed in improved stoves at designated campgrounds, such as commercial campgrounds and local, county and state parks, a press […]

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Program unites frequent 911 callers with Aurora Fire resources to relieve strained system

AURORA | Aurora firefighters are working to dissuade a number of people from repeatedly calling 911 for non-emergency issues, a practice that regularly clogs distribution channels and siphons resources from others in need. Aurora Fire Rescue Lt. Paramedic briefed city council members last week on the status of the city’s relatively nascent high-use 911 program, […]

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Moscow City Council accepts Woodbury development

September 21 — Moscow’s city council on Monday narrowly approved a 21.7-acre development project on the city’s northeastern outskirts, just north of Slonaker Drive. Called the Woodbury Subdivision, the flat consists of 74 lots ranging from 3,794 square feet to 17,973 square feet on what is primarily farmland. The approved measures included relocating the area […]

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City Council: Athens Mayor Steve Patterson proclaims September 20 as the start of National Clean Energy Week in Athens

Athens city council discussed at its Monday night meeting the establishment of Clean Energy Week in Athens and the first medical marijuana dispensary to open in the city. The meeting began with an announcement from Councilor Sam Crowl of Ward D-3 that he is Pollution prevention week in Athens. Throughout the week, Ohio University and […]

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CMSAF Reaffirms Case for Speed, Innovation and Culture Change Across Air Force> US Air Force> Post Display

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland (AFNS) – Chief Master Sgt. Air Force JoAnne S. Bass delivered a speech at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber ​​Conference, in National Harbor on September 20. “What remains a constant in my mind is where we are today, where we need to be tomorrow and what are the things […]

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Inspired by missionary work in Haiti, local nonprofit provides free medical resources – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Christianity and medicine are two key components of a local non-profit organization. The Rophe Free Clinic is open every Saturday, offering medical access to families who would generally deprive themselves of it. The free clinic is located in Pike Township. Representatives of the organization say the region is seeing an increase in […]

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Sonoma County farmers feel widespread economic pain from drought and protracted pandemic

The past few years have been difficult for farmers and the agricultural workforce in Sonoma County. Forest fires, the COVID pandemic, and overwhelming drought have made the process of growing a crop to maturity intimidating – but so far not impossible. “We’re close to wrapping up,” said Cameron Mauritson, partner at Mauritson Farms. Mauritson grows […]

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Colorado River Water Legal Dispute Settled | Agriculture

California’s largest agricultural user and urban user of stressed Colorado River water resources have announced a settlement in a two-year legal dispute. The agreement between the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California and the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) was signed last week after being approved by the agencies’ respective boards. It settles disputes between […]

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Oak Ridge AK Bissel Park Hosts International Celebration Tuesday

OAK RIDGE, Tennessee (WATE) – Ridge Oak will host an International Day of Peace celebration on Tuesday at a local park that symbolizes peace and unity between the United States and Japan after World War II. Festivities at the International Friendship Bell and Peace Pavilion in Oak Ridge include the Music for Peace program performed […]

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Sanitation District 1 appoints a Human Resources Director

Health District 1 announced Monday that it has hired Steven Epplen, its director of human resources, effective September 27. Epplen has been Head of Human Resources at Jedson Engineering since 2011. At SD1, Epplen will be responsible for the development and implementation of human resources policies, programs and services, including recruitment, retention, training, legal compliance […]

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Taiwan’s TSMC continues to improve water management | Taiwan News

TSMC logo (Reuters photo) TSMC logo (Reuters photo) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) was able to conserve 1.927 million tonnes of water in 2020, according to a recent financial disclosure report. Last year, TSMC spent NT $ 1.6 billion (US $ 57.51 million) on water conservation efforts and investments in water […]

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Why, when and how to divide perennials

Many gardeners love flowering perennials because you don’t have to plant them every year, saving you labor. However, most perennials require occasional maintenance. A well-maintained perennial will have healthy growth and larger flowers. Why Perennial herbaceous plants produce new seedlings each year, which become overcrowded, competing for resources. Over time, herbaceous perennials will often become […]

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Global study suggests more information resources needed for renal cell carcinoma

Patients and caregivers of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) patients may lack adequate knowledge about treating the disease, enrolling in clinical trials and the psychosocial impact of the cancer itself, according to a news report. investigation. The results of the global survey were presented in poster form at ESMO 2021. “(This) points to opportunities to improve […]

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How accounting giants craft favorable tax rules inside government

This year, Mr. Harter returned to PwC. “I have fully complied with the Treasury Department’s conflict rules by not meeting with PwC officials” during a two-year “cooling off” period that prevents government officials from meeting with their former employers, said Mr. Harter. Although he participated in the construction of the offshore tax relief and met […]

