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2014-08-29 23:08:51

Celebrates Pflugerville – FM 685 Grand Opening with Donation to Pflugerville High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Pflugerville – FM 685 facility at 7am today. The new facility is located 1501 FM 685, Pflugerville, Texas and is open 24-7. “Our team is pleased to be a part of First Choice Emergency Room’s second location in Pflugerville and we look forward to continuing to deliver high quality emergency medical care to the...

2014-08-29 23:08:33

2015 Chrysler 200 at Lawton Chrysler Jeep Dodge Earns the Title Top Safety Pick Plus Lawton, OK (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Lawton Chrysler Jeep Dodge announces the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 has earned the highest possible rating in safety. It was named 2014 Top Safety Pick Plus by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The new Chrysler sedan is equipped with 60 safety elements to ensure the security of all occupants, including driver-warning/assist systems and occupant restraints....

2014-08-29 23:06:29

Hastings and Hastings, a Phoenix personal injury law firm that has been saving clients’ money for many years is pleased to report having saved a client $20,900 on a settlement of $190,000. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, a Phoenix personal injury law firm that has been saving clients’ money for many years is pleased to report having saved a client $20,900 on a settlement of $190,000. With 11 convenient locations throughout the Valley, Hastings and Hastings...

2014-08-29 23:05:12

There are many dangers that can crop up in your home if unaddressed, so Amica Insurance is sharing some tips to help improve safety. Lincoln, R.I. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 A home should be a safe haven, but there are many dangers that can crop up if unaddressed. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing some tips to help improve safety in the home. The National Safety Council suggests taking the following safety measures: Kitchen Store hazardous products – like cleaners and...

2014-08-29 23:03:54

The latest in the podcast series relates to the spill generator’s duty to report an environmental release to the appropriate government agencies within the allowable time-frame. Hudson, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Environmental spills of hazardous materials, diesel fuel and other regulated substances require a fast response to minimize damage to the environment and limit cleanup costs and potential liability claims. Spill Center, a North American leader in spill support and environmental...

2014-08-29 23:01:10

Lackey and Global Food Exchange™ excited to be apart of Freeman's continued success. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The new book Game Plan, by Kevin D. Freeman features the Global Food Exchange™ (GFE) and Founder, Richard Lackey. Game Plan is the first “how to” investment handbook of its type. Explaining the emerging risks and providing a complete game plan of response for investors at all levels. Freeman also explains that there is no “one size fits all” solution as...

2014-08-29 20:20:48

Kask America Super Plasma Special Event 2014 CONCORD, N.C., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers can be safer this labor day thanks to KASK America's safety helmet promotional event. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141637 With the intention of encouraging all workers to increase their safety and well-being by always wearing a helmet, this Labor Day, KASK will hold a Safety helmet promotional event offering up to $50 off on their KASK Superplasma Orange and...

2014-08-29 16:22:33

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today acted to ensure that, in the event of an emergency situation, Canadians receive timely warnings over the radio and through their televisions. The CRTC is requiring the broadcasting industry to participate and relay emergency alert messages to Canadians. Cable and satellite companies, radio stations, over-the-air television stations and video-on-demand services...

2014-08-29 16:21:43

Utility Provides Essential Funding to Napa County Chapter of the Red Cross SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an increased partnership of $25,000 following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake near Napa, Calif., on August 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141611 "American Red Cross and PG&E both recognize that natural and human-caused disaster can strike suddenly, at anytime...

2014-08-29 16:20:50

First widebody airplane for all-Boeing airline EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Xiamen Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner. "We are excited to receive our first 787 Dreamliner which is also the first widebody airplane of our all-Boeing fleet," said Che Shanglun, president and chairman of Xiamen Airlines. "With the innovative technology and exceptional efficiency, the 787 Dreamliner will be key to our...


Latest Disaster Accident Reference Libraries

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Mount Nyiragongo
2014-08-28 11:22:30

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano that is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This volcano is part of the Virunga Mountains and is located in Virunga National Park. It reaches an elevation of 11,385 feet and has a crater that reaches 1.2 miles in width. This crater typically holds a lava lake that has varied between 2,000 and 10,660 feet in depth. It is not known how long this volcano has been active, but at least 34 eruptions have been recorded since 1882. Mount...

2014-08-28 11:14:31

Nevado del Ruiz, also known as La Mesa de Herveo, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of the Colombian territories, or departments, of Caldas and Tolima. It reaches an elevation of 17,457 and is shaped like a cone. This volcano is protected within Los Nevados National Natural Park, along with many other volcanoes, and it is a popular tourist destination. Winter activities like skiing are conducted here as well as hiking and fishing. Nevado del Ruiz is part of the...

Galeras
2014-08-28 10:56:28

Galeras is a stratovolcano that is located in Nariño, a Colombian controlled territory. This volcano, which reaches a height of 14,029 feet, is highly active and the most active volcano in Colombia. It primarily contains andesite and holds two calderas that were created by eruptions in the past 560,000 years. Although it is shaped like a horseshoe, eruptions have caused a cone shaped structure to build up in one of the calderas. It was labeled a Decade Volcano in 1991, despite its recent...

Chaitén
2014-08-28 10:38:21

Chaitén is a volcanic caldera that is located in southern Chile that reaches an elevation of 3,681 feet. It is thought that this volcano once held a rhyolite obsidian lava dome that reached 3,156 in height, but this was destroyed after its most recent eruption in 2008. In the past, this volcano has released grey obsidian, which was used by pre-Columbian cultures to make many objects, some of which have been found 250 miles away from the volcano. Chaitén experienced the beginning of a new...

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