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    Kansas City Power & Light Announces Wetlands Conservation Project; One Hundred Six Acre Site to Benefit Wildlife Image

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    04-18-06

    Kansas City Power & Light Announces Wetlands Conservation Project; One Hundred Six Acre Site to Benefit Wildlife

    CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 18, 2006--Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L), a subsidiary of Great Plains Energy (NYSE:
    GXP), announced today that the first phase of the restoration of a 106-acre tract of wetlands at the Iatan Generating Station will b...

    Port of Los Angeles Wins Prestigious Environmental Protection Agency Award; Agency's Southwest Region Environmental Achievement Award is the Second EPA Honor Bestowed on the Port of Los Angeles this Month Image

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    04-18-06

    Port of Los Angeles Wins Prestigious Environmental Protection Agency Award; Agency's Southwest Region Environmental Achievement Award is the Second EPA Honor Bestowed on the Port of Los Angeles this Month

    SAN PEDRO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 18, 2006--The Port of Los Angeles has won the District 9 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2006 Pacific Southwest Region Environmental Achievement Award. The award recognizes the Port of Los Angeles for a variety of enviro...

    Port of Los Angeles Hosts First Industry Conference Focused on Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) or 'Cold-Ironing' Technology Image

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    04-18-06

    Port of Los Angeles Hosts First Industry Conference Focused on Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) or 'Cold-Ironing' Technology

    SAN PEDRO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 18, 2006--The Port of Los Angeles, in cooperation with California Marine Affairs and Navigation Conference (CMANC) and Coasts Oceans Ports Rivers Institute (COPRI), will host the first-ever conference on Alternative Maritime P...

    Values-Driven Business How to Change the World, Make Money, and Have Fun By Ben Cohen and Mal Warwick Image

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    04-18-06

    Values-Driven Business How to Change the World, Make Money, and Have Fun By Ben Cohen and Mal Warwick

    There are an overwhelming number of books published on the challenges of running large companies. And while approximately 50% of the U.S. workforce work for large companies (500 workers or more), the other 50% work for or own smaller scale businesses. Ben Cohen (of Be...

    Baxter Announces New AVIVA Line of Intravenous Solutions Image

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    04-18-06

    Baxter Announces New AVIVA Line of Intravenous Solutions

    DEERFIELD, Ill. - Baxter Healthcare Corporation announced today
    that it has recently received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on
    its new AVIVA premium line of intravenous solutions and plans to begin a limited launch of
    ...

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    04-17-06

    San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care Names Vice President of Development

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 17, 2006--San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care has appointed Kathleen Pacurar as Vice President of Development. Ms. Pacurar will oversee all fundraising efforts in support of San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care's patient care, ...

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    04-17-06

    Nationwide Survey Shows Today's Kids Are Environmentally Savvy; Doubletree Teaching Kids to CARE(R) Spring Initiative Provides Grade School Students with a Fun Way to Learn about Environmental Responsibility

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 17, 2006--Kids across America are turning off the lights, shutting off the water and recycling their trash! According to the findings of the "Caring About America" survey conducted on behalf of Doubletree Hotels (NYSE:HLT)...

    The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Announce Spring Workshops May 18-19, Dallas, TX and June 22-23, Chicago, IL Image

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    04-17-06

    The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Announce Spring Workshops May 18-19, Dallas, TX and June 22-23, Chicago, IL

    Minneapolis, MN--The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics will hold two two-day workshops -- May 18-19 in Dallas, TX and June 22-23 in Chicago, IL. Compliance and business ethics professionals from across the United States, and from across various industries wil...

    Office Depot Names Yalmaz Siddiqui Environmental Strategy Advisor; Position Designed to Further Enhance the Company's Global Environmental Performance Image

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    04-17-06

    Office Depot Names Yalmaz Siddiqui Environmental Strategy Advisor; Position Designed to Further Enhance the Company's Global Environmental Performance

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 17, 2006--Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced the arrival of Yalmaz Siddiqui as Environmental Strategy Advisor. He will report to Stephen Sauls, Vice President o...

    Ethics & Compliance Officer Association Opens Registration for 'Risk Based Compliance Program Management' Web Cast Image

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    04-13-06

    Ethics & Compliance Officer Association Opens Registration for 'Risk Based Compliance Program Management' Web Cast

    Waltham, Mass. -The Ethics & Compliance Officer Association has opened registration for its next web cast, "Risk Based Compliance Program Management" which will take place on April 26 from 2:00-3:00 EST. The interactive web cast, which is the second in a two part...

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