Pioneer Environmetal hires Perry, Prasch

first_imgPioneer Environmental Associates, LLC. (Pioneer) of Vergennes, Vermont is pleased to announce the following additions to the staff of the firm. Mr. Ameddia Meddie Perry has joined the firm as Senior Hydrogeologist. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science & Biology from St. Lawrence University, in Canton New York, Mr. Perrys Vermont-based expertise is in water supply development, wastewater management, environmental investigations, and surface water investigations. As Senior Hydrogeologist at Pioneer, Mr. Perry will manage projects focusing on the development, testing, and management of public and private drinking water systems; hydrogeologic evaluation of wastewater disposal systems and surface water assessments involving studies of water flow and water quality.In addition, Mr. Daniel J. Prasch has joined Pioneer as Wetland Scientist. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Aspects of Conservation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems, Mr. Praschs expertise is related to the ecology and management of wetlands and other aquatic systems, and he has extensive professional experience conducting wetland/stream delineations, GPS surveying, and reporting and preparation of permit applications. Mr. Praschs responsibilities at Pioneer include management of projects involving wetland delineations, functional evaluations, botanical surveys; assessment of cumulative impacts to wetlands/surface waters; the delineation/assessment of atypical wetlands that have been converted or disturbed; the development and implementation of wetland restoration plans; GIS analyses, and Natural Resource Inventories.The expertise of both Mr. Perry and Mr. Prasch will enable the continued excellence and advancement in the environmental consulting work done at Pioneer.last_img read more

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Guidetti hopes to hit new heights

first_img A stunning loan spell with Feyenoord in 2011-12, in which he scored 20 goals in 23 Eredivisie appearances – including three consecutive home hat-tricks – suggested his time was at hand. That was until the virus stopped him in his tracks, one that left him without any feeling in his right leg, and was finally diagnosed as a nerve issue. The 21-year-old Sweden international was sidelined for almost a year, only returning to training with City last summer. With the likes of Sergio Aguero, Alvaro Negredo, Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic ahead of him in the pecking order, Guidetti has again had to find solace in a loan spell. But in being given a crack at the top flight, Guidetti has a chance to show he is the best young talent in world football, as once described by former City and England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson. “I am so grateful to the club for giving me the opportunity to show everybody I am capable of playing at this level,” said Guidetti, who has made only one appearance for City, in the Carling Cup in 2010. “It’s been a frustrating and difficult time for me, but I am firmly back on the road again now, and this is a great chance for me to hopefully play some games, score some goals and enjoy myself.” Speaking to Stoke City Player Guidetti added: “It’s a dream for me to be honest, because I have always wanted to play in the Premier League, which is in my opinion, the toughest and most demanding league in the world. “It’s going to be a real challenge for me, but I have trained with the first-team players at Manchester City for a long time now, so I feel I am ready for this opportunity. “It has been a mentally challenging time for me over the past year or so, but in times like that you are really challenged, and I feel I have come through everything pretty well. “Now though, I am just itching to get back on the pitch and scoring goals because there is no better feeling in the world than hitting the back of the net in front of thousands of supporters.” Stoke manager Mark Hughes, who managed City for 18 months from June 2008 to December 2009, has long been aware of Guidetti. “We wanted to try and add different options to our attacking threat and John will certainly do that,” said Hughes. “He’s someone who, if you get him in the right areas, will make the most of opportunities that come his way because he’s a natural goalscorer. “There were several clubs who were interested in taking him on loan, and we’re delighted he has chosen to join us.” Guidetti’s move was made possible by Stoke freeing up one of their two loan spaces for Premier League players by signing Stephen Ireland on a permanent deal. Ireland previously joined Stoke on a season-long loan from Aston Villa earlier this season, but has impressed enough for Hughes to make the move more long term. United States international Juan Agudelo looked set to be Stoke’s third signing of the day, using his Twitter account to claim a deal had been completed on Tuesday night with a view to him moving immediately out on loan. “There’s no other club that has supported and believed in me like @stokecity FC has. #SignedToday – 6 month loan imminent #Europeanfootballer” Agudelo wrote. The 21-year-old, capped 17 times by the United States, has been a free agent since his contract with the New England Revolution expired after the MLS season. Stoke have been involved in protracted attempts to sign him with a work permit proving a stumbling block. Press Association Without a top-flight appearance to his name despite spending the last five years on Manchester City’s books, striker Guidetti has joined Stoke on loan until the end of the season. Signed by Manchester City as a promising 16-year-old, Guidetti’s path to stardom has been a bumpy one as injuries and illnesses have dogged him along the way. John Guidetti is determined to finally hit the heights in the Barclays Premier League after overcoming the frustrations of being laid low by a mystery virus.last_img read more

