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FDA TARGETING RAW MILK and ARTISAN CHEESE PRODUCERS
The February 6,2013 edition of the QUAD COUNTY STAR, published in Viburnum, MO, 65566, carried a front page article entitled "The Doe Run Company to Modify its Glover Facility for Future Business Opportunities". The story is apparently reprinted from a January 31, 2013 article written by Andrea Mullett.
The article states that the facility will undergo changes as the company prepares the primary lead smelter site for new uses. Doe Run will begin decommissioning idle parts of the Glover, MO, smelter beginning mid-February, in order to prepare the property for new operations.
Center for Biological Diversity and local partner suing feds to protect the Ozark hellbender and other species
The Center for Biological Diversity and a local partner notified two federal agencies last week that we intend to sue over their failure to protect the Ozark hellbender, Hine's emerald dragonfly, Tumbling Creek cavesnail and two endangered mussels in Missouri's Mark Twain National Forest. We want the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revisit the Mark Twain's 2005 forest plan to make changes that will help save endangered species and essential habitats on the forest -- aquatic species that have gained their federally protected status since 2005.
On December 21, 2012, I made an accidental, but startling, discovery as a result of initiating the installation of a small starter system for solar power. A brief chronology is below.
November 25, 2012
Last week, it was reported that Missouri Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and Missouri Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill were “disappointed” that an Ameren UE /DOE plan to build nifty modular nuclear power plants was killed.
This ia a "TALE OF TWO VEGGIES".
Yes, this is about a very sweet Moschata variety of winter squash known as Yamiken, and about an ordinarily very sweet beet known as the Zelenolistnaja variety.
We grew both this year as we do every year where possible. OK, this year was a true test not only of gardening skill and perseverance, but of the ability of various crops to withstand the record-breaking heat wave and drought.