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Google set to build stronger controls to safeguard privacy

first_img whatsapp GOOGLE is “building stronger controls” to safeguard privacy, a senior executive said yesterday after the search engine giant’s admission to inadvertently gathering emails and passwords across the globe.Peter Fleischer, Google’s global privacy counsel, told reporters at a conference on Internet security he was “puzzled” that users had made scant use of privacy controls made available on the site months ago, and Google would try to improve them.“We are building stronger controls,” Fleischer said, adding that developers were seeking to construct a “privacy design document” to bar any abuses of user information.Google said in a blog published on its website on Friday that its “Street View” cars around the world had accidentally collected more personal data than previously thought, opening the door to new potential probes. The breach had been discovered by regulators in Germany, and Canada’s privacy watchdog has also charged Google with violating the rights of thousands of Canadians.In Britain, the Information Commissioner’s Office ICO pledged to reinvestigate how much data had been collected.Six months ago the ICO was granted new powers. It can impose fines of up to £500,000 for privacy breaches. Google set to build stronger controls to safeguard privacy Tags: NULL Show Comments ▼ by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeBewadaHusband Divorced His Wife After Looking Closer At This PhotoBewadaMike HistoryAt 66, This Is Bruce Willis’ Private CarMike HistoryAmoMediaRich Guy Mocks Disabled Waiter, Regrets It ImmediatelyAmoMediacutenova.comTake a Peek at 10 of the Most Expensive Houses in the Worldcutenova.com5log – Livinguard®This mask has been sold out in Germany 5 days after the government has tighten up5log – Livinguard®Plumbing ServicesPlumber Prices In Scottsdale might surprise YouPlumbing ServicesCleaning Services | Search AdsHere’s What Cleaning Services In Scottsdale Should Actually CostCleaning Services | Search AdsFoundation FixFoundation Repair Cost In Scottsdale May Surprise YouFoundation FixHealth.recetasgetHeart Attack Early Warning Signs and SymptomsHealth.recetasget whatsappcenter_img More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.org KCS-content Share Tuesday 26 October 2010 7:42 pmlast_img read more

Times Internet CRO Gulshan Verma joins Hotstar as SVP

first_img Football RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WTC Final LIVE: Jamieson says, ‘nice and pleasing to get Virat Kohli’s wicket’; Gill feels India could have got more wickets YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Week|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsoredUndo TAGSGulshan VermaHotstarOTT platform HotstarStar IndiaTimes InternetTimes Internet Ltd SHARE by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeGrammarlyImprove Your Spelling With This Helpful Browser ExtensionGrammarlyUndoPhotoStickHow To Back Up All Your Old Photos In SecondsPhotoStickUndocio.comUnlocking the Success of Digital Transformation with Active Intelligencecio.comUndoGulshan Verma has earlier been associated with Outbrain as a general manager, India and South East Asia. He had also worked with Komli Media as a chief revenue officer and Yahoo as director sales strategy.In the past, Verma has worked with Ernst & Young, McKinsey & Co., International Management Group and Associated Press. Before joining Times Internet, Verma worked with Outbrain as general manager, India and South East Asia. Prior to that, he worked with Komli Media as a chief revenue officer. He brings with him 27 years of experience, including the three-year stint as the first-ever CRO of the Times Internet.Hotstar in April has also appointed Sid Taparia to head the company’s international business. Latest Sports NewsSports BusinessNews Facebook Twitter Previous articleAsian Paints’ Jalaj Dani takes charge of Indian Super League controlling body FSDL? : ReportNext articleSaha to undergo shoulder surgery, rehab plan under scanner Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. By Kunal Dhyani – July 19, 2018 Cricket BCCI to form committee to take call on compensating domestic cricketers Cricket Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crore Formula 1 Latest Sports News Euro 2020 LIVE broadcast in more than 200 countries, check how you can watch Live Streaming of EURO 2020 in your country Cricket Cricket Euro 2020- Switzerland beat Turkey 3-1: Shaqiri’s brace keep Switzerland hopes alive; Turkey face exit from Euros WTC Final IND vs NZ: Virat Kohli displays his dancing skills on the beats of Bharat Army’s Dhol; Watch video WTC Final LIVE: Devon Conway continues red-hot form, slams fifty to provide New Zealand dream start Times Internet CRO Gulshan Verma joins Hotstar as SVP PSL 2021 Playoffs: Schedule, Timing, LIVE streaming, list of champions; all you need to know Times Internet Chief Revenue Officer Gulshan Verma has resigned from his current position to join the Star India’s OTT platform Hotstar. Verma will be a senior vice president with Hotstar and the head, clients and agencies.A London School of Economics alumnus, Verma leaves Times Internet after a three-year association with the company. Football F1 French GP 2021: Max Verstappen pips Lewis Hamilton to win French GP, Perez finishes 3rd WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: South Africa in huge trouble; SA 63/6 (24 ov)- Follow Live Updates Cricket Cricket Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitterlast_img read more

