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2011-05-24 12:52:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. released the following statement regarding the National Transportation Safety Board's hearing on the plane crash last August. "Today's meeting concluded the NTSB's investigation of the airplane accident of August 9, 2010 near Dillingham, Alaska. The effects of that event are still felt every day by those who lost loved ones and friends, as well as those who responded with courage to provide aid to the survivors....

2011-05-03 02:00:00

PAWTUCKET, R.I., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the tragic tour bus accidents in New England, New York, and New Jersey, Rhode Island personal injury attorney Raymond A. Pacia applauds the recent announcement by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) that it will conduct an investigation of the discount tour bus industry. The NTSB plans to review both the regulatory and operational practices in the discount tour bus industry, and it will take a critical look at the...

2011-04-15 00:00:29

Recent crashes and safety inspection results indicate a dire need to investigate and reform safety practices within the discount tour bus industry, New York City lawyer Steven J. Schwartzapfel says. New York (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 New York City personal injury lawyer Steven J. Schwartzapfel said today that he is hopeful that passenger safety will be improved as the result of broad review of the discount tour bus industry that is being launched by the National Transportation Safety...

2011-03-06 12:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys representing the families of the victims killed in the July 7, 2010 Philadelphia duck boat accident will comment on the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation disclosures at 1 p.m., Monday, March 7, at the law offices of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky, PC. (52nd floor, One Liberty Place, 1650 Market Street, Philadelphia). Co-counsel Peter Ronai and Holly Ostrov Ronai, of Ronai & Ronai LLP and...

2011-03-03 14:22:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today issued the following statement at the conclusion of the third and final day of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hearings: Today's panel of experts underscored the need for pipeline operators to have multiple inspection tools available so the method best suited to each pipeline can be applied. The discussions also reinforced the importance of developing new and better technologies to...

2011-03-03 08:21:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today issued the following statement in advance of the third day of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hearings: This week's NTSB hearings are important for PG&E and the industry as we seek to apply the most effective and advanced technologies to better serve our customers and enhance the safety of communities we serve. PG&E is committed to learning everything it can from the San Bruno...

2011-03-02 17:22:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today issued the following statement at the conclusion of the second day of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hearings: PG&E appreciates the NTSB's vital contribution, through these hearings and its reports, to helping our company and the entire industry enhance pipeline safety. Since the San Bruno disaster PG&E has launched a number of initiatives to reevaluate, restructure and...

2011-03-02 08:17:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today issued the following statement in advance of the second day of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hearings: In the months since the San Bruno accident, PG&E has taken steps to significantly enhance our public safety partnerships in support of natural gas pipeline safety. PG&E is continuously working to further empower its customers, public officials and first responders with the...

2011-03-01 07:52:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today issued the following statement on this week's National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hearings: PG&E fully supports the NTSB's investigation into the root cause of the San Bruno accident. Our highest responsibility is ensuring the safety of our pipelines. We will be actively participating in the hearings in Washington D.C. this week and expect the NTSB's thorough investigation to provide...

2011-01-21 18:21:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This afternoon, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) issued the following statement from President Chris Johns on the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) most recent report in its investigation into the September 9, 2010, natural gas pipeline accident in San Bruno, California: "While additional work still lies ahead to reach a final conclusion on what caused the September 9, 2010, tragedy in San Bruno, today's metallurgical...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.