The Titiokura/Te Waka Wind Farm is a proposed wind farm project planned by Unison Networks and Roaring 40s, but now by Meridian Energy. The planned site is adjacent to SH5 in the Te Pohue - Titiokura area, 35 km west of Napier, New Zealand. Construction of Stage 1 is expected to begin in 2020. Stage 1 of the project, gained resource consents in 2006 after an Environment Court appeal; this stage is for 15 wind turbines, producing up to 45 MW. Stage 2, Te Waka, was to have a capacity of up to 102 MW from 34 turbines; the Environment Court declined this application, after the hearing was held in December 2008. A revised proposal was prepared, this was declined by the Environment Court in February 2009. Early stages of the consent process were administered by the Hastings District Council and the Hawke's Bay Regional Council. Both stages of the wind farm were opposed by local iwi, Ngati Hineuru and Maungaharuru-Tangitu Society; the consents for Stage 1 of the project were purchased by Meridian Energy in 2010.
In August 2019 Meridian sought interest from potential contractors for the wind farm's construction. Construction is expected to begin in 2020. Wind power in New Zealand Electricity sector in New Zealand
John C. Goss has lived most of his life in the Asia/Pacific region, he received his MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 1984 and his BFA summa cum laude from Northern Illinois University in 1981. He studied at the University of California, San Diego from 1981-1982. In 1989 he received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and was nominated for the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts in 1998, his video and photographic works have been exhibited around the world, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the American Film Institute, Hirschorn Museum, the Berlin Film Festival, Pacific Film Archive, Walker Arts Center, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Hong Kong Arts Centre, International Center of Photography, The National Gallery of Canada, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institut d'Estudis Nord-Americans Barcelona, Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Yale universities. Reviews of his work have appeared in October, Camera Obscura, Jump Cut, Artweek and the New Art Examiner; as a designer Goss created concert tour effects for Neil Diamond, George Michael, Deep Purple and Rush.
In the late 1980s/early 1990s Goss was a member of a Los Angeles-based collective of artists who created performance components for various ACT UP demonstrations and HIV/AIDS awareness events in Los Angeles and Chicago. The collective changed names for each event and was variously known as Bad Seed, The Altared Boys, Stiff Sheets and Fags in Flags. In 1992 he produced a documentary and music video on AIDs/HIV educational efforts in Bangkok, Thailand. In 1994, Goss and partners opened Utopia, in Bangkok. In 1995 he created the Internet's first Asian gay and lesbian resource portal, his photographs appeared in Very Thai. In the summer of 2007 he worked in Hollywood as Production Designer, Art Director, Director of Concept Design for the motion picture Red Velvet, he did digital animation and 2nd unit direction for the film. In 2010, Goss moved to California where he opened a gallery, Swank Modern Design. Swank Modern's inaugural exhibition, The Sensual World, featured photographs by Goss shot in Thailand, Sri Lanka and Cambodia.
In Sep, 2013, Goss married Amarin Ratanarat, his longtime partner since 1996.'Sacred Asia', Fah Thai, Nov-Dec, 2006, pages 74–82. October, number 43, Winter, 1987'Irony and Dissembling: Queer Tactics for Experimental Documentary' by Kathleen McHugh, Between the Sheets, in the Streets: Queer and Gay Documentary, 1997'The Sissy Boy, the Fat Ladies and the Dykes' by Alexander Doty, Camera Obscura, number 25-26, page 125'Wild Life: Collaborative Process and Gay Identity' by Gabriel Gomez, Jump Cut, number 37, pages 82–87'Entropy, History and Speeding Cars' by Erika Suderburg, Los Angeles, Editions Autrement, Paris, 1993'Life in the Media World' by Greg Schneider, Volume 22, number 17, May 2, 1991, page 17'Youthful Persuasions: John Goss Speaks Out' by Gabriel Gomez, Afterimage. Nov 1990, page 9'John Goss: Forbidden Planet' by Lance Carlson, High Performance, Summer 1990, page 61'Performance Art as Political Activism' by Lance Carlson, Artweek Focus, May 3, 1990, page 23'Sex and Technology' by Jacki Apple, Mar 15, 1990, page 17'Virtual Art, Virtual Fun' by Jan Breslauer, LA Weekly, Jul 21-Jul 27, 1989, page 39'Funhouse Explores Mortal Passageways' by Zan Dubin, Los Angeles Times, Sun, July 9, 1989'John Goss/John Greyson' by Jamitre Trott, New Art Examiner, Dec, 1987.