WTC Final 2021 LIVE: 5 Ways to watch India vs New…

first_img Cricket Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription28 days of validity3GB data/ day + 6GB additional dataFree voice calling100 SMSes per day AIRTEL RECHARGE PLAN PRICEBENEFITS OF THE AIRTEL PLAN Rs 499 Jio Add-On Recharge plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription56 days of validity2GB data/ dayUnlimited voice calling100 SMSes per day Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription180 days of validity240GB data Wimbledon 2021 LIVE streaming: When, where and how to watch year’s third Grand Slam’ in you country, India Disney Plus Hotstar VIP and 11 other OTT apps1Gbps speedUnlimited voice calling ICC WTC Final LIVE commentary: AIR, DD Sports to live stream & broadcast India vs New Zealand for free WTC Final 2021 LIVE: How to watch IND vs NZ, World Test Championship Final Live Streaming for free, Check out the best Recharge Plans WTC Final 2021 LIVE: How to watch IND vs NZ, World Test Championship Final Live Streaming for free, Check out the best Recharge Plans – – Incessant rain saw the opening day’s play in the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl being called off without a ball being bowled on Friday. The Indian team for the much-awaited final of the World Test Championship against New Zealand and England tour has been announced. BCCI decided to carry on with the successful team from the last Test series as there are not many changes in the squad. BCCI picked a 24-member squad with KL Rahul and Wriddhiman Saha’s availability subject to fitness clearance.Where can I watch World Test Championship Final in India? Rs 612 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan Rs 3,999 JioFiber Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription28 days of validity3GB data/ dayUnlimited voice calling100 SMSes per day Airtel Rs 401 Recharge Plan Rs 1,206 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: Start delayed due to rain, SA lead by 149 runs – Follow Live Updates Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription240 days of validity240GB data Cricket Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription28 days of validity3GB data/ dayUnlimited voice calling100 SMSes per day Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription56 days of validity112GB dataFree voice calling100 SMSes per day WTC Final 2021 LIVE: 5 Ways to watch India vs New Zealand World Test Championship LIVE Streaming for free Rs 598 Jio Recharge Plan Rs 2,499 JioFiber Plan Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription365 days of validity2GB data/ day + 10GB additional dataFree voice calling100 SMSes per day Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscriptionUp to 72GB data6,000 minutes non-Jio callsLasts until the validity of the primary pack Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription84GB data (1.5GB/ day)56 days validity 2) Under Jio Recharge, the following are the available options: Rs 999 JioFiber Plan WTC Final Live- Ind vs NZ: Kyle Jamieson bags 5th five-wicket haul in 8th Test, rattles India in WTC final PSL 2021 Playoffs: Schedule, Timing, LIVE streaming, list of champions; all you need to know RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cricket Rs 1,208 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan By Kunal Dhyani – June 20, 2021 3) Under Jio Fiber Plans, the following are the available options: Disney Plus Hotstar VIP and 11 other OTT apps300Mbps speedUnlimited voice callingcenter_img JIO RECHARGE PLAN PRICEBENEFITS OF JIO PLAN Disney Plus Hotstar VIP + 10 other OTT apps150Mbps speedUnlimited voice calling Rs 1,499 JioFiber Plan IND vs NZ Live Streaming for free with Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea, Check out the best Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription365 days of validity2GB data/ dayUnlimited voice calling100 SMSes per day WTC Final Day 3 LIVE Score: Latham, Conway provide steady start, NZ 19/0 (11 ovs); Follow Live Updates CricketWTC Final Airtel Rs 448 Recharge Plan Rs 8,499 JioFiber Plan Cricket Disney Plus Hotstar VIP and 11 other OTT apps500Mbps speedUnlimited voice calling Cricket WTC Final 2021: India vs New Zealand Full Squad, Schedule, Live Streaming, Date, Time, Venue all you need to know World Test Championship final Airtel Rs 599 Recharge Plan Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription28 days of validity3GB data/ day Disney Plus Hotstar VIP and 11 other OTT apps1Gbps speedUnlimited voice calling Rs 401 Jio Recharge Plan Previous articleWTC Final Day 3 LIVE Score: Latham, Conway provide steady start, NZ 19/0 (11 ovs); Follow Live UpdatesNext articleIND vs NZ Live Streaming for free with Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea, Check out the best Recharge Plan Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Cricket JIOFIBER RECHARGE PLAN PRICEBENEFITS OF JIOFIBER PLAN WTC Final 2021 Live Streaming – Free with Vodafone Idea Packs: The news will be welcomed by Indian Premier League (WTC Final) fans. Vodafone-Idea (now Vi) has launched six new prepaid and postpaid recharge plans to offer seamless Indian Premier League (WTC Final) 2021 experience in the coming season set to begin on April 9.Vodafone has a long history with WTC Final – for the first 5 years of the league the leading telecom brand for the central sponsor of the league and last year associated with the tournament as Co-Presenting partner with Star Sports. Now the telecom operator will bring Live Streaming of WTC Final 2021 for its subscribers for free. The operator has announced four new prepaid plans starting at Rs 401 which goes up to Rs 801. The key highlight of these recharge plans is the free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription offering.WTC Final 2021 – Vodafone ties up with Disney+ Hotstar to Live Stream WTC Final for free for its subscribers: Vi has announced a strategic partnership with the Disney+ Hotstar to launch these new recharge packs with one-year of free VIP membership. Vodafone-Idea confirmed that streaming under this plan is limited to HD resolution at 720p and not full HD+ as it works on the premium plan. The operator clarified that the Disney+ Hotstar VIP membership offers access to Unlimited Live Sports, Hotstar Specials & Star serials before the release. It has also announced to provide access to new Indian movies and Disney+ movies, Hollywood movies as well as Kids content.WTC