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2011-12-12 16:25:00

Dan Tayman, Vice President of Ken Dixon Automotive in Waldorf, MD met with Will Be Designated Driver, Inc. executives, Seanna Smallwood and Jim Will, last week and discussed their support in the Will Be D.D. Program. Waldorf, Maryland (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Ken Dixon Automotive is being congratulated throughout the community of Southern Maryland for their decision in supporting the organization as a Silver Corporate Sponsor. The automotive super-store operates several dealerships...

2009-12-07 06:30:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mirant (NYSE: MIR) won the Engineering Project of the Year at the 2009 Platts Global Energy Awards for the company's innovative approach to improving air quality at its Potomac River Generating Station in Alexandria, Virginia. Mirant conceived of a "virtual stack" to address limitations in the original design of the station which was constructed in the late 1940s. The station was built with unusually short stacks because it is in the flight path...

2005-08-22 08:40:57

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mirant Corp. on Monday said it may shut down its Potomac River generating station in two days unless it can resolve concerns about the air quality in the vicinity of the power plant. The bankrupt power company has already reduced output at the plant's five units to their "lowest feasible levels" in response to the concerns, according to a statement. But the company said the coal-fired plant, which produces 482 megawatts of electricity for Washington D.C. and...

2005-08-22 07:10:40

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mirant on Monday said it may shut down its Potomac River generating station in two days unless it can resolve concerns about the air quality in the vicinity of the power plant. The bankrupt power company has already reduced output at the plant's five units to their "lowest feasible levels" in response to the concerns, according to a statement. But the company said the coal-fired plant, which produces 482 megawatts of electricity for Washington D.C. and nearby...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.