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Business News Archive - April 20, 2009

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Picarro G1302 trace gas analyzer is the first turnkey instrument capable of simultaneously measuring CO and CO2 with high precision, in real-time, and with minimal calibration required.

LONDON, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Frost & Sullivan Brazilian Water and Wastewater Business Development Strategy Leadership Award is presented to Perenne for its impressive growth over the last four years.

MSN Green survey finds that eco-friendliness has its limits, with nearly 70 percent of people saying that they would never limit toilet flushes to conserve water or use a kitchen compost. REDMOND, Wash., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With Earth Day just around the corner, a new MSN Green (http://green.msn.com) survey finds it's not always so easy being green.

Leading radio broadcaster consortium extends coverage to provide real-time location-based data via RDS and HD Radio(TM) technology Journal Broadcasting, Regent, Saga and Corus Entertainment Radio Bring BTC Contributing Broadcaster Organizations to 16 INDIANAPOLIS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcaster Traffic Consortium, LLC (BTC), launched in 2008 as a new joint venture by Eight leading radio companies to build a first-of-its-kind nationwide network to distribute traffic data via radio technology, announces the addition of Journal Broadcasting, Regent Communications, Saga Communications and Corus Entertainment Inc.

KBB Green Offers Alternative-Fuel Car Guide, Car-Finding Tools, Forums, Blogs IRVINE, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information, today announces the expert editors of Kelley Blue Book's kbb.com name their 2009 picks for the Top 10 Green Cars.

Broad Expert Objection To Proposed Renewable Fuel Standard CHICAGO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB), an arm of the State's Environmental Protection Agency, will end its comment period next week on the merits of adopting the Golden State's proposed Low-Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). With only days remaining before the comment period ends April 24, increasing numbers of university professors, scientists, researchers, and industry trade organizations have registered their opposition to adoption of the LCFS proposal in its present form.

LONDON, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Frost & Sullivan European Green Excellence HVAC Controls Technology Innovation Award is presented to Tridium for its excellence in technology innovation and meticulous attention to reducing environmental impact through its host of controls solutions for easy integration with other building management systems. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Tridium's patented Niagara(AX) framework technology facilitates real-time management and control of diverse systems and devices using a standard common web platform.

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mountains of paper, shelves of books and rows of filing cabinets are being replaced by PDFs, electronic book readers and hard drives.

BEIJING, April 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc.

First National Retailer to Offer Shoppers FSC Certified Bags; Helps Ensure Responsible Forest Management AUSTIN, Texas, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) today announced that it is the first national retailer to offer Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified paper bags at its checkout counters beginning in May.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'