May 16, 2017 09:49
Western Excelsior Acquires NA Green Western Excelsior Corporation recently announced from its Evansville, Indiana, offices that it has acquired Poseyville-based North American Green from Tensar International. The two manufacturers of erosion-control products will remain independent entities, but will be combining certain resources....
March 15, 2017 03:22
The DCNR also awarded 12 other grants, to be used to plant trees along streams throughout Pennsylvania. The DCNR Secretary, Cindy Adam Dunn, said, “Today’s announcement will not only leverage about $1.4 million in additional funding, but it will move Pennsylvania to its goal of planting 95,000 acres of stream-side buffers by 2025....
March 15, 2017 03:22
In high school, one of my friends got into a really big ‘crafting’ phase. Decorative plates, cute picture frames … if she saw it on a crafting website, it was on her work table that night. During this phase, she swore by Mod Podge, a glue-like substance....
March 15, 2017 03:22
In the first song of the broadway smash-hit Hamilton, James Madison describes how a young Alexander Hamilton realizes that opportunity lies just beyond his grasp. “Our man sees his future, drip, dripping down the drain,” says Madison....
Feb. 2, 2017 10:00
Researchers at the Rensseleaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, aren’t separating their work from play. In a recent series of experiments, they used the Kinect, a motion sensor for the Xbox gaming system, instead of costly sensors on its geotechnical centrifuge....
Nov. 19, 2016 04:15
Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Director Mark Harrell is calling for state agencies to help stabilize the river’s banks....
July 15, 2016 12:09
A Nebraska construction firm, Majestic C Team LLC, has agreed to pay a $10,750 penalty for allowing muddy site runoff to flow into a tributary of the Big Papio Creek. The agreement came as part of a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency....
Jan. 17, 2011 05:02
WHEN WE WERE KIDS, MOST OF US loved to ride the roller coaster. It was exciting—the wind in your hair, the dipping and soaring. Even though we’ve been on them many times, and knew what to expect, each time that car climbed to the high spot, hit the top and gathered speed on the way down, it gave us a thrill....

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In many ways, we are fortunate that, in our chosen profession, we are able to help people when certain disasters occur: the tornadoes in Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Georgia, the flooding in Louisiana, the snows in the northeastern part of the country, the rain in California, and the snow in Colorado....

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