2011

San Francisco, Dec. 8, 2011: A “groundbreaking study—get it?” led by University of Miami (UM) scientist Shimon Wdowinski shows that earthquakes, including the recent 2010 temblors in Haiti and Taiwan, may be triggered by tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons). Wdowinski will discuss his findings during a presentation at the 2011

December 8, 2011 The Honorable Jerry BrownGovernor of California State Capitol BuildingSacramento, CA 95814 RE: Request for Immediate Delay of CARB’s Truck & Bus Regulation Dear Governor Brown, On behalf of the approximately 1,000 members of the California Construction Trucking Association (CCTA) (Formally the CA Dump Truck Owners Assoc.), we are

Contact:                                        Lee Brown, Executive Director(909) 982-9898 LeeBrown@CalConTrk.org CDTOA TO BE RENAMED THE CALIFORNIA CONSTRUCTION TRUCKING ASSOCIATION (CCTA) Name change to CCTA reflects over 70 years of accomplishments of the California Dump Truck Owners Association.

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Two years ago, a group of Boston researchers published a study describing how they had destroyed cancer tumors by targeting a protein called STK33. Scientists at biotechnology firm Amgen Inc. quickly pounced on the idea and assigned two dozen researchers to try to repeat the experiment with a goal of turning the

So President Obama was right all along. Domestic energy production really is a path to prosperity and new job creation. His mistake was predicting that those new jobs would be “green,” when the real employment boom is taking place in oil and gas. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported recently

1.) Contractors Score Major Victory: Congress Approves Contractor Withholding Tax Repeal 2.) Fresh round of hacked climate science emails leaked online 3.) Unchanging Science: Why Climate Skepticism Is A Virtue, Not A Vice 4.) Obama Administration & EPA Use Clean Water Act for New Overreach 5.) Peak Oil & My SUV: Contractors Score Major Victory: Congress

HONG KONG | Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:38am EST (Reuters) – Generous state bank loans to Chinese solar companies, a bone of contention for their Western counterparts, are threatening the financial health of the firms, as they grapple with falling product prices and tumbling demand from their biggest customer, Europe.

When presented with evidence of California’s unemployment rate, second highest in the nation, and the ongoing exodus of manufacturing jobs to other states, California’s Democrats generally dismiss such talk as hearsay and note that “green jobs” will provide the panacea to the state’s fiscal ills.       Gov. Jerry Brown has

The Engine Repower Council has announced its strong support of the Motor Vehicle Owners’ Right to Repair Act (H.R. 1449) to ensure a competitive automotive repair industry where car owners, not car companies, can decide who repowers or repairs their vehicles.       “Engine repowering with a quality rebuilt/remanufactured engine cost

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a final rule to keep in effect until Jan. 30, 2014, the requirement that interstate drivers subject to the commercial driver’s license regulations and the federal physical qualification requirements must retain a paper copy of the medical examiner’s certificate. In addition, interstate