Final 2021 – How Vi Subscribers can enjoy the LIVE Streaming of WTC Final 2021?1) Rs 401 recharge plan offers unlimited calls, 100GB of 4G data and 16GB additional data for validity of 28days. The daily consumption limit is capped at 3GB.2) Rs 601 prepaid plan: Under the Rs 601 prepaid plan, Vi offers a total of 200GB 4GB data with daily consumption limit capped at 3GB. Additionally, the plan offers 32GB data. The plan comes with a validity of 56 days.3) Rs 501 prepaid planThe Rs 501 prepaid plan offers 75GB of 4GB data and no limit on data consumption but there’s no unlimited free calls here. The plan comes with a validity of 56 days.4) Rs 801 prepaid planThe Rs 801 prepaid plan comes with 84 days validity and offers 300GB 4G data with an additional 48GB data. The daily consumption limit is capped at 3GB.WTC Final 2021 – Vodafone India became the Co-Presenting Partner: The telco had acquired the co-sponsorship rights of the live broadcast of T-20 premier league which will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE and telecast on the Star Sports network. The sponsorship tie-up was done last year as Vodafone Idea Limited’s rebranded itself under a unified brand – Vi.For WTC Final 2021, Vi is yet to get into any sponsorship agreement with Star Sports Network but they have tied up with Disney+ Hotstar to serve LIVE Streaming of WTC Final 2021 for free to its subscribers. Notably, the streaming platform has revealed that under this scheme it will not offer ad-free experience, nor will it provide access to the Disney+ originals or the HBO content.India Squad for WTC Finals – Team India’s Probable Playing XI for WTC FinalIndia’s likely Playing XI: Openers: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill; No 3: Cheteshwar Pujara, No 4: Virat Kohli, No 5: Ajinkya Rahane, No 6: Rishabh Pant, No 7: Ravindra Jadeja, No 8: Ravichandran Ashwin, No 9: Mohammed Shami, No 10: Jasprit Bumrah, No 11: Ishant Sharma.WTC Finals Full Tour scheduleDate Match Venue18th – 22nd June WTC Final vs NZ SouthamptonIndia Squad for England, WTC Finals:: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul (subject to fitness clearance), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper; subject to fitness clearance).India Squad for England, WTC Finals:Kane Williamson, Tom Blendle, Trent Boult, Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling, Will Young. Airtel Rs 2,698 Recharge Plan WTC Final Live: Virat Kohli continues century drought as Kyle Jamieson wins IPL team rivalry Airtel Rs 499 Recharge Plan* Rs 1,004 Jio Add-On Recharge Plan Facebook Twitter WTC Final LIVE: Muttiah Muralitharan voted ‘Greatest Men’s Test Bowler’ of 21st century Cricket Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription120 days of validity200GB data TAGSIND vs NZIND vs NZ Live Streaming for freeWorld Test Championship Final LiveWTC finalWTC Final 2021 LIVE SHARE Cricket Cricket The Test Championship finals will be broadcasted by StarSports in India. Fans can watch the live-action of the match on StarSports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD. On the other hand, the live streaming of ICC World Test Championship Finals 2021 would be available on Disney+Hotstar in India. Disney+ Hotstar Premium and Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscribers can watch ICC World Test Championship final live match using Google Chromecast, Fire TV, Apple TV on TV sets.When will the WTC Final be Played?WTC Final will be played on June 18 to 22.What Time WTC Final Will begin? TimeWTC Final matches Will begin 3:00 PM ISTWhat are the venues for WTC Final? – VenueWTC Final will be played at SouthamptonCheck the Step by Step guide to watch WTC Final LIVE for freeDisney + HotstarDisney + Hotstar (Premium)Disney+ Hotstar is available with two subscription options. There is the Disney+ Hotstar VIP pack which costs Rs 399 per year while the Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription is priced at Rs 1,499 per year.The Disney+ Hotstar VIP pack includes Live sports including the WTC Final cricket streaming as well as the Premier League football and Formula 1, as well as Multiplex blockbusters, Disney+ content dubbed in Hindi, Indian TV shows and Hotstar Specials.Disney + Hotstar (VIP Pack)The higher-spec Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription includes all that the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription offers, plus Disney+ Original shows as well as American TV shows and movies. The Disney+ Hotstar service is available on the web as well as apps for a variety of platforms including Android, iOS, iPadOS, Android TV and Apple TV.2. JioReliance Jio Cricket PackIf you are a Reliance Jio prepaid user, there are multiple prepaid recharge options that you can pick and get the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription bundled. The Jio Cricket Pack Rs 401 recharge offers 28 data validity, with unlimited voice calls and 3GB data per day. If you want a longer duration recharge with similar Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription bundles, you choices include the Rs 598 plan (56 days validity, 112GB data and unlimited calls), the Rs 777 recharge (84 days validity, 131GB data and unlimited voice calls) and the Rs 2599 pack (365 days validity, 740GB data in total and unlimited calls). There is also the Rs 499 Jio Cricket Pack recharge option that offers 56 days validity with a total of 84GB data bundled—that works out to 1.5GB data per day. But this does not bundle any voice calls.Reliance JioFiber Unlimited PlansThe recently updated Reliance JioFiber home broadband plans also bundle subscriptions to video streaming platfoms, as part of the subscription. The new broadband plans start at Es 399 per month, but the streaming app subscription bundles start with the Rs 999 plan, also called the JioFiber Gold plan. The Jio Fiber Gold plan for Rs 999 (150Mbps speed and unlimited data), the JioFiber Diamond plan for Rs 1,499 (300Mbps speed), the JioFiber Diamond+ plan for Rs 2,499 (500Mbps speed) and the JioFiber Platinum plan for Rs 3,999 (1Gbps speed) all bundle the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription, along with Sony Liv, Jio Cinema, Voot and Zee5 to name a few.Check out the list of the best Airtel and Jio recharge packs that offer a free pass to WTC Final live-streaming:1) Under Airtel Recharge, the following are the available options: Rs 2,599 Jio Recharge Plan Cricket last_img read more

