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Study finds beef harms environment more than pork, poultry, dairy, eggs

WASHINGTON - Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.Compared with the other animal proteins, beef produces five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/study-finds-beef-pollutes-
McDonald's profit slips; US sales decline

...significantly in the near term."Heading into 2014, we acknowledged that we did not expect any material changes to the operating environment this year," CEO Don Thompson said in a statement.Globally, McDonald's said comparable sales were "relatively flat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-22/mcdonalds-profit-s
Perdue will have impact

...rebuilding our country. He recognizes the conditions that need to be present in the tax, legal, regulatory, and economic environment to encourage growth and real job creation.He knows that a too large, intrusive, wasteful and corrupt Federal government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-21/perdue-will-have-impact
Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

...allow us to increase our understanding of potential offshore resources while protecting the human, marine, and coastal environments," acting BOEM Director Walter Cruickshank said in a statement.Sonic cannons are already used in the western Gulf of Mexico...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-18/obama-opens-eastern-seaboa
Liberals love science ? and hypocrisy

...don't get to like it. It's that simple. In the climate change racket, scientists are the ad men, "protecting the environment" is the marketing campaign and control is the product. A state that can establish radical new rules on energy production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-07-20/liberals-l
Top coaches are drawn to Peach Jam

...the offseason."This is always one of the best tournaments that you can find during the summer," Williams said. "The kids play hard and that creates a great environment. It's great for them as players and us as recruiters."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-07-18/top-coaches-are-drawn
Local vendors relish attention during outdoor expo at James Brown Arena

...events at the group's archery range."I think we can spark an interest in kids," he said. "We meet their parents and say, 'Hey, we're available and we have a safe place to shoot.' It's a wholesome environment out there."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-19/local-vendors-relish-attenti
FBI issues AC coolant warning

...suspected counterfeit refrigerant was placed in their cooling units, according to shipping reports obtained by the U.N. Environment Programme. The Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute, an Arlington, Virginia-based trade association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-19/fbi-issues-ac-coolant-warnin
Seniors learn "parkour," sport of daredevil youths

...extremely nimble people who move freely through any terrain using their own strength and flexibility, often using urban environments such as benches, buildings and walls as an obstacle course. It's also known as free running.The London parkour class...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-07-13/seniors-learn-parkour-sport-
Millipedes seek cool, moist environments

...primarily as adults and lay their eggs in the soil in the spring. Millipedes are naturally attracted to dark, cool, moist environments that are rich in organic matter such as compost piles, heavily mulched shrub or flower beds, rotting logs, the soil under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-06-19/millipedes-seek-cool