Energy

Florida Thieves Targeting Air Conditioners For Metal – Officials Blame Poor Economy

January 27, 2012
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SPRING HILL — Hernando County authorities have arrested a third suspect in connection with a series of air-conditioning thefts that plagued the county earlier this month. The thieves disassembled the air-conditioning units to remove metal components that they later intended to sell. Shane Edward Winn, 24, was charged Thursday with more than a dozen...

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Florida Agriculture Commissioner Announces Prescribed Fire Awareness Week

January 25, 2012
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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam  has announced today the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Florida Forest Service will actively promote and encourage the use of prescribed fires in recognition of Prescribed Fire Awareness Week to run through Saturday. “Prescribed burning is the most effective way to minimize the risk of...

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NAPAfire and FIREGEL Gel Fuel Recalled after Connecticut Man Severely Injured In Explosion

June 23, 2011
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One week after the state Department of Consumer Protection launched an investigation into the serious injuries inflicted upon a Connecticut man as a result of a firepot exploding while being refilled with FIREGEL fuel, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Home & Garden, of Duluth, Georgia, is announcing a voluntary recall...

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