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2010-09-13 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Opportunity Green (OG), the preeminent sustainability forum facilitating exchange of ideas and new business models, announced today its fourth annual conference, September 22nd through 24th at Los Angeles Center Studios. With support from Presenting Sponsor BMW Group and Gensler, OG 2010 will feature addresses from Eric Garcetti, President of the Los Angeles City Council; Rick Ridgeway, VP of Environmental Programs & Communication, Patagonia;...

2009-05-07 13:50:00

Request for Qualification issued this week OKLAHOMA CITY, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In preparation for its proposed Positive Energy(R) SmartPower program, OG&E will issue a request for qualification this week, inviting suppliers of smart grid technology products and services to respond. As part of its rate case filed in February with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, OG&E proposed a project that would establish Norman as a Positive Energy Community featuring widespread...

2006-04-10 21:48:35

By Reed Stevenson SCHAGEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - It seems appropriate that Johan Huibers is building a modern version of Noah's Ark in the Netherlands, where two-thirds of the land would be under water were it not for dikes and levees holding back the North Sea. The 47-year-old Christian is pouring his time and energy into recreating a ready-to-sail replica of the ship mentioned in the Bible. However, he is counting not on 40 days and 40 nights of rain, but on floods of children...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.