Vermont designates first three Green Grocery Environmental Leaders

first_imgVermont Business Magazine Healthy Living Market – Burlington, Hunger Mountain Coop – Montpelier, and Commodities Natural Market – Stowe have been named as Vermont Green Grocery Environmental Leaders by the state of Vermont for their environmental stewardship and sustainability efforts. The standards to meet this designation were developed by multi-state environmental agency workgroup members of NEWMOA (Northeast Waste Management Officials Organization, as part of the Northeast Sustainable Grocery Environmental Leader program and include energy efficiency, water and waste reduction, recycling, environmentally preferable purchasing, and facility operations. The State of Vermont’s Green Business Program is a joint effort between the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Vermont Small Business Development Center and is voluntary and free of cost to participating businesses. This program provides assistance to businesses desiring to “green up” their operations and recognizes businesses of all sizes for meeting a set of environmental best management standards, going beyond compliance with existing environmental regulations. These standards are posted on the program’s website (www.vbep.org(link is external)).last_img read more

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Agilent Announces Passive Network Probing Solution for LTE Networks

first_imgAgilent Technologies has made a significant enhancement to its Passive Network Monitoring System for converged telecommunication networks across 2G, 2.5G, 3G and now 4G LTE technologies. Agilent’s Passive Network Monitoring Systems offer a highly scalable monitoring and processing portfolio that effectively processes both voice and data completely independent of the telecom network elements. These systems allow legally authorized users to identify and extract communications of interest and provide accurate location information, correlate voice and data selectors, and provide advanced filtering and selection for multiple 10GbE and legacy communications links. The unprecedented growth in mobile data and the diverse topologies of modern networks makes the job of those with a lawful requirement to monitor networks increasingly complex.  This also affects those involved in public safety and e911/e112, critical infrastructure protection, network optimization and analytics, and network situational awareness. Agilent Passive Network Monitoring Systems are based on a high-availability 2U industry-standard platform. A flexible API with an extremely wide range of selection triggers and filters enables integration with multiple network management, lawful intercept, geolocation and cyber defense applications. High levels of security procedures and protocols ensure that only authorized users gain access to warranted information. See the Product Details for this Product on Agilents Website.last_img read more

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Leistner’s departure confirmed as QPR eye Dickie deal

first_imgAdChoices广告Leistner this month returned from his native Germany after Cologne opted not to take up an option to sign him on a permanent deal.He joined the Bundesliga outfit on loan in January.German and English clubs have been made aware of his availability but so far no offers have come in for him, prompting QPR to seek to terminate the remainder of his contract.Manager Mark Warburton told the player he wanted to bring in a new, younger centre-back and that Leistner could leave.How Leistner’s QPR career unravelledLeistner made 65 Championship appearances following his from Union Berlin two years ago.He was made captain and was a mainstay of the defence under Warburton’s predecessor Steve McClaren.West London Sport revealed soon after Warburton took over that Leistner was out of favour under the new boss and that QPR were looking to offload him along with Massimo Luongo.Sheffield Wednesday came in for Luongo but there were no takers for Leistner, who was stripped of the captaincy but ended up regaining his place in the team.But he was shipped out to Cologne after the transfer window reopened and Warburton has made it clear there is no way back for him.Warburton is keen to bring in at least one centre-back before the new season begins.Oxford United’s Rob Dickie has long been QPR’s first-choice signing and an approach has now been made for the 24-year-old. QPR have confirmed the departure of Toni Leistner.The defender has left Loftus Road by mutual consent after reaching a financial settlement over the final year of his contract.West London Sport recently revealed that Rangers were looking to agree a pay-off with Leistner – and later revealed an agreement had been reached. Embed from Getty Imagescenter_img See also:QPR looking to agree Leistner pay-offQPR set to move for Oxford defender DickieQPR to hold crunch talks with Osayi-Samuel and ManningLeistner leaving QPR after agreeing pay-off’Fantastic’ Eze completes move from QPR to Crystal PalaceQPR close to clinching signing of Oxford defender DickieMackie urges Dickie to choose QPRDickie to join QPR on four-year dealQPR complete signing of defender DickieBirmingham interested in QPR keeper Lumleylast_img read more

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