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2010-05-04 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today announced that they have received a contract from the El Paso International Airport to deliver ADMS, the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator. The City of El Paso is the sixth largest city in the state of Texas and the twenty-second largest city in the United States. The El Paso Fire Department answers an estimated 63,000 calls for service per...

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2010-04-17 15:20:56

AUSTIN, Texas -- American women who live along the U.S.-Mexico border frequently buy over-the-counter oral contraceptives from Mexican pharmacies because they don't need a prescription and can send a friend to pick up the pills, according to a study by researchers from two University of Texas campuses and Ibis Reproductive Health. The research, conducted in the El Paso-Juarez area, suggests there is demand in the United States for over-the-counter birth control pills and that many U.S....

2010-02-23 08:05:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Palisade Systems, the leader In Data Loss Prevention solutions for the small- and medium-sized enterprise, announces that the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) has signed a contract to implement the PacketSure(TM) DLP solution to protect its more than 66,000 students across 98 campuses. The PacketSure DLP solution will ensure that the EPISD is compliant with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). As one of the largest school...

2010-02-16 17:45:00

EL PASO, Texas, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) will host a pre-proposal conference call on Wednesday, February 17, 2010, at 10 a.m. MST to explain, clarify and answer technical questions concerning the unique Request For Proposal (RFP) for the $10 million National Green Community Design Competition. All interested architects are encouraged to call in using the toll-free conference line to learn more about HACEP's $10 million LEED...

2010-02-04 19:58:00

EL PASO, Texas, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gerald W. Cichon, Chief Executive Officer of the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP), announces a National Green Design Competition for a $10+ million LEED Green Affordable Housing Project supported by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. HACEP will grant $25,000 awards to the top three finalists of the National Green Design Competition. Award categories will also include Finalist and Honorable Mention. Additional...

2010-01-25 13:22:00

PASO ROBLES, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Paso Robles, California, the Central Coast's fastest growing wine, travel & tourism region, has announced its slate of 2010 activities. From wine to weddings, hot air balloons to horses, music to marvelous cars, art and cycling, there is something for everybody. PASO ROBLES 2010 EVENTS: Esprit du Vin: January 15 Valentine Movie Night: February 14 Pacific Cutting Horse Association Derby: March 6-14 Wedding and Event...

2009-11-09 14:42:00

EL PASO, Texas, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nineteen members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union who were employed at the Asarco smelter in El Paso will receive full pension benefits as a result of an arbitrator's decision issued late last week. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) "Each of these former employees worked at the El Paso smelter for over 20 years," said Bob LaVenture, USW District 12 Director. "They should have received these benefits...

2009-07-27 06:30:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Infrastructure Partners ("GIP"), a $5.64 billion infrastructure private equity fund, and El Paso Corporation ("El Paso") announced today that they have formed a strategic joint venture and entered into a definitive agreement to construct, own and operate the Ruby interstate natural gas pipeline ("Ruby"). Ruby is an approximately 675-mile natural gas pipeline that will transport gas from the growing Rocky Mountain supply region to United States West...

2009-07-24 11:30:00

EL PASO, Texas, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Bionic ears, night vision gear and thermal imaging equipment are on the El Paso Police Department's shopping list after receiving an $80,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation. The grant is helping the El Paso County Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Task Force arm officers with advanced auto theft prevention and surveillance equipment. Nationally, El Paso County's auto theft ranking jumped 13 spots between 2007 and 2008 according to the National...

2009-07-17 12:00:00

DENVER, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marked the ceremonial groundbreaking of Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss, a first-of-its-kind retail development located on Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) and ServiceStar Development Company have teamed in a public/private venture to create the first-ever shopping center to be located on a United States military installation. Major General Howard B. Bromberg, commanding general, Fort Bliss and Major...


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