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2011-07-21 15:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles has surpassed the Bay Area as home to more "green" jobs than any other region in the nation and those jobs will more than double in number in the next 30 years, according to a study released today by Californians for Clean Energy and Jobs Network (CCEJ Network). The report, prepared by Philip Romero, the former Dean of CSU Los Angeles College of Business and Economics, says that the rapid growth in the sector will continue, with the...

2011-05-25 09:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Policies that put cleaner, more fuel-efficient cars, trucks and SUVs on California's roads will drive consumer savings, spark job creation, and spur economic growth in the Golden State, according to a new study. The study, Driving California's Economy: How Fuel Economy and Emissions Standards Will Impact Economic Growth and Job Creation (http://next10.org/next10/publications/vehicle_efficiency.html), finds that the highest passenger vehicle fuel...

2011-05-20 09:34:00

CHESTER, Pa., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Home Remodeling Group, the nation's fourth largest home remodeling company, has expanded its operations in Melville, New York -- ushering in hundreds of new, green jobs on Long Island and the greater New York metropolitan area. Power has already hired more than 50 employees on Long Island and plans to create at least 100 jobs in 2011 and another 100 - 250 in 2012. Power will host an official ribbon-cutting today at its Melville offices with...

2011-01-25 20:20:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Howard A. Learner, Executive Director of the Environmental Law & Policy Center: "Americans do believe that environmental progress can be achieved together with job creation and economic growth. President Obama's address identified Midwestern clean energy and high-speed rail development projects where this is already happening. "Hundreds of old-line Rust Belt manufacturers are retooling to produce...

2010-06-02 13:23:00

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An additional forty-five (45) UCAP Green Industry Certification Program (GICP) participants will graduate, bringing the total number of graduates to eighty-five (85) since November 2009. The Graduation Ceremony will be Thursday, June 3, 2010, at the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center - 4400 Shell Street - Capitol Heights, MD 20743, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The invited guest speaker is Linda Sorrento, Director of Education...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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