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Juneau Empire
$16M in federal energy grants announced for rural Alaskain Alaska are set to receive more than $16 million in federal grants to go towa
$16M in federal energy grants announced for rural Alaska
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 hours ago
in Alaska are set to receive more than $16 million in federal grants to go toward their energy projects. The U.S. Department of Agriculture made the announcement Wednesday. The grants will fund projects in areas where households pay at... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The Diablo Canyon deal marks the death of nuclear power in the U.S. — or does it?What you heard the other day, when Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of enviro
The Diablo Canyon deal marks the death of nuclear power in the U.S. — or does it?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
What you heard the other day, when Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of environmental organizations and labor unions announced a plan to permanently shutter the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant, was the sound of the door shutting on nuclear power in the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Utility phone scam targets Midlands businesses, residentsUtility customers in the Midlands need to be aware of a scam circulating that t
Utility phone scam targets Midlands businesses, residents
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
Utility customers in the Midlands need to be aware of a scam circulating that threatens to stop service to residents. Fairfield County Electric Cooperative said about a half dozen of its customers received calls from someone claiming to be from the... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Solar farm neighbors voice concerns on property valuesFour area residents, with property in Section 28 of Stanley Township, appeared
Solar farm neighbors voice concerns on property values
Marshall Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Four area residents, with property in Section 28 of Stanley Township, appeared together at the Lyon County Board of Appeal and Equalization on Tuesday. Ron Weidauer, Tom Allex, Chuck Muller and Janelle Geurts all asked that the value of their... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pitt to collaborate with utilities, manufacturers on grid modernization | TribLIVE The University of Pittsburgh is starting an off-campus energy in
Pitt to collaborate with utilities, manufacturers on grid modernization
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE The University of Pittsburgh is starting an off-campus energy institute that researchers hope... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Inside The Deal That Shaped San Diego County’s Power Pictureremember little about how they got the two massive stations in Escondido and Ot
Inside The Deal That Shaped San Diego County’s Power Picture
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
remember little about how they got the two massive stations in Escondido and Otay Mesa that are now their biggest sources of electricity. But more than a dozen energy experts interviewed by inewsource remember it well. inewsource is an... Read more
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Orange County Register
As another plant gets set to close, some say it's 'the end of the nuclear era'As the nuclear age comes to an unexpectedly sudden close in California, the fat
As another plant gets set to close, some say it's 'the end of the nuclear era'
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
As the nuclear age comes to an unexpectedly sudden close in California, the fate of the deadly waste it has produced will be debated, again, in San Juan Capistrano on Wednesday night. John F. Kotek, the U.S. Department of Energy’s acting assistant... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Alameda Municipal Power, CA's Bonds at 'A+'; Outlook StableSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A+' rating on t
Fitch Affirms Alameda Municipal Power, CA's Bonds at 'A+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A+' rating on the following bonds issued by the Alameda Public Financing Authority, CA (APFA) on behalf of Alameda Municipal Power (AMP): --$28.6 million series 2010A and 2010B bonds... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Windsor, neighboring towns latest to take part in Solarize Mass programhill towns look to brighten their future by enrolling in a state-sponsored sola
Windsor, neighboring towns latest to take part in Solarize Mass program
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
hill towns look to brighten their future by enrolling in a state-sponsored solar energy program to help them save on their electric bills. The four community consortium of Windsor, Cummington, Worthington and Goshen are among the 12 Massachusetts... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Weather extremes: Arizona's real hottest day everthe city is only 475 feet above sea level. Locals act like they know it's hot,
Weather extremes: Arizona's real hottest day ever
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
the city is only 475 feet above sea level. Locals act like they know it's hot, hurrying between air-conditioned cars and offices, jockeying for the lonely tree in the parking lot, filling the trunk with bottled water by the case. But take a... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Temperatures in excess of 100 degrees prompt calls for energy savingsSweltering temperatures across Southern California prompted calls Monday for el
Temperatures in excess of 100 degrees prompt calls for energy savings
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
Sweltering temperatures across Southern California prompted calls Monday for electricity customers to reduce their energy use to help reduce strain on a system already weakened by the absence of the troubled Aliso Canyon natural gas storage... Read more
