Over $1.7 Million Awarded to Recycling, Litter Programs Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Director Mike Linder has announced the awarding of $1,765,776 in 55 grants for litter cleanup, recycling, and public education programs and activities. Funds for the Litter Reduction and Recycling Grant Program are generated from a fee charged to certain manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers of products that commonly contribute to litter. more inside ENE
ODA adopts Willamette Valley canola control area rule The Oregon Department of Agriculture has adopted an administrative rule that allows for some canola production in the Willamette Valley while continuing to protect specialty seed crop production. Under the rule, a majority of specialty seed production remains in a rapeseed exclusion zone in which canola is not allowed to be grown.
"Maple syrup is a delicious homegrown sweetener that can be used in sweet and
savory dishes," said Greig. "More Pennsylvanians are looking for foods grown and
made in Pennsylvania. Our maple syrup comes from... more inside BYL
According to Secretary of Education Dr. Melody Schopp, the decision to take the Dakota STEP online was not made lightly. "We believe it is critical to make this move prior to the 2014-15 school year, when we will have a brand... more inside EDU
Vermont joins the DLM Consortium's 13 other states: Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and... more inside EDU
The grant was given by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to the World Languages Program at OSPI. Key partners in carrying out the project will be the seven districts involved with the Road Map Project... more inside EDU
Granholm Meets with His Majesty King Abdullah II, Executives from Millennium Energy to Promote Investment in Michigan
AMMAN, JORDAN - Governor Jennifer M. Granholm was in Jordan today where she met with His Majesty King Abdullah II and high-level executives from alternative energy company Millennium Energy Industries. Granholm and a delegation, including Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) President ....
CHESAPEAKE BAY PROGRAM PARTNERS LAUNCH 'FORESTRY FOR THE BAY' EFFORTS
HARRISBURG - To show how their well-managed woodlands can lead to cleaner streams and rivers, and the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is encouraging private landowners to join the "Forestry for the Bay" program.