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2014-06-03 08:21:12

Company to Compete for Service Delivery IT Services to DHS Following Contract Novation MCLEAN, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) selected Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) as one of multiple prime contractors for the Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to compete to provide a full range of information technology (IT) services on the...

2014-06-02 23:02:05

US Federal Contractor Registration breaks down the top 3 reasons in 2014 why small business owners should enter the federal marketplace and qualify for government contracting. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration is the world’s largest and most respected third party registration firm that has been providing government registration and federal marketing services to businesses across the globe. 1. Simplified Acquisition Threshold The Simplified...

2014-06-02 16:26:26

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buckeye Community Health Plan (BCHP) today announced that, effective May 1, Cleveland Clinic facilities and providers are part of the in-network coverage for Buckeye Community Health Plan -MyCare Ohio product and its Medicare Advantage product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130927/CL88116LOGO "We are pleased to add Cleveland Clinic hospitals and providers to our network for Medicare patients. This addition allows seniors age 65...

2014-06-02 16:26:10

The Veterans Administration has awarded more than half a million dollars to a Philadelphia veterans home WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded $550,706 to Pennsylvania for a grant supporting improvements to the Delaware Valley Veterans Home in Philadelphia. The money will help fund a renovation of the nurse call system and upgrades to the elopement system at the...

2014-06-02 12:28:47

BOSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, today announced that President Bill Clinton will deliver a keynote address at the company's 2014 National Client Conference in November. The annual event provides a forum for more than 2,000 health care professionals from across the continuum of care to learn, collaborate and discuss innovations to improve the patient experience. "President Clinton is one of the nation's foremost...

2014-06-02 12:24:10

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled its much-awaited proposed rule to reduce carbon dioxide (CO(2)) emissions by existing fossil-fueled power plants. The American Public Power Association (Public Power) continues to be committed to reducing CO(2) emissions. We appreciate that 120 days have been allowed for comments on the rule and will constructively engage with the EPA, in a fact-based manner, to ensure...

2014-06-02 12:24:00

President Obama has "accepted the moral imperative to act on climate" HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed a rule to cut carbon pollution from existing U.S. power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. The rule, once enacted, has the potential to effect meaningful reductions in harmful greenhouse gases as the country transforms how it generates power....

2014-06-02 12:22:31

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sumara Thompson-King is NASA's new general counsel. She assumed the top role in NASA's legal office Sunday following the retirement of Michael Wholley, who had served as general counsel since June 2004. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Thompson-King currently had been serving as the deputy general counsel in the Office of the General Counsel at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The Office of General Counsel...

EPA Fighting Against Climate Change With New Clean Power Plan
2014-06-02 11:31:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency, at the direction of the Obama Administration, unveiled the Clean Power Plan, which would cut carbon emissions from exiting power plants. The move, framed as an attempt to fight climate change, would cost between $7.3 billion and $8.8 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. The EPA said the plan would eventually save between $55 billion and $93 billion in pollution-related costs....

2014-06-02 08:31:58

BARCELONA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sentence rejects completely the lawsuit promoted by ZELTIQ and confirms the nullity of its patents. The Provincial High Court in Barcelona Section 15 dictated a resolution, dated May 15th 2014, fully dismissing the ZELTIQ Aesthetics Inc. appeal of the sentence dated January 25th, 2013, confirming that the patents of the plaintiffs are nullified, due to the lack of inventive activity (the...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • 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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