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Nrc Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement For Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant License Renewal

May 19, 2009 10:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

xfdad AD-ENVIRONMENTAL-IMPACT skedREGULATORY INTELLIGENCE DATA BASEMay 19, 2009NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSIONAGENCY GROUP 05301-415-8200INDSTRY GROUP 99REGION GROUP 04NRC ISSUES FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR BEAVER VALLEYNUCLEAR POWER PLANT LICENSE RENEWALCQ Transcriptions, LLC1255 22nd...

Nrc Seeking Comments On Proposed Rule Amending Emergency Preparedness Requirements For Licensed Nuclear Facilities

May 19, 2009 10:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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Settlement would pay for cleanup of 3 Ariz. mines, 2nd Ld-Writethru, AZ

May 19, 2009 10:21 am | by JONATHAN J. COOPER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

PHOENIX (AP) — State officials say three environmentally contaminated mines in Arizona would get a $23 million cleanup as part of a settlement with the mining company that owns them.The deal is subject to the approval of a Texas court overseeing the bankruptcy reorganization of Asarco LLC, the...

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Slowdown reaches Pine Bluff manufacturer, AR

May 19, 2009 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Stant Manufacturing Inc. has been getting fewer orders, and the factory has cut production hours and laid off some workers.The plant won't say how many workers have been let go, but did confirm Monday that it cut some employees from the payroll. The company specializes in...

West Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction in the West, Again Business Editors

May 19, 2009 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- For the second consecutive year, Bank of the West was ranked the highest in customer satisfaction among retail banks in the West by J.D. Power and Associates.Bank of the West was ranked highest in the West region encompassing California, Oregon and...

Hydrophobic Properties

May 19, 2009 10:16 am | Morgan Advanced Ceramics Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Morgan Technical Ceramics' Diamonex Products division is working with leading fingerprint scanner experts to optimize its diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating for fingerprint recognition devices.

As economy worsens, neighbors buy and share gear

May 19, 2009 10:15 am | by CARYN ROUSSEAU - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CHICAGO (AP) — Twice a year, in the spring and again in the autumn, six families on Vicki Matranga's tree-lined Oak Park block go to one neighbor's garage and bring out the $1,200 woodchipper they all pitched in to buy. Then they gather around and feed it dead branches gathered from their yards."We...

Glaxo offers WHO 50 million pandemic vaccines, 1st Ld-Writethru, EU

May 19, 2009 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LONDON (AP) — Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline said it has offered to donate 50 million doses of a pandemic vaccine to the World Health Organization in the event of a global flu outbreak, according to a company spokesman.The offer was made during a meeting between U.N. officials, vaccine makers and other...

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Monster.com's Keep America Working Tour Visits 25th City Before Heading to the Great Lakes Region This Week Business Editors/Human Resources Writers/Labor/Career Writers

May 19, 2009 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MAYNARD, Mass.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- The national tour of the Keep America Working career fairs sponsored by Monster.com(R), the leading global online career and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), travels to the Great Lakes region this week...

Hard-up governments take the fund out of festivals

May 19, 2009 10:14 am | by PATRICK WALTERS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The leaders of the "Sunday Out" festival watched thousands brighten a gray day in early May by celebrating in the wet Philadelphia streets with multicolored umbrellas, rainbow-hued hats and colorful necklaces in the name of gay pride.But the mood darkened for the event's...

Ala. preacher gets probation in kickback case, 1st Ld-Writethru, AL

May 19, 2009 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A preacher convicted of giving more than $300,000 in kickbacks to a state senator in a long-running grant scheme avoided going to prison Tuesday when a federal judge sentenced him to house arrest and probation because of his poor health.U.S. District Judge Karon Bowdre...

Lawmaker: Broader Nevada tax base remains a goal

May 19, 2009 10:14 am | by BRENDAN RILEY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford says broadening Nevada's tourist-dependent tax structure remains a major goal for him, but it's taking a back seat to the immediate need to produce a revenue plan to fund a nearly $7 billion state budget."There's the short term...

United Technologies CEO outlines cost-cutting, 1st Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 19, 2009 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — United Technologies Corp. is cutting costs aggressively, particularly at its Carrier heating and air conditioning systems manufacturer as the business unit reels from the downturn in construction and transportation refrigeration, the chief executive officer said...

Care to Cure Alzheimer's Conference to Help NH Families

May 19, 2009 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.alz.org/MANH () —The Alzheimer's Association, MA/NH Chapter is offering the first "Care to Cure: the latest in research and care giving" conference for those affected by Alzheimer's disease. Open to families free of charge, and with a modest registration fee for health care...

Gov. signs Wash. school reform plan, 1st Ld-Writethru, WA

May 19, 2009 10:09 am | by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

SEATTLE (AP) — A plan to overhaul Washington's K-12 education system was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Chris Gregoire, but she vetoed parts of the measure focusing on preschool and gifted education.One of the bill's main architects, Rep. Ross Hunter, D-Medina, said he was disappointed the...

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