Tony Fernandes and a number of QPR players posted on Twitter as they savoured the win at Wigan.The result means Rangers go into the international break with nine points and are fifth in the Championship table.And co-chairman Fernandes reiterated that the club plan to strengthen their squad ahead of Wednesday’s transfer deadline.Great going into the international break with that win. 2 cup wins 3 league A bit more work on transfer window .— Tony Fernandes (@tonyfernandes) August 27, 2016Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s side defended resolutely at the DW Stadium, where Nedum Onuoha’s goal gave Rangers the points.Always good to win away from home. Big goal from Chief. Thanks to all our travelling fans 🙌🏽 #WIGQPR pic.twitter.com/id9pEimMWR— Tjaronn Chery (@tjaronnchery) August 27, 2016Well-deserved 3 points!!! Thanks to all our travelling fans for their great support 💪🏼🔵⚪ #WIGQPR #COYRS @QPRFC pic.twitter.com/7xjA5hmyxB— Sebastian Polter (@polti1991) August 27, 20163 points away!! Back to winning ways and into the break on a high.. Thanks to all the fans that made the trip up! pic.twitter.com/flF1P9gccD— Massimo Luongo (@MassLuongo) August 27, 2016Another huge win on the road! Much more to come from us too. Big thanks to the travelling fans! 🙌🏽🙌🏽— Karl Henry (@karlhenry08) August 27, 2016Back to winning ways, solid 1-0 win, thanks to the fans that made the journey, have a safe journey home 👍🏽⚽️⚪️🔵— Jordan Paul Cousins (@jordancousins94) August 27, 2016Difficult but very important victory ⚽️ Well done guys 👊🏾 #WIGQPR @QPRFC 🔵⚪️🔵⚪️— Ngbakoto Yeni (@Yeni_Ngbakoto23) August 27, 2016Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook
In front of their home fans for the first time in 2019, the Crusaders did not fail to put on a show.The most explosive quarterback-receiver duo in the Humboldt-Del Norte League, Will Omey and Lane Thrap, connected on four passing touchdowns as St. Bernard’s hushed visiting Arcata 49-8, Saturday afternoon in Eureka.Omey cashed in two touchdowns on the ground as well, finishing his day with six trips to endzone while Thrap added an interception return for a touchdown to his bountiful afternoon. …
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest By Todd NeeleyDTN Staff ReporterOMAHA (DTN) — The EPA has sent a rule proposing allowance of year-round E15 sales, as well as reforms to the biofuel credits market, to the White House Office of Management and Budget.Review of the rule that now appears on the OMB website, https://www.reginfo.gov/…, could take up to 30 days to complete.Originally, the EPA’s 2019 agenda included releasing the rule in February, with the intent to finalize in time for the summer driving season on June 1. Once the proposed rule is made public, the EPA will launch a public hearing period. The rule also includes proposed reforms to the market for Renewable Identification Numbers, or RINs.There remains considerable doubt about whether the agency can finalize the rule by June 1.Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper said in a statement that time is running out.“RFA is pleased to see that the first official step in the regulatory process to allow year-round E15 is finally being taken, and we agree with President Trump that the RVP (Reid vapor pressure) barrier was always ‘unnecessary’ and ‘ridiculous,’” he said.“But the clock is ticking — there are now just 87 days before the start of the summer driving season and every day counts,” Cooper said. “Retailers, marketers, terminal operators and others in the supply chain are looking for clear signals and assurances from the administration that this barrier will indeed be removed before the summer driving season, as promised by the president. We look forward to the expeditious completion of this rulemaking, putting this onerous red-tape barrier behind us once and for all.”In recent weeks, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said he was doubtful the EPA would complete the rule in time. That was followed by a statement from EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, saying the rule would be completed in time.Following a speech to the ethanol industry at the National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Feb. 13, USDA Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky said his agency had approached EPA and suggested that, if the rule isn’t completed in time, EPA could use discretion in restricting E15 use come June 1.Ethanol and gasoline are both low volatility. When the two fuels are mixed, the volatility spikes, but only at blends just below E10. As more ethanol is blended with gasoline, the vapor pressure decreases, which essentially means E15 reduces vapor pressure.For years, the ethanol industry has called on the EPA to equalize the Reid vapor pressure regulations for E10 and E15 during the summer driving season. Because of those requirements, E15 has largely not been available to some wholesale suppliers and retailers during the summer. The industry has contended that adding 5% more ethanol in the summer would actually reduce tailpipe emissions.Ethanol increases the RVP, which measures the release of volatile organic compounds into the atmosphere. The RVP for gasoline is the lowest, or most stringent, during the summer months when the weather is hot. E10 currently receives an RVP waiver, which keeps the fuel in compliance with RVP requirements year-round. However, E15 is not given the same waiver, so it can’t be sold in the summer.The EPA regulates RVP for gasoline and gasoline-ethanol blended from June 1 to Sept. 15, restricting the retail sale of ethanol blends above E10.Todd Neeley can be reached at [email protected] him on Twitter @toddneeleyDTN(SK/AG)© Copyright 2019 DTN/The Progressive Farmer. All rights reserved.
With a bold plan to increase energy efficiency and reduce carbon footprint, the International Code Council (ICC) has launched a Green Construction Code. This is a first!Having written building code for almost a century, members of the ICC are now entering the world of environmental protection and building sustainability…and in a big way! A recent press release acknowledged that buildings consume about 40% of energy used and produce about the same in carbon emissions. Richard Weiland, CEO of ICC, said, “We believe the time has come for us to develop a code that will stand as a useful and credible regulatory framework for creating a greener commercial building stock.”ICC will not be alone in this effort. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and ASTM International will have visible participation in the development of this code as well. In fact, during the announcement, representatives from all three organizations were present. In addition, Weiland made a point of comparing the AIA’s 2030 carbon neutrality goals with the green code initiative.The new code will be called International Green Construction Code (IGCC): Safe and Sustainable by the Book. In fact, it already has a website. This code will be developed by a newly created Sustainable Building Technology Committee (SBTC) appointed by the Board of Directors of ICC. The 28-member committee represents interests across the green building landscape. It has a target date of 2010 for a first draft and will focus mostly on traditional commercial buildings, additions, and alterations. It will address residential construction by referencing the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard. It will be coordinated with the other I codes, and will provide criteria to measure compliance.It will use the model code approach that will allow jurisdictions to adopt and will cover energy-use efficiency, water-use efficiency, building materials, indoor air quality, environmental impact, site design, and owner education. It will set minimum and advanced levels of performance written in mandatory language, while still providing both prescriptive and performance solutions. It will account for local conditions such as weather or geographical considerations. It will comply with local, state and federal laws.The committee’s work begins on July 28-30 at the Wyndham O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Ill. Visit the SBTC website for meeting dates and times.
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