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2013-11-07 23:01:38

The event-recap video highlights comments from various presenters about expanding the standards-development process and the importance of considering a mobile phone category for the EPEAT Registry.

Medical Marijuana Proposal Seeks Legalization Under Federal Law
2013-02-26 15:33:09

Ground work has been laid to open up legislature to try and get medical-marijuana legalized under federal laws.

2011-03-07 15:58:00

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We are very fortunate that, in these hard economic times, the President knows the economic importance of investing in transportation," said Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, blogging in advance of his opening presentation at the League of American Bicyclists' National Bike Summit, March 8-10, 2011 in Washington, D.C.

2010-06-09 17:00:00

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) today endorsed The Green Railcar Enhancement Act of 2010 ("the Act"), co-sponsored by Congressmen Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Kevin Brady (R-TX), Bill Shuster (R-PA) and John Tanner (D-TN) with the bipartisan support of 50 members of Congress.

2009-07-15 09:13:00

American Society of Civil Engineers Commends Rep.

2009-04-13 10:29:00

PORTLAND, Ore., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Oregon's best-known public policy servants and spokespersons, Kerry Tymchuk, is leaving politics to become a corporate communications advisor at Conkling Fiskum & McCormick, Inc. (CFM). Tymchuk, who will be a CFM Principal, started today and is based in the firm's Portland office.

2009-02-27 09:30:00

New revenue sources to fix transportation could come from carbon cap and vehicle miles traveled fees WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund applauds U.S. Rep.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.