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The Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 137 are Pennsylvania State Game Lands in Armstrong County in Pennsylvania in the United States providing hunting, bird watching, other activities. SGL 137 consists of a single parcel located in Mahoning Township, it lies in the watershed of Redbank Creek and Mahoning Creek, both draining to the Allegheny River, part of the Ohio River watershed. Nearby communities include the boroughs of New Bethlehem and South Bethlehem and the populated places Climax, Cottage Hill, Fairmount City, Saint Charles; the highway carrying Pennsylvania Route 28 and Pennsylvania Route 66 passes through the Game Lands, Pennsylvania Route 861 runs north of the Game Lands. SGL 137 was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on 2 August 1979 as identification number 1188446, its elevation is listed as 1,384 feet. Elevations range from 1,120 feet to 1,591 feet, it consists of 1,134.79 acres in one parcel. Hunting and furtaking species include bear, Coyote, Gray fox, Red fox, mink, Raccoon and turkey.
The habitat management goal of SGL 137 is to favor requirements for deer and grouse, which coincides with the non-game focus for aspen stands, interior forest conditions as well as forested riparian areas. Pennsylvania State Game Lands Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 105 located in Armstrong County Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 247 located in Armstrong County Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 259 located in Armstrong County Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 287 located in Armstrong County
The Genesis G70 is a 4-door compact executive sedan manufactured by the Korean luxury automaker Genesis, a subsidiary of Hyundai. As an all-new nameplate, the G70 debuted on September 15, 2017, at a global launch event in Seoul's Olympic Park; the G70 is Genesis Motor's third model and was designed to compete with vehicles such as the Jaguar XE, the Alfa Romeo Giulia, the Volvo S60, the Audi A4, the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Infiniti Q50. The Genesis G70 was named the 2019 North American Car of the Year; the Genesis G70 was under development for several years and was previewed by the Genesis New York Concept shown at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. The design was penned by German auto designer Peter Schreyer, responsible for designing the related Kia Stinger. Development of the G70 took place at Hyundai Namyang R&D Center in South Korea; the exterior design shares cues from the other two Genesis models, the G80 and G90. The grille features Genesis' corporate design, with functional air intakes along the bottom and side.
The LED headlights operate with separate daytime running lights. The rear has an athletic stance framed by LED dual-exhausts; the interior's center console is angled towards the driver and is composed of soft-touch plastics and real metal accents. The layout has three large knobs for the climate controls, an 8-inch touch screen, a small electronic shifter. Technology features include a 15-speaker Lexicon audio system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a heads-up display; the Genesis G70 is offered with a 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 252 hp and 260 lb⋅ft of torque, a 3.3 liter twin-turbocharged V-6 engine with 365 hp and 376 lb⋅ft of torque, a 2.2 liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine with 199 hp and 325 lb⋅ft of torque. Genesis estimates that acceleration from 0-62 mph will take 4.7 seconds with the 3.3 liter V-6. The transmission is either an 8-speed automatic or a 6-speed manual, only available on the 2.0 liter 4-cylinder model. Buyers are able to choose between rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, with the manual transmission coming only with rear-wheel drive.
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A mass shooting occurred near and in Nakhon Ratchasima, colloquially known as Korat, between 8 and 9 February 2020. A soldier of the Royal Thai Army killed 29 people and wounded 58 others before he was shot and killed; the attack began when the perpetrator shot and killed his commanding officer and two others at Surathamphithak Military Camp, the base where he was stationed. The perpetrator stole military weapons and a Humvee and drove to the Terminal 21 Korat shopping mall, which had a large number of shoppers due to the public holiday Magha Puja, where he opened fire on shoppers. On the way he fired at several people on the road and at Wat Pa Sattha Ruam, a Buddhist temple. During the attack, the perpetrator shared a live stream on his Facebook account, it is the deadliest mass shooting in Thailand's history. The shooting began at about 15:30 local time on 8 February 2020 at a house, where the gunman arrived to discuss a property dispute with his commander, Colonel Anantharot Krasae; the gunman stole his weapon and shot him dead.
He shot and killed the commander's mother-in-law. Afterwards, the gunman went to the Surathamphitak army base where he worked and raided the camp, stealing from a guard post and the camp armories two Type 11 assault rifles, an M60 machine gun as well as 776 rounds of ammunition, killing a soldier in the process, he stole a Humvee and wounded the driver. The gunman opened fire on two police officers and two civilians, wounding them; the officers backs. After escaping, the gunman started shooting in the street: he stopped outside Wat Pa Sattha Ruam, a Buddhist temple, killed eight civilians and a police officer, he arrived at the Terminal 21 Korat shopping mall in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima. At that point he left the vehicle and began shooting indiscriminately at people outside the mall, before detonating a gas cylinder, killing 12 civilians, he entered the mall, killing two people and taking sixteen hostages inside the mall on the fourth floor. The gunman live-streamed on Facebook Live during the siege and shared photos and memes on his profile page, although his account was taken down by Facebook.
