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2010-06-21 09:00:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Nothing can slow down a road trip like car trouble, and seeing that "check engine" light flash on the dashboard is a sure fire way to put the brakes on a summer getaway.

2010-06-02 06:00:00

LANSDALE, Pa., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Few motorists know that the air conditioner in their vehicle has been a focus of worldwide environmental concerns and international efforts to address those concerns for several decades, or that they can play a major role in protecting the environment through their choices. The same refrigerant, CFC-12 or R-12, was used in mobile air conditioning for more than 50 years, through the mid-'90s.

2010-05-12 12:19:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Plumbing leaks, just like many other household problems, tend to happen at the most inopportune moments, such as when you have a house full of guests or are hosting a dinner party.

2010-05-05 15:50:00

TORONTO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Fifty years ago most people believed concrete was strong enough to withstand an atomic blast. Today, we know that isn't the case. Concrete grease interceptors, installed on-site at most restaurants, corrode, crack, leak and need replacing every 5-10 years.

2010-03-18 11:30:00

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation, a leading supplier of a full range of automotive climate products, has developed an innovative "zero leak" fitting that is designed to eliminate refrigerant leakage in vehicle air conditioning systems. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001201/DEF008LOGO ) The patented metal seal block fitting and seal structure eliminates a significant source of refrigerant leakage, reducing direct greenhouse gas...

2010-03-17 09:30:00

HERSHEY, Pa., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- To draw attention to the more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year in U.S. homes due to leaks, Pennsylvania American Water today announced its participation in the Environmental Protection Agency's "Fix a Leak Week," which runs March 15-21.

2010-03-16 16:02:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Loose leaks may not sink ships, but they can sure add up to a lot of wasted water and cash for homeowners. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100316/PH71723 ) In celebration of the U.S.

2010-03-16 14:36:00

ST. LOUIS, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Because minor water leaks account for more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year in U.S.

2010-03-12 16:13:00

CLOVIS, N.M., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Mexico American Water has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency and the City of Clovis to promote the "Fix a Leak Week," which runs from March 15-21, 2010.

2010-03-12 15:07:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona American Water has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency to promote its annual "Fix a Leak Week," which runs from March 15-21, 2010.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.