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AMERICAN COMPANY TO INSTALL FACILITY IN CANDIOTA

AMERICAN COMPANY TO INSTALL FACILITY IN CANDIOTA Source: Jornal MINUANO, Brazil. Edition of June 5th, 2015. By Melissa Louçan. Open Translation by TransGas Development Brazil. Chief Executive of TransGas Development Systems responded to an interview request by the MINUANO. The installation of a new industrial facility in the region was announced in March. The American [...]

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BEFORE FUEL, COAL NOW BECOMES FERTILIZERS

BEFORE FUEL, COAL NOW BECOMES FERTILIZERS Source: Folha de São Paulo, Brazil. Edition of September 6th, 2014. By Machado da Costa. Open Translation by TransGas Development Brazil. TransGas and ThyssenKrupp will extract gas from coal and then produce fertilizers. A new technology for Brazil that can cut imports by 10 per cent, explain executives. TransGas, [...]

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Coal-to-liquids’ prospects dim, but boosters won’t say die

ALTERNATIVE FUELS Coal-to-liquids' prospects dim, but boosters won't say die Manuel Quinones, E&E reporter Greenwire: Friday, May 17, 2013 WHARNCLIFFE, W.Va. -- It's been two years since Sen. Joe Manchin (D) and other West Virginia politicians gathered near here to break ground for and sing the praises of what they said would be the first [...]

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BROOKLYN POWER PLAY

BROOKLYN POWER PLAY By Adam Brodsky May 1, 2005 | 4:00am ADAM Victor is at it again. Victor, you might recall, is the wacky (if brilliant) gadfly who offered the MTA $1 billion for the West Side stadium site – more than both of the other two bidders, the Jets and Cablevision. This time, he’s sticking his nose in another [...]

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CAN YOU SPOT THE POWER PLANT?

CAN YOU SPOT THE POWER PLANT? By Adam Brodsky August 1, 2004 | 4:00am AT the end of the day, it wouldn’t matter if Adam Victor’s plan could cure cancer, wipe out terrorism and eliminate poverty. It can’t, of course. But it can help clean the city’s air. And remove acres of contaminated soil. And turn a grungy industrial [...]

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MIKE’S POWER FIBS

MIKE’S POWER FIBS By Adam Brodsky December 12, 2004 | 5:00am Adam Victor is angry with the Bloomberg folks. Not merely because they’re blocking his effort to build a power plant at the Bayside Fuel Depot in Brooklyn. But also because of the shabby way they’ve treated him and his company, TransGas Energy. Victor’s story may be the [...]

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Power-Plant Hungry

Power-Plant Hungry The energy mogul who wants to stop high-rises in Williamsburg and Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff. By Greg Sargent (Photo: Todd Selby) Adam Victor really dislikes Dan Doctoroff. A lot. Doctoroff didn’t take the TransGas CEO’s last-minute $700 million West Side bid seriously. And he has long blocked Victor’s plans for a power plant on [...]

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Suit Offers a Peek at the Practice of Inflating a Legal Bill

Suit Offers a Peek at the Practice of Inflating a Legal Bill BY PETER LATTMAN MARCH 25, 2013 3:36 PM March 25, 2013 3:36 pm Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times Adam Victor, chief executive of TransGas Development Systems, said of his bills from DLA Piper, “I’m going to keep on fighting.” 8:52 p.m. | Updated They were lawyers [...]

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E-Mails Attached to Court Filing on Law Firm Billing

E-Mails Attached to Court Filing on Law Firm Billing E-mails that emerged in a fee dispute offer a rare window into the thorny issue of law firm billing. Legal-ethics scholars say the evidence would likely buttress a perception held by many clients that law firms inflate bills by performing superfluous tasks and over-staffing assignments. [...]

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New Claims Arise From DLA Piper Billing Controversy

New Claims Arise From DLA Piper Billing Controversy Photo by Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg      By Casey Sullivan - Big Law Business March 28, 2016 In 2013, several former DLA Piper attorneys made national headlines after a fee dispute with a former client escalated to a lawsuit. Emails attached to the suit showed then-DLA Piper attorneys speaking about racking up billable hours on a [...]

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