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Business Wire
ADDING MULTIMEDIA Stem Inc., Hawaiian Electric and Hawai‘i Department of Education Partner to Bring Energy Monitoring and Management to 250 Public SchoolsHONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--All public elementary, middle, and high schools in t
ADDING MULTIMEDIA Stem Inc., Hawaiian Electric and Hawai‘i Department of Education Partner to Bring Energy Monitoring and Management to 250 Public Schools
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--All public elementary, middle, and high schools in the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ service territory are receiving new, intelligent, energy-monitoring devices and software through a unique collaboration among Stem, Inc., a... Read more
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Business Wire
Stem Inc., Hawaiian Electric and Hawai‘i Department of Education Partner to Bring Energy Monitoring and Management to 250 Public SchoolsHONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--All public elementary, middle, and high schools in t
Stem Inc., Hawaiian Electric and Hawai‘i Department of Education Partner to Bring Energy Monitoring and Management to 250 Public Schools
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--All public elementary, middle, and high schools in the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ service territory are receiving new, intelligent, energy-monitoring devices and software through a unique collaboration among Stem, Inc., a... Read more
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Slate
Going Solar Isn’t Green if You Cut Down Tons of TreesGreen Roller CoasterCompanies like Six Flags are cutting down trees to make roo
Going Solar Isn’t Green if You Cut Down Tons of Trees
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
Green Roller CoasterCompanies like Six Flags are cutting down trees to make room for solar panels—and missing part of the point of environmentalism. It’s music to an environmentalist’s ears: Six Flags Great Adventure wants to power its... Read more
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New York Magazine
Envisioning the Hack That Could Take Down New York Citybefore nine in the morning, an executive at Goldman Sachs was swiping through t
Envisioning the Hack That Could Take Down New York City
New York Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
before nine in the morning, an executive at Goldman Sachs was swiping through the day’s market report in the backseat of a hired SUV heading south on the West Side Highway when his car suddenly swerved to the left, throwing him against the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Agendasa. Pledge of Allegiance. b. Approval of Agenda. (Any requests to be heard not
Agendas
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
a. Pledge of Allegiance. b. Approval of Agenda. (Any requests to be heard not on the proposed agenda are considered for inclusion at this time). Robert Yochum — Administrator. a. Consent Agenda. b. Receive & file petition for Cartway across NW1⁄4... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Here’s the New Viacom Board After Dramatic Shakeup MoveIn a major shakeup, Sumner Redstone announced plans on Thursday to remove five
Here’s the New Viacom Board After Dramatic Shakeup Move
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
In a major shakeup, Sumner Redstone announced plans on Thursday to remove five directors from the Viacom board of directors and replace them with five new people. The move is being contested and needs court approval, but when the dust settles, the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Here’s the New Viacom Board After Dramatic ShakeupDeborah Norville, Charles E. Phillips, Jr., Shari Redstone and Sumner Redstone
Here’s the New Viacom Board After Dramatic Shakeup
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Deborah Norville, Charles E. Phillips, Jr., Shari Redstone and Sumner Redstone — would remain. Here’s a quick rundown of the new board members, with bios provided by Redstone’s National Amusements, the parent company of Viacom. Kenneth Lerer... Read more
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Business Wire
The Energy Providers of Southern California Launch Partnership; Announce “Conserve Energy SoCal” InitiativeLOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With hotter temperatures quickly approaching, the
The Energy Providers of Southern California Launch Partnership; Announce “Conserve Energy SoCal” Initiative
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With hotter temperatures quickly approaching, the Energy Providers of Southern California – a joint coalition of Southern California natural gas and electric utilities, in partnership with the California Public Utilities... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Tories wandering in boreal forestBack in 2007, Manitoba Hydro commissioned a report that concluded that construc
Tories wandering in boreal forest
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Back in 2007, Manitoba Hydro commissioned a report that concluded that construction of the planned Bipole III transmission line down the eastern side of the province would be cheaper to build, more secure and more reliable than one constructed on the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
House panel OKs bill to foil power lineThe U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday appr
House panel OKs bill to foil power line
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday approved legislation aimed at blocking construction of a power line across Arkansas. The bill, known as the Assuring Private Property Rights Over Vast Access to Land... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fatal 2010 blast is backdrop as PG&E criminal trial startsPacific Gas & Electric Co. goes on trial Thursday, on criminal charges of viola
