Month: January 2022

Algae Task Force red tide report doesn’t go far enough, advocates say

A task force convened by Governor Ron DeSantis to study algal blooms recently released a Red Tide report on its progress and recommendations, but some supporters believe the document is lacking. The report expands on their initial January 2020 recommendations regarding public health, communications, management and response. The document also outlines what members of the […]

Procter & Gamble says prices for Tide laundry products and personal care items will soon rise

The cost of laundry detergent will rise, according to Procter & Gamble Co., which announced additional price increases Wednesday along with its fiscal second-quarter results. “In mid-December, we announced to retailers that effective February 28, we are increasing prices on the rest of our Fabric Care portfolio, which includes Tide, Gain, Downy, Bounce and Unstopables […]

Procter & Gamble plans further price hikes for Tide and other products

Procter and Gamble Co. Pampers brand baby diapers are laid out for a photo taken in Hastings on Hudson, New York, U.S., Saturday, October 17, 2020. Tiffany Hagler Gear | Bloomberg | Getty Images Procter & Gamble is raising prices on more of its portfolio to protect its profit margins as raw material and freight […]

Will the tide turn for JetBlue Airways shares?

BRAZIL – 2020/11/18: In this photo illustration the JetBlue Airways logo is seen on a … [+] smartphone. (Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The actions of JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) are trading 30% below pre-Covid levels despite relatively high passenger numbers at TSA checkpoints due to […]

Clear Lake Texas water levels: High winds and low tide combine to push water to historic lows

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – This weekend’s strong cold front has no doubt given you notice of the cold weather and high winds. But for some waterfront residents, they also had a rare sight. These strong winds combined with tidal conditions pushed water levels lower than usual on Clear Lake. The lake, which is actually a […]

Red tide off Rio

In late 2021, bathers in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro faced unwanted visitors living in the ocean. Beginning in November, countless microscopic phytoplankton gathered along the coast, coloring the clear, blue waters a dark reddish-brown. The bloom, known as a red tide or a harmful algal bloom (HAB), was unusually widespread and long-lasting. […]

Vienna Police Caught Youths Damaging Waters Field, Throwing Tide Pods

Tidal pods on a store shelf (via Mike Mozart/Flickr) With schools closed for the winter holidays, the Vienna Police Department has encountered rowdy behavior from young people in recent weeks. According to the department’s Dec. 22-Jan. 6 crime report, two minors face felony charges of destruction of property and trespassing after allegedly driving and damaging […]

Laundry in space? P&G and NASA are testing a fully degradable tide

Tide, the detergent used by millions of people in the United States, wants to make moon laundries a thing. Parent company Procter & Gamble Co. is working with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on a formula that can withstand off-planet conditions so astronauts can do laundry during missions. The first shipment made its way […]

Floods: Malaysia could face a third wave of high tide in January, February, according to the DID

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is expected to experience the third phase of the high tide phenomenon from January 2-5 and January 18-21 followed by January 31-February 3. The director of the Water Resources Management and Hydrology Division of the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID), Ir Azmi Ibrahim, said the sea water level would be at […]

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