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2012-10-09 04:00:23

Radiation safety and worker protection firm Dade Moeller announces its expanded role at the Hanford nuclear site, providing technical direction and operation of the radiation dosimetry program components of the site´s radiological site services (RSS) Richland, WA (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 Radiation safety and worker protection firm Dade Moeller announces its expanded role at the Hanford nuclear site, providing technical direction and operation of the radiation dosimetry program...

2012-06-11 23:02:20

Premium Verizon retailer opens new store, boosts local economy with new sales jobs Kennewick, Wash. (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 Cellular Sales, the nation´s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, recently announced the opening of its newest store located at 311 West Clearwater Ave, building A in Kennewick. “We are dedicated to providing the best customer experience,” said Jeremy Passamonte, regional director of Cellular Sales. “Our expansion into the Kennewick area is a...

2011-11-29 13:00:00

U.S. Department of Energy contractors Dade Moeller and EnergX announce their new partnership, aimed at meeting the demand for high-quality industrial hygiene and occupational safety training across the country. The collaboration promotes seven courses offered at shared facilities in Oak Ridge, TN; Gaithersburg, MD; Las Vegas, NV; and Richland, WA. Richland, WA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 U.S. Department of Energy contractors Dade Moeller and EnergX announce their new partnership, aimed at...

2011-08-26 11:00:00

HealthLeaders Media recently honored QHRâs Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, Washington) with the award âœ2011 Top Leadership Team in Healthcare for Community and Mid-Sized Hospitals.â Brentwood, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 HealthLeaders Media recently honored QHRâs Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, Washington) with the award âœ2011 Top Leadership Team in Healthcare for Community...

2011-07-28 08:28:00

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchants and consumers in Tri-Cities and Yakima, Washington celebrated the launch of Spotted Fox this week after a host of festivities welcomed the next-generation daily deal site to the city. The rapidly-growing Spotted Fox will now bring Tri-Cities and Yakima consumers daily deals up to 90% off while tending to the merchant's bottom line - in other words, the popular daily deal site will please both consumers and merchants alike. Spotted Fox...

2011-04-06 02:30:00

SEATTLE, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wines of Washington Promotion, an interactive and integrated marketing and design agency based in Seattle, teamed up with Peterson Media, a media buying service based in Portland, OR, to assist Wine Yakima Valley (www.WineYakimaValley.org) on an integrated media buy with value-added promotional marketing for their annual area-wide "Red Wine & Chocolate" event. The buy required immediate and intense scrutiny given the implosion of Smooth Jazz...

2011-02-15 00:02:56

Boston-area water jet contractor AK Services cut a 55-inch access hole into a nuclear waste storage tank at the Hanford Site in Washington. The hole is the largest-ever access cut into an active Department of Energy radioactive waste storage tank. It was cut to accommodate a robotic retrieval system that will remove the waste for safer storage. RICHLAND, Washington (Vocus/PRWEB) February 14, 2011 Waterjet contractor AK Services made history recently by cutting the largest-ever access hole...

2009-08-11 14:39:00

RICHLAND, Wash., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following are the prepared remarks of John C. Cruden, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division: This is a historic settlement. I am here on behalf of Attorney General Eric Holder who has said the following to mark this occasion: "I am pleased the parties have come together after years of effort to reach these important agreements that set Washington state, Oregon and the federal government on...

2009-08-10 14:27:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John C. Cruden, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, will tour the Waste Treatment Plant at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State on TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2009 at 9:00 A.M. PT (12:00 P.M. ET). Following the tour, Acting Assistant Attorney General John C. Cruden, Governor Gregoire and Secretary Chu, along with state and federal officials, will hold a joint press briefing at the site....


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.