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CarCharging Introduces Remote Start Functionality for its Blink Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Largest EV Charging Services Provider Expands Methods for Initiating Electric Car Charging Sessions

Car Charging Group, Inc., the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that it now offers remote start functionality for its Blink EV charging stations via the Blink mobile application ("App"). This feature provides EV drivers with the ability to start an EV charging session directly from the App, which is available for iOS and Android devices.

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Vegalab's Supreme Growers Wins the Cool Product Award at TPIE 2015

Supreme Growers took home the Cool Product award at this year's Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) held at the Broward County Convention Center. The TPIE trade show is held annually, showcasing the latest trends and developments in foliage, floral, and tropical plants. Supreme Growers stood out with a demonstration of their organic nutrient pods in a sea of more than 400 companies exhibiting on 200,000 square feet of exhibition space. The Cool Product award is presented by The Garden Center Group to a new, up-and-coming product that has high potential in the industry market.

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Vilsack Announces $30 Million to Fight Citrus Disease

USDA Targets Citrus Greening with Promising Tools and Long Term Solutions

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $30 million in funding for 22 projects to help citrus producers combat Huanglongbing (HLB), also known as citrus greening, a devastating citrus disease that threatens U.S. citrus production. The money will fund promising projects that could offer near-term solutions as well as research funding that may develop long-terms solutions. The promising near-term tools and solutions are funded through the HLB Multiagency Coordination Group while the research projects are funded through the Specialty Crop Research Initiative Citrus Disease Research and Education (CDRE) program, which is made available through the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill).

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McKane Launches Historic Restoration Project in South Florida

McKane Launches Historic Restoration Project in South FloridaInitial venture includes a vintage country store and two classic houses

The restoration of old buildings is not just based in nostalgia. It's a viable, sustainable practice.

Donovan Rypkema, a renowned expert in historic preservation, firmly believes that sustainable development is more than just environmental responsibility. In a 2007 presentation given at the Historic Districts Council Annual Conference in New York City, Rypkema, who has a master's degree in Historic Preservation from Columbia University, noted that "sustainable development is crucial for economic competitiveness" and "historic preservation is, in and of itself, sustainable development."

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Southwest Florida Water Management District to Support Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition with Trail Mixer at Rainbow Springs State Park

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) has partnered with the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition, as members of the exploration team travel through the District by walking, paddling or biking their way more than 700 miles from the Everglades Headwaters in Central Florida, across the Panhandle to the Alabama border. The expedition began Jan. 10 at Creek Ranch outside of Orlando. The goal of the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition is to help raise awareness and generate support for connecting natural lands and waters throughout Florida.

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