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2014-05-13 08:28:57

FAIRFAX, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Sharon Bulova, President of Cardinal Bank Kevin Reynolds and Public Safety Officials, Business and Government Leaders for this formal Fairfax 2015 announcement: WHAT: 2015 World Police & Fire Games Campaign Launch News Conference WHEN: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 TIME: 3:00 until 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Fairfax County...

2014-03-24 16:21:41

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that efforts to reduce pollution in Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Watershed continue to yield progress. The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) today released its annual Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model progress run results for 2013. These numbers represent the estimated amounts of phosphorous, nitrogen and sediment conveyed to the Chesapeake Bay. "Pennsylvania's hard...

2010-09-07 14:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Learn about the unique role that the South Mountain landscape plays in the Chesapeake Bay watershed during the next South Mountain Speakers Series on Thursday, Sept. 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Harrisburg Area Community College's Wildwood Conference Center in Harrisburg. The event, entitled, "From Mountain to Sea: The Chesapeake Bay," is free and open to the public. It will start with an informational fair at 6 p.m. on current activities...

2010-01-24 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. General Services Administration yesterday appointed Mortimer L. Downey to serve as director and Marcel C. Acosta to serve as alternate director of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board (WMATA, commonly known as Metro) for a four year term. Under federal law (P.L.110-432) and the WMATA compact, the GSA Administrator has the authority to appoint two directors and two alternative directors to the WMATA Board. The Metro Board...

2008-11-12 12:00:00

An overwhelming majority of U.S. workers place a high value on technology in the workplace, so much so that almost 40 percent of employees across the labor force would consider changing jobs to work for an organization that is more committed to providing access to and training in the latest technology. In a just released national survey, commissioned by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA, www.FairfaxCountyEDA.org) and conducted by IPSOS Public Affairs, an...

2008-08-20 12:00:00

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Lamonte Garber of Chesapeake Bay Foundation, +1-717-576- 3287; or Mark O'Neill of PA Farm Bureau, +1-717-731-3583; or John Brosious of PA Municipal Authorities Assoc, +1-717-737-7655; or Susan Marquart of PA Assn. of Conservation Districts, +1-717-238- 7223; or Scott Elliott of PA Builders Assoc, +1-717-730-4380 ROCK SPRINGS, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the budget adopted by the state in July included major new funding to improve...

2006-07-18 13:34:31

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Washington area's Metro transit system would get $1.5 billion in new federal funds over 10 years under a House of Representatives bill passed late on Monday if local governments dedicate matching funds. The bill, together with a measure passed on June 29 by the House, provides a mechanism to provide new funds for upgrades and maintenance for the aging rail and bus system. It passed by a two-thirds majority of 242 to 120. But the annual $150 million for...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.