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2014-07-10 08:22:39

MINEOLA, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Legislator Donald MacKenzie today announced a major step forward in restoring health to our waterways and beaches with the installation of cutting edge technology that will reduce the amount of pollutants and debris that are carried to the fragile waters through storm water drain pipes. The technology is manufactured by AbTech Industries (a subsidiary of Abtech Holdings Inc. - OTC QB: ABHD) - a...

2014-07-10 08:21:27

GATINEAU, QC, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of a derailment involving a CN freight train which has derailed 26 cars near Brockville, Ontario. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the...

2014-07-09 23:13:52

Recently, while fighting a commercial building fire, an aerial ladder from a Colton City fire truck made contact with a 12,000-volt power line injuring three firefighters. Dwight Cromie, of Energy Independence Magazine, spoke with Battalion Chief Kevin Valentin, who was on the scene that night, about the incident. Colton, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 “Remember what CJ said,” they yelled. “Remember CJ’s rules.” Shouting those words in an electrical emergency is not a specific...

2014-07-09 23:11:11

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The public safety advocates at TruckAccidentLawsuit.net are announcing new information on the site for drivers affected by large truck traffic on our nation’s roadways. Crash data has been added for an accident last week involving two semi trucks and a passenger car*. The Truck Accident...

2014-07-09 23:10:13

Back Pain Relief is a new product developed by Ian Hart which aims to help back pain sufferers to relieve their chronic aches quickly and permanently. A full review of Back Pain Relief on the site Vinamy.com indicates whether it is worth buying or not. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Back Pain is one of the most insidiously common ailments plaguing the world’s population right now, and one of the more common overlooked facts about having back pain is that it can happen to anyone. Just...

2014-07-09 23:06:10

National Patient Safety Foundation Program Aligns Stakeholders from Across Health Care in a Unifying Mission Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, is pleased to announce that Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI) has joined the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition. HPI, a consulting firm expert in improving human performance in complex systems, guides health care organizations in creating and sustaining a...

2014-07-09 23:05:50

Hastings & Hastings, a discount Phoenix personal injury law firm proudly reports that it has saved its clients millions of dollars in attorney’s fees over the last several years. PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Hastings & Hastings, a discount Phoenix personal injury law firm proudly reports that it has saved its clients millions of dollars in attorney’s fees over the last several years. In fact, the firm has determined that over the last seven years it has effectively saved...

2014-07-09 20:20:21

The 2014 Chrysler Town & Country is the top family car ALBERT LEA, Minn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dave Syverson Auto in Albert Lea, Minn is striving to appeal to families by promoting the 2014 Chrysler Town & Country, a well known minivan around the country for its cargo space, comfort, and safety. The Town & Country recently won the Polk Automotive Loyalty Award for the 13th year in a row, meaning this minivan has had the most loyal customer base out of any other...

2014-07-09 16:29:55

ATLANTA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that Aug. 11 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Mississippi as a result of drought between Aug. 27 and Oct. 21, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The loans are available in...

2014-07-09 16:29:46

PITTSBURGH, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that it will host its second quarter earnings conference call on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Investors and interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the conference call live via the Internet at www.MSAsafety.com. Please...

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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...

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...

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....

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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