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Canada and British Columbia invest $29.5 million in 11 projects to make B.C. communities more resilient to natural disasters

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 12:24am

These projects are in addition to 18 other disaster mitigation-related projects that were announced last summer.

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  • These projects are in addition to 18 other disaster mitigation-related projects that were announced last summer.
  • The Government of Canada is investing more than $24.6 million in these 11 projects.
  • The projects announced today will create jobs, improve critical infrastructure across B.C., and help communities withstand natural disasters.
  • During that period, over $38 billion has been earmarked for communities across Canada to support world-class, modern public infrastructure, including over $4.9 billion for disaster mitigation projects.

Artesian Resources Corporation Reports 2nd Quarter and Year-To-Date 2022 Results

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:40pm

NEWARK, Del., Aug. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Artesian Resources Corporation (Nasdaq: ARTNA), a leading provider of water and wastewater services, and related services, on the Delmarva Peninsula, today announced second quarter and year-to-date results for 2022.

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  • NEWARK, Del., Aug. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Artesian Resources Corporation (Nasdaq: ARTNA), a leading provider of water and wastewater services, and related services, on the Delmarva Peninsula, today announced second quarter and year-to-date results for 2022.
  • Water sales revenue remained consistent for the six months ended June 30, 2022 with the corresponding period in 2021.
  • Artesian Resources Corporation operates as a holding company of wholly-owned subsidiaries offering water and wastewater services, and a number of other related core business services, on the Delmarva Peninsula.
  • Artesian supplies 8.4 billion gallons of water per year through 1,398 miles of main to over a third of Delawareans.

Emobility, Electric, Propane and Natural Gas Vehicles Highlighted at Annual Georgia Clean Energy Roadshow

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 1:27pm

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th annual Clean Energy Roadshow educational series, hosted by PSC Vice Chairman Tim Echols , and produced by Event Energy Partners together with Clean Cities Georgia , kicks off this August with four tour-stops in Marietta, Fayetteville, Valdosta and Savannah.

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  • FAYETTEVILLE, Ga., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th annual Clean Energy Roadshow educational series, hosted by PSC Vice Chairman Tim Echols , and produced by Event Energy Partners together with Clean Cities Georgia , kicks off this August with four tour-stops in Marietta, Fayetteville, Valdosta and Savannah.
  • Four, half-day, events open to commercial and municipal fleet professionals and planning organizations will feature a showcase of the latest technology CNG, Electric and Propane Vehicles.
  • Seminar speakers will include Clean Cities Georgia, Georgia DOT Commissioner Russell McMurry, EPA Region 4, OEMs, Utilities and fuel providers.
  • The Roadshow is the longest running mobile educational series and best opportunity to launch Make Ready Fleet and Resiliency planning.

Expanded deCoste Centre will offer Pictou County residents better access to cultural and community programming

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 3:30pm

"The deCoste Centre has been a fixture on the Pictou waterfront for over 35 years.

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  • "The deCoste Centre has been a fixture on the Pictou waterfront for over 35 years.
  • The Town of Pictou, the Municipality of the County of Pictou, and the community at large are providing over $1 million.
  • "The new cultural hub will transform the downtown core of Pictou and the surrounding community.
  • Both the deCoste Centre and Pictou Library are invaluable community spaces that provide important services to residents and visitors.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Sponsors Free Bluebikes Adventure Passes Every Monday in August

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 1:00pm

BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Wellness Month, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") is sponsoring free Bluebikes Adventure Passes each Monday in August, beginning August 1, as part of its second annual "Mindful Mondays" initiative. The free passes will be available across the system's 11 municipalities, including Arlington, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Newton, Revere, Salem, Somerville and Watertown. Blue Cross is the title sponsor of Bluebikes, which is owned by the municipalities and operated by Lyft.

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  • "We hope that Metro Boston residents can get outside, practice mindfulness and enjoy a Bluebikes ride during a month that's dedicated to whole-body wellness."
  • By partnering with the municipal owners of Bluebikes, Blue Cross continues to support system growth and accessibility, including station expansions, upgrades and additional bikes.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is the system's title sponsor.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield ofMassachusetts( bluecrossma.org ) is a community-focused, tax-paying, not-for-profit health plan headquartered inBoston.

Bank of Botetourt posts profitable second quarter financial results

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 1:30pm

BUCHANAN, Va., July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Buchanan-based Bank of Botetourt (OTCPK: BORT) announced today its unaudited financial results for the three and six months-end June 30, 2022.

