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Ed Hoffman Named President of Blossman Services Inc., Vehicle Provider for Alliance AutoGas

Ed Hoffman was recently announced as President of Blossman Services, Inc. based in Swannanoa, NC. Blossman Services, a subsidiary of The Blossman Companies, is the principal vehicle technology provider for Alliance AutoGaswww.allianceautogas.com, Ed has over 23 years’ experience in the automotive and fleet operations, sales and management arena. His experience includes management roles in service, parts, fleet leasing, sales and marketing. He has relevant experience in light, medium, and heavy duty truck classes.

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Tantalus Appoints Dermot O’Leary as Chief Operating Officer

Smart grid veteran and former EVP and General Manager of BPL Global, Ltd. joins leading public power Smart Grid firm

Tantalus, a leading provider of Smart Grid communications and applications, announced that it has appointed Dermot O’Leary as Chief Operating Officer.  O’Leary joins Tantalus in this key position as the company continues to ramp up for growth and delivery of its newly enhanced communications platform, TUNet®.   

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Record Ocean Floods Forecast for North Carolina

Online Tool Details Threat Down to Zip Code

New Sea Level Rise Map and Projections for State

Coastal communities in North Carolina will likely see record floods topping 4 feet above the high tide line within 30 to 60 years, possibly sooner, depending on location. That is the threat under multiple sea level rise scenarios presented in a new report released by Climate Central. At risk are more than 60,000 homes, $8 billion of property, 2,500 miles of road, 1.3 million acres of land, and 131 EPA-listed sites that are potential sources of contamination.

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Hearing Proves Duke Energy’s Trying to Kill NC Solar

Duke already gumming up solar projects – closing only 2 percent of proposals – and now seeks to worsen contracting rules

At a four-day hearing on large-scale solar power last week at the NC Utilities Commission, witnesses from solar companies made clear that Duke Energy is already severely harming them, that the utility wields heavy and punitive control, and that its new proposals could destroy their industry in this state. 

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Blue Source and the National Audubon Society Register 450,000 Carbon Credits From Improved Forest Management With California’s Cap and Trade Program

New Conservation Tool Protects Forests While Reducing Harmful Greenhouse Gases and Delivering Revenue to Landowners

As part of a major advance in using market-based solutions to help address climate change and finance conservation efforts, Blue Source LLC and The National Audubon Society have verified and registered over 450,000 carbon offset credits from the  Blue Source-Francis Beidler Improved Forest Management Project (Beidler).  The project is the largest registered forest carbon project by volume located outside of California.

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