The Governor of Bayelsa State, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, is
seeking the support of the international community to hold multi-national oil
and gas companies operating in the Niger Delta, including Royal-Dutch Shell
and Agip, responsible for the environmental devastation they have caused.
Reflecting on World Environment Day 2014, Governor Dickson detailed a litany
of environmental offenses that have threatened local economies, harmed public
health, impeded development, and strained the social fabric of communities.
Governor Dickson equated the damage to Bayelsa State’s environment to
“environmental terrorism.” BP's Deepwater Horizon spill caused an
international uproar, but that catastrophe is dwarfed by the amount of oil
spilled in the Niger Delta annually. And the devastation is constant and
ongoing – data from Nigeria's National Oil Spill Detection and Re... (more)
Saint Arnold Brewing Company (www.saintarnold.com), the oldest craft brewery
in Texas, will celebrate 20 years of brewing full-flavored craft beer this
weekend. The Saint Arnold 20th Anniversary Party on the northern edge of
downtown Houston will feature an outdoor concert, barbecue and, of course,
beer. Attendees will be the first to enjoy the brewery’s latest special
release beer, Saint Arnold 20th Anniversary Ale.
It was 20 years ago that Saint Arnold shipped its first keg of Saint Arnold
Amber Ale on June 9, 1994. Today, Saint Arnold is among the 50 largest craft
breweries i... (more)
OpSource at Cloud Expo
Mezeo Software (www.mezeo.com) and OpSource today announced that OpSource
Cloud will offer the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform, enabling OpSource Cloud
users to enjoy online sign-up and immediate provisioning of cloud storage
service, speeding enterprises’ cloud deployment and offering flexible,
secure storage options to help ISVs differentiate themselves. OpSource Cloud,
which combines the availability, flexibility and community of the public
cloud with the security, performance and control that the enterprise demands,
is in public Beta and available for on-... (more)
Monday morning, when lines begin forming for the release of the long-awaited
Saint Arnold Divine Reserve No. 14, Brewer Casey Motes will be an interested
observer. Like many craft beer enthusiasts, Motes used to head to the store
early on the morning Saint Arnold Brewing Co., the oldest craft brewery in
Texas, released its latest single-batch Divine Reserve offering. This time,
he can sleep in because he developed the recipe.
Saint Arnold Divine Reserve is a series of single batch beers, each brewed
with a different recipe. Starting Monday, April 28, 2014, Divine Reserve No.
14 ... (more)
Tendenci Open Source Content Management System (CMS) (www.tendenci.com) is
providing a spark for the Rotary Club of University Area's heartwarming
campaign to provide low-cost housing to firefighters and other first
responders who come to Houston to undergo treatment at the Texas Medical
Center. The Rotary has kicked off a $15 million fundraising effort and
launched a new website, http://rotaryfirefightershome.org/, powered by
Tendenci to spearhead the initiative.
Tendenci is the first open source CMS built for cause-related organizations
such as the Rotary Firefighters Home fun... (more)