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2010-09-08 14:00:00

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris International, Inc. announced today that Christopher M. Crane, 51, has been elected to its Board of Directors and to the Board of Directors of Aleris Holding Company, Aleris's parent. Aleris Holding Company is majority owned by certain investment funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. or their subsidiaries. Crane is president and chief operating officer of Exelon Corporation, one of the largest electric companies in the United...

2010-05-18 12:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's ability to use more nuclear energy to help address urgent and long-term economic and environmental challenges looks increasingly promising, industry leaders said here today. Despite short-term challenges that affect the electric sector as a whole, the nuclear energy industry is well-positioned for expansion, and federal and state policies that support construction of advanced-design nuclear power plants are taking shape, said top...

2010-05-12 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation released in the U.S. Senate today includes provisions designed to strengthen the role that nuclear energy will play in expanding domestic energy sources, reducing the emission of air pollutants and creating jobs in America. The legislation, sponsored by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), supports the Obama administration's proposal to expand the federal loan guarantee program for nuclear energy development,...

2010-01-08 11:44:00

TUCKER, Ga., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles W. "Chuck" Whitney, senior vice president and general counsel for Oglethorpe Power Corporation, has been appointed to the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Lawyers Committee. The Nuclear Energy Institute is the policy organization of the nuclear energy and technologies industry and works to promote the beneficial uses of nuclear energy and technologies in the United States and around the world. The Lawyers Committee develops policy recommendations...

2009-09-30 11:45:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To increase awareness of nuclear energy's role in clean-air electricity generation, the Nuclear Energy Institute has entered into its first- ever partnership with the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. As an official energy partner of the Capitals, NEI is teaming up with the team to promote the clean-air benefits of nuclear energy to sports fans via multiple media, including signage at the Capitals' home arena, the Verizon...

2009-08-05 13:47:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today voted in favor of the nomination of Warren F. "Pete" Miller to the dual positions of Assistant Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Energy and Director, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management. Following is a statement from Alex Flint, the Nuclear Energy Institute's senior vice president of governmental affairs. "Pete Miller's background, education and experience make him eminently...

2009-07-27 13:04:00

Video Available at: http://www.nei.org/resourcesandstats/documentlibrary/how_it_works/video/robotic-inspectors WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The continuous development of cutting-edge technology and innovation by nuclear energy industry professionals has helped the nuclear energy industry become the nation's most reliable carbon-free source of electricity. To increase public awareness of these innovations and their importance, the Nuclear Energy Institute has produced...

2009-07-21 10:25:00

Video Available at: http://www.nei.org/resourcesandstats/documentlibrary/how_it_works/video/ WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The continuous development of cutting-edge technology and innovation by nuclear energy industry professionals has helped the nuclear energy industry become the nation's most reliable carbon-free source of electricity. To increase public awareness of these innovations and their importance, the Nuclear Energy Institute has produced a series of video...

2009-07-14 10:18:00

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The continuous development of cutting-edge technology and innovation by industry professionals has helped the nuclear energy industry become the most reliable carbon-free source of electricity. With industry efficiency at about 90 percent throughout this decade, nuclear energy facilities have generated record-high amounts of electricity in six of the past 10 years. To increase public awareness of these innovations and their importance, the...

2009-06-25 17:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthony F. "Tony" Earley Jr., chairman and CEO of Detroit-based DTE Energy, has been elected chairman of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the national association of shareholder-owned electric companies, international affiliates and industry associates worldwide. The announcement was made during EEI's annual meeting. The Institute's chairmanship rotates on an annual basis.   "Never before in the history of this industry have we been...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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