Early color is beginning to appear in patches and bands along the higher elevations and in moist low-lying areas with varying shades of orange, russet, yellow and red. Over the next few days,... more inside LFS
At a ceremony celebrating Vermont Business Magazine's 5 x 5 x5 Growth Awards yesterday, Douglas announced the Vermont Training Program contract with the Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center... more inside ENB
Governor Doyle Announces Regional Initiative Focused on Wind Energy Support
MADISON - Today Governor Jim Doyle and four other Midwest Governors announced the creation of a regional transmission planning effort that will promote regional electric transmission investment and cost sharing. The Upper Midwest Transmission Development Initiative will identify wind generation resources, transmission projects and infrastructure needed to support those resources in a cost-effective... more inside ENE
Governor Asks Small Business Administration To Assist Flea Market Fire Victims
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Joe Manchin this week formally requested that the U.S. Small Business Administration issue a physical disaster declaration in response to the Sept. 10 fire that destroyed the Milton Flea Market in Cabell County. If the declaration is approved, it would allow the federal government (SBA) to provide low-interest loans to business owners affected by the fire.
The fire all... more inside ENB
GREEN TEAM PROGRAM APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE: BJORNSON
Not-for-profit organizations across Manitoba and municipal governments in rural Manitoba are invited to apply for grants from the provincial Green Team program to hire youth next summer, Education, Citizenship and Youth Minister Peter Bjornson announced today.
PROVINCE CELEBRATES EARTH DAY BY ACCELERATING PLANS TO PRODUCE HEAT, POWER FROM AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY BYPRODUCTS The province is providing $895,000 to programs that use crop and forestry byproducts as heat and power sources to reduce or eliminate the use of fossil fuels, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives (MAFRI) Minister Rosann Wowchuk announced today in recognition of Earth Day.