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NBA preview: Our guide to the 2017-18 season

first_imgCan Russell Westbrook, George and Anthony share the ball effectively with the Thunder? If so, is that team the real threat to the Warriors? And how are ball-dominant guards Chris Paul and James Harden going to function in the same backcourt in Houston?Los Angeles gets the All-Star Game again this season (with a new format no less), but will any Lakers or Clippers be on the Staples Center court for the main event?With Paul gone, oft-injured Blake Griffin is now the Clippers’ unquestioned leader, while the Lakers are handing their keys to rookie point guard Lonzo Ball and telling him to drive a young roster well enough to impress all those elite free agents-to-be that the future is bright.Danny Ainge put the Celtics back in contention last season, then spent the offseason remaking their roster. Coach Brad Stevens now has Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and rookie Jayson Tatum at his disposal but little else he will recognize from a year ago. Gone are Isaiah Thomas, rugged defender Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder and eight other players from a team that won an East-leading 53 games.Are the Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers ready to end their playoff droughts? Can the Knicks or Nets begin building a winner in hoops-hungry New York? Do Tony Parker and Manu Ginobli have enough left to help Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs reach another NBA Finals? Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Here are links to some content to get you ready for the season ahead, with an emphasis on the Lakers and Clippers.LAKERSLakers hope ‘little things’ will land them big stars next summerHeisler: Hope returns for Lakers, however brieflyBrook Lopez, one of few veterans on a young team, might be biggest kid of allMiller: Like you, Lakers weren’t sure what “Wish” on their jerseys meant, eitherLakers believe their defense is on the upswingLakers still getting comfortable with versatile Brook LopezJulius Randle faces uncertain future with the LakersBrandon Ingram ready to take lead, even if Lonzo Ball is the starMiller: Lonzo Ball Era begins and Laker Nation braces with anticipationBrook Lopez, one of few veterans on a young team, might be biggest kid of all‘One of the guys,’ Lonzo has Lakers teammates believing in him, futureLakers 2017-18 roster breakdownKey Lakers games to watch this seasonLakers 2017-18 regular-season scheduleCLIPPERSQ&A with Lawrence Frank, Clippers president of basketball operationsBlake Griffin says Clippers are deeper, more versatile teamClippers coach Doc Rivers doesn’t care about your preseason predictionsClippers guard Austin Rivers: ‘We will be a playoff team this year’Why the Clippers want Blake Griffin to change his gameClippers know Milos Teodosic can pass, but they want him hitting shots, tooBlake Griffin says Clippers’ goal is simply to qualify for playoffsClippers looking to run and run and run some more this seasonClippers’ Wesley Johnson benefits from an offseason confidence boostClippers won’t have a guard controversy this season, Doc Rivers saysWhicker: Milos Teodosic could be a unique visitor for ClippersHow Clippers, Bowen came to tie the knot on TV dealClippers 2017-18 roster breakdownKey Clippers games to watch this seasonClippers 2017-18 regular-season scheduleAROUND THE LEAGUEWarriors’ run – improbable, absurd, revolutionary – deserves reflectionAdam Silver and MJ: 1 man’s NBA garbage is another man’s beautyLeBron James vs. Kyrie Irving the latest entry in NBA rivalries‘Truth’ be told, retired Clipper Paul Pierce wants transition from NBA to ESPN to be authenticNBA tries a new format for 2018 All-Star Game at Staples CenterWestern Conference team previews and projected finishEastern Conference team previews and projected finishcenter_img From the high-profile players who changed zip codes to a fleet of promising rookies, there are new faces in new places going into the 2017-18 NBA season.Despite all those remade rosters and new constellations of stars joining forces, the possibility of an unprecedented fourth consecutive NBA Finals rematch looms large, even likely.Whether or not we get Golden State vs. Cleveland again in June, the league doesn’t lack for storylines that will entertain us along the way.The Western Conference has been stronger and deeper than the East for years, yet somehow that became more pronounced this summer. Paul George (Indiana to Oklahoma City), Carmelo Anthony (New York to OKC), Jimmy Butler (Chicago to Minnesota) and Paul Millsap (Atlanta to Denver) all relocated to the stacked side of the league.last_img read more

