Business News Archive - February 08, 2007

Gallic energy company Total has initiated a pilot CO2 capture and sequestration project in the Lacq basin in southwestern France. The project calls for up to 150,000 metric tons of CO2 to be injected into a depleted natural gas field in Rousse over a period of two years from the end of 2008.

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- To accommodate the growing need for telephone numbers, Verizon will add a new area code, 779, to the geographic region covered by the existing 815 area code.

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Schedules will change on Sunday, February 11, for a number of SEPTA City Transit Division routes and on Monday, February 12 for Suburban Transit Division routes. The changes include new bus Route 50 service to Philadelphia Park Casino.

The Rocklin Police Department in conjunction with the City of Rocklin announced the commissioning of its new 143kW AC dual solar energy system and carport structure for its state-of-the-art facility.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]