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2005-10-14 13:14:18

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Power company PPL Corp. on Friday said several state and federal agencies are considering environmental damage claims due to a leak at a Pennsylvania power plant. The company also cut its estimate for reported earnings in 2005 due to a third-quarter charge from clean-up operations from the leak. In August, about 100 million gallons of ash and water poured out of an ash basin at its Martins Creek power plant into the Delaware River and on to surrounding roadways...

2005-10-14 13:08:06

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Power company PPL Corp. on Friday said several state and federal agencies are considering environmental damage claims due to a leak at a Pennsylvania power plant. The company also cut its estimate for reported earnings in 2005 due to a third-quarter charge from clean-up operations from the leak. In August, about 100 million gallons of ash and water poured out of an ash basin at its Martins Creek power plant into the Delaware River and on to surrounding roadways...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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