While a larger scale redevelopment of the site and parking lot may be forthcoming, Planning staff and the Plan Commission are required to review the current plans for hotel and parking as though they are permanent in the absence of definitive plans for additional future redevelopment. However, despite the lack of a broader redevelopment plan for the site that would call for the immediate demolition of the 924 building, staff is also sensitive to the need to efficiently remediate the contaminated soil associated with the paint manufacturing, sales and storage activities that historically occurred on the 3.0 acre project site, for which the applicant has been awarded brownfield remediation assistance. As the applicant notes in the letter of intent, the soil excavation required for the environmental remediation of the site will require “expensive” shoring of the building “to preserve the building temporarily.”.
[Nature 22 July 2013 by Virginia Gewin] Faced with climate change, plant breeders are increasingly turning to the genomes of the wild, weedy relatives of crops for traits such as drought tolerance and disease resistance. But a global analysis of 455 crop wild relatives has found that 54% are underrepresented in gene bank collections and that many, including ones at risk of extinction, have never been collected. The findings, released on 22 July by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Cali, Colombia, will guide the largest international initiative so far to conserve crop wild relatives.
Former President Donald Trump was, by all accounts, furious at his impeachment trial defense team, especially lead lawyer Bruce Castor, panned across the board for his odd, rambling opening statement. “Cocooned at his Mar a Lago estate, Trump watched as his defense attorneys responded to an emotional presentation by House impeachment managers with a series of dry, technical, and at times meandering arguments about due process and the constitutionality of the proceedings,” Politico reports. “As they droned on, he grew increasingly frustrated with the sharp contrast between their muted response and the prosecution opening salvo.” But Trump, watching the trial on Newsmax, wasn just dismayed at Castor low energy performance and the bad reviews from allies and senator jurors, Politico reports.
BUT those who stand for hate, discord and disregard for human life cannot, must not and should not be tolerated by us. Silence is consent. It does not have to be this way. Are you kidding me?'” Ellis said. “Just the look of our tour guide’s face she got teary.”For the next several hours, Ellis said he saw numbers of people trying to reach loved ones and talking on their cell phones about the explosion.”What I didn’t see was panic,” Ellis said. “Word of mouth was spreading like crazy, but I never saw anyone panic.”Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he was delaying a trip to Moscow by several hours to consult with security officials about the incident.Defense Minister Ehud Barak issued a statement saying, “We will not tolerate the harming of Israeli citizens, not in the towns in the south and not in Jerusalem .