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Fernandes and QPR players post on Twitter after win

first_imgTony 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 Facebooklast_img read more

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H-DNL football: Omey, Thrap hook up for 4 TDs, St. Bernard’s rolls Arcata

first_imgIn 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. …last_img

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E15 Rule Sent to White House for Review

first_imgShare 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.last_img read more

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The First Green Building Code

first_imgWith 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.last_img read more

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10 Questions To Start Your Week

first_img Get the Free eBook! Learn how to sell without a sales manager. Download my free eBook! You need to make sales. You need help now. We’ve got you covered. This eBook will help you Seize Your Sales Destiny, with or without a manager. Download Now Here are ten questions to start your sales week with a rock solid plan. What live opportunities in your pipeline can you move forward this week? What actions will you need to take to move those opportunities forward? What commitments will you dream client need to make and what value do you have to create to gain that commitment?How much time are you going to spend prospecting for new opportunities this week? When are you going to do your prospecting work? What time are you going to block on your calendar for opportunity creation?Which of your dream clients need nurtured this week? What ideas are you going to feed your dream clients? How are they going to use those ideas? How does what you send them distinguish you as someone with valuable ideas?What commitments have you made in the past that need to be kept this week? Who do you owe a phone call? Who do you owe information? Who did you promise that you would take some action on their behalf? When are you going to keep those commitments?Who do you need to thank? Do you have prospects who you need to mail a thank you card? Do you have clients who are long overdue for a show of gratitude? Who on y our internal team, your personal, private, professional services firm do you owe lunch for delivering on all of the promises you make to your clients?Who are you going to help? Who needs your help? What are you going to do to help them? How are you going to pay forward what has been paid forward to you?What are you going to do to improve yourself? What are you going to read and study to improve your business acumen? What are you going to read to make you a well-rounded, well-read person? What are you going to do ensure you have the energy you need to generate the outcomes you need?What lessons have you learned over the past few weeks that you aren’t applying to your work? What ideas have you read or discussed but haven’t yet put into practice? What do you need to do turn that knowledge into results by taking action?What is the one outcome you need to achieve this week that will move you closer to reaching your biggest goal? Why is this goal so important to you? what is the price you will pay for not achieving this goal? What is the reward for reaching it? Have you blocked time to take the actions you need to get that outcome?Who do you have to be? Who do you have to be to achieve everything you want to achieve this week?last_img read more