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Dec-2008  
Dec-22-2008 DES Workshop on the Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Workshop to be held in Portsmouth, Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Dec-19-2008 New Federal/State Requirements for Biodiesel Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Dec-19-2008 New Hampshire CO2 Allowance Auction Goes Smoothly Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Auction Nets Over $4 million for NH Energy Efficiency Programs
Dec-16-2008 Public Service Announcement
Take Steps to Prevent Plumbing Pipes from Freezing Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Dec-15-2008 New Hampshire to Auction Carbon Allowances as part of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Dec-12-2008 New Hampshire Climate Change Policy Task Force Meeting Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Monday, December 15, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at NH Audubon in Concord
Dec-4-2008 Eliminating the Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in your Home Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Public Service Announcement by Commissioner Burack included
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Nov-2008  
Nov-26-2008 New Hampshire Coastal Program Accepting Grant Applications Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Nov-25-2008 NH Designated Rivers Local River Management Advisory Committees (LACs) Win the 2008 Spirit of New Hampshire Volunteer Service Award Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Nov-24-2008 DES Announces Reporting Requirement for Geothermal Well Data Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Nov-21-2008 November 2008 Capital Region Food Program Distribution Benefits From NH Department Of Environmental Services Food Drive Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Nov-17-2008 DES Reminds Public of New Pool and Spa Safety Rules Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Nov-14-2008 DES Announces New Members of Aspiring Leaders Program Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Program Promotes Environmental Leadership
Nov-10-2008 New Hampshire Climate Change Policy Task Force Meeting Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Friday November 21, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at NH Audubon in Concord
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Oct-2008  
Oct-31-2008 Public Hearing Notice: The New Hampshire Guidelines for Coordinated Lake Management and Shoreland Protection Plans Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Public Hearing on November 18 in Manchester
Oct-31-2008 New Sustainable Land Use Planning Handbook Available Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Innovative Development Guidance for Cities and Towns
Oct-31-2008 DES Seeks Input on Thermostat Recycling Plan Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Comments Due November 14, 2008
Oct-30-2008 Governor Lynch Recognizes Winners of 2008 Governor's Award for Pollution Prevention Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Anheuser-Busch Inc. Merrimack brewery and Southeastern Container Inc. of Hudson, are the 2008 recipients of the prestigious award
Oct-29-2008 Department of Justice
Superior Court Orders Windsor man to pay $100,000 in penalties for violating the Groundwater Protection Act and oil discharge laws
Oct-28-2008 DES and BIA to Host Water Symposium Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Daylong symposium on Nov. 18 will feature presentations from EPA Regional Administrator Robert Varney and DES Commissioner Tom Burack.
Oct-20-2008 Climate Change Policy Task Force Wants to Hear From You! Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
New Actions Items Under Consideration
Oct-15-2008 Attend the 2008 Watershed Conference Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Oct-8-2008 DES Announces Solid Waste Disposal Tonnages and Recycling Rates for Municipalities Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Oct-7-2008 New Hampshire Climate Change Policy Task Force Meeting Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Friday October 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Plymouth State University
Oct-6-2008 Public Information Meeting: DES and DHHS to Discuss Findings of Health Consultation and Cancer Incidence for the Town of Bethlehem Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Oct-3-2008 Public Hearing Notice: The New Hampshire Guidelines for Coordinated Lake Management and Shoreland Protection Plans Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Public Hearing on October 21 in Strafford
Oct-2-2008 DES and USGS complete stream gage installations for 2008 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Stream gages provide essential data for managing New Hampshire's water resources
Oct-2-2008 DES accepting grant applications from municipalities and nonprofit public water suppliers to protect critical water supply lands Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
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Sep-2008  
Sep-29-2008 DES Workshop on the Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Workshop Wednesday, October 8, 2008 in West Lebanon
Sep-29-2008 2008 Governor’s Award for Pollution Prevention Honorable Mention Awards Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Companies from Durham, Lincoln, Londonderry and Manchester Honored
Sep-29-2008 RGGI States’ First CO2 Auction Off to a Strong Start Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-26-2008 Public Listening Sessions on Climate Change Action Plan Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol- September 29 in Gorham
Sites in Conway and Lincoln tied to the meeting via Interactive Video
Sep-25-2008 US Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Awards New Hampshire $492,200 for Clean Diesel Projects
Part of Nearly $2.4 Million State and Federal Grants Funded Across New England
