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Opponents of Proposal 2 Deceive and Intimidate Working Families

LANSING — Michigan Democratic Party Chair Mark Brewer today addressed the dishonest tactics and misleading ads by the corporate special interests against Proposal 2 to Protect Collective Bargaining. Just yesterday, Protecting Michigan Taxpayers was caught red-handed misleading voters again in their latest 30-second TV ad. The ad, “Dangerous,” misrepresented statements printed in the Detroit Free […]

Michigan Supreme Court Protects One Family: The Schostaks

LANSING — The Michigan Supreme Court today is hearing the second case in two months involving the family of Michigan Republican Party Chair Bobby Schostak, a last-minute case that could prevent voters in Washtenaw County from deciding next Tuesday on a referendum to stop the rezoning of Schostak-owned land. “Once again we find that the […]

Update: Sandy to Erode Many Atlantic Beaches

Oct. 29 Update: USGS Revises Coastal Change Forecasts ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – On Oct. 29, 2012, USGS revised its forecasts for coastal change due to Hurricane Sandy. Now, the forecasts are as follows: Delmarva Peninsula: 91 percent of the beaches are expected to experience erosion; 55 percent of the beaches are expected to experience overwash, […]

Corps of Engineers Learning To Do ‘Less with Less’

ByLaDonna Davis, USACE-SW Div. A barge makes its way through the McKlellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System lock and dam. Reducing the MKARNS hours of operations is just one of the ways the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division is looking to reduce costs as part of the civil works transformation. Currently, the MKARNS runs […]

Industrial onsite generation increasingly relies on natural gas

Onsite generating capacity in the industrial sector produced 142 million megawatthours of electricity in 2011. Of that, 58% was from natural gas, up from 51% in 2000. Onsite generation is used when some or all of an industrial plant’s electricity needs can be provided more economically onsite than by purchasing power from the electric grid. […]

Natural gas processing plant data now available

n the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, which severely disrupted natural gas infrastructure in the Gulf Coast region, EIA established a triennial survey of natural gas processing plants (EIA-757) to be used as a baseline for assessing the effect of extreme weather on natural gas processing infrastructure. This past summer, EIA activated the baseline […]

Smithsonian Closings for Hurricane Sandy

October 28, 2012 The National Zoo and all Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C. and New York will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29, due to Hurricane Sandy. All Smithsonian events scheduled for Monday have been cancelled. Bookmark It Hide Sites

Army Fields Next-Generation Radar

By Kris Osborn, ASA(ALT) Honorable Heidi Shyu with PM Radars Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Heidi Shyu toured the Pentagon courtyard, Oct. 10, 2012, to view Product Manager, Radars’ equipment demo. Secretary Shyu with PM Radars Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Heidi Shyu toured the […]

Josh Whedon Zombie Apocalypse Now – Vote Romney

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New Tool Makes Saving Electricity Easier

October 8, 2012 The Green Button program makes it easier for consumers to track their energy use and find ways to save on utility bills. Joe Lucas stands next to his photovoltaic meters outside his Denver home. He is participating in the Solar Benefits Colorado employee solar discount program. Credit: Dennis Schroeder Thirty-one million American […]

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