Yearly Archives: 2011

Macrocyclic Fragrance Materials Do Not Pose a Risk to the Environment

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Dr. Daniel T. Salvito, Vice President, Environmental Science, at the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM), announced the publication of an ecological risk assessment for …  More »

Consumer Electronics Account for Small Share of Residential Energy Consumption

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CEA today released a new study, “Energy Consumption of CE in U.S. Homes in 2010,” showing that despite their popularity in American homes, consumer electronics account for a relatively small share.  More »

Leahy Applauds EPA’s Utility MACT Air Toxics Rule

MIDDLESEX, Vt., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following is the statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on EPA’s Air Toxics Rule for power plant emissions of mercury and other poisonous pollutants, unveiled Wednesday. Leahy has long been a leader in pressing for limits…  More »

DOJ approves Exelon deal, with conditions

The Justice Department has cleared the way for Exelon Corp.’s $7.9 billion purchase of Constellation Energy Group, Inc. to go forward, but said the companies must agree to sell three Maryland power plants first.  More »

McCollum Announces Retirement Effective June 30, 2012

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Bill McCollum, chief operating officer of the Tennessee Valley Authority, on Wednesday announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/T…  More »

CONSOL Energy Donates More than $49,000 in its Continued Effort to Fight Hunger in Greene County

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) today announced a $16,000 donation from its employees to the Corner Cupboard Food Bank, which provides food assistance and hunger relief to more than 3,000 Greene County, PA resid…  More »

EPA tells nation’s dirty power plants to clean up

The EPA unveiled the first-ever national standards for toxic emissions from power plants, in rules that undoubtedly will affect the electric power picture in Texas.  More »

Juhl Wind, Inc. Announces Completion, Startup and Acquisition of $22 Million Valley View Wind Farm

WOODSTOCK, Minn., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –Juhl Wind, Inc. (OTCBB: JUHL, the “Company”), the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced the official commercial operation and its acquisition of the $22 million Valley View Wind Farm located near the Company’s headquarters in…  More »

Nissan says Leaf could power home for two days

The car company said the Nissan Leaf could power an owner’s home for up to two days, helping owners avoid blackouts or high electricity bills, according to a Metro news report.  More »

TETRA Technologies, Inc. Announces 2012 Earnings Guidance Press Release and Conference Call Schedule

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — TETRA Technologies, Inc. (TETRA or the Company) (NYSE:TTI) expects to release 2012 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, and will host a conference call at 10:30 a.m. ET on that day to discuss the guidance….  More »

GlobalSpec Power Generation & Distribution Equipment Online Trade Show and Event Draws More Than 1,800 Attendees

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GlobalSpec Power Generation & Distribution Equipment Online Trade Show & Event Draws More Than 1,800 Attendees. Nearly 80% of professionals at event are decision makers.  More »

See the worst and most disliked cars of 2011

Forbes, Consumer Reports and CNN Money ranked the worst and most disliked cars of 2011, and some of the picks will surprise you.  More »
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