Sep-24-2008 Public Listening Sessions on Climate Change Action Plan – September 25 in Keene and Lebanon Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-18-2008 New Hampshire Volunteers Participate in Worldwide Beach Cleanup Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-16-2008 Public Listening Session on Climate Change Action Plan – September 18 in Manchester Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-12-2008 DES Reminds Residents of Licensing Requirement for Water Well Contractors and Pump Installers Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-10-2008 New Hampshire Climate Change Policy Task Force To Hold Public Listening Sessions on New Hampshire Climate Change Action Plan Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-9-2008 Public Hearing Notice: The New Hampshire Guidelines for Coordinated Lake Management and Shoreland Protection Plans Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-5-2008 New Hampshire Climate Change Policy Task Force Meeting Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-5-2008 State Announces Its 2008 Fall Drawdown of Lakes Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-5-2008 DES Signs Partnership Agreement with Breathe New Hampshire Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-4-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Phillips Pond, Sandown Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
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Aug-2008  
Aug-28-2008 John J. Paonessa Company, Inc. Agrees to Pay $2,965 for Air Pollution Violations Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-25-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Showell Pond, Sandown Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-22-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Lake Monomonac, Rindge Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-21-2008 Merrimack Village Dam Removal Celebrated Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-21-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Hunkins Pond, Sanbornton Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-20-2008 FEMA Issues Final Report: Independent Evaluation of Recent Flooding in New Hampshire Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-18-2008 Pepperweed Patrol Preventing Northward Spread of Invasive Plant Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-18-2008 Preventing and Dealing with Mold after Heavy Rains Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-18-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Country Pond, Kingston Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-15-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Webster Lake, Franklin Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-15-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Advisory for French Pond, Henniker Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-14-2008 DES Recognizes Epping Auto Salvage for Environmental Achievement Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-14-2008 New Isinglass River Management Plan Completed Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-13-2008 US Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Provides $201,450 for Environmental Monitoring of New Hampshire Shoreline Beaches
Aug-12-2008 Media Advisory
Merrimack Village Dam Removal Ceremony, August 21 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-12-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Mirror Lake, Tuftonboro Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-12-2008 New Law in Effect Regarding Outdoor Wood Boilers Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-12-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Forest Lake, Winchester Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-8-2008 DES Announces New Members of Aspiring Leaders Program Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-7-2008 Public Hearing Notice
The New Hampshire Guidelines for Coordinated Lake Management and Shoreland Protection Plans – Laconia Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-7-2008 Public Hearing Notice
The New Hampshire Guidelines for Coordinated Lake Management and Shoreland Protection Plans – Dover Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Aug-1-2008 Public Hearing Notice
Nomination of the Ammonoosuc River, Upper Reach into the New Hampshire Rivers Management and Protection Program Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
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Jul-2008  
Jul-31-2008 New Hampshire Climate Change Policy Task Force Meeting Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jul-25-2008 Environmental Services Offers Guidance in Storm Damaged Areas Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jul-24-2008 DES and Ski NH Sign Partnership Agreement Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jul-23-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Halfmoon Pond-Kingston Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jul-21-2008 Department of Justice
Luminescent Systems-Inc. to Pay $90,000 Environmental Penalty
Jul-18-2008 DES-DHHS and NH Fish and Game Issue Lobster Tomalley Advisory Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jul-17-2008 State Declares Air Quality Action Day Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
June 11-2008 ASAP Auto Salvage Ordered to Shut Down and Clean Up Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jul-11-2008 New Hampshire’s First Dam Removal for 2008 Begins Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jul-9-2008 Upcoming Workshop Focuses on Greener Ski Resorts Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jul-8-2008 DES Workshop on the Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jul-7-2008 State Declares Air Quality Action Days Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jul-3-2008 DES Recognizes Ponderosa Salvage for Environmental Achievement Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
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Jun-2008  
