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The 200+ mile range electric cars due to go on sale starting in 2016 will need fast charging, a much better public fast charging network, and 100+ kW charging speed will be highly desirable.  The Kia Soul EV is already there with 100 kW CHAdeMO support.

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Earthquake swarms in the state have been tied to wastewater injection wells associated with oil and gas drilling operations.
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Proof that active Russian soldiers are active with the fighting in Eastern Ukraine.  How?  The soldiers are posting selfies and other photo's on social media networks.  With some digging one can correlate the pictures to locations.  In this case he tracks the case of one soldier from Russia (Siberia), and his trail of pictures into training bases just outside Ukraine, then onto the battlefield of Debaltseve.

Russia wants us to believe that Russia isn't involved in Eastern Ukraine.  They are.
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+Nina D The trick is they prefer to send their people with double citizenship so it does not look like USA invasion.
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Adoption of grid energy storage systems is critical, making it vitally important that manufacturers make doubly certain nothing amiss happens - like a major fire.

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West-versus-East ... That the US is prepositioning Heavy Weaponry (tanks, etc) in Eastern European countries seems a sign of growing tensions between the EU and Russia.  The US recently beefed up its facilities in Romania, and conducted exercises with Bulgaria, Romania and Moldovan armed forces.  The US recently set up an anti-missile base in Romania.  The equipment described by this article is for a small number of troops, hence it's not a major build-up that you'd do in preparation for a real war.  But ....
The proposal, if approved, would represent the first time since the end of the Cold War that the United States has stationed heavy military equipment in Eastern Europe.
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    Computer Science, 1981 - 1988
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