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2013-10-18 23:02:22

Nearly 40 Community Members and Businesses Donate Time, Materials and Appliances to Deliver the Sustainability Hub for Worcester Worcester, MA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 New England’s first-of-its-kind Sustainability Hub opened its doors today at 912 Main Street in Worcester, Mass. and is now providing hands-on education about energy efficiency and emerging energy technologies for National Grid’s customers and the community at large. The 2,200 square foot interactive space was donated...

2013-09-20 23:03:14

National Grid U.S. President Releases Statement of Support (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 National Grid U.S. President Tom King today reiterated his support for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proceeding to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. “National Grid has long supported federal legislation as a comprehensive means to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However, in the absence of federal legislation, we support EPA moving forward with greenhouse gas regulations...

2013-09-12 23:01:16

Carbon Disclosure Project ranks National Grid as one of the leading companies in the world for the quality of its climate change data. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 National Grid ranks as one of the leading companies in the world for the quality of its climate change data, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system. This outstanding achievement was announced today in the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013, which tracks how...

2013-08-20 23:01:58

National Grid applauds the findings of a report issued by Obama's Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, and urges investment in innovation and infrastructure as key to storm resiliency. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 National Grid applauds the findings of a report issued Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force. The report stresses the need to better prepare for future storms in an age of climate change and rising sea levels, and calls for development of a more...


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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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