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Strata Solar celebrates $1 billion of investment in North Carolina

Governor Pat McCrory, district legislators, solar farm land owners and industry representatives meet in Sampson County

Strata Solar, one of America's leading turnkey solar providers, has recently surpassed the $ 1 Billion dollar mark in project investment in North Carolina. The company is headquartered in Chapel Hill and has over 65 solar facilities in 40 counties across the state. Founded in 2009, Strata Solar has brought 350 Megawatts of solar energy online and has helped North Carolina become the third largest state in the nation in regards to solar installations.

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Arup Collaborates on Ten High-Performance University Science Buildings

Sustainability, energy efficiency, and smart-building techniques contribute to measurable results across campuses

Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced its involvement with ten university science centers throughout the United States. The firm is performing multidisciplinary engineering and consulting services and implementing building information modeling (BIM), among other smart-building techniques to achieve client goals of energy efficiency, sustainability, environmental protection, and end-user comfort.

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EPA Awards Three Universities in North Carolina with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded three universities in North Carolina with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award for the 2014-2015 school year. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 teams of college and university students. The teams will design innovative solutions to sustainable challenges in the developed and developing world.

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Chiquita Appoints Craig Stephen as Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing for Fresh Express

Chiquita Brands International, Inc. announced the appointment of Craig Stephen as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Fresh Express. Mr. Stephen will have responsibility for Fresh Express sales, marketing and customer service operations, as the Company continues to provide expanded category offerings in retail value-added and private label salads. 

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Chiquita Celebrates Versatility of Bananas with Launch of Nationwide ‘Cooking Lab’ Contest via Mobile Consumer App

With billions of oval blue Chiquita stickers annually and three generations of people singing the Chiquita jingle since 1944, one of the most iconic food brands in the world is launching a national recipe contest on September 29.  The Chiquita Cooking Lab will celebrate the versatility of the banana by promoting new uses for the beloved, all-natural fruit including health focused recipes, creative snack ideas and kid-friendly combinations during a two month contest until November 23, 2014.

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U.S. EPA to Host a Public Meeting Concerning the Non Time-Critical Cleanup Alternatives for Drinking Water at the Ore Knob Mine Superfund Site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October, 9, 2014 at the Peak Creek Community Building at 7062 NC Highway 88 E, Laurel Springs, NC. to inform the public of the draft Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis (EE/CA) for the non-time critical cleanup alternatives for drinking water impacted by the Ore Knob Mine Superfund Site in Laurel Springs, Ashe County, North Carolina.

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