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2014-04-17 16:23:17

USCM Survey Release: Tuesday, April 22 at 2:15 p.m. EDT WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will release a mayoral survey of actions taken by cities throughout the U.S. to reduce greenhouse gases and adapt city infrastructure and systems to climatic events. The report findings, based on information provided by more than 280 cities, will be highlighted on Earth Day - Tuesday, April 22(nd) at 2:15 p.m. EDT - during a national...

2014-03-01 12:20:10

U.S. Mayors Release 200+ City Survey Showing Successful Use of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Funding Under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act WASHINGTON, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's mayors this week released the results of a new survey pointing to city successes in using Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)....

2014-02-27 16:30:33

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Architectural Foundation (AAF) and The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced today that Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman (2011-Present) and Former Mayor Oscar B. Goodman (1999-2011) of Las Vegas will share the fourth annual Joseph P. Riley Jr. Award for Leadership in Urban Design. Mayor and Mr. Goodman will be honored nationally at the 25(th) annual Accent on Architecture Gala, presented by AAF, on Thursday, April...

2014-02-05 20:27:13

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran released the following statement, in reaction to the passage of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, widely know as the Farm Bill: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) "We commend Congress for reaching a bipartisan agreement to advance the Farm Bill. When compared to previous versions of this vital...

2014-01-22 20:20:36

Mayors Unveil Survey of Energy Efficiency and Technologies in America's Cities During 82(nd) Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Nearly 300 Cities Provide Data on Local Energy Initiatives WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite budget constraints, U.S. Mayors expect to significantly expand their investment in energy technologies over the next five years, according to a new survey of nearly 300 cities highlighting how cities are deploying new energy technologies...

2014-01-20 16:20:11

The Economy, Jobs, Innovation and Transportation Top Agenda During Three-Day Session with More Than 50 New Mayors MAYORS TO HOLD OPENING PRESS CONFERENCE | Wednesday, Jan. 22 | 11:45am WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the leadership of USCM President Mesa (AZ) Mayor Scott Smith and a week before the President's State of the Union Address, more than 280 of the nation's mayors will convene in Washington, D.C. at the Capital Hilton to meet with Congressional...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.