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Storm Waters Could Easily Flood Manhattan Due To Rising Seas

Storm Waters Could Easily Flood Manhattan Due To Rising Seas

[ Watch the Video: Odds of Storm Water Overflowing NY Increasing Significantly ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After Hurricane Sandy devastated New York, the fear of another flood has driven much concern in both the...

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2014-04-24 08:42:23

DUBLIN, Apr. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j2gvtx/global ) has announced the addition of the "Global Reinsurance Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Global Reinsurance market to grow at a CAGR of 3.13 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the robust growth of the global economy. The Global...

2014-04-24 08:39:01

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE: MHO) announces the following Webcast: What: M/I Homes, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings Webcast When: April 24, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Where: http://www.mihomes.com How: Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are...

2014-04-24 08:24:59

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A $14,500 grant from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) clears the way for the Rotary Club of Legazpi in Albay Province, the Philippines, to buy a water purifier and generator that will bring drinkable water to an estimated 3,000 people in the Utap area of Tacloban City, one of the areas hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan last November. News agencies have reported that Haiyan claimed more than 6,100 lives, displaced 4.1 million people and damaged...

2014-04-24 08:20:37

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) announced its support of the Government of Canada's measures introduced yesterday directed toward improving rail safety, specifically the safe movement of hazardous materials by rail. "We are encouraged that Transport Canada has taken critical next steps to support the safe passage of dangerous goods," said William A. Furman, Chairman and CEO of Greenbrier. "These are important standards for...

2014-04-24 00:20:21

SAINT JOHN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Irving Oil confirmed today that it has completed the conversion of its proprietary fleet of crude oil railcars to the Association of American Railroads' (AAR) recommended specifications for DOT-111 railcars constructed after October 1, 2011. In February, Irving Oil announced it would voluntarily remove its older-model railcars from service no later than April 30, 2014. The completion of the fleet upgrade supports Transport Canada's...

2014-04-23 23:17:50

Flood Law Group announced today that they have updated the Actos Lawsuit information page on their website after a jury recently awarded a settlement of $9 billion in punitive damages to plaintiffs in the suit against Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. The nearly 2,700 suits have been consolidated before U.S. District Judge Rebecca Doherty at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana under MDL No. 2299. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Flood Law...

2014-04-23 23:17:47

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living will perform pain relief demonstrations using magnetic bracelets at April 26-27th Encinitas Street Fair. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Pain Free Living web: SuperiorMagnetics.com, a leader developer of magnetic bracelets and magnetic jewelry for pain relief will provide pain relief demonstrations at the Encinitas Street Fair, April 26-27th. Customers report significant pain relief for arthritis, bursitis and tendonitis during the...

2014-04-23 23:08:00

A renewed partnership with NRHA highlights Clarity’s commitment to providing risk management, quality and patient safety tools to rural healthcare providers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Clarity Group, Inc. is proud to announce that it has renewed its partnership with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The already fruitful relationship reflects a joint mission between Clarity and NRHA to provide innovative and practical risk, quality and safety education and management...

2014-04-23 20:21:05

DUBLIN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x47l77/china_coal_tar) has announced the addition of the "China Coal Tar Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x47l77/china_coal_tar ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Amid China's economic slowdown in 2013, the coke price continued to fall and the coking industry remained weak,...

2014-04-23 16:23:23

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel's (NYSE: AKS) Coshocton (Ohio) Works has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene. The recognition is part of a collaborative safety awareness program established by the Coshocton County Safety Council and Chamber of Commerce. "It is an honor to be recognized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene, an...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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