Jubilee Holdings Limited (JHL.ug) 2012 Annual Report

first_imgJubilee Holdings Limited (JHL.ug) listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2012 annual report.For more information about Jubilee Holdings Limited (JHL.ug) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Jubilee Holdings Limited (JHL.ug) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Jubilee Holdings Limited (JHL.ug)  2012 annual report.Company ProfileJubilee Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in all classes of general and long-term insurance. The company underwrites life and non-life insurance risks associated with death, disability, health, property and liability as well as general insurance products covering engineering, fire, marine, motor, personal accident, theft workmen’s compensation and employer’s liability, and miscellaneous insurance products. Its medical insurance division covers medical and surgical expenses; the Ordinary & Group Life division covers life assurance and superannuation business and business incidentals. Jubilee Holdings Limited issues a portfolio of investment contracts to provide asset management solutions for savings and retirement needs. The company has subsidiaries in Burundi, Kenya, Mauritius, Tanzania, Uganda and Pakistan. Jubilee Holdings Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Injured Carter replaced by Cruden for third Ireland test

first_imgStarting XV:15. Israel Dagg, 14. Ben Smith, 13. Conrad Smith, 12. Sonny Bill Williams, 11. Hosea Gear, 10. Aaron Cruden, 9. Aaron Smith, 1. Tony Woodcock, 2. Andrew Hore, 3. Owen Franks, 4. Luke Romano *, 5. Samuel Whitelock, 6. Liam Messam, 7.  Sam Cane, 8. Richie McCawReplacements:16. Keven Mealamu, 17. Ben Franks, 18. Brodie Retallick, 19. Adam Thomson, 20. Piri Weepu, 21. Beauden Barrett *, Tamati Ellison* denotes new cap HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND – JUNE 19: Aaron Cruden of the All Blacks (L) is tackled by Tony Woodcock during a New Zealand All Blacks training session at Beetham Park on June 19, 2012 in Hamilton, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images) “It was a tough, high-pressure Test.  It said a lot about the character of both teams and I believe this third Test will see the same character and composure needed. The All Blacks, by their own admission, weren’t happy with the way they performed on Saturday, and in part this is a credit to the way the Irish played.  They have laid down a challenge and the key will be now how we respond.“We will have to ensure our preparation is spot on this week so we can get the performance we need on Saturday.  That will mean each and every one of us doing our roles to the best of our abilities.” LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Aaron Cruden starts in place of injured Dan CarterTHE STARTING XV features six changes to the team that started last week’s Test against Ireland – two forced by injury and four selection strategy changes – with the selection of uncapped lock Luke Romano the key feature.  First five-eighth Aaron Cruden comes in for All Blacks Vice-Captain Daniel Carter who has suffered a hamstring injury which has made him unavailable for selection.All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen said: “Dan pulled up with a sore hamstring after training on Tuesday. On assessment, he has suffered a mild hamstring strain to his right leg which has unfortunately ruled him out of this weekend’s Test. He will undergo further assessment over the next few days to determine when he will be fit to return to rugby.”There are two other changes in the backs: last week’s wings Zac Guildford and Julian Savea are replaced by Hosea Gear and Ben Smith.  New cap Beauden Barrett comes into the run-on reserves with Tamati Ellison on the bench as outside back cover.In the forwards, 26-year-old Romano will make his Test debut in the second row, replacing Brodie Retallick who is on the bench.  All Blacks Captain Richie McCaw moves to number eight, with Kieran Read out with concussion.  Sam Cane gets his first Test start at openside flanker and loose forward Liam Messam, who was called into the All Blacks squad this week, is at blindside flanker, with Adam Thomson on the bench.  Meanwhile, Keven Mealamu returns from injury and is on the bench.Hansen said last week’s second Test against the Irish had been a true Test match.last_img read more