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Klopp reveals £177m spending spree was decided before June

first_imgJurgen Klopp’s transfer plans went perfectly this summer, with the Liverpool boss having mapped out a £177 million ($226m) spending spree before the Champions League final.While many domestic rivals faced frustration in the latest transfer window, with Manchester United epitomising those struggles, those at Anfield acted swiftly and decisively.A deal for Naby Keita had been in place for several months, but Fabinho was brought on board in a surprise move which left rivals trailing in the Reds’ wake. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! Klopp also snapped up Swiss forward Xherdan Shaqiri and made Alisson the world’s most expensive goalkeeper, prior to Chelsea’s signing of Kepa Arrizabalaga, with supposed weaknesses addressed and greater depth added.All of that was pieced together before suffering a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in May, with the man at the helm on Merseyside telling reporters: “The Champions League final had absolutely nothing to do with our transfer business.”Everything was already fixed and clear what we wanted. All decisions were made to that point already. I think our areas were obvious.”If Alisson was not on the market, we don’t move for a goalkeeper. He was on the market so we went for it.”That we wanted to have more options offensively – that was clear long before the final. I think Shaqiri is a fantastic example of how you can do it.”He ticks different boxes, he can play wide, he can play No. 10, it looks like he can play eight too and that is cool.”As for Fabinho, we knew a bit longer that Emre [Can] would not extend his contract so Fabinho was clear as a target, but not clear that we would get him.”Naby was clear. One left, one came in. Phil [Coutinho] left before then Naby came in. It is not the same type of player but it is a similar position at least.”Liverpool get their 2018-19 Premier League campaign underway at home to West Ham on Sunday.Expectation has risen heading into that contest on the back of a positive summer, with the Reds now being widely tipped to provide the biggest threat to reigning Premier League champions Manchester City. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

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10 months agoBrawl sparked as Barton sent off in Fleetwood defeat

first_imgBrawl sparked as Barton sent off in Fleetwood defeatby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveFleetwood Town boss Joey Barton was sent off in defeat to Bristol Rovers.Cod Army boss Barton was sent to the stands as referee Brett Huxtable lost control shortly after Rovers full back James Clarke had stolen the points in the 94th minute.Players and coaching staff from both teams then squared up by the dugouts as former Burnley captain Barton straight marched across the pitch to join striker Ched Evans who was shown a dubious 55th minute red card for a collision with Rovers skipper Tom Lockyer.Huxtable added eleven yellow cards to the reds including one for unused Rovers sub Stefan Payne and Barton said: “That’s as bad a refereeing performance as I’ve seen and that includes junior football. The Rovers staff even warned us about him.“It wasn’t that type of game. Unfortunately someone who was way out of his depth has ruined a good game of football.”Front row view of the Joey Barton show. Couldn’t have happened to a nicer chap pic.twitter.com/ldojMXAigB— Oliver (@Dodgy_Lino) December 22, 2018 About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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10 months agoCSKA falling behind Serie A pair in Gabbiadini race

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say CSKA falling behind Serie A pair in Gabbiadini raceby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveCSKA Moscow are struggling to stay in the race for Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini.The Mirror says the Italian international has only scored 12 goals in three seasons at St Mary’s following his £15 million move from Napoli.Ralph Hasenhuttl is keen to dump some of his under performing players next month and Gabbiadini who has only scored one this season is among them.He is wanted back in Serie A by Fiorentina and Bologna but they are both only interested in loan moves with an option to buy.Hasenhuttl would rather a permanent deal which CSKA are willing to offer as well pay around £5 million to get their man. last_img read more

