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2010-12-09 12:07:00

OLDWICK, N.J., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New World Home, a rapidly growing and award winning developer of sustainable housing, is currently building a family residence for the former head of the EPA and Governor of New Jersey, Christie Todd Whitman. The family is building a custom designed home that is currently on target to be the first USGBC LEED® Platinum and NAHB Emerald factory-built home in New Jersey. Christie Whitman's daughter, Kate Whitman Annis, and her...

2010-01-27 04:00:00

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly renamed Resource Center of Somerset, the New Jersey State Department of Children and Families domestic violence lead designated agency in Somerset County, announced today that John Graf, Jr., former CEO of United Way of Somerset County, has been appointed as the Director of Development to the Hillsborough, New Jersey-based non-profit 501(c)(3) agency. The Bedminster resident's primary responsibility is to lead the agency's fund-raising...

2009-06-02 21:40:00

The daughter of former New Jersey Gov. Christie Whitman lost a third effort to start a political career when she was defeated Tuesday in a local council race. Kate Whitman, 32, came in third in a contest for two seats on the Peapack-Gladstone borough council, The Star-Ledger of Newark reported. Whitman, who is married but uses her well-known family name, lost a Republican primary for Congress last year. She also made an effort to become a candidate for Somerset County freeholder, failing to...

2008-07-10 09:01:07

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Nancy Gravatt of American Iron and Steel Institute, +1- 202-452-7115, ngravatt@steel.org New Leader Will Focus on Advocacy, Climate Change andEnhancing Global Competitive Positioning of the North American Steel Industry WASHINGTON,July 10/PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) today announced the selection of Thomas J. Gibson as the associations President and Chief Executive Officer. Currently Senior Vice President of...

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2006-09-09 09:55:00

NEW YORK -- Lawmakers said federal officials failed to protect ground zero workers as they clambered over the smoking pile of toxic debris and have not properly cared for them in the years since. In a daylong House hearing Friday, lawmakers criticized the government's public assurances about the air around the World Trade Center site. Christie Todd Whitman, the former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, stressed in the days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that the air in lower...

2006-03-17 20:24:06

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a big win for environmentalists, a federal appeals court on Friday struck down a Bush administration rule that would have made it easier for coal-burning power plants to make equipment changes without installing controls to fight the pollution that would result. The court shot down an Environmental Protection Agency rule that said power plant owners would only have to install modern pollution fighting controls if equipment changes cost more...

2006-03-17 14:15:00

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a big win for environmentalists, a federal appeals court on Friday struck down a Bush administration rule that would have made it easier for coal-burning power plants to make equipment changes without installing controls to fight the pollution that would result. The court shot down an Environmental Protection Agency rule that said power plant owners would only have to install modern pollution fighting controls if equipment changes cost more than 20...

2006-02-03 18:10:00

By Christian Wiessner NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the White House continue to mislead the public about air quality in the Ground Zero area immediately after the September 11 attack and have not properly decontaminated the area, two congressional Democrats said on Friday. Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York said the Bush administration's motive for initially lying about the air quality was economically driven, noting the New York Stock Exchange and major...

2006-02-02 21:10:21

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday scolded the Environmental Protection Agency and its former chief for not warning residents near the World Trade Center about health dangers following the September 11 attacks and said a lawsuit brought against them could proceed. A group of residents, students and workers claiming they have been affected by the dust fallout from the attacks is seeking compensatory damages, and to compel testing by the EPA of office buildings, schools...

2006-02-02 21:10:00

NEW YORK -- A federal judge on Thursday scolded the Environmental Protection Agency and its former chief for not warning residents near the World Trade Center about health dangers following the September 11 attacks and said a lawsuit brought against them could proceed. A group of residents, students and workers claiming they have been affected by the dust fallout from the attacks is seeking compensatory damages, and to compel testing by the EPA of office buildings, schools and residences in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.