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2014-01-23 08:25:00

Prologis Advances 35 Positions to Number 54 SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the leading global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, today announced its inclusion in the 2013 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list. The Global 100, announced annually at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is recognized as the gold standard in corporate sustainability analysis and consists of the 100...

2014-01-22 16:22:23

LAFAYETTE, La., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire- In conjunction with PetroQuest Energy's (NYSE: PQ) release of its 2013 year-end and fourth quarter financial results, you are invited to listen to its conference call with management that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. The Company will release its results before the market opens on February 27, 2014. What: PetroQuest Energy, Inc. 2013 Year-End & Fourth...

2014-01-22 12:20:31

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group meeting to hear their views on improving risk assessments, emergency planning and response capability, as well as increasing insurance requirements for railways and shippers. This meeting is one in a series of ongoing discussions with representatives of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities as...

2014-01-21 23:22:39

Education-Specific Emergency Preparedness App Now Available for Amazon Kindle Devices Herndon, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Expanding the accessibility of higher education institutions’ emergency response plans, Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that its education-focused mobile app is now available for download on the Amazon Appstore. Institutions and organizations utilize In Case of Crisis’ solution to publish specific emergency procedures and instructions...

2014-01-17 16:22:06

Unprecedented demands on nation's power supplies cause widespread outages TAYLOR, Mich., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record-breaking frigid temperatures from this month's polar vortex triggered unprecedented demands on the nation's power supply, causing power outages everywhere from the Midwest to Alabama. With several more months of cold weather ahead, Atlas Oil's Emergency Fuel Solutions urges business leaders and facility managers to assess their emergency preparedness plans and...

2014-01-17 12:23:25

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the New Year begins, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) encourages customers to make emergency preparedness not only a resolution but one that comes with an action plan. Simple steps like preparing an emergency supply kit and making an emergency communication plan for the family can help keep loved ones connected and ready for a natural disaster. Recent catastrophic events around the world serve as a reminder that first responders may...

2014-01-16 12:30:50

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington dropped to 35(th) place in the nation with a D+ in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). Despite ranking in the top 10 states in the categories of Public Health and Injury Prevention and Quality and Patient Safety, Washington received failing grades in three out...

2014-01-16 12:30:48

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utah remained among the top 10 states on the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"), despite a precipitous decline in the category of Disaster Preparedness and a near-failing grade in Access to Emergency Care. (Logo:...

2014-01-16 12:30:45

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas dropped from 29th in the nation in 2009 to 38th in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state received failing grades, ranking near the bottom of the nation, in three out of five categories. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d)...

2014-01-16 12:30:43

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tennessee climbed from 33(rd) in the nation in 2009 to 17th in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state has made progress in the categories of Disaster Preparedness and Medical Liability Environment, but still faces challenges related to high rates of preventable...