Sustainable Economies is Focus of Texas Rural Challenge Conference

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SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The University of Texas at San Antonio will host the Texas Rural Challenge on June 16 and 17 in San Marcos, Texas. The conference will help rural communities in Texas build sustainable economies.

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Burleson LLP Appoints Two Partners in San Antonio

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SAN ANTONIO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The energy law firm of Burleson LLP today appointed two attorneys as partners in its San Antonio office Michael S. Browning and R. Mark Payne. Browning is board certified in oil, gas, and mineral law by the Texas Board of Legal Specializ
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Energy Efficiency Project to Save City of Victoria $750,000 in Energy Costs

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VICTORIA, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Chevron Energy Solutions, a unit of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), and the City of Victoria announced today the completion of an energy efficiency project that is expected to save the city more than $750,0…
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Latest Technomic Consumer Sentiment Survey Spotlights Growing Concerns Over Gas and Food Prices

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CHICAGO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — In its most recent consumer sentiment and behavior survey, Technomic, Inc., the Chicago-based food industry research firm, found that 84 percent of consumers believe that grocery prices have risen in the past three …
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Mayor Details Largest Infrastructure Investment in City’s History

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INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard today announced plans to bid the first section of a citywide tunnel system that will provide cleaner waterways faster than originally planned.

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FastenerSuperStore.com Unveils New Attribute-Based Search Tool

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FastenerSuperStore.com Unveils New Attribute-Based Search Tool
Fastener SuperStore, pioneering web-based distributor of industrial fasteners, introduces new “FastSearch” graphical interface search tool; continues strong growth in Q1 2011; will soon mar…
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Gasoline prices take a step down, more likely to come

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Pump prices took a baby step down over the weekend, the first signs of what may be a larger drop in prices. But if flooding from the mighty Mississippi hits major refineries, all bets are off.

Progress and Silver Linings

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Today I want to take a break from the significant challenges facing the national economy and our national energy policy that I’ve detailed exhaustively here and at consumerenergyalliance.org for the past few months. While rising oil prices continue to pose challenges for consumers and businesses alike, we must give credit to the individuals and organizations […]
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Energy Solutions International to Host 49CFR Compliance Seminar in Houston 20th May 2011

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HOUSTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Energy Solutions International, Inc. (ESI), a world-leading supplier of supply chain logistics and leak detection software solutions for oil and gas pipelines, announced that it is holding a seminar on the 20th of M…
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Planting the Right Tree in the Right Place Prevents Risk of Injury, Power Outages

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RICHMOND, Va., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — With the arrival of spring gardening and landscaping season, Dominion Virginia Power urges customers to plan carefully and choose trees and planting locations that will not endanger people, power lines or equipment. “Trees and branches that tou
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