Fatal 2010 blast is backdrop as PG&E criminal trial starts
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. goes on trial Thursday, on criminal charges of violating pipeline-safety laws, because one of its gas pipes exploded and burned in San Bruno nearly six years ago, killing eight people, destroying 38 homes and devastating a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
PG&E trial over pipeline safety set to begin Thursday in SF courtPacific Gas & Electric Co. goes on trial Thursday, on criminal charges of viola
PG&E trial over pipeline safety set to begin Thursday in SF court
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. goes on trial Thursday, on criminal charges of violating pipeline-safety laws, because one of its gas pipes exploded and burned in San Bruno nearly six years ago, killing eight people, destroying 38 homes and devastating a... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Get ready for another hurricane seasonpreparedness kits, shelters and the predictions for the 2016 hurricane season.
Get ready for another hurricane season
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 11 days ago
preparedness kits, shelters and the predictions for the 2016 hurricane season. Presenters included Jim Bjostad, chief of Emergency Management for Lee County where is responsible for coordinating and planning the preparations for and responses... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
What is an Ozone Action Day?much (air pollution can become more concentrated). "Ground level" ozone is cre
What is an Ozone Action Day?
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 12 days ago
much (air pollution can become more concentrated). "Ground level" ozone is created when sunlight reacts with certain types of air pollution. Ozone in the middle atmosphere is helpful (it reduces the amount of UV rays making it to Earth). But ozone... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Council approves 5-cent property tax increaseCouncil unanimously approved the city budget for the upcoming fiscal year durin
Council approves 5-cent property tax increase
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Council unanimously approved the city budget for the upcoming fiscal year during its regular meeting on Monday following a public hearing. Included in the budget is a 5-cent increase in property taxes and a 2 percent drop in the electric rate. The... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Denton faces $240 million questionlargest capital equipment purchase in recent memory: where to buy and house a d
Denton faces $240 million question
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
largest capital equipment purchase in recent memory: where to buy and house a dozen giant natural-gas engines to generate electricity. Denton Municipal Electric believes the engines will put Denton in the driver’s seat — buying, selling and... Read more
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Stuttgart Daily Leader
NextEra Energy Resource speaks on the new solar company making ARCO homeon the new solar company making ARCO home Mike Stanton, project manager in Nex
NextEra Energy Resource speaks on the new solar company making ARCO home
Stuttgart Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
on the new solar company making ARCO home Mike Stanton, project manager in NextEra Energy Resource's solar development department, and Brandon Stankiewiez, director of NextEra Energy Resource's solar development, were in attendance with new... Read more
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Hartford Courant
State Expanding Electric Car Incentive Program By $1 millionHARTFORD — The state is adding $1 million to a program that provides thousands
State Expanding Electric Car Incentive Program By $1 million
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 days ago
HARTFORD — The state is adding $1 million to a program that provides thousands of dollars in incentives for people, businesses and municipalities buying electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. The Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
BusinessThe Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry wrote to General Manager Sul
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 16 days ago
The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry wrote to General Manager Sulpicio Lagarde, of the Central Negros Electric Cooperative, and asked the management to act on problems of customer service. MBCCI is requesting CENECO to arrange a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Home test in suburbia aims for no electric billscradle the landscaped playgrounds here, it is actually something else: a large-
Home test in suburbia aims for no electric bills
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 days ago
cradle the landscaped playgrounds here, it is actually something else: a large-scale testing ground for an energy system of the very near future. With a combination of rooftop solar panels, smart thermostats, advanced water heaters and other... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Colorado’s news roundup: Report: Keyser canvasser says she forged signatures ()says she forged voter signatures while collecting petitions to help former stat
Colorado’s news roundup: Report: Keyser canvasser says she forged signatures ()
Summit Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
says she forged voter signatures while collecting petitions to help former state Rep. Jon Keyser qualify for Colorado’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, a Denver TV station reported Thursday. Maureen Moss told KUSA-TV she initially denied forging... Read more
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The Herald News
Haddad touts job creation as House passes wind, hydro billBOSTON — House lawmakers voted near unanimously on Wednesday to diversify the s
