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2014-09-29 12:22:17

- Focus is on Health Effects from Toxic Compounds in Gasoline WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new website drawing attention to the growing problem of toxic compounds in gasoline, with a call to action for the EPA to regulate some of the most harmful components in our fuel. According to Urban Air Initiative President David VanderGriend, "There's a problem with the air we're all breathing and it stems from what's in our gasoline. It's something that's too...

2014-09-25 12:20:57

ALBANY, New York, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marine Lubricants Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018, a global market report published by Transparency Market Research provides significant inputs about the global state of the current market of marine lubricants industry along with a forecast about the opportunities, drivers and restraints in the market during the years 2012 and 2018, the forecast period of the report....

2014-09-24 12:21:41

Company Intends to Purchase Low Carbon Renewable Jet Fuel DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) has signed an agreement with Red Rocks Biofuels LLC (RRB) to purchase low carbon renewable jet fuel, made using forest residues that will help reduce the risk of destructive wildfires in the Western United States. The airline's agreement with RRB covers the purchase of approximately three million gallons per year. The blended product will be used at...

2014-09-23 16:21:44

ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newer and cleaner diesel technology in trucks, construction and agricultural equipment will play a major role in helping Southeast states meet future air quality and energy issues, according to the Diesel Technology Forum. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO Ezra Finkin, the Director of Policy for the Diesel Technology Forum (http://www.dieselforum.org/), made his comments today at the 9th Annual Southeast...

2014-09-22 16:23:34

Introducing New Technology Engines, upgrading existing engines and expanding renewable Fuel-use help slash Greenhouse Gases WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 convenes in New York, clean diesel technology is poised as a key solution to help the world tackle the climate challenge, said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO "Diesel power has...

2014-09-22 16:21:27

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global Auto Antifreeze Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report on China Auto lubricants Industry" reports to its store. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/147523 2014 Market Research Report on Global Auto Antifreeze Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on China and Global Auto Antifreeze market. The report introduces Auto Antifreeze...

2014-09-18 16:20:39

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Coolant Market 2014-2019: Trends, Forecasts and Opportunity Analysis" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The global automotive coolant market is expected to reach an estimated value of $10.9 billion by 2019. The major drivers of the automotive coolant market are an increasing demand for light passenger vehicles and heavy duty trucks,...

2014-09-18 08:24:04

Expansion plans will make Minnoco one of the largest fuel retailers in the Twin Cities LITTLE CANADA, Minn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnoco announced today an expansion program that will bring more of the locally owned fuel retail outlets to the Twin Cities area. After successful introduction of four retail outlets during the fall of 2013, the retail group has identified another 18 locations planning to convert to the new brand, bringing the total to 24 outlets when...

2014-09-17 23:14:48

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," shared the microphone with Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), last Saturday on the Car Clinic globalcast in a hard-hitting discussion of the local, regional and national issues surrounding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which is now being threatened by “Big Oil." Dinneen explained that the RFS and ethanol production saves...

2014-09-10 23:03:17

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Biolubricants Market: Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecast, 2010 - 2018" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The term biolubricants refer to all those lubricants that are both readily biodegradable and are non-toxic to the environment as well as humans. Biolubricants can be: Plant-oil based Derived from mineral oils Many eco-labels, rules and regulations are...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'