Orange County Budget: Admin Services drop slightly

first_img Reply August 25, 2017 at 12:15 pm August 25, 2017 at 12:05 pm Reply Reply Please enter your comment! Reply Mama Mia 6 COMMENTS It is my understanding that the manatees were all over Florida back in ancient times. Don’t know how they are going to survive, or how much longer, before they are gone forever. August 25, 2017 at 12:35 pm We used to have manatees come right up to our boat in the Wekiva River and the St. Johns River. I was always fearful we would accidentally hit one when going across the water. I have seen them over at the Ponce Inlet channel that spills out into the ocean, and have had them come right up to the fishing pier, below where we were fishing, at The Veterans Memorial Fishing Pier in Brevard County, I think that is Titusville. Could almost reach out and touch one, and they were happily munching on aquatic plants. Also saw the numerous manatees in Blue Springs….a sight to see in the cold weather. One lady had her little rat terrier dog holding it in her arms, and it was raising a fit and barking at the manatees. I couldn’t believe her little dog was upset over the manatees down in the water. She said that he was protecting her! Mama Mia I have been reading about the manatee that gave birth to a calf in Lake Eustis and how she was returned to the St. Johns River at one point in time and swam 80 miles to get back to Lake County’s chain of lakes including Lake Eustis. How cool is that? I was thinking about all of those massive gators that we used to see whenever we was boating and fishing in mainly Little Lake Harris back toward the canal back there and wondering if the huge gators would bother the manatee and her calf. Then I read on and see that the GPS was bitten and damaged by a gator that was attached to the mama manatee. Perish the thoughts! This article is in today’s Orlando Sentinel. I still can’t get over the snake coiled around the doorknob photo. I really don’t like snakes. What kind of snake is that thing anyway? Pretty sure it is not a water moccasin. Is it a pine snake? It is NOT a rattler, a black snake, an indigo, a coral, a king, a copperhead, a python, a boa, a pigmy, or a garter…. anybody know? Ugh, it does look just like the one I encountered once. It is still bothering me……gives me the creeps. Tell me if you know your snakes. You know I read the various Apopka Facebook websites regularly, and can’t always see the comments, but sometimes I can, for some strange reason, even though I don’t have a Facebook account, however, I was looking at the latest postings on Apopka Community Facts Uncensored website, and I see a photo of a man standing before a podium at Wekiva Spring Park with flags in the background, and at first I don’t recognize him…..then I look at the words above the photo which states: ” Our future mayor who continues to serve us”…..or something of that nature, so I am thinking, who is this man? This is not Mayor Kilsheimer, nor is it Mr. Bryan Nelson… Then I see it is Scott Plakon……OMG!!! This photo and the other photos were his own photos that he submitted. Thank God, it is NOT Scott Plakon who will be our future mayor!! Sorry, to the two other REAL Apopka Mayor Candidates, Mayor Kilsheimer and Mr. Bryan Nelson, no offense to you two…..LOL Then I scroll down to see the most hideous snake coiled around a door handle ……..I want to know, Apopka Community Facts Uncensored, are you trying to give me a massive heart attack??? LOL!! That is the most frightening thoughts to me, ever!……Scott Plakon as our future mayor, and a big ugly as* snake wrapped around a door handle here in Apopka somewhere! Looks like the same kind of snake and size, I encountered when putting up some campaign signs for a candidate on the side of a road here in Apopka once. Now you know why I didn’t participate in the Wekiva River cleanup awhile back!!! Mama Mia Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.center_img Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Mama Mia August 25, 2017 at 12:10 pm UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Mama Mia Mama Mia Please enter your name here LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply August 25, 2017 at 12:25 pm August 26, 2017 at 8:12 pm Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Public Administration & Public Works Budget HighlightsFrom Bryan NelsonOrange County Commissioner/District 2Orange County’s proposed Administrative Services budget is slightly less than last year with a few capital improvement projects planned.  Capital improvements to buildings are very vital to keep County facilities operational and safe and will continue to be a major goal of the Orange County budgeting.From the past year, Orange County has had several accomplishments. The Business Development Minority and Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Utilization program has done well over the past year. 464 prime and sub-consultant contracts have been issued for M/WBE. The county currently has a total of 429 certified M/WBE’s, 46 which are newly certified firms. 24 Educational workshops were conducted at the National Entrepreneur Center.  Orange County is excited for the completion of the Young Pine Community Park, Regional Computer Center Roof Replacement, and Corrections Staff Dining, which were some major projects from the past year. Facilities Management has maintained over 5.4 million square feet of space, completed over 42,000 work orders, and achieved a 96% on-time completion rate for 24 hours response work orders. Most spectacular, Facilities Management received a 2016 Facilities Maintenance Achievement Award from Facilities Maintenance Decisions Magazine. Orange County Fleet Management was named as 2016 Top 50 Leading Fleet by Government Fleet Magazine and FPWA. The county maintained over 1,860 rolling stock vehicles and 1,750 off-road and heavy equipment assets in the 2016 fiscal year. The Orange County Procurement department received Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award in 2016 from the National Procurement Institute.Orange County Commissioner Bryan NelsonAccomplishments in the Solid Waste department include its first-year completion of 1-1-1 automated collection service and significantly reduced landfill odors. There will be a new weekly bulk pickup service beginning on January 1, 2018. Utility services successfully maintained wastewater pump stations through Hurricane Matthew without a sanitary sewer overflow event. As noted from the J.D. Power 2017 Water Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Survey, Orange County Utility Services received the second highest overall Customer Satisfaction Index, led the nation in the Billing & Payment plus Customer Service category, and ranked second in the nation for the Price category.Additionally, the Library remodeled its fourth floor and established its Harry Potter and Summer Reading Programs. A fifth floor remodel is in the works as well as improvements to parking at the North Orange Library Branch.  The Library also received an honorable mention by the Library Journal during their annual “Library of the Year” awards. The library faces challenges in retaining part time staff, with 40% of their staff part time. There is a challenge as well in providing future branches in high growth communities like Lake None and Horizon West.The Orange County Public Works Department, during the 2016 fiscal year, maintained 2,860 miles of roadway and 1,831 retention ponds, installed 5.5 miles of new sidewalk, and maintained 604 traffic signals. 220 miles of roads were resurfaced and 110,500 traffic signs were maintained. Costs increases and growth of the county are a couple of financial impact budget challenges that face the department. The road resurfacing program will continue on a 15-year cycle. The right-of-way and retention pond mowing remains at a four to six week cycle on the 765 miles of right-of-way and 1831 ponds edges. The Pedestrian Safety Program will be continuing to conduct corridor safety audits, evaluating and redesigning high volume multi-lane intersections, and retrofitting intersections with ADA compliant ramps. Additional markings and signage as well as driver feedback signs also are continually added to increase pedestrian safety. This program helps to increase education about pedestrian safety, builds pedestrian refuge islands, evaluates lighting, and increases funding for sidewalks. In terms of the budget, the Public Works Department has proposed an operating budget of $70.3 million and a personal services budget of $34.6 million for the 2017 Fiscal Year; for the 2018 Fiscal Year, the department has proposed $35.2 for the operating and $66.7 million for personal services.Despite its accomplishments, Orange County still faces a budget challenge in regard to solid waste. The Solid Waste System is experiencing increasing operational costs, primarily due to the care of closed cells and odor control measures. To ensure the system will continue to operate efficiently, it is crucial to secure the funding needed for capital improvements for transfer stations and new cell construction. The utility services department plans to continue to promote recycling just as strongly. Bear resistant trash and recycling carts as well as water supply and conservation are other major focus areas.In the Community, Environmental, and Development Services department, new positions: Five in Building Safety, six in Parks and Recreation, two in Environmental Protection, and one in Transportation Planning. Some advanced affordable housing projects were completed this past year, such as Goldenrod Pointe and New Horizons in Apopka. Another big accomplishment is the progression of the UCF Area and Pine Hills Road Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety studies and improvements. The County is preparing for an online permitting system in the upcoming year. Overall, development activity continues to grow, which results in increased workloads. Department position requests correspond to economic recovery and new park facilities.Our employee headcount, excluding first responders, of 5,101 is the same as it was in 2006 despite a 26% increase in the population, which is a tribute to our dedicated staff. The County is working hard in evaluating the budget for the upcoming new fiscal year, and plans to deliver utmost service, safety, and sense of community to its residents and businesses. I have to wonder if the manatees could ever swim to Lake Apopka. I know that it is possible, but only if the locks are opened there at the Apopka Beauclair Canal. We used to fish right at the locks for butter cats. I think the canal may be too shallow, don’t know though. Anyway, the locks would have to be open, for that to happen for them to get into Lake Apopka. TAGSOrange County BudgetOrange County Commissioner Bryan Nelson Previous articleComing to Netflix in SeptemberNext articleFlorida Simulation Summit coming next month Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Reply last_img read more

