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2014-06-03 16:21:49

Company Receives Awards from American Chemistry Council and the Industrial Minerals Association-North America PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) was recognized in three categories by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) at the 2014 Responsible Care® Conference and Expo in May. The company also earned an award from the Industrial Minerals Association-North America (IMA-NA) at the association's annual meeting, also held in May. The awards acknowledge FMC's...

2014-06-02 20:21:24

MILWAUKEE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building, and energy storage industries, supports the inclusion of energy efficiency and distributed energy systems in the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Air Act 111(d) existing power plant rule. Today's EPA announcement includes energy efficiency as one of four "building blocks" to be utilized by states to develop carbon...

2014-06-02 12:23:57

Federal carbon safeguards will drive investment in clean energy industries and jobs AUSTIN, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama administration today announced its landmark climate change initiative - the first-ever protection against carbon emissions from existing power plants. Carbon emissions, or greenhouse gases, cause climate change and are already costing Texans millions of dollars in damage from drought, wildfires and extreme heat. The new standards, which...

2014-06-02 12:23:52

HARTFORD, Conn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Building & Industrial Systems chief sustainability officer John Mandyck today offered the following comment regarding the Obama administration's proposed carbon emission regulation: "The administration's plan to reduce carbon emissions recognizes the critical role of energy efficiency. By improving the energy efficiency of our homes and buildings, we lower consumer energy costs and carbon emissions together....

2014-05-27 16:22:00

~ Financing now readily available for efficiency improvements in subscribing counties ORLANDO, Fla., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Funding Agency (Agency) through its EVest Program today announced that $200 million in financing is now available to property owners in subscribing local government jurisdictions for qualifying energy efficiency, renewable generation and wind-resistance home or commercial business improvements or repairs....

2014-05-23 16:22:01

Annual, extended-summer demand resources grow, provide more flexibility VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of PJM Interconnection's recent auction to procure power supplies three years into the future continues an overall trend toward more gas-fired generation and increasing diversity of resources. They also show a shift in demand resources from limited summer availability to extended and annual availability, which improves DR's usefulness.* The clearing...

2014-05-20 08:25:04

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (WHR), the world's leading global manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, will present at EE Global 2014 in Washington, D.C., from May 20-21. Whirlpool efficiency experts Dave Szczupak, executive vice president, global product organization; Nathan Mouw, director, government regulatory affairs; and Ron Voglewede, global sustainability director, will share insights and key learnings on the broad industry topic...

2014-05-19 23:02:17

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce that through its authorized LED dealer Jim Oxley, the Company will be helping the Greenwood Indiana Police Department improve its energy efficiency by replacing its interior lighting with guaranteed for life, energy-efficient Forever LED Lights™. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the...

2014-05-19 12:23:10

Clean Fund purchases $30 million portfolio ROCKY HILL, Conn., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA), Connecticut's green bank, and Clean Fund, a specialty Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) finance provider, today announced the securitization of a portfolio of CEFIA-financed Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy transactions. The sale, which will fund a total portfolio of $30 million of commercial PACE benefit assessment liens...

2014-05-16 23:02:25

Marriott International's Hotels of Washington, DC save $600,000 with energy efficiency projects. JW Marriott Washington, DC was selected as a 2014 Business Leader for its commitment to reduce energy consumption. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) has chosen JW Marriott Washington, DC as a 2014 ‘Northeast Business Leader for Energy Efficiency’ for its efforts to grow the economy and protect the environment via its commitment to...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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