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2014-03-27 23:33:26

TRA Snow and Sun, Inc. is now offering new Deck Mount Snow Fence designs that will save the end user money. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 TRA Snow and Sun, Inc., well known for their Snow Bracket snow guards and engineered snow retention system, has developed new lower cost deck mount snow fence called the Mount Shasta and Diamond Mount. Terry Anderson, President, explains why the company, which also offers individual snow guards and other snow fences, decided to expand their...

2011-07-25 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) communicated to its employees that the company's board of directors voted to approve the fabrication of fuel and the refueling of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in October. This will be the plant's 29th refueling. While the company has received a 20-year license extension from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the state of Vermont has refused to grant a certificate of public good to continue...

2011-04-18 07:48:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced that two of its subsidiaries, Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC (ENVY) and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (ENOI), have filed a complaint in U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont seeking a judgment to prevent the state of Vermont from forcing the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to cease operation on March 21, 2012. Today's request for declaratory and injunctive relief follows the...

2011-02-08 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today reported fourth quarter 2010 as-reported earnings of $228.3 million, or $1.26 per share, compared with $313.8 million, or $1.64 per share, for fourth quarter 2009. On an operational basis, Entergy's fourth quarter 2010 earnings were $235.0 million, or $1.30 per share, compared with $334.9 million, or $1.75 per share, in fourth quarter 2009. For the year, Entergy's as-reported earnings were $1.3 billion, or $6.66...

2010-03-04 13:29:00

CSI Poll Released on Eve of Town Hall Meetings Found Tritium Leaks Pushing Two Thirds of Vermonters to Favor Closure of Reactor by 2012, Only 9 Percent Picking Nuclear to Power Home MONTPELIER, Vt., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As predicted based on a survey conducted by Opinion Research Corporation (ORC) for the nonpartisan and nonprofit Civil Society Institute, the vast majority of Vermont Town Halls deliberating this week the fate of the Vermont Yankee came out in support of...

2010-02-24 09:00:00

MONTPELIER, Vt., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced it has provided to Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell the results of its independent internal investigation into alleged contradictory or misleading information provided to the state government by company officials about underground piping at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. The report, prepared by the law firm of Morgan Lewis and Bockius LLP, did not find that any Entergy Nuclear...

2009-07-27 13:04:00

Video Available at: http://www.nei.org/resourcesandstats/documentlibrary/how_it_works/video/robotic-inspectors WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The continuous development of cutting-edge technology and innovation by nuclear energy industry professionals has helped the nuclear energy industry become the nation's most reliable carbon-free source of electricity. To increase public awareness of these innovations and their importance, the Nuclear Energy Institute has produced...

2009-02-23 20:16:12

Authorities in Vermont said a skydiver was brought safely to the ground after he nearly collided with a 7,200 volt power line and clung to a voltage regulator. Brattleboro Police said Cameron King -- a veteran jumper with Orange, Mass., skydiving company Jumptown -- was blown off course by a strong gust of wind during his Saturday jump at the Brattleboro Winter Carnival, the Brattleboro Reformer reported Monday. You could see he was coming down very fast, then all of a sudden his parachute...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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