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2009-10-22 14:34:00

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Catapult Technology, Ltd. (Catapult), a leading Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVO) Information Technology (IT) contractor to the federal government and private sector, has expanded its Program Management Support line of business with the addition of new projects at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Total value of the two projects is $5.1 million. "Our Program Management line of business...

2009-10-14 10:00:00

FENTON, Mich., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses Webasto as its partner to provide ultra-low emission cab heating for its Full Series Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle (HHV) Yard Hostler prototype. Using innovative series hydraulic hybrid technology, the EPA and its industry partners have created the most efficient and cost-effective hybrid powertrain technology in the world which is fitted to this vehicle, used to move freight containers at ports. The...

2009-10-08 12:20:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles today announced that it is the first and only electric motorcycle company to achieve three major milestones. They have passed both the US and Canadian safety standards and attained a 'Certificate of Conformity' from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As a result, buyers of the Zero S and Zero DS can now benefit from major government incentives. They can also feel confident in the motorcycles' superior engineering...

2009-07-29 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tower Companies today announced that 1828 L Street, a 12-story, 313,603 square foot office building, located in the Central Business District of Washington, DC, has earned the US Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR rating. The ENERGY STAR is the mark of superior energy performance and identifies 1828 L Street as one the most efficient office buildings in the nation. According to EPA, there are only 3,069 ENERGY STAR...

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2009-04-27 11:20:00

US President Barack Obama is staying true to his pledge to reverse the environmental policies of the former Bush administration, but Congress will ultimately decide the success of his battle over global warming, the AFP reported. Michael Levi, climate change expert at the Council on Foreign Relations, said the president has laid out ambitious goals for climate policy as well as measures promoting environmentally friendly industries. Earlier this month, the US Environmental Protection Agency...

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2009-04-24 12:52:14

On the final day of a series of talks in Sicily, environment ministers from across the world gathered to discuss the future of climate change prevention with an emphasis on avoiding the loss of biodiversity. The three-day discussion is resulting in new measures as global climate change policy gains traction in the months leading to the December conference where world leaders will renew the Kyoto Protocol. US delegate Lisa Jackson said world leaders appear to be encouraged by the new policies...

2009-03-18 08:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American DG Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADGE), a leading On-Site Utility, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to healthcare, hospitality, housing and athletic facilities, was honored by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnership for the carbon emissions reductions of the Company's CHP projects. This is the third year in a row that the Company has been recognized...

2008-09-18 18:00:30

Luxury Limousines of Sacramento is pleased to announce that it is one of the first five limousine companies in the nation to have qualified for partnership in the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Leaders Program. "Very few companies from the transportation industry are part of the Climate Leaders Program," says Bill Murray, President of Luxury Limousines. "We are proud to show the EPA that the chauffeured ground transportation industry has a serious commitment to...

2008-08-20 09:05:00

advance capture and use of coal mine methane MTM Capital Partners (MTM), a UK investment manager that invests in the efficient and safe use of resources and the reduction of environment damaging emissions, is collaborating with the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) to advance coal mine methane recovery and use projects in China; the Chairman of MTM, Geoffrey Isaac, announced the collaboration today. As part of the priority initiatives for energy and the environment addressed by...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin