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2012-12-17 08:21:30

BURLINGTON, ON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - EcoSynthetix Inc. (TSX: ECO), a renewable chemicals company that produces a family of commercially proven bio-based products, today announced that P. H. Glatfelter (Glatfelter) (NYSE:GLT) has signed a long term agreement to use EcoSphere(®) biolatex(®) binders at its mills in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, and Chillicothe, Ohio. Glatfelter will be using the biolatex binders in both mill locations for improved coating formulations and to...

2012-09-25 02:22:13

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) today announced that Dante C. Parrini was elected as an independent member to its board of directors, effective immediately. Parrini's position expands the board to nine directors, eight of whom are independent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110215/CG49203LOGO) Parrini is currently chairman, president and CEO of P.H. Glatfelter Company (NYSE: GLT), a $1.6 billion global supplier of...

2012-07-02 10:21:08

BERWICK, Pa., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Luzerne County, Pa., resumed generating electricity for customers Monday (7/2) after an outage to investigate and repair a small water leak inside the containment structure surrounding the reactor. "We made the proactive decision to shut down the unit and address the small leak, consistent with our safety-first approach to operating the plant," said Timothy S. Rausch, PPL Susquehanna senior...

2012-06-19 02:21:47

BERWICK, Pa., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant performed a planned and controlled shutdown of the Unit 1 reactor Tuesday (6/19) morning to investigate the source of a minor water leak inside the containment structure that surrounds the reactor. "The leak does not affect the safety of the plant or the public," said Timothy S. Rausch, PPL's chief nuclear officer. "We made the prudent decision to shut down the unit while the leak is small and will...

2012-04-17 02:20:20

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After its inaugural launch in 2011, the Carolina Cup quickly became one of the premiere stand up paddle board competitions in the world, drawing paddlers from as far away as California, Canada, Puerto Rico and Hawaii. Open to pros and amateurs, adults and children, the weekend-long event will begin on Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April 29. According to Co-Chair William Pope, registrations for 2012 far exceed 2011. Thus far,...

2011-09-12 15:15:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Severe flooding along the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania that began late last week has had minimal operational impact on power plants owned by subsidiaries of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL). Plant staff operated the facilities safely, and the flooding caused no appreciable damage to facilities. PPL companies operate the Susquehanna nuclear power plant, the Montour and Brunner Island coal-fired power plants, and the Holtwood hydroelectric plant...

2011-08-23 14:33:00

BERWICK, Pa., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A powerful earthquake felt throughout the mid-Atlantic region this afternoon (8/23) has not affected regular operation at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant near Berwick. Unit 1 of the plant continues to operate normally at full power. Unit 2 had previously shut down for maintenance and remains in safe, stable condition. PPL is delaying the return of Unit 2 to full power as a precautionary measure. Experienced, well-trained plant...

2011-06-24 02:16:00

BERWICK, Pa., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear plant in Luzerne County, Pa., resumed generating electricity Friday (6/24) after replacement of damaged turbine blades was completed. The turbine blade damage was found during an inspection conducted after similar damage was found on the Unit 2 turbine. The Susquehanna nuclear plant's two units produce electricity by boiling water to create steam that passes through turbines, each with hundreds of fanlike...

2011-06-15 15:25:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today signed into law House Bill 218, which designates a stretch of State Route 462 in York County as the Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway. The designation applies to the section of roadway from U.S. Route 30 in West Manchester Township to the point where it meets State Route 24 in Springettsbury Township. To read the full text of the bill signed into law today, visit the General Assembly's website at...

2011-05-10 10:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today named Bob Deffner as manager of Gifford Pinchot State Park, York County. He is former manager of the R.B. Winter State Park Complex in Union County. "Bob brings a solid administrative background to his latest state park assignment, and his enthusiasm and public relations skills will only improve the visitor experience at Gifford Pinchot," said Bureau of State Parks Director...