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2014-02-04 12:21:19

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) reporting requirements for manufacturing byproducts sent for recycling are "burdensome, unnecessary, and actually discourage recycling," an industry expert told Congress today. Speaking on behalf of more than 2,000 U.S. electronics manufacturers who are members of IPC -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries(®), Dr. Brent Grazman said IPC members are strong advocates of...

2014-01-15 12:27:03

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, NACD's two government affairs committees visit Washington DC from around the United States to speak with Congress and the regulatory agencies making their views known on a variety of issues including chemical security, the reform of the toxic substances control act (TSCA), tax reform and several transportation issues. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100811/NACDLOGO) Each January, the two committees,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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