Jun-27-2008 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Winnisquam Lake Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-27-2008 What the heck join the Secchi Dip-in Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-26-2008 DES to Defer Final Decision on Lower Liberty Hill Road-Gilford Remedial Action Plan Addendum Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-25-2008 New Durham First Community in New Hampshire to Pass Ordinance Based on Land Conservation Plan Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-23-2008 DES funds effort to update the 1989 Lower Merrimack River Corridor Management Plan Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-23-2008 Nomination of the Cocheco River into the New Hampshire Rivers Management and Protection Program Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-19-2008 New Hampshire – Maine Port Partners Conduct Area Exercise Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-18-2008 DES Seeks Input on Brownfields Identification and Selection Process Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-16-2008 Join the Pepperweed Patrol Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-13-2008 Granite State Clean Cities Coalition and Oyster River School District Announce Successful Biodiesel Project Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-12-2008 Independent Evaluation of Recent Flooding in New Hampshire Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-11-2008 Office of the Governor
Governor Lynch Signs Law Joining Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Jun-11-2008 DES Pollution Prevention Program Releases Updated Version of Planning for Profits… A Guide to Pollution Prevention for NH Businesses Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-9-2008 State Declares Air Quality Action Day Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-9-2008 DES and EPA Team up with Local Volunteers and Municipalities to Improve the Water Quality in the Souhegan River and Furnace Brook Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-6-2008 State Declares Air Quality Action Days Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-6-2008 The Rivers Management and Protection Program Turns Twenty! Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jun-4-2008 DES Announces Natural Mean High Water Elevation of Silver Lake in Tilton/Belmont Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
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May-2008  
May-23-2008 Boaters Urged to Help Protect the Waterbodies They Use Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-20-2008 Formal collaboration against invasive plant species begins Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
New Group takes root in our coastal watershed
View the Partnership Agreement Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-19-2008 In Recognition of Achievements In Employee Safety-Alice Peck Day Health Systems Receives Prestigious SHARP Certification Renewal Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-19-2008 DES to participate in survey of nation’s rivers and streams Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-19-2008 DES Brownfields Program Awards Brownfields Cleanup Grant of $200,000 to City of Nashua Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-19-2008 Final Public Informational Meeting
Suncook River Geomorphology-based Alternatives Study Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-16-2008 DES Brownfields Program Awards Brownfields Cleanup Grant of $200,000 to Tri-County Community Action Program-Inc. Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-15-2008 DES Workshop on the Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-15-2008 Deadline for NHPPP Governor’s Award is fast approaching Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-15-2008 Partners to Launch Formal Collaboration Against Invasive Plant Species Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-14-2008 New Hampshire Climate Change Policy Task Force Meeting Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-14-2008 Opinion/Editorial
Test your well water for known health risks Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Tom Burack-New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Commissioner
May-13-2008 Opinion/Editorial
RGGI is good for New Hampshire Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Tom Burack-New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Commissioner
May-13-2008 Media Advisory
Clean Water Week Celebration Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-13-2008 Workshop Offered for Volunteers Interested in Lake Monitoring Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-6-2008 Media Advisory
DES To Award Brownfields Cleanup Grants to the City of Lebanon Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Tri-County Community Action Program-Inc. and the City of Nashua
May-5-2008 Enactment of Changes to Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act Effective July 1-2008 instead of April 1-2008 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-5-2008 Volunteers Brave Stormy Weather to Cleanup Cain’s Brook Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
May-5-2008 Drinking Water Week is May 4-10 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
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Apr-2008  
Apr-28-2008 Air Quality Awareness Week-April 28 to May 2 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-25-2008 New Hampshire Fish Consumption Guidelines Updated Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-24-2008 2007 Volunteer River Assessment Program Reports Now Available Online Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-24-2008 DES Announces First Members of Aspiring Leaders Program Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-24-2008 2008 Training Workshops Offered for Volunteers Interested in River Monitoring Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-23-2008 April Vacation Volunteers needed for Brook Clean-up Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-22-2008 United States Environmental Protection Agency
New Hampshire Citizens Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award
Apr-17-2008 DES extends public comment period for Lower Liberty Hill Road Remedial Action Plan Addendum Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-16-2008 Earth Day Opinion/Editorial
