.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........An oil field east of Artesia. (Greg Sorber/Journal)SANTA FE, N.M. — A bill to allow the state Oil Conservation Division to directly impose penalties on oil and gas violators passed its first legislative hurdle today with a 6-3 “do-pass” vote in the Senate Conservation Committee.The bill, which now moves to the Senate Judiciary Committee, passed on a party-line vote, with three Republicans voting in opposition.ADVERTISEMENTSkipSen. Richard Martinez, D-Española, sponsored the bill to restore the division’s authority to directly fine operators who violate state statutes governing the industry. The state Supreme Court ruled in 2009 that the OCD does not have that statutory authority under the state Oil and Gas Act, forcing the division to file suit against violators … [Read more...] about Bill to raise oil penalties passes Senate committee
Completeness of ISA Specification Ensures Absence of Functional Errors, Hardware Trojans, Security Vulnerabilities /EIN News/ -- MUNICH, Germany and SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OneSpin® Solutions, provider of innovative verification solutions for highly reliable, digital integrated circuits (ICs), today unleashed its RISC-V Integrity Verification Solution for development and assessment of RISC-V cores, leveraging its advanced formal verification expertise for automotive and other high-integrity processor applications. The RISC-V Integrity Verification Solution, based on the RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA) formalized in a set of SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA), is delivered as a series of formal applications (Apps) and integrated into an exhaustive verification framework. The Solution verifies compliance for the open standard RISC-V ISA is met, critical for both IP core suppliers and their customers. It also verifies that cores do not contain … [Read more...] about OneSpin Launches First Formal RISC-V Integrity Verification Solution
Infill Development 30 Minutes from Downtown Los Angeles Features Elegant, Energy-Efficient Houses with Spectacular Views /EIN News/ -- WEST HILLS, Calif. , Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Watt Communities and Presidio Residential Capital recently announced that sales are open at New Heights, a $25-million gated community offering 43 single-family homes in the West Hills neighborhood northwest of Los Angeles. “Not only are these beautiful homes located in a highly desirable Southern California neighborhood, but they also include everything young families today could want, from private yards and decks to cutting-edge energy-efficient features,” said Nam Joe, Southern California Division President for Watt Communities, which specializes in infill development. “We’re excited to debut these quality homes in this sought-after community of West Hills.” New Heights offers four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath homes with open floorplans ranging from 2,069 to … [Read more...] about Watt Communities and Presidio Residential Capital Open Sales at New Heights—A Gated Community Offering 43 Single-Family Homes in West Hills, Calif.
/EIN News/ -- BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Solution Tree, an educational publisher and professional development provider, has announced Minnieville Elementary School in Woodbridge, Virginia, as the winner of the fourth annual DuFour Award. Named in honor of Dr. Richard DuFour, the award was created to honor one high-performing school demonstrating exceptional levels of student achievement. In a career that spanned four decades, Dr. DuFour was a teacher, principal, superintendent and champion of the Professional Learning Communities at Work® process. His advocacy and tireless dedication to school improvement led to the founding of The DuFour Award in 2015. Minnieville Elementary School was recognized during The Summit on PLC at Work®, which took place in Phoenix, Arizona, Feb. 19–21, 2019. During the ceremony, Solution Tree presented the school with a check for $25,000. “Announcing the winner of The DuFour Award is one of the finest … [Read more...] about Solution Tree Announces 2019 DuFour Award Winner
Video by KGTV ASSOCIATED PRESS Snow fell on the Luxor hotel and casino, Wednesday, in Las Vegas. A winter storm is expected to drop up to 3 inches of snow on Las Vegas’ southern and western outskirts while other parts of the metro area will get rain mixed with snow. LAS VEGAS >> The Latest on rare snowfall in the Las Vegas area (all times local): 9:15 a.m. McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas is reporting flight delays of more than two hours and some cancellations due to snow and icy runways. Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews said today that more than 100 flights have been affected. Meteorologist Chris Outler says a half-inch of snow was recorded overnight at the official regional weather station at the airport, which has no snowplows. It was the first measurable snow at the airport in 10 years, but much less than the 3.6 inches recorded on Dec. 17, 2008. Outler says there won’t be enough snow to build snowmen at the “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign. … [Read more...] about Snow in Las Vegas affects dozens of flights