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  • BUCHANAN, Va., July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Buchanan-based Bank of Botetourt (OTCPK: BORT) announced today its unaudited financial results for the three and six months-end June 30, 2022.
  • The Bank produced net income amounting to $1,763,000 or $0.91 per basic share in the second quarter.
  • As a result, $730,000 thousand of PPP loans remain on the balance sheet at the end of the second quarter.
  • Bank of Botetourt also operates a mortgage division, Virginia Mountain Mortgage and a financial services division, Botetourt Wealth Management.

Dominion Energy's Largest Battery Storage Pilot Project Now Operational

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 1:30pm

Energy storage is key to grid reliability, continued solar and wind expansion, and achieving net zero emissions

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  • Energy storage is key to grid reliability, continued solar and wind expansion, and achieving net zero emissions
    RICHMOND, Va., July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy Virginia today celebrated its largest operational battery energy storage pilot project, which was recently energized at the Scott Solar facility in Powhatan County, paving the way for the development of additional energy storage technology needed to support the company's commitment to achieve net zero carbon and methane emissions by 2050, increase renewable generation and improve grid reliability.
  • The company has two other battery storage pilot projects in its portfolio a 2-megawatt battery in New Kent County that was commissioned in late February and a 2-megawatt battery in Hanover County that is scheduled to become operational later this year.
  • The three utility-scale battery storage pilot projects totaling 16 megawatts are the first of their kind in Virginia.
  • In addition to these three pilot projects, Dominion Energy has received regulatory approval from the Virginia SCC for the 20-megawatt Dry Bridge storage in Chesterfield County and 50 megawatts of storage at Dulles International Airport in Loudoun County.

Residents to benefit from green infrastructure improvements in the Inuvik Region

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 1:05am

This would enable the Town to direct funding to other programs and reduce its infrastructure deficit," said His Worship Clarence Wood, Mayor of the Town of Inuvik.

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  • This would enable the Town to direct funding to other programs and reduce its infrastructure deficit," said His Worship Clarence Wood, Mayor of the Town of Inuvik.
  • The Government of Canada is investing over $12.5 million through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings (GICB) program.
  • Details about the second intake will be published to the Infrastructure Canada Green and Inclusive Community Buildings' website as soon as they become available.
  • Announced in December 2020, Canada's Strengthened Climate Plan includes 64 new measures and $15 billion in investments towards a healthy environment and economy.

SEA & SHORELINE, NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL FEDERATION, AND TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY PARTNER TO RESTORE SUGARLOAF ISLAND IN MOREHEAD CITY, NC

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 10:07am

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C., July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, aquatic restoration specialists Sea & Shoreline, the North Carolina Coastal Federation, and the Town of Morehead City, NC announced a partnership to increase the resiliency of downtown Morehead City, NC by protecting nearby Sugarloaf Island from continual shoreline erosion. The project team is working with Quible & Associates and local experts to identify and design the best shoreline stabilization methods for the island that balance shoreline protection, public uses, and natural resource conservation. One of the methods being considered is a hybrid approach utilizing offshore wave attenuation devices (WADs) to reduce erosion, seagrass plantings to stabilize the sediment and create essential fish habitat, and a living shoreline to build salt marsh and upland vegetation. The $2 million project is being funded by the NC state legislature. Construction is expected to begin later this year.

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  • MOREHEAD CITY, N.C., July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, aquatic restoration specialists Sea & Shoreline , the North Carolina Coastal Federation , and the Town of Morehead City, NC announced a partnership to increase the resiliency of downtown Morehead City, NC by protecting nearby Sugarloaf Island from continual shoreline erosion.
  • We're looking forward to working closely with the professionals from Sea & Shoreline and the North Carolina Coastal Federation to see this project come to fruition."
  • Sea & Shoreline, LLC is a Florida-based aquatic restoration firm that restores fresh and saltwater habitats to healthy and self-sustaining ecosystems.
  • The North Carolina Coastal Federation is a member-supported 501(c)3 that focuses on protecting and restoring the North Carolina coast.

Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation Announces Record High 2nd Quarter/Mid-Year 2022 Earnings

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Monday, July 25, 2022 - 6:00pm

ALTAVISTA, Va., July 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation (OTCQX:PPBN), the one-bank holding company (the Company or Pinnacle) for First National Bank (the Bank), produced record net income for the second quarter and the first half of 2022.

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  • ALTAVISTA, Va., July 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation (OTCQX:PPBN), the one-bank holding company (the Company or Pinnacle) for First National Bank (the Bank), produced record net income for the second quarter and the first half of 2022.
  • Net income for the six months ended June 30, 2022 was $3,283,000, or $1.51 per basic and diluted share.
  • During the first half of 2022, total loans increased approximately 7%, or $39,973,000, from $552,236,000 as of December 31, 2022.
  • Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation is a locally managed community banking organization based in Central Virginia.