Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the companies failed to take the necessary precautions to prevent the spill and to adequately monitor it using the latest available technology. Though the companies have previously promised to pay for any cleanup costs, the complaint asks the court to hold them liable for "removal costs, economic losses and environmental damages without limitation," Holder Jr. said.
Your standard prescription bottle, with its amber-colored cylinder shape, tiny font, and plethora of text, has hardly changed since the postwar days when it was first introduced.
Child safety caps were introduced in the 1970s, but that was about it. It was not until Deborah Adler, a graphic designer in New York, designed a radically fresh, intelligent, and all-around practical prescription bottle, that good design finally found its way into pharmaceutical packaging.
It’s that time of the year again when the holidays mean homes are filled with Christmas trees, garlands, and everything merry. And this year the White House has decked its halls with plenty of festive décor, just as it has every year, while continuing an emphasis on repurposing items.
Nowhere is this theme more evident than in its Green Room, where trees are made of 75 pounds of recycled newspapers and 6 magazines. Each sheet has been folded and covered in glitter and ribbons for the holiday season.
To commemorate the launch, tribemembers celebrated with the village, neighbors, and journalists by drinking pojo (palm wine), sampling local foods, and dancing to music. It is an experience that is quite unlike any other, writes Filippo Bozotti on his blog.
Every day I learn something new: how to skin a small bush deer, how to lay an earthbag, or manage a solar system; one has the feeling that what we are doing is truly unique and never been done before here. All issues, even touchy ones, are discussed openly inour morning meetings with the entire staff, and we all learn from one another a great deal.