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Camp Lejeune's First LEED Platinum Facility

The new French Creek Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute. This achievement continues the Navy's ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability through high-performance design and is distinguished as the military's first LEED Platinum dining facility.

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Bayer Launches Versatile Solution for Roadside Managers with Derigo Herbicide

Derigo provides a full utility spectrum to offer a one-stop solution for post-emergent weed control and plant growth regulation

To help simplify weed control for roadside managers, Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, announced the launch of Derigo™ – a broad spectrum, post-emergent herbicide that offers a new level of versatility for warm-season vegetation management on roadsides. Roadside managers struggle to choose from a vast number of available products they can use in combination as part of their treatment program. With the availability of Derigo, managers can now use one product that has a broad spectrum of control. This enables them to increase the efficiency of their treatment program to achieve time, labor and cost savings while reducing risk for motorists. Controlling noxious weeds is important to preserving safe, healthy and visually pleasing roadsides, as well as well-maintained features such as pavements and drainage systems.

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GreenWorks Unveils Commercial Line Of Cordless Outdoor Tools

GreenWorks Pro delivers brushless motor technology and 80 Volt Lithium Ion batteries

GreenWorks introduced GreenWorks Pro, the commercial industry's only line of cordless outdoor tools that combines brushless motor technology with industry-leading 80 Volt Lithium Ion batteries. Powered by innovation, GreenWorks leads the industry with powerful gas alternative tools. The company selected GIE EXPO 2014 to introduce this innovative line and will demonstrate products all week. 

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Committed to Sustainability: AdvanTech® Flooring and ZIP System ® Sheathing and Tape Are the First Products of Their Kind to Receive Environmental Product Declarations

Huber Engineered Woods' flagship products, AdvanTech® flooring and ZIP System® sheathing and tape, are the first premium subflooring and combination wood structural panel and water resistive barrier panel brands to receive environmental product declarations (EPD), respectively.

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Ecoplexus, Inc. Commences Construction on Three North Carolina Projects Totaling 21 MW

Ecoplexus, Inc. announced that it has closed financing and commenced construction on three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 21 megawatts (MW), representing approximately $40 million in project costs. The projects have signed long-term power purchase agreements contracts with Duke Energy Progress and are expected to achieve commercial operations in 2014.

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Next round of Pisgah, Nantahala national forest planning meetings begin today

A 10-to-15-year management plan is under development for Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. Jack Igelman/Carolina Public Press

The National Forests in North Carolina will be holding the next round of public meetings this October and November to share information about the proposed Forest Plan, including potential management areas and desired conditions. The meeting will open with a presentation on significant issues, management areas and the development of plan components.

A 10-to-15-year management plan is under development for Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. Jack Igelman/Carolina Public Press

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