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Kalispell schools offer counseling and resources in the midst of the suicide group

Following the suicide deaths of several students at Flathead and Glacier High Schools, Kalispell Public Schools, counselors, psychologists and social workers are available to meet with students or put them in touch with other services. If additional mental health professionals or assistance is needed, the Flathead Valley Rapid Response Team is available to schools. The […]

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Accelerate research on phosphorus | College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

North Carolina state soil fertility specialist Luke Gatiboni recently took over one of America’s oldest fertility research projects: a small but important project that has guided the applications of fertilizer from North Carolina farmers for nearly 60 years. For most of those years, this long-standing study used traditional technologies and research methods to develop fertilizer […]

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Beginning of the first “patriotic” elections in Hong Kong

A general view of skyline buildings in Hong Kong, China on July 13, 2021. REUTERS / Tyrone Siu HONG KONG, Sept. 19 (Reuters) – Fewer than 5,000 Hong Kongers from mostly pro-establishment backgrounds vote Sunday for candidates approved as loyal to Beijing, which will choose the city’s next Chinese-backed ruler. Pro-democracy candidates are almost absent […]

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Company develops oil and gas wastewater assets in Permian Basin

An oil and gas water treatment company bought the produced water infrastructure from Colgate Energy purchased from Occidental Petroleum last month. Houston-based WaterBridge Holdings announced the deal on September 10 that saw the company enter into a 15-year produced water management agreement for the entire acreage of oil producer Colgate in the Delaware Basin. , […]

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Haryana Names Femina Miss Grand India 2021 Manika Sheokand Goodwill Ambassador for Water Conservation Campaign | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: The government of Haryana has appointed Femina Miss Grand India-2021 Manika Sheokand as the goodwill “ambassador” for the water conservation campaign. The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, on Saturday delivered the letter of appointment and the agreement to Manika as part of a program organized in Haryana Niwas. Speaking on the occasion, […]

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Alzheimer’s Association raises funds and raises awareness of the disease with walk in West Chester

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (WXIX) – The Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will host the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease in Butler, Warren and Clinton counties on Saturday morning. Organizers of the walk say the goal is to help raise awareness and fund $ 170,000 for research into Alzheimer’s disease. The walk will begin […]

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It’s a blow to the composting facility in the town of Sherman | News, Sports, Jobs

Lawmaker Bill Ward reviews plans for Slab City Organics with owner Greg Rater. Slab City Organics, owned and operated by Greg Rater of Sherman, was recently re-registered and certified as a Recognized Composting Facility. Through a sustained effort by Ward, under the leadership of Dave Spann of Chautauqua County Soil and Water, and Rob Halbohm, […]

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researchers study ways lawns can survive drought | Minnesota News

By KRISTI MAROHN, Minnesota Public Radio News FALCON HEIGHTS, Minnesota (AP) – As elsewhere in the state, rain has been sparse this summer at the University of Minnesota’s Turfgrass Research, Outreach and Education Center, making it an ideal year to study how well the grass can survive a drought. University extension educator Maggie Reiter checks […]

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CXO Loss Alert: Rosen, a leading law firm, encourages investors in Concho Resources Inc. who have suffered losses to obtain a lawyer before the important September 28 deadline in a class action lawsuit in securities

New York, New York – (Newsfile Corp. – September 17, 2021) – WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds buyers of securities of Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE: CXO) between February 21, 2018 and July 31, 2019 inclusive (the “Class Period” ) from September 28, 2021, lead applicant deadline. SO WHAT: If […]

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How does tile drainage work? Benefits for crops and environmental impacts

Underground drainage is a system of pipes installed underground to remove excess soil water from agricultural land. Just as irrigation is often required to provide water to soil and crops, drainage is important in many farming systems to prevent the soil from becoming supersaturated with water, which can damage crops and farm machinery. This network […]

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The “Dirt Lady” Retires After Three Decades of Service | New

Known affectionately as the “Dirt Lady,” Patty Dellinger retired from her tenure as director of the Lincoln County Soil and Water Conservation District after serving more than three decades in the department. Beginning with the county on July 11, 1988, as a typist, Dellinger worked his way up the departmental ladder to leadership. “I had […]

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Aukus Pact Signs of New World Order | Rana mitter

Francid is furious. Theresa May is worried. The announcement of the new Australia-United Kingdom-United States (Aukus) alliance and the abandonment of a previous Franco-Australian agreement on submarines led the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian , to call the pact a “stab in the back”, while the former British Prime Minister worries that […]

