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New Drought and Water Compliance Management Tools


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HydroPoint Data Systems, Petaluma, California, has announced important new updated features and tools and in the spring release of its WeatherTRAK Central Internet Management software,  availab   More
 
Friday, May 16, 2014

Landscape Company Exposed


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One newspaper’s headlines scream, “Beware of Scams by Landscapers,” after one of their investigators found that Scapes Landscaping & Lawn Care in Grove City, Ohio, has been shown to be   More
 
Friday, May 16, 2014

Protected Birds Killed in Project


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Federal and state wildlife officials are looking into a tree-trimming operation by Campos Tree Service in Pittsburgh, California, which killed several protected birds. According to reports, this pr   More
 
Friday, May 16, 2014

Drought Spurs Bonds for Thirty-Mile-Long Water Tunnels


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As the worst drought in a century threatens cities in California, the state’s water agencies are planning to sell $200 million in bonds to start funding a $25 billion project to boost supplies. Th   More
 
Thursday, May 15, 2014

County Council Supporting Efforts to Stop Fertilizing


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A county council of Talbot, Maryland, is supporting an interesting environmental effort. It has expressed support for the Midshore Riverkeepers Conservancy (MRC) to promote a voluntary pledge progra   More
 
Thursday, May 15, 2014

Business Owner Charged in Bribery and Money Laundering


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James C. Pittman, the owner of a landscape firm in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has been charged in a case involving bribery of a public official and laundering of money from Afghanistan. The two-year lo   More
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Local Landscapers Cry Foul


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A Detroit landscape company is crying foul after a losing a landscape contract at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s North Terminal. Planterra Corporation, which has cared for the terminal for six   More
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Landscape Business Used as a Drug Front


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According to federal prosecutors, the company of San Jose Landscaping in Bettendorf, Iowa, in reality, was a front for drug activity. Six conspirators--Jose Lopez-Raya, Nicholas Raya, Raul Gutierrez   More
 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

City Looking to Desalination for Water in Drought


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Santa Barbara, California, is thinking about restarting an old facility to help them battle current and future droughts. The city had built a desalination plant back in 1992, but then mothballed it    More
 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Agrium Turf and Ornamental Sold


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Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc. announced that it will sell its turf and ornamental business to an affiliate of Koch Fertilizer LLC. A review that Agrium completed last year led to a decisi   More
 
Monday, May 12, 2014