Police officers and soldiers stormed the mall and demanded the gunman's surrender, to which he responded by opening fire, killing two policemen and a soldier and wounding at least three others. He remained inside for several hours, during which his mother was brought by authorities to try to convince him to surrender. On 9 February, at 09:13 local time, police announced that they had killed the gunman. Sergeant Major 1st Class Jakrapanth Thomma, age 31, was born in Chaiyaphum Province, he was stationed at the Surathamphithak Military Base. He received training as a non-commissioned officer and was an expert marksman; the shooter's acquaintances said he was upset over being cheated out of a property deal and not being given back his money by his commanding officer, Colonel Anantharot Krasae, Krasae's mother-in-law, who were both shot dead. During the livestreaming of the shooting the gunman shouted, "Rich from cheating and taking advantage of people... Do they think they can take money to spend in hell?"
The perpetrator posted on social media during his attack. He had posted a picture of a pistol and bullets, captioned "It is time to get excited," and "Nobody can avoid death." Facebook responded by issuing a statement condemning the attack. The events of the shooting were covered as live broadcasts near the scene by Thai broadcasters, which received public and governmental criticism for providing the gunman with information about the movements of authorities intervening at the scene. Thailand's broadcast regulator, the NBTC, have called a meeting with representatives of television stations for discussion of their live broadcasts of the siege. NBTC secretary-general Takorn Tanthasit stated he ordered all TV stations to stop live broadcasting the situation and any other information that could have impeded the actions of authorities from intervening, had issued warnings that were ignored by some stations, which he implied will lead to disciplinary action; the hashtags #แบนช่องone, #แบนไทยรัฐ and #สื่อไร้จรรยาบรรณ trended on Twitter in Thailand in response to the media's live coverage.
In the aftermath, the military co-run government was a target of anger, with the hashtags "Reform the Military" and "Prayuth RIP" trending on Twitter. In particular, it was criticized for being unable to prevent one of its own soldiers from stealing weapons and committing the shootings, contrasting with its strong control of politics and the economy. In January 2020, General Apirat Kongsompong lauded new laws intended to make it more difficult for ill-intentioned people to steal weapons from the military. Crime in Thailand List of massacres in Thailand Live streaming crime
A facility information model is an information model of an individual facility, integrated with data and documents about the facility. The facility can be any large facility, designed, fabricated and installed, operated and modified; the difference with a product model is that a product model is a model about a kind of product expressed as a data structure, whereas a facility information model is an integration of 1000–10,000 components and their properties and relations and 10,000–50,000 documents. A facility information model is intended for users that search for data and documents about the components of the facility and their operation. A Facility Information Model can be an instantiation of a fixed data model or it can be expressed in a flexible modeling language such as Gellish English. A facility information model about a plant, a building, etc. is called a Plant Information Model, a Building Information Model, etc. A Facility Information Model can be created according to various modeling methods.
For example, the Gellish Modeling Method enables to model it in a system-independent and computer-interpretable way. This means that the model can be imported and managed in any system, able to read Gellish English expressions. A facility information model is in principle system independent and only deals with data and document content. A Facility Information Model consists of at least the following sections: 1. A Facility Model, which may include processes and activities 2. A Documents and Data sets section 3. An electronic Common Dictionary And also: 4. Requirements Models The Facility Model A Facility Model describes a facility in a breakdown structure that specifies a decomposition hierarchy of the facility. For example, the facility may be decomposed in sections, whereas each section is decomposed in units and utility systems, which are further decomposed in equipment systems, control loops, sub-systems, which are decomposed in pieces of equipment, building components, etc. as far as required.
The Facility Model consists of the facts that are expressed as relations between the components and their properties and relations to other'objects'. That data reflects its operation and its properties. Documents and data sets section Another section of the Facility Information Model consists of documents and data sets in various formats; each of those documents and data sets is related to the element in the facility model about which the document or data set contains information. Electronic Common Dictionary Each facility model component, activity as well as each document and data set shall be defined; this is done by classification. The classes that classify the objects are defined in an electronic Common Dictionary. To ensure consistency and communication between systems and other parties that dictionary is an integral part of every Facility Information Model. Requirements Models The quality of a Facility Information Model is determined by its completeness, consistency, up-to-dateness and accessibility.
To measure that quality it is necessary to define requirements. This is preferably done in a computer interpretable way; these requirements and standard specifications have the nature of relations between kinds of things. A facility information model can be implemented in various ways; the essence is that the user of a system by which the data and documents are accessed should experience it as one integrated system. The system may be constructed such that the documents are stored in a simple directory or such that they are stored in a separate document management system and the data are stored in one or more databases. Important kinds of systems in which Facility Information Models will most be implemented are document-oriented systems, such as Electronic Document Management Systems, Content Management Systems or Enterprise Content Management Systems. Another kind of systems in which facility information models may be implemented are more data-oriented systems, such as Product Data Management Systems and Product lifecycle management systems.
Examples of some of the Facility information models include Inc.. MYBOS, ServiceChannel, AwareManager, OfficeSpace Software, eSSETS, faciliCAD, VAR facility management solutions and SKYSITE