Cameo nightclub shooting update

first_img March 26, 2017 at 3:34 pm TAGSCameo NightclubCincinnatiShooting Previous article4 Ways to Make Extra Money by Using Social MediaNext articleWhat is the Best Pizza Chain? Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Reply March 26, 2017 at 6:35 pm Mama Mia March 27, 2017 at 5:06 am 3 COMMENTS Reply Reply LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply So many shootings everywhere now days. All over the country. We were driving through Mt. Dora just a few days ago and I was looking at the town, and I told my husband that crime is everywhere and I told him just look how Mt. Dora used to be, and that hardly anything bad used to occur there but that now it is different with some really bad things happening there, and I said it used to be so safe, and a sleepy little town. He agreed with me. Just small talk. Then yesterday I read about the man who was shot in his front yard Friday, while out in his driveway working on his car by 3 men who came up, and demanded money, and when he said he didn’t have any, they demanded his wallet and wedding ring, and he refused, then there was an altercation, and they ran away, and the one with the gun, turned back and shot the man in his stomach. He managed to alert his wife, and now he is in ORMC in critical condition. Now the man was working on his car at 1:00 am, but still he had a right to work on his car without being robbed and shot. There are some sick people lurking around, just looking for someone to take advantage of, and they don’t think twice about shooting you! Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 The Anatomy of Fear center_img Dale, right now I am hearing a helicopter hovering and it sounds like it is near the 429 and 441. Do you know if there has been another wreck? Mama Mia Mama Mia Please enter your comment! That is a lot of people shot and they had police security too. Is it going to get to the point that people will have to be scanned for guns or other weapons before they are allowed to enter? I guess that would be the best thing ever but the NRA would protest that and would say that it would violate their constitutional rights, I assume. We went to a Hank Williams Jr. and David Allan Coe concert with other performers that I can’t remember now, years ago at the old T Bowl, and everyone was searched and frisked before allowed to enter, and it still got extremely rough and rowdy with fighting going on in there all day long. No weapons, no biker chains, no guns, you name it, and they still found a way to slug it out after they got boozed up. There were even women fighting too, and losing their tops, and throwing beer on each other to the delight of the men. I sure was glad there weren’t guns and weapons on those people in there! Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your name here Officials in Cincinnati held a press conference this morning and provided updated information about the shooting at the Cameo nightclub.The man shot and killed was named by police during the press conference as Obryan Spikes, age 27. At least 15 others were shot, and one of those people is in “extremely critical condition,” according to Cincinnati police Chief Eliot Isaac.The shooting occurred arround 1:30 AM this morning. Police believe that multiple people fired shots. No one has been arrested.Chief Eliot Isaac said that the initial investigation indicates that several Cincinnati area men were in a dispute, leading to the gunfire early Sunday at the Cameo club. Several people were involved.Some of the victims were taken to area hospitals via ambulance, and others arrived are there own, police said.Isaac added that hundreds of people were inside of the nightclub at the time of the shooting, and called it a “chaotic crime scene.”“Many of them fled, unfortunately. Many of the witnesses fled, but everyone that we can identify is being interviewed,” he said.Surveillance cameras were inside the club at the time of the shooting, police said.Several police officers were in the nightclub’s parking lot.  According to Isaac, Cincinnati police provide parking lot security for all establishments with liquor licenses.Of nine victims taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, police said two people are in critical condition and seven people are stable. Five of the seven stable patients are expected to be released soon.Two people were treated and released from Bethesda North Hospital, and two more are at Christ Hospital in stable condition. One person was treated and released at Mercy Anderson Hospital and another was treated and released at Mercy West Hospital. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

