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2014-06-18 12:26:27

The Water Council will serve as headquarters MILWAUKEE, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), a global collaboration of leaders in sustainable water resource management, today announced an agreement with The Water Council to represent AWS in North America. This announcement builds on recent commitments from top corporations, including Nestlé and General Mills to support AWS, and on the recent launch of the AWS International Water...

2014-06-11 08:23:14

Public hearing to address comprehensive agreement between solar industry and utilities BOSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), additional solar industry groups, Massachusetts utilities, and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) will participate today in a public briefing on common-ground language regarding the future of solar in Massachusetts. TASC supports this language, which represents the first instance of comprehensive...

2014-06-02 12:25:41

Hundreds of National Scholastic Art & Writing Award-winning teens from across the country are gathering in New York City to attend events in their honor, including a Carnegie Hall ceremony featuring special addresses by entertainer Nick Cannon, Emmy® Award-winning actor David Strathairn and artist Kay WalkingStick; gallery exhibitions; a Maker Prom; and more NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City will be brimming with young, fresh talent beginning June 5 when the National...

2014-06-02 08:31:05

Pediatric-focused population health management solution's unprecedented view of individual patients drives higher standard of care ATLANTA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Health Alliance, a not?for?profit association of clinically integrated, independent primary care pediatricians, has selected Wellcentive's suite of population health management solutions and services to support its clinical quality improvement and high-function medical home programs caring for pediatric...

2014-05-28 23:14:45

Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety recently published detailed inspection reports on more than 27 ready-made garment factories. Nearly 1,000 workers’ salaries have been paid following Alliance-recommended factory closures to-date. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety recently published detailed inspection reports on more than 27 ready-made garment factories. These factories are among the 508 to-date that have undergone thorough fire, electrical and...

2014-05-08 12:24:04

SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced the addition of Demeter Power as a member company. TASC is leading the solar industry's defense against attacks from monopoly utilities who want to stop competition. With bipartisan support for rooftop solar on the rise, even special interest groups like the Koch brothers and ALEC have joined the anti-solar attacks. Other member companies include SolarCity, Solar Universe,...

2014-05-06 23:02:02

Student behavior changes make big impact during Campus Conservation Nationals 2014. Washington D.C. and Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Lucid, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the National Wildlife Federation and the Alliance to Save Energy announce that more than 265,000 students at 109 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada collectively saved over 2.2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity — equivalent to averting 3 million pounds...

2014-05-05 23:00:54

Student behavior change make big impact during Campus Conservation Nationals 2014. Washington, DC and Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Lucid, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the National Wildlife Federation and the Alliance to Save Energy announce that more than 265,000 students at 109 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada collectively saved over 2.2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity — equivalent to averting 3 million pounds of...

2014-05-02 23:05:26

More than 350 workers’ salaries paid following factory closures. To date, the Alliance has submitted four buildings—which together hold five factories—to the National Tripartite Committee (NTC) Review Panel with the recommendation for immediate suspension of production and closure for remediation. Dhaka, Bangladesh (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety (Alliance) in partnership with BRAC has begun dispersing funds directly to workers displaced by the...

2014-04-25 23:08:28

Formed in late 2013 the 3D Printing Alliance is now accepting membership for Mid-Atlantic based businesses including existing manufacturers and new startups. The Alliance is providing resources, workshops, and services to the region’s 43,000 plus businesses. Downingtown, PA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Today marks an important milestone in regaining the Mid-Atlantic Region’s once prominent status as the manufacturing capital of the nation. The 3D Printing Alliance...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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