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2014-09-30 12:35:02

PERTH AMBOY, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in 2013 deadly weather caused more than $8 billion in property damage, and failing to prepare for extreme weather events has cost the United States $1.15 trillion in economic losses between 1980 and 2010. Recognizing how emergency preparedness strategies can mitigate damages and keep individuals and families safe, representatives from the American Red Cross, FEMA, PSE&G and...

2014-09-16 16:22:56

Company's Green Energy Generation in the State to Total Nearly 7 Megawatts, Enough to Power Roughly 2,000 Homes Annually NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon the successful launch of its on-site green energy program in 2013, Verizon this year is investing more than $13 million to expand the program at three company locations across New Jersey. This year, Verizon will install 3.5 megawatts of new solar power systems at facilities in Carteret, Freehold and...

2014-03-26 12:34:04

NEWARK, N.J., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, Verizon made significant investments in sustainability and energy management in New Jersey, including placing fuel cells and solar panels at its corporate center in Basking Ridge. Building upon those successes, Verizon employees in New Jersey will join the global Earth Hour movement at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday (March 29) and turn off lights at more than 100 buildings in the Garden State for one hour, helping to raise energy...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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