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How seashells get their strength

Study shows how calcium carbonate forms composites to make strong materials such as in shells and pearls January 08, 2016 RICHLAND, Wash. – Seashells and lobster claws are hard to break, but chalk is soft enough to draw on sidewalks. Though all 3 are made of calcium carbonate crystals, the hard materials include clumps of… Read More »

Walterboro, South Carolina gains Technical Assistance to Boost Local Foods, Neighborhood …

Category: AgricultureType: NewsSource: EPADate: Monday, January 25th, 2016 ATLANTA – Walterboro, South Carolina has been selected as one of 27 rural community plans across the country to participate in Local Foods, Local Places, a federal initiative that helps communities increase economic opportunities for local farmers and related businesses, create vibrant places and promote childhood wellness… Read More »

Bessemer, Alabama gains Technical Assistance to Start Farmers Market

Category: AgricultureType: NewsSource: EPADate: Monday, January 25th, 2016 ATLANTA – Bessemer, Alabama has been selected as one of 27 rural community plans across the country to participate in Local Foods, Local Places, a federal initiative that helps communities increase economic opportunities for local farmers and related businesses, create vibrant places and promote childhood wellness by… Read More »

High Point, N.C., to Gain Federal Technical Assistance for Farmers’ Market

Category: AgricultureType: NewsSource: EPADate: Monday, January 25th, 2016 ATLANTA – High Point, N.C., has been selected as one of 27 rural communities across the country to participate in Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP), a federal initiative that helps increase economic opportunities for local farmers and related businesses, creates vibrant places and promotes childhood wellness by… Read More »

TODAY: E.P.A. Media Call on President Obama’s Suggested E.P.A. Budget for FY17

Category: AgricultureType: NewsSource: EPADate: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 WASHINGTON – Today, E.P.A. will hold a media call at two p.m. EST to discuss the President’s FY 2017 Budget suggestion for the agency. E.P.A. Administrator McCarthy will provide opening remarks, followed by a question and answer session with reporters. WHAT: E.P.A. Administrator Gina McCarthy opening remarks,… Read More »

TODAY: E.P.A. Administrator McCarthy Testifying Before House Committee on …

Category: AgricultureType: NewsSource: EPADate: Thursday, February 11th, 2016 WASHINGTON – Today, E.P.A. (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will testify before the House Committee on Agriculture at ten a.m. EST about the impacts of environmental regulations on rural America. This afternoon, the administrator will deliver the keynote address at the National Association of State Energy Officials’ Energy… Read More »

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Category: AgricultureType: NewsSource: EPADate: Friday, April 22nd, 2016 There are currently no comments for this story. Be the first to add a comment!Click here to add a comment about this story. Select printers or multifunction products that offer two-sided printing to reduce paper and energy usage. Trash & Recycling By Non-Durable Goods View charts showing… Read More »

Ovarian cancer study provides painstaking look at inner workings of tumors

Study focuses on proteins, the key molecular players in cancer biology June 29, 2016 RICHLAND, Wash. – In what is believed to be the biggest study of its kind, scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Lab, Johns Hopkins University and their collaborators from institutions across the nation have examined the collections of proteins in the… Read More »