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2014-08-20 23:02:23

Westinghouse Electric Company and Blue Castle Holdings today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to pursue the development of a two-unit AP1000® nuclear power plant at the Green River site in Utah. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company and Blue Castle Holdings today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to pursue the development of a two-unit AP1000® nuclear power plant at the Green River site in Utah. Under the...

2014-08-20 23:02:16

ReportsnReports.com adds “Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Fuel Cell Industry, 2009-2019” and “Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Solar cell Industry, 2009-2019” reports to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Fuel Cell Industry, 2009-2019 is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Fuel Cell industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Fuel Cell...

2014-08-20 23:01:50

Mr. Electric has some of the best ways stadiums are reducing energy consumption and going green. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Green initiatives by NFL teams are becoming commonplace. Sports teams are rapidly reducing the amount of energy consumption used by NFL stadiums on game day and Mr. Electric has some of the best ways stadiums are reducing energy consumption and going green. Soldier Field, LED Lights Home to the Chicago Bears, Soldier Field was outfitted with LED lighting,...

2014-08-20 23:01:06

Small to midsize New Jersey businesses interested in implementing or expanding environmentally friendly practices can now get pro bono advice and technical assistance from counselors with expertise in sustainability and pollution prevention, thanks to a new NJSBDC initiative that is being funded by a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Small to midsize New Jersey businesses interested in implementing or expanding environmentally friendly...

2014-08-20 16:22:22

HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the August Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of August 20, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for July 2014, including revenue...

2014-08-20 16:22:19

CINCINNATI, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy continues to make major progress cleaning up an overnight spill on Aug. 18, of approximately 3,000 to 5,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Ohio River at W.C. Beckjord Station, 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company is working closely with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Coast Guard, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Department of Natural...

2014-08-20 16:22:09

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is partnering up with renewable energy equity groups for financing and final construction on the company's flagship solar energy plant to be built in Bladen County. ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Innovative Solar Systems is a developer of large Utility Scale Solar Farm projects here in the United States and is very excited to announce that the company is in the final stages of selecting their partner for the structured financing on...

2014-08-20 16:21:57

6th Annual Event in Atlanta Offers Broad Solar Policy Overview ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, Keynote Speaker Barry Shear, CEO of Eagle Point Solar, will detail his two-year legal struggle to provide third-party power in Iowa at the 6th Annual Southern Solar Summit. The event will take place in the GTRI Conference Center at 250 14(th) St, NW, Atlanta, GA. The Eagle Point case went all the way to the state supreme court and was hailed...

2014-08-20 16:21:53

Company Recruits Experienced Oil and Gas Industry Veteran LITTLE RIVER, S.C., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Environmental Technologies, Ltd. (OTCBB: IEVM) today announced that it has hired Bradley W. Rockman to oversee its oil and gas operations. Mr. Rockman will serve as the President and General Manager of the company's newly established Oil and Gas Division. Mr. Rockman has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry with significant experience in the sale...

2014-08-20 16:21:09

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cool thing about space: cryogenic refrigerators from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) that chill satellite sensors to hundreds of degrees below zero Fahrenheit (degrees F) for maximum sensitivity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=27220. A new NASA satellite with infrared sensors provides...


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Villarrica
2014-08-19 11:03:54

Villarrica, also known as Rucapillán, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Chile and is protected within Villarrica National Park. This volcano is one of five known volcanoes to have a lava lake within its crater and it often produces strombolian eruptions that contain lava flows and incandescent pyroclasts. It is one of three volcanoes that occur along the Gastre Fault Zone, along with the less active Quetrupillán and Lanín volcanoes. During the Valdivia Interglacial, it...

Mount Price
2014-08-19 10:51:33

Mount Price is a stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada. It is part of the Garibaldi Ranges and reaches an elevation of 6,732 feet, rising above the lake at its western side and the land and other volcanos surrounding it. In the past, this volcano has been known by many names including Red Mountain, Fissile Peak, and Clinker Mountain. It and many other volcanos are protected within the Garibaldi Provincial Park, which also features rich habitats with abundant wildlife....

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Mount Erebus
2014-08-19 09:49:48

Mount Erebus is an active volcano that can be found on Ross Island in Antarctica. It is the second largest volcano in Antarctica, reaching a height of 12,448 feet. Sir James Clark Ross discovered it in 1841 in mid-eruption and named it and another volcano Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, after two of his ships. The first people to climb the volcano and reach its summit were part of Sir Ernest Shackleton's party, including Professor Edgeworth David, Jameson Adams, and Dr. Eric Marshall. Mount...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.