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2011-01-25 20:37:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard said President Obama's State of the Union address tonight missed an opportunity to highlight real job creation and economic recovery opportunities. "The American people spoke loud and clear in the last election and directed the President and new Congress to focus on one main issue-job creation. It's unfortunate that the administration seems poised to stifle what remains one of...

2011-01-25 11:17:00

As Washington Debates "Clean Energy Standard," Report Details Little-Understood Harmful Water, Health and Other Impacts of Coal and Nuclear Power in U.S. WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An astounding 200 billion gallons of water withdrawn from America's water supply each day ... annual costs to society from premature deaths due to power plant pollution so high that they are up to four times the price of all electricity produced in the U.S. ... and four metric tons of...

2011-01-20 09:51:00

Outdated, Selective Use of Data Offers Incomplete Picture of Texas' Energy Choices HOUSTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Background - America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) Vice President of Strategic Communications Daniel Whitten issued the following statement in response to a report released today by the Texas Public Policy Foundation that includes substantial misrepresentations about Texas natural gas: "The report notes Texas' role as an energy leader and advocates for...

2011-01-10 00:00:45

Polestar Technologies, a leader in sensor research and technology development has recently brought on-board an experienced, multidisciplinary team of senior engineers and scientists. This team has over 20 years of experience in process engineering, analytical chemistry, cost estimating, quality assurance, and information management. Needham Heights, MA (PRWEB) January 9, 2011 Polestar Technologies, a leader in sensor research and technology development has recently brought on-board an...

2010-12-22 15:28:00

NEW YORK, December 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energtek Inc., a leader in hi-tech natural gas solutions and Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, today announced that its recently formed subsidiary, Pan Energy doo, completed the technical preparations necessary to begin a low-pressure mobile natural gas delivery and supply project to an industrial energy consumer near Belgrade, Serbia. Natural gas will be transported from a filling station by Pan Energy to a local food and...

2010-12-21 10:09:00

Strong Support Across Party Lines Seen in Pennsylvania For Putting Emphasis on Energy Production With Minimum of Pollution; More than Four Out of Five Want Better Disclosure of Risks. WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do Pennsylvania residents think natural gas is as "clean" as it is touted as being by the energy industry? Three out of five Pennsylvanians are already very or somewhat aware of the controversy about hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") drilling used to tap...

2010-12-21 10:00:00

Americans Unwilling to Trade Clean Drinking Water For Dirty Energy Production; Strong Support Across Party Lines Seen For Putting Emphasis on Energy Production With Minimum of Pollution. WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Do Americans think natural gas is as "clean" as it is touted as being by the energy industry? Nearly half of Americans (45 percent) are already very or somewhat aware of the controversy about hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") drilling used to tap cheap...

2010-12-15 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), and its renewable energy subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF) announced that a video of the presentation made by Chief Executive Dr. Carl Kukkonen at the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology held July 25-27, 2010 in Dalian China was released yesterday by the congress organizers. The presentation, entitled Giant King(TM) Grass: High Yield Feedstock for Biofuels,...

2010-12-15 07:00:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Blue Energy Corp. (OTCBB - OTCQB: PBEC), a publicly traded developer of renewable energy projects, today announced this progress update detailing developments at the Company's planned solar farm in Gila Bend, Maricopa County, Arizona. On December 10, 2010, Pacific Blue received vendor approval to restructure the Gila Bend land acquisition and extend the closing date to March 10, 2011.  The amended agreement allows for PBEC to acquire a...

2010-11-24 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Chief Executive, Dr. Carl Kukkonen reports, "We have received numerous inquires about a new viral video featuring Giant King Grass on the Internet -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwOWdHGwQBg. VIASPACE did not contribute to the video. Nor does management know who produced it. We do not endorse its contents. However, we do wish that we could have helped defeat Hitler and we do want to promote world peace." Information on VIASPACE...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'