House in Hatsugano / Horibe Naoko Architect Office

first_imgPhotographs:  Kaori IchikawaText description provided by the architects. This lot is bordered by a road to the west and boxed in by houses to the south, north, and east. In the future, houses will also be built across the road to the west, so our main challenges were to secure adequate privacy and natural light. Save this picture!© Kaori IchikawaAs a result, we decided to design the building around a central courtyard. Although the facade appears monolithic from the street, the instant the front door is opened one is confronted by an open, light-filled courtyard. Save this picture!© Kaori IchikawaThe plan on the first and second floors allows residents to circle around the courtyard as they move from room to room, almost as if they were going for a walk within their own home.Save this picture!PlanProject gallerySee allShow less’Clear Cut’ Land Art Installation / Kjellgren Kaminsky ArchitectureArticlesGuzhen Center / Volkan AlkanogluArticles Share Japan House in Hatsugano / Horibe Naoko Architect Office Houses Architects: Horibe Naoko Architect Office Area Area of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeHoribe Naoko Architect OfficeOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKita WardHousesJapanPublished on August 17, 2011Cite: “House in Hatsugano / Horibe Naoko Architect Office” 17 Aug 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalVentilated / Double Skin FacadeSTAC BONDAssembly Systems – GluedLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemPodsTrimoModular Space SolutionsHanging LampsAxolightPendant Lights – HoopsStonesFranken-SchotterFlooring and Wall Tiles – Dietfurt LimestoneVentilated / Double Skin FacadeULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Nokia LibraryCabinetsburgbadWall Cabinet – Sys30AcousticUnika VaevAcoustics – Ecoustic® Foliar TileMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?波津住宅 / Horibe Naoko Architect Office是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Save this picture!© Kaori Ichikawa+ 18 Share Year:  “COPY” ArchDaily Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/160642/house-in-hatsugano-horibe-naoko-architect-office Clipboard House in Hatsugano / Horibe Naoko Architect OfficeSave this projectSaveHouse in Hatsugano / Horibe Naoko Architect Office ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/160642/house-in-hatsugano-horibe-naoko-architect-office Clipboard Area:  86 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs “COPY” 2010 CopyHouses•Kita Ward, Japanlast_img read more

Palmas House / DOSA STUDIO

first_imgSave this picture!© Onnis Luque+ 55Curated by Danae Santibañez Share Palmas House / DOSA STUDIO “COPY” Text description provided by the architects. Palmas House is located in Texcoco, Estado de Mexico, close to the Historic Centre polygon and next to the main avenue that connects the entire territory. The external conditions and challenges of the site are the acoustics and the congestion of traffic jams. In relation to the temperature conditions, the area has a constant warm climate during the daytime and low temperatures during night. Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueIn early 2017, the studio was appointed to design a house based on a very low budget and complicated site conditions.  The client was a young woman who approached our studio and requested to design a house for her relatives.  The entire family lived in that house for more than 40 years. Currently, in Latin America those kinds of buildings do not follow any planning regulation, therefore the existing construction did not have the right conditions of space, lighting, ventilation and privacy.The limitation on the economic resources made the project a very complex exercise. The team never compromised the economic conditions and the primary objective to improve the quality of life of Mrs Elsa and her family. The main strategy was based on the collaboration amongst Dosa Studio and three other companies, interested and committed to the purpose of the project: Novaceramic, Mezcla Brava and Probarro. These companies provided the construction materials in coordination with Dosa studio construction project. Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueThe first step was the recognition of materials, and the red brick met the necessary characteristics for the construction of this project due its materiality and sustainable characteristics. The project was based on brick dimensions in order to modulate the house, and use the exact quantity provided by our sponsors. The strategy of the selection of the material was complemented by the exploration of natural light to emphasize and provide thermal comfort to each of the areas based on the site analysis. Save this picture!© Onnis LuquePalmas House explores different layers such as light, urban context, materiality and spatial modules. The exploration of the natural light relies on a simple and an honest solution. The materiality contributes to the urban image of the Texcoco urban centre. The introverted spatial approach closes visually to the outside and resolves most of the irregular conditions of the context.Save this picture!Section 1The position of the main building the solution was based on the existing guidelines in order to contain the architectural program and provide two courtyards  that separate it from its neighbours. Each of the courtyards has their own identity and function. The first one allocates a narrow stone garden that connects the main entrance from the street. In addition, it isolates the interior visually and acoustically from the context. Finally, it reflects the harmonious relationship amongst the contrasting colours, textures, lights and shadows, provided by the big openings on the envelope of the house. Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueThe second courtyard contains the services area. Nevertheless, by keeping the same materiality, the sensations and emotions were preserved. The geometry is discovered on the streetscape views by its jagged roof in the south and north elevation. The geometry and opening on the roof constantly and uniformly illuminates the interior of the volume. The shadows are projected on the walls, traversing them and transforming during the course of the day. Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueThe spatial configuration of the house focuses on the original footprint of the previous house. The main principles of the configuration are the coexistence among users.  Therefore the ground floor allocates the public area, composed of a living room, dining room and kitchen in an open plan configuration.  Save this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!First floor planThe upper floor contains the private area, which includes three bedrooms that are connected to the interior by a corridor. The relationship to the outside is based on a projective balcony system that visually connects the rooms to the garden. The ground floor´s connectivity is developed with the introduction of commercial premises that contribute to the family economy.  Those areas completely separated to the internal functioning of the house.    Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueCasa Palmas provides a different meaning to the social and contemporary architecture of the local area. It shows the way architecture can improve life conditions through spatial experiences that must not depend on large budgets. Also, it should be linked to functional, spiritual needs and new ways of living under the idea that architecture is for everyone.Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueProject gallerySee allShow less12 Exhibition Design Projects that Show Architecture Doesn’t Have to Be Permanent to…Articles20 Finalists Announced in International Housing Competition for RussiaArchitecture News Share Mexico Manufacturers: Mezcla Brava, Novaceramic, ProBarro Photographs Palmas House / DOSA STUDIOSave this projectSavePalmas House / DOSA STUDIO Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/888688/palmas-house-dosa-studio Clipboard Projects Architects: DOSA STUDIO Area Area of this architecture project 2018 CopyHouses•Texcoco, Mexico ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/888688/palmas-house-dosa-studio Clipboard Area:  160 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  CopyAbout this officeDOSA STUDIOOfficeFollowProductsSteelBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTexcocoMexicoPublished on February 10, 2018Cite: “Palmas House / DOSA STUDIO” 10 Feb 2018. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream “COPY” ArchDaily Photographs:  Onnis Luque Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project last_img read more

