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2014-07-07 12:25:09

Explore all the great things to do in Westchester throughout the season WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With New York recently ranked as one of the top places to visit for road trips, Westchester County is the destination travelers should choose for a trip that encompasses a wide range of attractions for the entire family. "Summer is a great time to visit Westchester," said County Executive Robert P. Astorino. "From outdoor concerts and festivals to great hiking...

2014-07-02 12:23:40

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Unconventional Gas Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/global_unconventional_gas_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Unconventional Gas market to grow at a CAGR of 4.7 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the depleting conventional gas reserves. The Global...

2014-06-26 23:11:36

Australia's Four Pillars elite - the top four banks - moved further ahead in consumer credit card market dominance in the 12 months to April 2014. An anuual survey showed they consolidated their market share against previous credit supplier high flyers HSBC and Citibank. Sydney New South Wales, Australia (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Three of Australia’s Big Four banks enjoyed a surge in growth and popularity among credit seekers over the past 12 months at the expense of hyper-active HSBC...

2014-06-26 12:24:41

TOKYO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA), fully owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from ExxonMobil Chemical Company (ExxonMobil) for two large-scale polyethylene (PE) plant lines with a combined production capacity of 1.3 million tons per year. The PE plant on order is to be constructed on a site adjacent to ExxonMobil's existing plant near Houston, Texas. Earlier MHI received an order to...

2014-06-11 12:28:49

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Senator John D. Rockefeller, the senior senator from West Virginia, introduced new legislation to support children and working families, The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Extension Act of 2014. The Children's Defense Fund has rallied support for CHIP since its inception, recognizing its critical role in ensuring children a healthy start. Marian Wright Edelman, President of the Children's Defense Fund released the...

2014-06-09 16:23:14

Panel to discuss changing face of philanthropy in America WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foundations that bear the names of the Fords, Carnegies, Rockefellers, and many other American visionaries have long been well known for their positive impact on American life. Equally as inspiring, but less well known, has been the role played by foundations and individual donors that work with few or no staff. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Collectively, these...

2014-06-09 12:25:55

Fred Couples, Nancy Lopez among honorees June 23 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Golf Writers Association (MGWA), which has been recognizing golf's greatest players, contributors, and organizations at its National Awards Dinner in Westchester County since 1952, will host this year's National Awards Dinner at the Westchester Marriott on June 23. The event is the longest running, and often the largest golf dinner in the United States, bringing in...

2014-05-22 08:23:47

DALLAS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers "Global Coking Refining Industry Outlook, 2014 - Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Active and Planned Coking Refineries" research report covering Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America as well as South and Central America regions. Global Coking Refining Industry Outlook, 2014 - Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Active and Planned Coking Refineries research report is...

2014-05-13 23:02:40

New research report “Biolubricants - A Global Market Overview” worked out by Industry Experts is available at MarketPublishers.com. According to study, the global biolubricants consumption is anticipated to grow at a 5.5% CAGR through 2020. London, UK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 In 2013, the overall biolubricants consumption stood at around 1.3 million pounds; in value terms, it was estimated at nearly USD 2 billion. Furthermore, in 2014, the global biolubricants consumption reached 1.4...

2014-04-24 23:06:02

Market Size - $2.02 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 8%, Market Trends – Rapid development of bio-based thermic fluids. View Complete Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/thermic-fluids-market-analysis San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The global market for thermic fluids is expected to reach USD 3.45 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing thermic fluid demand from concentrated solar power plants is...

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Acadia National Park
2013-03-04 09:12:06

Acadia National Park is located in the United States, in the state of Maine. It holds most of Mount Desert Island and the islands associated with it along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Created in 1919, this park is the oldest National Park that occurs east of the Mississippi River and was known as Lafayette National Park until 1929. The land encompassed by the park was originally inhabited by the Wabanaki people. When Samuel de Champlain saw the area in 1604, he described it as holding...

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