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2014-07-11 23:02:47

QA Graphics today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. Ankeny, Iowa (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 QA Graphics today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. QA Graphics' voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR means that we will be working toward helping their clients improve the energy efficiency and performance of their facilities;...

2014-07-11 16:21:24

Line clearance program improves electric service reliability DETROIT, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy tree trimming crews will work in several communities over the next two months to improve electrical service reliability and enhance safety for customers. "By trimming to a 10-foot distance between tree branches and our power lines, we can significantly reduce tree-related power outages," said Vince Dow, DTE Energy vice president, Distribution Engineering and Construction....

2014-07-11 12:22:13

SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has pledged to help small business suppliers grow by taking active steps to speed up payments for goods and services and promote better access to financing. The company's commitment came today as it signed on to a new White House effort known as the Small Business Supplier Financing Initiative. President Barack Obama announced the initiative this morning at a White House meeting which included PG&E...

2014-07-10 16:21:44

Honoring the Dedication, Focus and Skill Required to Safely and Reliably Power Northern and Central California SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is pleased to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245 (IBEW 1245) in celebration of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day on Thursday, July 10. The recognition day, which was recently designated by the California State Assembly, acknowledges the critical role...

2014-07-10 16:21:42

Nation's leading expert on constitutional law sees strong reasons for reversal that could signal the end of long-stalled Cape Wind project BOSTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe has agreed to represent the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound in its appeal of a federal court decision, which dismissed a multi-party challenge of Cape Wind's high priced contract with NSTAR. Professor Tribe is a University Professor at Harvard and a...

2014-07-10 12:22:21

National Contest Measures Sustainability Success WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announces that 125 buildings in its managed portfolio will be competing in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) 2014 ENERGY STAR(®) National Building Competition: Team Challenge. For the first time, EPA has invited groups of five or more buildings to compete in teams. More than 5,500 buildings and...

2014-07-10 08:23:28

CAYCE, S.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG) will release its second quarter earnings on Thursday, July 31, 2014, before the market opens. SCANA's management will discuss those results in a conference call with analysts, details of which are as follows: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111004/CH80784LOGO Date and Time: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time Call in Number: U.S....

2014-07-09 20:20:59

Free Water and Ice Available to JCP&L Customers Without Power MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) utility crews continue working to restore service to customers who remain without power after strong storms moved through its New Jersey service areas last night. Overall, more than 40,000 customers lost power due to the severe weather. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. this evening and lasting until tomorrow at noon, JCP&L...

2014-07-09 16:22:11

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Potomac Edison's power restoration efforts continue following the damaging summer storm that hit the area last night, customers who remain without power can receive 20 pounds of ice and up to three gallons of water per household per day at no charge from seven area stores. Participating outlets include the following Martin's and Giant Eagle locations in Allegany, Frederick and Washington counties: Allegany County Martin's #6003 739...

2014-07-09 16:22:09

READING, Pa., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Met-Ed's power restoration efforts continue following the damaging summer storm that hit the area last night, customers who remain without power can receive 20 pounds of ice and up to three gallons of water per household per day at no charge from 22 area stores. Participating outlets include the following Giant Food Stores in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties: Adams CountyGiant Food Store44 Natural Springs...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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