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Turning Point Brands Announces Filing of Form S-3 to Replace an Expired Shelf Registration Statement

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 10:28pm

"Todays shelf registration is part of our normal process of keeping SEC filings up to date, said Robert Lavan, TPB Chief Financial Officer.

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  • "Todays shelf registration is part of our normal process of keeping SEC filings up to date, said Robert Lavan, TPB Chief Financial Officer.
  • The shelf registration statement has been filed with the SEC but has not yet been declared effective by the SEC.
  • The securities being registered may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, until the registration statement becomes effective.
  • Louisville, Kentucky-based Turning Point Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TPB) is a leading U.S. provider of Other Tobacco Products and adult consumer alternatives.

West Virginia American Water and Town of East Bank Reach Agreement on Water System Acquisition

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 9:58pm

West Virginia American Water and the Town of East Bank have reached an agreement that will allow West Virginia American Water to purchase the towns water system and provide safe, reliable drinking water to its customers.

Key Points: 
  • West Virginia American Water and the Town of East Bank have reached an agreement that will allow West Virginia American Water to purchase the towns water system and provide safe, reliable drinking water to its customers.
  • West Virginia American Water will acquire the Town of East Banks water distribution system and establish an interconnection between the companys water lines in Kanawha County and the towns water system.
  • West Virginia American Water recently acquired the neighboring Town of Glasgows water system under similar circumstances.
  • Under the agreement, West Virginia American Water will make needed investments in the towns water distribution system to reduce leakage.

Evoqua Water Technologies Announces Upcoming Investor Events

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 9:30pm

Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA), an industry leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions, today announced it will participate in three upcoming investor conferences.

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  • Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA), an industry leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions, today announced it will participate in three upcoming investor conferences.
  • Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission-critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services and expertise to support industrial, municipal and recreational customers who value water.
  • Evoqua has worked to protect water, the environment and its employees for more than 100 years, earning a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world.
  • Serving more than 38,000 customers and 200,000 installations worldwide, our employees are united by a common purpose: Transforming Water.

American States Water Company Announces Second Quarter 2020 Results

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 9:45pm

As discussed in the quarterly results, GSWC received its full second-year step increases effective January 1, 2020, which are expected to generate an additional $10.4 million in water gross margin for 2020.

Key Points: 
  • As discussed in the quarterly results, GSWC received its full second-year step increases effective January 1, 2020, which are expected to generate an additional $10.4 million in water gross margin for 2020.
  • On July 15, 2020, GSWC filed a general rate case application for all of its water regions and the general office.
  • American States Water Company is the parent of Golden State Water Company, Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. and American States Utility Services, Inc.
  • Through its water utility subsidiary, Golden State Water Company, AWR provides service to approximately 261,000 customer connections located within more than 80 communities in Northern, Coastal and Southern California.

John Bianco Joins Black & Veatch as Civil Works Program Manager

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 5:00pm

To better support USACE as it strives to meet these challenges, Black & Veatch today announced John Bianco has joined the company as Civil Works Program Manager.

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  • To better support USACE as it strives to meet these challenges, Black & Veatch today announced John Bianco has joined the company as Civil Works Program Manager.
  • Bianco brings decades of Civil Works project and program experience as an engineer with the USACE, and as manager of critical infrastructure projects for a leading engineering services provider.
  • With the evolving mission of the USACE Civil Works program, he provides Black & Veatch with additional expertise to manage complex, multi-stakeholder engagements that ensure long-term sustainability and for a broad range of stakeholders.
  • To learn more about Black & Veatch Federal services group, please visit https://www.bv.com/industries/governments
    For a high-resolution image of John Bianco, please click here .

KKR and XPV Water Partners Appoint Chris McIntire as CEO of Water Quality Platform

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

KKR and XPV Water Partners today announced the appointment of Chris McIntire as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its newly created water quality solutions platform focused on pressing water quality challenges across the globe.

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  • KKR and XPV Water Partners today announced the appointment of Chris McIntire as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its newly created water quality solutions platform focused on pressing water quality challenges across the globe.
  • Already an accomplished CEO, were confident that Chris operational and leadership capabilities will meaningfully contribute to the continued growth and success of the platform, said Robert Antablin, Co-Head of KKR Global Impact, and David Henderson, Partner of XPV Water Partners.
  • KKR and XPV Water Partners established the global strategic platform in December 2019 with the foundational acquisitions of EOSi and Nexom, two providers of nutrient management technologies.
  • XPV Water Partners is comprised of experienced water entrepreneurs, operators, and investment professionals dedicated to make a difference in the water industry.

Enviva Completes Acquisition of Georgia Biomass and its Waycross Production Plant

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:01pm

Enviva Partners, LP (Enviva or the Partnership), a leading global energy company specializing in sustainable wood bioenergy, today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of a world-class, industrial scale wood pellet production plant in Waycross, Georgia, and associated contracted terminal capacity in Savannah, Georgia.

Key Points: 
  • Enviva Partners, LP (Enviva or the Partnership), a leading global energy company specializing in sustainable wood bioenergy, today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of a world-class, industrial scale wood pellet production plant in Waycross, Georgia, and associated contracted terminal capacity in Savannah, Georgia.
  • We are excited to welcome the entire Waycross team into the Enviva family, said John Keppler, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Enviva.
  • With the acquisition complete, the Waycross plant is now called, Enviva Pellets Waycross.
  • The Waycross plant, its leadership, and the entire team are a perfect match for Enviva, said Royal Smith, Executive Vice President of Operations of Enviva.

Marine Stewardship Council Sustainability Certification Suspension Amidst Sustainable Management of Fishery

Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 3:00am

The Maine Certified Sustainable Lobster Association (MCSLA) announced today that its Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification will be suspended due to a recent decision in the federal case Center for Biological Diversity v. Ross .

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  • The Maine Certified Sustainable Lobster Association (MCSLA) announced today that its Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification will be suspended due to a recent decision in the federal case Center for Biological Diversity v. Ross .
  • The certificate suspension is occurring despite continued sustainable management of the Maine lobster fishery and remains the direct result of NOAAs 2014 biological opinion on the impact that lobster fishing has on right whales.
  • As a trusted partner in the fishing community, MCSLA members are deeply committed to sustainability and marine mammal protection initiatives.
  • Our goal is to ensure and promote the certified sustainability of the Maine Lobster Fishery while protecting all marine mammals.