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Helena Democrat proposes $210 Million carbon tax

Montana lawmakers are considering two bills to tax carbon pollution, and not surprisingly owners of Colstrip Power Plant say the measures would kill the facility.   Democratic legislators are floating two bills creating a $10-per-ton tax on carbon dioxide from various sources, including coal-fired power plants. Theirs aren’t the first attempts targeting Colstrip. Washington State, Read More…

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Ojai Energetics and SoCal Farms Unveil First Hemp Farm

OJAI, Calif., May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ojai Energetics https://www.ojaienergetics.com/ and SoCal Farms officially announced the first hemp farm located in Los Angeles County. Ojai Energetics is a cannabis research and technology company. SoCal Farms, a company formed by a coalition of agricultural industry leaders dedicated to the research and cultivation of high-quality hemp, has planted 650,000 Read More…

General Motors Honors BorgWarner as Winner of Coveted Supplier Innovation Award

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BorgWarner was named a GM Innovation Award winner during General Motors’ 27th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Thursday, May 16 in Warren, Michigan.   GM’s Innovation Award recognizes the top suppliers among thousands of global contenders that introduced innovations that benefit customers. BorgWarner was named one Read More…

OjO Electric Launches Sit-down Electric Scooter Rideshare Program in Hoboken, NJ

OXNARD, Calif., May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, OjO Electric, LLC, (www.ojoelectric.com) a Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) mobility solutions company announced its rideshare scooter launch in Hoboken, NJ.  OjO in partnership with P3GM, a global smart city development company, launched a 50 scooter program as part of Hoboken’s six-month long electric sharing pilot program. OjO was Read More…

Manufacturing Leaders and Researchers Recognized at 2019 SME International Awards Gala

“Our 2019 award winners are individuals who think outside the box; they continually push the boundaries in science and manufacturing,” said Mark L. Michalski, 2019 SME president. “Through their groundbreaking research, process innovations, leadership and prolific publishing efforts, the industry is both strengthened and enlightened.” SME’s 2019 International Honor Award honorees are listed below: Eli Read More…

Best Western® Hotels & Resorts Makes Summer Travel Memories Even More Affordable With New Promotion

“With this special offer, we are showing our gratitude to the valued members of our BWR loyalty program, providing even more reason to get out and travel, creating unforgettable memories,” said Dorothy Dowling, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Best Western Hotels & Resorts.  “We know our guests are seeking great value, especially Read More…

United States Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditures Report 2019

DUBLIN, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The “Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditures in the United States” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. A variety of demographic, business, and government trends are contributing to rising out-of-pocket (OOP) healthcare expenses in the United States. Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditures in the United States examines these trends in detail, focusing on Read More…

Three MNJ Technologies Executives Named to Elite IT Channel Rankings by CRN

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — MNJ Technologies, a midmarket-focused IT solution and services provider, today announced that Jamie Porter, MNJ Director of Marketing, has been named to the highly select 2019 Power 30 Solution Providers listing, a subset of the CRN® 2019 Women of the Channel rankings. The Power 30 Solution Providers honors Read More…

Inscription d'UNUS SED LEO sur Bitfinex, suite à un apport d'un milliard d'USD

ROAD TOWN, Îles Vierges britanniques, 20 mai 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Nous sommes ravis d’annoncer qu’UNUS SED LEO, un token utilitaire conçu pour renforcer la communauté Bitfinex et fournir une utilité à ceux qui souhaitent optimiser le rendement et les capacités de la plateforme d’échanges Bitfinex, débutera les échanges le lundi 20 mai, à 08 heures TUC sur Read More…

Publicis Health Media Announces HealthFront 2019, the Industry's First Healthcare-Focused Upfront

“The networks have Upfronts and digital media has NewFronts, but there hasn’t yet been an equivalent specifically for healthcare – until now. The Publicis HealthFront fulfills an unmet need not only for our clients, but equally important, for consumers,” said Andrea Palmer, president, Publicis Health Media. “The HealthFront is a market-shaping forum that will usher Read More…

SVA Architects Receives Four PCBC Gold Nugget “Awards of Merit”

This year’s 56th annual Gold Nugget Awards will recognize outstanding architectural design and planning achievements in more than 50 building categories, including mixed-use, indoor-outdoor lifestyle, educational, special use, senior housing, and more.  Eliciting submissions from around the world, this year’s competition drew more than 600 entries.  A Grand Award winner will emerge from the Merit Read More…

Qualtrics Launches On-Demand Learning Platform to Help Organizations Master Experience Management

SALT LAKE CITY and SEATTLE, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Qualtrics, the leader in experience management, today announced the official launch of Experience Basecamp, an industry leading on-demand learning platform designed to help organizations rapidly build Experience Management (XM) expertise and is immediately available to all Qualtrics customers. Experience Basecamp helps users master XM products, Read More…

Delta Showcases IoT-based Smart Lighting and Building Automation Solutions at LIGHTFAIR International 2019

PHILADELPHIA, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, will showcase its IoT-based Smart Lighting and Building Automation Solutions at LIGHTFAIR International 2019. The display will include a live demonstration of Delta’s Bluetooth® Intelligent Control (BIC) luminaries, which boast built-in Bluetooth® SIG Mesh technology to enable many-to-many (M:M) Read More…

Immersive Entertainment Company Tyffon Raises $7.8 Million In New Financing To Accelerate Global Expansion Of Its “Free Roam” VR Venues, Including In The U.S.

LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Tyffon, a leading immersive entertainment company that develops and operates high-end “free roam” VR location-based experiences, announced today that it has raised $7.8 million in new financing led by Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS), with several others participating, to accelerate global expansion of its hyper-realistic “Tyffonium” venues.  Tyffon’s new Read More…

Peter McLaughlin to head LISC Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A long-time Hennepin County commissioner has been named to lead one of the Twin Cities’ most prolific community development organizations and steer programs focused on affordable housing, economic development, and health throughout the region. Peter McLaughlin served 28 years on the county board and is now the new executive director Read More…

Coalfire Launches Pair of New Cloud Services to Enhance Secure Cloud Offering Portfolio

WESTMINSTER, Colo., May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Coalfire, a trusted provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services, today announced that is has launched two new cloud services to complement their comprehensive suite of cloud security services. The suite is designed to help enterprises build security into every aspect of their cloud environment, from strategy and implementation Read More…

Behind oil majors' lobbying push

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Carbon removal takes hold on Hill

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Bernhardt hits the Hill

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Trump to tout LNG in Louisiana

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Schumer breaks down climate change plan

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Inside new EPA emails

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Congress jumps into PFAS fray

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Will greens call it quits on Collins?

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Bernhardt defends budget on the Hill

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Dems shine light on EPA memo language

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Offshore safety rule rollback on tap

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Bernhardt commits to Hill hearing

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Paris bill teed up for debate

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Democrats knock EPA responses under Wheeler

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Drilling pause could help Trump in 2020

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Biden's union push

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Keeping up with the Jones Act

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A look at Trump's Iran move

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