Detroit activists oppose increased fracking waste

first_imgProtest against fracking waste expansion in Detroit neighborhood, May 8.Detroit residents and community activists have been organizing since last year to oppose the increased processing and dumping of hazardous and radioactive fracking waste at a US Ecology facility in their neighborhood. On May 18, members of the Coalition to Oppose the Expansion of US Ecology (COE-USE) joined with other activists at a demonstration at the main office of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department. They opposed the dumping of fracking and other industrial waste liquids into Detroit’s sewer system while also demanding a moratorium on residential water shutoffs.USE operates several hazardous waste processing facilities in Detroit. The company has requested a permit from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to increase tenfold the processing and disposal of radioactive and carcinogenic fracking waste at its US Ecology North facility, which is located in the middle of Detroit at 6520 Georgia St.At a meeting with community activists on May 11, MDEQ representatives stated that they anticipate approving the permit on Oct. 1 because what USE wants to do is legal. This is the same state agency that played a major role in poisoning the water and the people of Flint. This is the same MDEQ that has allowed southwest Detroit to be the most polluted zip code in Michigan for decades, despite strong and vigorous opposition from residents. Many Detroiters have no confidence in the MDEQ, and, in fact, accuse it of a pattern of environmental racism.The fracking waste originates in Pennsylvania and is created by the oil industry in their intense drive to extract oil and gas regardless of the adverse effects on people and the environment. Unable to dispose of this hazardous waste in Pennsylvania or nearby West Virginia and Ohio, the oil industry came to Detroit to dump its poison.The fracking waste is composed of a cocktail of poisonous “proprietary” or secret chemicals mixed with sand and water that is used to hydraulically fracture underground shale deposits containing oil and natural gas. The sand and water solution is injected into the shale under high pressure, hydraulically fracturing the rock and releasing the trapped oil and gas. The sand and water that return to the earth’s surface have picked up an unknown mixture of metals and radioactive compounds and this frack waste must be disposed of.The fracking industry is exempt from the legal requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974, due to the passage of the “Halliburton” loophole of the 2005 National Energy Act. This loophole, engineered by then Vice President Dick Cheney, exempted the oil and gas industry from environmental regulations and resulted in a huge increase in fracking and subsequent pollution of water resources wherever fracking has occurred.A ‘hazardous chemical nightmare’Currently, USE Detroit North is permitted to discharge 300,000 gallons of toxic chemicals and metals such as cadmium, cyanide and lead into the public sewer system. According to a fact sheet issued by COE-USE, “USE has not only requested … to process and store ten times this amount, they are also requesting [dumping] a nightmare of new hazardous chemicals” at the Detroit facility.The Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, in a statement issued on Sept. 11, warned: “The sheer volume of storage for new waste and the number of new chemicals proposed to be handled and stored in connection with the expansion of this facility … is staggering. Many of the hazardous waste chemicals … are known human carcinogens such as arsenic, benzene, and vinyl chloride. Others like dioxin and phthalates have potential to disrupt human hormonal processes, affect the reproductive system, and cause immune system problems. In short, the hazardous wastes accepted at this facility are the worst and most dangerous known to [humanity].”Recognizing the weaknesses of Environmental Protection Agency and MDEQ regulations, COE-USE has written a letter to Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, executive director and health officer of the Detroit Health Department, requesting that he block the requested USE permit on public health grounds. The letter, authored by Diane Weckerle, stated in part: “When I worked as a public health nurse in the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program of the Detroit Health Department, every zip code was considered high risk due to the age of the homes. And every child had an elevated lead level. The harm this causes a child’s ability to learn, their health and their behavior is well documented. We’ve learned more recently that this harm can affect DNA and future generations. The legacy of lead poisoning and the infrastructure of water pipes must also be considered before allowing more toxins into the environment.”The next demonstration in opposition to the USE expansion will take place on May 26 at 4 p.m. at the MDEQ Detroit office located at 3060 West Grand Blvd.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more