"Take a Hike-Game Boy!" Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Thomas S. Burack-Department of Environmental Services Commissioner
Apr-15-2008 Ace Hardware and DES Partner on Free Lamp Recycling Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-10-2008 DES and NH Association of Regional Planning Commissions Sign Partnership Agreement Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-9-2008 DES hosts Public Meeting regarding the Public Health Assessment for Liberty Hill Road Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-8-2008 Department of Justice
New Hampshire to Receive $1.2 Million from Clean Air Act Settlement
Apr-7-2008 United States Environmental Protection Agency
Three Brownfields Grants Awarded in New Hampshire // Part of nearly $10 Million Funded Across New England
Apr-7-2008 DES Establishes Protected Instream Flows for the Souhegan River Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Apr-4-2008 Fish and Game Department
Bring the Family to Discover WILD New Hampshire Day-April 26-2008
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Mar-2008  
Mar-31-2008 DES to implement the revised Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act April 1-2008 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Pending Legislation May Change Effective Date
Mar-28-2008 It’s Lights Out New Hampshire! Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Mar-19-2008 Office of the Governor
Gov. Lynch Commends House Passage of Bill Allowing New Hampshire to Join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Mar-19-2008 DES Wants to Know About Your Earth Day Events Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
DES Webpage Provides List of Earth Day Events
Mar-14-2008 New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and US Army Corps of Engineers sign New Hampshire In-Lieu Fee Agreement Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Program balances growth with natural resource conservation
Mar-14-2008 Public Informational Meeting
Suncook River Geomorphology-based Alternatives Study Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Epsom Central School, 282 Black Hall Rd, Epsom, NH Wednesday, March 26, 2008 from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Mar-14-2008 DES Seeks Strategic Planning Input from Public Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Public asked to complete short online survey by April 7th
Mar-7-2008 Workshop to Help Auto Salvage Yards Be Environmentally Responsible Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Mar-7-2008 Workshops about Auto Salvage Yard Licensing Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Mar-6-2008 Public Meeting Announcement
Independent Evaluation of Recent Flooding in New Hampshire Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Second Public Information Meeting to be held on March 18, 2008 in Bedford
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Feb-2008  
Feb-26-2008 Apply for the 2008 Governor’s Award for Pollution Prevention Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Feb-20-2008 Star Island Corporation Agrees to Pay $3,200 for Air Pollution Violations Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Feb-19-2008 Fish and Game Department
Have a Wild Time at Discover WILD New Hampshire Day
Events Calendar Notice for Saturday-April 26
Feb-19-2008 DES Accepts North Country Environmental Services provides Waste Control Evaluation Report
Feb-14-2008 New Hampshire Climate Change Action Plan Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Public Listening Session
Feb-8-2008 Department of Justice
Court Rejects Federal Mercury Rules
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Jan-2008  
Jan-24-2008 Auto Salvage Yard Environmental Compliance Training Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jan-24-2008 Auto Salvage Yard Licensing Workshops for Municipalities Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jan-23-2008 Attend DES and NH Marine Trades Association Workshop Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jan-22-2008 City Of Rochester Agrees To Pay $12,500 Fine For Burning Down Four Buildings Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jan-18-2008 Governor Lynch Kick’s Off First Meeting of Climate Change Policy Task Force Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jan-15-2008 State Launches Climate Change Web Portal Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jan-11-2008 Cranmore Mountain Resort Recognized for Going Green Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
State Announces Reductions in Greenhouse Gases
Jan-7-2008 State Declares Air Quality Action Day Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Unhealthy Air Pollution Levels Predicted to Continue into Tuesday
Jan-7-2008 Cranmore Mountain Resort Recognized for Going Green Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
State Announces Reductions in Greenhouse Gases
Jan-7-2008 MEDIA ADVISORY
Cranmore Mountain Resort Leads NH Ski Industry in Greenhouse Gas Reduction Activities
Media Event Highlights Biodiesel Weekend Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
January 11, 2008 – 10:00 a.m.
Jan-5-2008 State Declares Air Quality Action Day Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Unhealthy Air Pollution Levels Predicted for Sunday and Monday
Jan-4-2008 January is National Radon Awareness Month Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jan-4-2008 Weather-Related Public Service Announcement
"Snow & Ice Can Damage Fuel Storage Tanks" Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jan-2-2008 Nylon Corporation of America agrees to pay $5,400 for Air Pollution Violations Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jan-2-2008 MtBE Widespread in New Hampshire’s Groundwater Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Jan-2-2008 PUBLIC NOTICE
Draft Total Maximum Daily Load Studies For Chlorides in Waterbodies in the Vicinity of the I-93 Corridor from Massachusetts to Manchester-NH Available for Public Comment Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
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Jan-2-2008 to Jan-31-2008
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