Plants

Important location factor in Georgia-Pacific 2nd Plant Sweetwater

TO CLOSE SWEETWATER – Location, location, location. This factor played an important role in Georgia-Pacific’s decision to build a second plasterboard production plant here at a cost of $ 300 million. The new factory sits across from the company’s wall panel installation at Interstate 20 and FM 1856. Georgia-Pacific opened …

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Children learn about plants and more at the PSRC Migrant Education Community Teaching Garden

Children observe and cultivate a variety of plants at the Community Teaching Garden for Migrant Education, located in the public schools of the Robeson County Central Office. The garden, which is part of the Migrant Education Program, aims to teach students about the origin of their food and to adopt …

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There are ways to limit plant and lawn stress as drought conditions worsen in mid Michigan

FLINT, Michigan (WJRT) – (6/10/21) – Drought conditions continue to worsen in central Michigan and the state. You may be wondering what we can do to save our lawns and gardens. With water tariffs through the roof, it can be costly to keep your grass looking beautiful and green. However, …

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Cannabis: county records prosecution, license surrendered, plants uprooted

In a report to the county board of supervisors this week, county attorney Michael Ghizzoni described several enforcement actions launched against cannabis farms in the Carpinteria Valley and west of Buellton. Acting on several odor complaints from residents of Carpinteria, the county has filed a lawsuit against Island View Ranch, …

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Whispers: Glass factory faces million dollar fine

GLASS FACTORY FACES MILLIONS OF FINAL DOLLARS: This spring, Oregon’s only glass recycling plant dodged a blow when City of Portland officials removed two carbon emissions royalty proposals that would have increased the plant’s annual tax bill. $ 1 million (“Glass Houses, WW, January 27, 2021). But now the Owens-Brockway …

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Wisconsin DHS advises against watering edible plants in gardens with water contaminated with PFAs

June 8, 2021 7:38 PM Mike Tighe Posted: June 8, 2021 7:38 PM Update: June 8, 2021 7:56 PM (Associated press photo) CITY OF CAMPBELL, Wisconsin (WKBT) – Gardeners in Campbell could water their flowers, lawns and other plants without fear, but they may not want to water edible plants …

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Hong Kong’s OmniFoods targets plant-based seafood

In an ad shared for the first time with CNN Business, the company announced on Tuesday that it is launching a new product line that includes alternatives to fish fillets, fish burgers and pieces of tuna. “It’s really the great white space that hasn’t been tapped,” said David Yeung, founder …

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Chartwells grows the Campus Plant-Forward option

In response to increased interest in plant-based meals, Chartwells Higher Education recently unveiled a program that puts plant-based foods center stage. Dubbed Plant-Forward, it provides the framework for options ranging from temporary campus events to dedicated plant-based dining and retail. Chartwells’ decision reflects evolving preferences for vegan and vegetarian options, …

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StuyTown residents and pols tell apartment complex to disconnect planned fuel plants

Subscribe to our Policy NewsletterNY for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York Residents of Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village want a cleaner way to get energized. The East Side apartment complex is known for the constant and constant addition …

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Demolition of the former Galat Packing Co. factory in Kenmore begins

The former Galat Packing Co. factory, a landmark on Kenmore Boulevard for a century, is finally packing it up. A demolition crew began tearing down the brick and steel complex that supplied pork, beef, poultry, veal, lamb, lard and other produce to generations of dwellers. ‘Akron. “Good! Good! Good!” the …

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