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2010-10-15 11:10:00

CLEVELAND, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) issued the Winter Reconnection Order, which allows any Dominion East Ohio residential customer to restore service or to avoid a shutoff between Oct. 18, 2010, and April 15, 2011 by paying no more than $175.

2010-09-22 09:25:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), in cooperation with the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance, has launched its Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Health and Safety Web site, www.spraypolyurethane.com.

2010-09-14 14:56:00

State 5th in U.S. for Number of Weatherized Homes HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

2010-07-07 18:14:00

DENVER, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grant applications are now being accepted for the 2010-11 multifamily weatherization program offered through the Colorado Governor's Energy Office (GEO) and Energy Outreach Colorado. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100608/EOCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100608/EOCLOGO) Qualifying projects must have five or more housing units and a central heating system.

2010-07-06 10:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies (IACAA) today announced that its 35 member agencies weatherized more than 17,000 Illinois homes in the past year with the help of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds, which is double the number of homes from the previous year without ARRA. "We are creating green jobs, improving the energy efficiency of homes and helping low-income families reduce their energy costs because of the...

2010-06-30 11:00:00

Energy Use Curbed by 22 Percent, Big Savings Realized for Taxpayers SCRANTON, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, the Scranton State Office Building has earned the prestigious ENERGY STAR® award from the U.S.

2010-06-23 16:28:00

Action Also Needed to Cut Pollution Caused by Burning Dirtiest Heating Oils ALBANY, N.Y., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised the New York State Assembly for passing legislation today to dramatically reduce sulfur levels in the commonly used #2 heating oil sold in the state.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.