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Fans Poking Fun At Wildcats Recruit Isaiah Briscoe After He Accidentally Suggests Derrick Rose Went To Kentucky

first_imgJohn Calipari, to his credit, has had a great deal of success putting his college players in the NBA. While most of Cal’s representatives in the league hail from Kentucky, there are a still a few – like Tyreke Evans and Derrick Rose – leftover from his Memphis days.Wednesday night, during the McDonald’s All American Game, top UK recruit Isaiah Briscoe was asked by ESPN’s Jay Williams why he chose to play for Coach Cal. Briscoe’s response involved him listing off the names of numerous NBA stars coached by Calipari. And while he was probably just mixing up his words, he did suggest that Rose had played for Kentucky.Fans on social media, predictably, have been having a field day with the quote, perhaps unfairly. Kentucky Commit, Isaiah Briscoe: “I chose Kentucky because of UK greats like Derrick Rose”— The Golden Jew (@GoldenJew) April 2, 2015Isaiah Briscoe: Derrick Rose went to that other school called Kentucky which is actually called Memphis— Connor Gross (@Cgross920) April 2, 2015Isaiah Briscoe realizes Rose & Evans played for Cal at Memphis right? #McDonaldsAllAmericanGame— Jacob McCallister (@RockChalkJacob) April 2, 2015“@GoldenJew: Kentucky Commit, Isaiah Briscoe: “I chose Kentucky because of UK greats like Derrick Rose”” pic.twitter.com/UQZQ12VGHb— Christopher Burr (@HeisenBURRRg) April 2, 2015“@GoldenJew: Kentucky Commit, Isaiah Briscoe: “I chose Kentucky because of UK greats like Derrick Rose”” pic.twitter.com/mI1tN9g9mc— Keep It Real 2015 (@A2K4Life) April 2, 2015Kentucky Commit, Isaiah Briscoe: “I chose Kentucky because of UK greats like Derrick Rose” pic.twitter.com/rSMkVTx4UK— Keyser Söze (@WhoButMe_) April 2, 2015@GoldenJew: Kentucky Commit, Isaiah Briscoe: “I chose Kentucky because of UK greats like Derrick Rose” pic.twitter.com/nCiItEK0Wx— Bryan Evans (@BryGuy2103) April 2, 2015Briscoe is clearly aware that Calipari coached at Memphis, so perhaps he just got nervous live on television. Either way, he’s taking a beating on social media.last_img read more

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United We Roll Convoy arrives in Ottawa

first_imgDemonstrators from eastern Canada are also expected to link up with the convoy.A photo of the United We Roll group in Ottawa – @GlenMotz BREAKING: #UnitedWeRollForCanada convoy has now made it to Parliament Hill. Shutting down Wellington St. @ctvottawa #ottnews pic.twitter.com/a3zU9zgay3— Catherine Lathem (@CatherineCTV) February 19, 2019“The core message is we need immediate action for our pipelines to get in the ground, to get to tidewater and to the rest of Canada,” said lead organizer Glen Carritt, the owner of an oilfield fire and safety company in Innisfail, Alta.The protesters want the Liberal government to scrap the carbon tax and two bills that overhaul environmental assessments of energy projects and ban oil tankers from the northern coast of British Columbia. Carritt said participants also are unhappy about the government’s recently signing a non-binding United Nations compact on global migration.Carritt said Canada’s borders “need to be controlled” by Canada and its citizens, not the United Nations.Just got to the Parliament Hill where trucks are blasting their horns and people are beginning to gather #UnitedWeRollForCanada #StarConvoy #yow #ConvoyForCanada #UnitedWeRoll #ConvoyToOttawa pic.twitter.com/byArDCHvgl— Hamdi ‘hamdog’ Issawi (@hamdiissawi) February 19, 2019 Carritt originally referred to his convoy as a “yellow vest convoy” but renamed it United We Roll after it too was linked to people spewing hateful rhetoric against Muslims and immigrants.“After much consideration we have decided to make this convoy about being inclusive and supporting Canadians first and foremost,” Carritt wrote on the protest’s GoFundMe page in late January. “Our new name is United We Roll! Convoy For Canada!”Lead organizer Glen Carritt says the display is about showing support for new oil pipelines and opposition to the federal carbon tax and new rules on oil transportation.The convoy includes members of the Yellow Vest Movement, whose demonstrations across the country have had widely varying agendas, from supporting pipelines to denouncing a United Nations compact on global migration.center_img OTTAWA, O.N. – Hundreds of trucks and people have arrived in Ottawa to protest the federal government’s policies on the oil industry.The main portion of the United We Roll Convoy set out from Red Deer, Alta., last Thursday and made stops in Regina, Dryden, Thunder Bay, and Sault Ste. Marie before mustering at Arnprior, Ont., just outside the capital.The rally is expected to occupy almost a kilometre of Wellington Street, in front of Parliament.last_img read more