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Conservation Corner: Water, Water Everywhere – Taking Care of the River Banks to Reduce the Risk of Flooding | Characteristics

The summer of 2021 turned out to be another for the record books in terms of heavy rain. Unsurprisingly to many Newark residents, heavy rains associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Fred in August and the remnants of Hurricane Ida last week have once again resulted in flooding of local roads. This follows major […]

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New Mental Health Focused Resource Guide for Black Canadians in Manitoba Launched

A new resource guide created to promote the mental health and well-being of Black Canadians was launched in Manitoba this week. “This toolkit will contain information that will help everyone be able to provide culturally relevant supports to Black Canadians during times of mental health need,” said Titi Tijani, President of African Communities in Manitoba. […]

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Goats do more than eat noxious weeds, they plow and fertilize the soil too – CBS Denver

CARBONDALE, Colorado (CBS4) – The grazing goat’s eating habits have been used for decades as an alternative way to remove harmful weeds, but recently the Bureau of Land Management has used its skills for purposes other than eating. The goats will be used to till the soil and create space for the growth of important […]

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After a year-long hiatus, the Keene International Festival returns this weekend | Local News

After a year of planning after it was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19, the Keene International Festival is back. The festival will be held Saturday at the Keene Recreation Center at 312 Washington St. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A free, family-friendly event, the festival will offer a variety of activities and shows […]

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New Sarcoidosis Directive Bringing Light to Darkness

Nothing about sarcoidosis is easy. First identified in 1877, this is quite common. In the USA, the lifetime risk is 2.4% and 0.85% for African Americans and whites, respectively. Yet this remains an enigma. Despite studying its genetics and immunopathology, we do not know its cause. Diagnosis is difficult because non-caseous granulomas, the tissue finding […]

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Ghana signs $ 1.2 billion deal to develop bauxite resources

(Bloomberg) – Ghana has chosen Rocksure International as a strategic partner to build a mine and refinery with the aim of developing an industry from its untapped bauxite reserves. The Accra-based company will own a 70% stake in the project and state-owned Ghana Integrated Aluminum Development Corp. will hold the remaining 30%, according to an […]

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Charges Filed: Elkhorn Waterworks employee allegedly neglected water supply, putting residents at risk | Local News

Earlier this month, on February 4, 2019, the Town of Elkhorn Utilities Department posted a notice via Facebook regarding arsenic levels found in October water samples. “It is not an immediate risk,” said the notice. “If that had been the case, you would have been notified immediately. The notice said there was no need for […]

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Auburn Center for the Arts to host International Points Day on September 15

The Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center will be hosting a virtual community project for International Points Day on Wednesday, September 15. International Dot Day began in 2009, and is based on “The Dot”, a book by Peter Reynolds. According to the International Points Day website, the book tells the story of a caring teacher who […]

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Fisher Investments Recognized by Association of Talent Development as BEST 2021 Award Winner | State

BEST Awards recognize outstanding employee training and development CAMAS, Wash., September 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Fisher Investments — the US parent company of Fisher Investments United Kingdom—Was recognized by the Association for Talent Development (ATD) as the winner of the BEST Award 2021 for the third year in a row. Fisher Investments was […]

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American football links World Cup prize to fight for equal pay

“Until FIFA resolves this discrepancy, we really need the help of the men’s and women’s teams to help us resolve this issue. Because we cannot resolve this unilaterally. The US women’s team fight has already produced significant gains for its players in terms of compensation and bonuses, to the point that the US men’s and […]

Resources

Gloucester County Government: Resources available at the Gloucester County Library – Mullica Hill Branch

September 10, 2021 Gloucester County Commissioner Director announces the establishment of a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at Mullica Hill Library 389 Wolfert Station Rd., Mullica Hill. “FEMA is placing the DRC in or near affected communities, in an area that offers equal access and resources to all. The DRC will be able to assist […]

Water conservation

ADPD condemns authorities for failures in water conservation

The ADPD called the planning authority and the Water Services Corporation “incompetent” and their failure in water conservation. ADPD candidate and Deputy Secretary General Sandra Gauci noted that following the first rains of the season, various residential areas were flooded. She added that the flooding is seriously affecting traffic and in Qormi it is causing […]

Water conservation

County plans to expand Shaw wetlands

As part of a plan by Fayette County Commissioners to purchase additional property to expand Shaw’s wetlands, a resolution was recently signed to help secure a grant for the project. The Clean Ohio Fund-Green Space Conservation Program provides financial assistance for the conservation of green spaces. The resolution authorizes Brigitte Hisey, a natural resources specialist […]