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2011-08-08 22:06:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today announced that Anthony F. Earley, Jr., 62, will become the company's new Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and President.

2011-07-29 13:21:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The leader of America's commercial nuclear energy industry, Marvin Fertel, addressed Wall Street analysts in New York this week to offer an update on the industry's response to events at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan, as well as the industry's view of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's recently released 90-day Fukushima task force report.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.