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2014-04-28 16:23:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The coal industry supports more than 36,000 jobs across all sectors of Pennsylvania's economy and contributes more than $4 billion per year to the state's economy, according to a new economic impact study unveiled today. The study was conducted by the Pennsylvania Economy League and was commissioned by the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance. It updates earlier figures and details the coal industry's impact across various sectors of the Pennsylvania...

2014-04-28 12:24:26

Will host reporter breakfast at the National Press Club WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 29 at 9:30 AM ET, the Fuels America coalition will host a breakfast at the National Press Club where industry leaders representing four commercial scale cellulosic ethanol plants expected to begin production by the end of 2014 will update reporters on their progress. They will also discuss their plans for future investment in commercial scale cellulosic...

2014-04-28 08:23:33

WALNUT, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has signed a contract with Emunite Energy Solutions Inc. to provide Giant King Grass for its planned 100,000 ton per year pellet mill. Giant King Grass was delivered to Guyana and planted April 15-17, 2014. VIASPACE received an initial payment, and will receive an ongoing license fee upon production. Emunite Energy Solutions is based in St. Lucia, West Indies. The company is...

2014-04-23 23:14:25

Quick Fuel partners with Comdata to provide fleet customers with SmartSight, one of the fastest and most secure means of fueling available. Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Quick Fuel has partnered with Comdata to provide its fleet customers with one of the fastest and most secure means of fueling available. Quick Fuel recently purchased Comdata’s fuel site controller, known as SmartSight, for all of its retail locations and added Comdata’s SmartQ™ radio frequency...

2014-04-23 08:23:31

CNG vehicles save money, emit less pollution and create jobs from American-mined fuel SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daryl Patrishkoff of Shelby Township, MI, has a vision for the American automotive industry. He firmly believes that our fuel of choice should be Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), not gasoline. Until the full CNG infrastructure is in place a Bi-Fuel vehicle is the bridge vehicle that can lead this transition. Photo -...

2014-04-22 23:00:50

This Earth Day, Nokero celebrates with promotional offers through our online store, that allow more people to have access to environmentally friendly solar lights. Nokero also continues to remember and support those in the Philippines stillaffected by Typhoon Haiyan and in desperate need of light. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Nokero, short for “no kerosene” fights for lives free from polluting fuels. This Earth Day, Nokero celebrates with promotional offers through our online...

2014-04-22 16:28:46

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Oil and Chemicals Storage Industry Outlook in Europe, 2014 - Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Operating and Planned Storage Terminalshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/oil_chemicals_storage_industry_outlook_europe_2015.htmlOil and Chemicals Storage Industry Outlook in Europe, 2014 - Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Operating and Planned Storage...

2014-04-22 12:21:56

New Clean Diesel Engines Have Reduced Particulate Matter & NOx Emissions By 98% WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the true environmental success stories of the past two decades has been the emergence of clean diesel technology and fuel. After billions of dollars to research and development, truck, car, bus and off-road manufacturers are now producing clean diesel engines and equipment that have near zero emissions, according to Allen Schaeffer, the...

2014-04-21 16:22:16

Oakbio reveals ongoing n-Butanol and biofuels program in public announcement of their grant award for "Conversion of industrial CO2 emissions into biofuels and chemicals" SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) of Alberta, Canada announced today that it has awarded a $500,000 grant to Oakbio, a Sunnyvale, CA-based cleantech company, and The Ohio State University for their proposal submission, "Conversion of...

2014-04-21 12:23:10

Clean Diesel Power's Role in the Economic Growth & Sustainability to Be Highlighted At Summit Celebrating NAFTA's 20th Anniversary CHICAGO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the tri-national summit examining the 20(th) anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), government, transportation and energy officials will explore diesel power's role in expanding future trade while also improving air quality. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO The...


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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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