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2014-04-22 08:26:49

- Waste coal from old mining operations serves as fuel for power station RICHMOND, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since beginning commercial operation in July 2012, Dominion Virginia Power's Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in Wise County has recycled nearly 1.1 million tons of waste coal, following through on a commitment to help clean environmental hot spots that dot the coalfields of Southwest Virginia. The waste coal, also called "gob," is piled along miles of streams...

2014-04-21 16:22:11

-- Program helps young students in six states to connect with and care for the environment RICHMOND, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-three thousand elementary school students in six states are participating this year in Dominion's Project Plant It!, the environmental education program developed by Dominion to teach the next generation of tree-planters about the benefits of trees to our ecosystem. The program culminates with outdoor celebrations and tree-planting events throughout...

2014-04-18 12:21:21

Work already underway on estimated $15 million expansion of natural gas facilities that will increase energy efficiency, reduce carbon footprint at North Carolina Base CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, home to the U.S. Marine Corps' II Marine Expeditionary Force, to greatly expand its natural gas facilities at the historic base located in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The...

2014-04-16 08:24:58

-- Call 8-1-1 before digging into those springtime projects RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has finally arrived, and with it come the opportunities and challenges of working outdoors. Before hauling the ladder out of the garage to clean the gutters or picking out pavers for that new patio, Dominion Virginia Power urges customers to stop and think before beginning those springtime projects. Avoiding underground electrical lines may seem simple enough, but not...

2014-04-14 12:25:54

CLEVELAND, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the arrival of the spring landscaping and construction season, Dominion East Ohio reminds homeowners and excavating contractors to work safely and comply with state law by calling the Ohio Utilities Protection Service (OUPS), toll-free, at either 811 or 1-800-362-2764 before digging. State law requires customers and contractors to call OUPS at least two working days before digging to prevent potential injuries from accidental utility...

2014-04-09 16:22:46

RICHMOND, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D) will host its first-quarter earnings conference call at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 30. Dominion management will discuss its first-quarter financial results and other matters of interest to the financial community. Domestic callers should dial (866) 710-0179. The passcode for the conference call is "Dominion." International callers should dial (334) 323-9872. Participants should dial in 10 to 15 minutes prior to...

2014-04-03 12:21:18

THOMASVILLE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 first quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, April 24, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-04-03 08:23:45

- Program awards up to $50,000 for relevant projects RICHMOND, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School teachers and college faculty members in areas served by Dominion companies now can apply for $1.3 million in educational grants to fund energy, environment and workforce related programs. "Our youth have a very important task ahead of them - to continue developing and sustaining advances in the sciences, particularly in the energy field," said Hunter A. Applewhite, president...

2014-04-02 16:23:20

- About 20,000 favorable comments filed with Maryland Public Service Commission LUSBY, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calvert County elected officials, business leaders and hundreds of residents have submitted strong letters of support for the Dominion Cove Point natural gas export project with the Maryland Public Service Commission. Those comments were joined today by about 20,000 additional comments in support of the $3.6-to-$3.8 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project...

2014-04-01 08:23:36

- Six projects will have combined output of 139 megawatts RICHMOND, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) announced the acquisition of six solar development projects from Recurrent Energy, one of North America's largest developers of utility scale solar projects. The solar project sites are located in California's Fresno, Kern and Kings counties. "This investment is another important step forward for Dominion as we expand our renewable energy portfolio," said...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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