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2014-03-25 16:21:01

Mineta NTRC's free report recommends aggressive technology policies and increases in travel costs SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions must be reduced by 50-80 percent by 2050 to limit a global temperature increase of 2 degrees Celsius (or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). With vehicles as one of the prime producers, how can the transportation sector address that hurdle? The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) has just...

2014-03-25 16:20:46

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to attend the agency's Asteroid Initiative Opportunities Forum on Wednesday, March 26, at NASA Headquarters in Washington or participate virtually. NASA Associate Administrator Robert Lightfoot will be available to speak with media in-person following the 12:30-4:30 p.m. EDT event. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The forum, which is open to industry, academia and interested individuals,...

2014-03-25 08:31:21

Leading Health Information Connectivity and Management Solutions Company Helps Eligible Providers Avoid Future Penalties and Gain Financial Savings LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed®, a leading health information connectivity and management solutions company, today revealed the top best practices for maximizing Medicare reimbursements under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) quality measures and avoid...

2014-03-24 23:04:59

Allsup outlines steps to improve chances when planning to apply for SSDI benefits Belleville, IL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Social Security ended fiscal year 2013 with 698,000 people waiting for a decision on their initial applications for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, indicating the importance of preparing before applying for SSDI benefits, according to Allsup. The company, based in Belleville, Ill., has helped more than a quarter-million people to receive their SSDI...

2014-03-24 23:02:51

CDS Web Sessions Discuss Proposed Amendments to the FRCP (April 2nd) and Custodial Self Collection During eDiscovery (April 8th) New York, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Complete Discovery Source (CDS/CDS Legal), the leader in eDiscovery, announced open registration for two upcoming April 2014 webinars: *** Webinar – The Proposed Amendments to the FRCP: Will They Mark an eDiscovery Sea Change? Wednesday, April 2, 2014 – 2:00pm Eastern; Duration: 1 Hour Hosted by CDS and Carahsoft In...

2014-03-24 23:01:26

The world’s largest third part registration firm, US Federal Contractor Registration, is continuing to expand their operation and has opened a new office in the heart of Washington D.C. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The world’s largest third part registration firm, US Federal Contractor Registration, is continuing to expand their operation and has opened a new office in the heart of Washington D.C. Businesses across the nation have being using US Federal Contractor...

2014-03-24 16:20:15

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Strategic Protective Services, LLC (NSPS), a joint venture of Triple Canopy, Inc. and Securiguard, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the first year of its protective force services contract at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge, Tenn. facilities. "Congratulations to everyone at NSPS for a job well done," said NSPS President Ignacio Balderas. "A lot of hard work went into winning and...

2014-03-24 12:27:52

BEAUMONT, Texas, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Law Journal recently announced one of Provost Umphrey's 2013 verdicts was listed in the Top 100 Verdicts in the nation. The $32 million verdict against Dominos Pizza is believed to be one of, if not the, largest actual damages verdict ever returned against Dominos Pizza. The verdict is ranked 60(th) in the nation and fifth in Texas for 2013. On August 11, 2012 a Dominos delivery driver lost control of his vehicle and hit a...

2014-03-24 08:34:06

SEATTLE, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrent Technologies, Inc. (Torrent) announced today that it has named Ed Pasterick to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pasterick recently retired from FEMA after a 41-year tenure with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) where he filled a number of key leadership roles, including acting Administrator for the Program. This news comes on the heels of another NFIP veteran, Jeffrey Woodward, joining Torrent's executive management team in January...

2014-03-24 08:33:52

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's security-cleared workforce endured a second straight year of declining compensation, however, the rate of decline has moderated from three percent in 2012 to less than one percent in 2013, according to ClearanceJobs.com, the leading online career network for professionals with an active federal security clearance. According to data collected from nearly 21,000 cleared professionals, 2013 average compensation totaled $88,423,...