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When just updating the news isn't quite enough -- The ES editorial staff, columnists, and other friends of the magazine weigh in here with passing thoughts, a news item that deserves a boost, follow-up on articles in the magazine, and possibly the occasional rant.

Examining the Trends

September 17, 2010
Take a look at our new issue, available soon
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The Power of Social Media

September 10, 2010
Social media fuels a peer-to-peer sharing in the industry
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My Travel Itinerary

September 7, 2010
I'll be reporting on my travels to industry functions in this space 
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NFPA seeks comments on proposed amendments

August 27, 2010
The National Fire Protection Agency is seeking comments on proposed tentative interim amendments. These include NFPA 32-2007 and Proposed 2011 Edition, Standard for Drycleaning Plants; NFPA 58- 2011, Liquefied Petroleum
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Pentagon Confirms Enemy Attack Using a Flash Drive

August 26, 2010
Small weapon can cause big damage. Is the Pentagon able to respond?
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Getting Bigger Every Day

August 19, 2010
We need metrics that account for the real growth in data center use
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Making Sure That Things Do Not Slow Down in DC

August 13, 2010
We're from the private sector, and we're here to help
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Floods of Opportunity for Construction Pros

August 13, 2010
Last week I drove to Nashville for the birth of my first grandchild. While there I visited an area next to the Cumberland River, which flooded on May 2, killing 30 people and causing at $1 billion in damage
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The Keep It Simple Principle

August 6, 2010
Keeping it simple helped Bill Clinton win election, helped ARod finally hit his 600th homerun, and it even worked for Thoreau. So it should work for you and me. 
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The Story Behind Our New July-August Issue

July 30, 2010
No need to wait. Available now electronically. 
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