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Mobile apps to promote Urdu

first_imgNew Delhi: For the promotion of Urdu language, NCPUL (National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language) is planning to make the learning of Urdu language easier and pocket-friendly by developing mobile apps for the same. The mobile app would focus on teaching Urdu calligraphy along with the pronunciation of the Urdu words mostly used in day to day life. It also plans to rope in Bollywood personalities for the promotion of Urdu language and is in talks with several lyricists and actors. Also Read – Gurdwara Bangla Sahib bans single use plastic”Through mobile app, we intend to rope in the youngsters who do have a craving for the language but somehow couldn’t find time or space to learn it. Through the app, the Urdu language would be easy to learn and speak. We are designing it in a way so that it’s user-friendly,” said Dr Aqil Ahmed, Director, NCPUL. A three-day international World Urdu Conference is also being organised in Delhi from March 18 to 20 by the organisation for the upliftment of Urdu as a language. Interestingly, eminent Urdu scholars (whose mother tongue haven’t been Urdu) from abroad will be participating from Canada, Russia, France, Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Denmark, Japan, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Mauritius and would be delivering their papers at the conclave. Urdu research scholars from 35 universities too have been invited in the conference. The organisation has also sought list of all madrasas in country both registered and non-registered and plans to promote the language through effective participation at the ground level.last_img read more

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BJP at behest of Delhi police cancelled my rally Kejriwal

first_imgNEW DELHI: In a fresh attack on the BJP, Delhi CM and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday alleged that BJP through Delhi police cancelled his rally at Shakur Basti as the party realised that they would lose in this election.Taking a dig at BJP, the Chief Minister said, “Cancel as many rallies of mine you want to, I will go to the people and address them.” He also addressed the issue of full-statehood and explained how the Centre created obstructions to pass the Mohallah Clinic files, CCTV projects and others. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murder”In the last four years, I have worked relentlessly for the development of Delhi. PM Narendra Modi says his chest is of 56 inches, through the work done by the AAP government I have made all Delhiites chest of 59 inches,” he said while addressing a rally at Timarpur, North East Delhi. The Chief Minister added that only the people of Delhi in India can say that the state education system has developed in the last four years, unlike any other state. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsMeanwhile, CM Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday claimed that he was denied permission for a rally in Sant Nagar Chowk here by the Delhi Police at the behest of the BJP. “BJP gets my public rally cancelled today thro police. Police deny permission. How many BJP rallies were denied permission by police in Delhi in last 5 yrs? ” Kejriwal said in a tweet. He said the people will teach the BJP a lesson for not fulfilling its promise of granting full statehood to Delhi. Police, however, said the permission for the proposed public meeting was not given as the site witnesses heavy traffic snarls and huge footfall of people on weekends due to the weekly market. They said they had proposed an alternative venue which was 150 metres away from the site. “Busy intersection of Sant Nagar Chowk was not found fit for a proposed public meeting of 2000, with around 1000 seats and pandal, due to heavy traffic and a weekly market. This was conveyed on 20-03-2018,” tweeted DCP Outer Delhi, Seju P Kuruvilla.last_img read more

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