Haddad touts job creation as House passes wind, hydro bill
The Herald News / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON — House lawmakers voted near unanimously on Wednesday to diversify the state's state energy mix by requiring utilities to solicit and enter into long-term contracts for large-scale hydroelectric and offshore wind power as part of a strategy to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
2 Chattanooga businesses win environmental awardsorganizations were named winners in the 2016 Governor's Environmental Stewardsh
2 Chattanooga businesses win environmental awards
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
organizations were named winners in the 2016 Governor's Environmental Stewardship Awards announced Wednesday. The Electric Power Board and green|spaces were among 11 organizations from across the state recognized for their voluntary... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Coal plant, handhelds on Denton council’s mindon both items could come later this month. Council members asked the city staff
Coal plant, handhelds on Denton council’s mind
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
on both items could come later this month. Council members asked the city staff to show how Denton Municipal Electric would finance its new energy plan next week. The city-owned utility has proposed walking away from the coal plant,... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
NJ Homeowners Start Online Petition Opposing Proposed High-Voltage Linesaid on Change.org. The utility said that the line, which would run over more
NJ Homeowners Start Online Petition Opposing Proposed High-Voltage Line
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 18 days ago
said on Change.org. The utility said that the line, which would run over more than 300 homes, would help improve electric service for more than 250,000 residents in the county area and that the line is safe to live near. “Infrastructure... Read more
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NBC New York
NJ Homeowners Start Online Petition Opposing Proposed High-Voltage Linesaid on Change.org. The utility said that the line, which would run over more
NJ Homeowners Start Online Petition Opposing Proposed High-Voltage Line
NBC New York / Posted 19 days ago
said on Change.org. The utility said that the line, which would run over more than 300 homes, would help improve electric service for more than 250,000 residents in the county area and that the line is safe to live near. “Infrastructure... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Top Companies: What it takes to become a Top Company in ArizonaEver since the recession led to layoffs of nearly 9 million people nationally,
Top Companies: What it takes to become a Top Company in Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted 19 days ago
Ever since the recession led to layoffs of nearly 9 million people nationally, the focus for the U.S. and Arizona has been on getting people back to work. But now that the unemployment rate has eased back down to more normal levels, the emphasis is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda State of the Nation Address - Museveni Calls for More ExpoMadam Speaker, In fulfillment of the Constitutional requirement under Article
Uganda State of the Nation Address - Museveni Calls for More Expo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Madam Speaker, In fulfillment of the Constitutional requirement under Article 101 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I am here to deliver the State of the Nation Address, 2016. First of all, I congratulate all the Ugandans on the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Zero-energy homes? Southern California tries them outcradle the landscaped playgrounds here, it is actually something else: a large-
Zero-energy homes? Southern California tries them out
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
cradle the landscaped playgrounds here, it is actually something else: a large-scale testing ground for an energy system of the very near future. With a combination of rooftop solar panels, smart thermostats, advanced water heaters and other... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Woman pleads to lesser offenseErica Suskie, initially accused of sexually assaulting a friend of her son, ple
Woman pleads to lesser offense
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Erica Suskie, initially accused of sexually assaulting a friend of her son, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor indecent exposure on Thursday in an arrangement that requires her to register as a sex offender but keeps her from being labeled a felon. The... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Joseph Siemek named Harford County's public works directorHarford County Executive Barry Glassman has named Joseph J. Siemek to the post
Joseph Siemek named Harford County's public works director
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has named Joseph J. Siemek to the post of director of Public Works effective June 20. Siemek is an award-winning professional engineer with 35 years of management and consulting experience in public works... Read more
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The Columbian
Energy Adviser: Shining spotlight on savings with LEDsStreetlights have glowed in Vancouver since before 1900 when Main Street boaste
Energy Adviser: Shining spotlight on savings with LEDs
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
Streetlights have glowed in Vancouver since before 1900 when Main Street boasted six electric-arc lamps. From that humble beginning, thousands of streetlights now brighten streets, roadways and parking lots all across Clark County. The old... Read more
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Roll Call
Attack on Electrical Grid Could Collapse EconomyIt was like something from a Hollywood movie, but it was real. At about 3:30 p.
