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2011-08-27 07:00:00

Olympia Steel Buildings Canada recently delivered a 7,298 sq. ft. Olympia Steel Buildings pre-engineered steel building to Ontario Power Generationâs $1 billion dollar project for STRABAG AG in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. This was the third Olympia steel building ordered by STRABAG AG from Olympia Steel Canada. The project is projected to be completed in 2012 or 2013. Unionville, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 27, 2011 Olympia Steel Buildings Canada recently delivered a...

2011-03-28 10:30:00

VICTOR, N.Y., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Rochester-area firm, Han-Tek Inc., has been awarded a contract by the New York Power Authority (NYPA), to design and build a new transfer car for the Lewiston Pump-Generating Plant (LPGP), the auxiliary facility at NYPA's Niagara Power Project in Lewiston, N.Y. Under the terms of the competitively bid contract, Han-Tek will supply a transfer car to handle the demands and weight of the Power Authority's upgrade at LPGP of five generator step-up...

2008-09-22 21:00:17

By Patrick Lakamp More than 500 volunteers picked up almost two tons of debris and trash Saturday in the Southtowns during the annual Great Lakes Beach Sweep. At the same time, some 600 people helped Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper clean some 19 sites in Erie and Niagara counties as part of its Autumn Beach Sweep. The efforts were part of the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup project. The Great Lakes Beach Sweep, with its local headquarters at Woodlawn State Park in...

2008-07-22 21:00:24

By Robbyn Drake Up to a point, the facts of the case are simple: A PCB- contaminated site near Albany requires cleanup. A full assessment of the site was conducted by the State Department of Environmental Conservation. The DEC recommended on-site treatment of the contaminated soil, for which safe and effective technology is available. So how on earth do we end up with a decision to haul 75,000 tons of the most toxic portion of this waste to Niagara County and dump it just a few miles from...

2008-07-18 12:01:09

By Dan Miner, Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, N.Y. Jul. 18--An unlikely body came down hard Thursday on the possibility that CWM Chemical Services is granted more capacity to continue operating as a hazardous waste landfill. A resolution amended to include sponsorship by all 15 members of the Erie County Legislature passed unanimously at a regular meeting. The document mentions the highly anticipated proposed Hazardous Waste Siting Plan and says it could be out in a few weeks....

2008-07-15 21:00:18

By Paul Westmoore Seventeen teachers found out on Monday the most efficient way to catch fish in the Niagara River is to shock them to sleep with an electrical charge. The teachers, many from Western New York, are spending this week in Lake Ontario aboard the Peter Wise Lake Guardian, a 180-foot floating science lab owned by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. The vessel docked for part of Monday at the U.S. Coast Guard Station at the mouth of the Niagara River to give teachers...

2008-07-15 12:00:34

By Paul Westmoore, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 15--YOUNGSTOWN -- Seventeen teachers found out on Monday the most efficient way to catch fish in the Niagara River is to shock them to sleep with an electrical charge. The teachers, many from Western New York, are spending this week in Lake Ontario aboard the Peter Wise Lake Guardian, a 180-foot floating science lab owned by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. The vessel docked for part of Monday at the U.S. Coast Guard Station...

2008-07-15 09:00:44

By Paul Westmoore, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 15--YOUNGSTOWN -- Seventeen teachers found out on Monday the most efficient way to catch fish in the Niagara River is to shock them to sleep with an electrical charge. The teachers, many from Western New York, are spending this week in Lake Ontario aboard the Peter Wise Lake Guardian, a 180-foot floating science lab owned by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. The vessel docked for part of Monday at the U. S. Coast Guard Station...


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.