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2011-06-21 14:36:00

In the news release, U.S. Supreme Court Accepts PPL Montana Streambed Case, issued June 20, 2011, by PPL Corporation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the third paragraph, second sentence, the number regarding the loss accrual related to this issue should read "a total loss accrual of $78 million at March 31, 2011" rather than "a charge of $56 million" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: U.S. Supreme Court Accepts PPL Montana...

2011-06-20 14:30:00

BILLINGS, Mont., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Supreme Court announced Monday (6/20) that it will hear PPL Montana's appeal of a Montana Supreme Court decision that granted the state ownership of riverbeds underlying certain PPL Montana-owned dams, retroactively going back to statehood. "We welcome the Supreme Court's decision to take up this case because of the broad implications it has for water users throughout the West," said Robert J. Grey, senior vice president,...

2011-06-14 14:10:00

GREAT FALLS, Mont., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The expansion of PPL Montana's Rainbow hydroelectric plant is more than 60 percent complete and on schedule despite the record rainfall this spring and continuing high flows on the Missouri River. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/NE19852 ) "Crews working at the construction site recently embedded all of the major turbine components in concrete, a key milestone in the $230 million expansion project at Rainbow," said Pete...

2011-05-23 12:42:00

BILLINGS, Mont., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Montana's 12 hydroelectric facilities across the state are operating in anticipation of the many rivers and streams running high from a combination of rain and a heavy mountain snowpack. "Our dams and facilities are designed to handle the kinds of runoffs we're seeing across Montana this spring," said David Hoffman, director of External Affairs for PPL Montana. "We do remind the many people who use the rivers and streams around PPL Montana...

2010-11-01 16:20:00

BILLINGS, Mont., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Supreme Court has asked the U.S. Office of the Solicitor General to provide further analysis of PPL Montana's petition for review of the Montana streambed use case. "We're pleased by this development in the streambed use case," said Robert J. Grey, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of PPL Corporation. "The Solicitor General's office will review the case over the next several months and then present its...

2009-08-18 11:30:00

BILLINGS, Mont., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPL Montana announced Tuesday (8/18) that a Montanan with 28 years of service with the generating company will become its new vice president and chief operating officer. Pete Simonich, who currently serves as manager-Generating Assets for PPL Montana, will take over his new position on Aug. 31. He is succeeding Brad Spencer, who announced his retirement earlier this year. PPL Montana is a subsidiary of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL). "We are...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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