Attack on Electrical Grid Could Collapse Economy
Roll Call / Posted 24 days ago
It was like something from a Hollywood movie, but it was real. At about 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 23, a computer in an electricity distribution center in western Ukraine seemed to take on a life of its own. While a helpless worker watched, the cursor on the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
PG&E recommended for huge fine for poor record keepingPacific Gas & Electric Co. faced another financial hit for shoddy record-keepin
PG&E recommended for huge fine for poor record keeping
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. faced another financial hit for shoddy record-keeping Wednesday as a state hearing officer recommended a $24.3 million penalty for lapses in natural gas records leading to a March 2014 explosion that destroyed an unoccupied... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
PG&E recommended for huge fine for poor record keepingPacific Gas & Electric Co. faced another financial hit for shoddy record-keepin
PG&E recommended for huge fine for poor record keeping
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. faced another financial hit for shoddy record-keeping Wednesday as a state hearing officer recommended a $24.3 million penalty for lapses in natural gas records leading to a March 2014 explosion that destroyed an unoccupied... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Hormel Institute celebrates expansion with grand openingto Berne Wood-Fired Pizza will return to Berne on Wednesdays for the fifth yea
Hormel Institute celebrates expansion with grand opening
KTTC Rochester / Posted 25 days ago
to Berne Wood-Fired Pizza will return to Berne on Wednesdays for the fifth year in a row. Customers can order a variety of pizzas, like the traditional cheese and pepperoni, to Greek and bacon blue burger at the Zwingli United Church of Christ... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Weekly Wood-Fired pizza returns to Berneto Berne Wood-Fired Pizza will return to Berne on Wednesdays for the fifth yea
Weekly Wood-Fired pizza returns to Berne
KTTC Rochester / Posted 25 days ago
to Berne Wood-Fired Pizza will return to Berne on Wednesdays for the fifth year in a row. Customers can order a variety of pizzas, like the traditional cheese and pepperoni, to Greek and bacon blue burger at the Zwingli United Church of Christ... Read more
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ElectricNet
Great Plains Energy To Acquire Westar Energy Creating Long-Term Value For Shareholders And Cost Savings For CustomersTransaction, valued at $12.2B, creates leading Midwest electric utility better
Great Plains Energy To Acquire Westar Energy Creating Long-Term Value For Shareholders And Cost Savings For Customers
ElectricNet / Posted 25 days ago
Transaction, valued at $12.2B, creates leading Midwest electric utility better positioned to serve customers and meet the region’s energy needs. Great Plains Energy Incorporated, the parent company of KCP&L, and Westar Energy, Inc., recently... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corrupt People Are RatsPRESIDENT MUSEVENI today delivered his state-of-the-nation address and opened t
Corrupt People Are Rats
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
PRESIDENT MUSEVENI today delivered his state-of-the-nation address and opened the 10th parliament. The president dwelt much on corruption, describing the corrupt as rats to be exterminated. Below is the president's speech in full. In fulfillment of... Read more
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