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Streamlining the cities

Streamlining the cities: Government proposals for reorganising local government in Greater London and the Metropolitan counties was a government white paper issued in 1983, by the Conservative government of ConservativeMargaret Thatcher which led to the abolition of the ConservativeMargaret ThatcherGreater London Council (GLC) and the metropolitan county councils (MCCs).The white paper argued that most local services in metropolitan county councilsGreater London and in the six metropolitan... read more

Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act

The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act is a United States law that was enacted in 1994 with the goal of lowering procurement barriers. This Act enables simplified procurement procedures where the procurement is limited, facilitates reliance of Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology, and promotes the use of fixed-price Performance Based Contracting.The law alters the United States government procurement strategy from lowest bid to best value. The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act and the... read more

Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act

The Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act () was signed into law by President Barack Obama on 21 November 2013. It transfers some authority from the Government Accountability Office to the United States Department of Labor in order to streamline the implementation and enforcement of federal contractor wage laws. Previously, the United States Department of Labor was responsible for implementing the Davis–Bacon Act, "which requires that federally-contracted workers... read more

Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2014

The Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2014 () is a bill that would require the United States Department of Energy to establish a centralized clearinghouse to disseminate information on federal programs, incentives, and mechanisms for financing energy-efficient retrofits and upgrades at schools. The bill would require the DOE to collect the data from all federal agencies and store it in one place online.The bill was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during... read more

Category:Streamliners

The term '' streamliner '' generally refers to a vehicle incorporating streamlining in a shape providing reduced streamliningair resistance . streamliningair resistanceCategory:Public transport streamliningair resistanceCategory:Public transportCategory:Vehicles by type read more

Category:WAN optimization

WAN optimization products seek to accelerate a broad range of applications accessed by distributed enterprise users via eliminating redundant transmissions, staging data in local caches, compressing and prioritizing data, and streamlining chatty protocols (e.g., CIFS). read more

Camuropiscis

''Camuropiscis'' is an extinct genus of arthrodire placoderm from the late Devonian of the Gogo Formation of Western Australia. The species of ''Camuropiscis'' had a flattened, elongated snout that may have aided in enhancing its hydrodynamic streamlining.==Etymology==''Camuropiscis'' translates as "flat-nosed fish." read more

Masatsune Ogura

was a Japanese politician and business man. In 1930 he became the president of Sumitomo Group. During his period as president the company developed into a zaibatsu. He is credited for streamlining management for the company. In 1941 he was appointed Minister of finance for the brief period between 18 July 1941 and 18 October 1941 in Fumimaro Konoe's third cabinet. read more

Ambrosini SAI.1

The Ambrosini SAI 1 was a two-seat biplane aircraft built in Italy to compete in the 1935 ''Avioraduno del Littorio'' rally. It was of conventional configuration, and featured a neatly cowled radial engine and a long canopy fairing for added streamlining.==See also==Category:Italian sport aircraft 1930–1939Category:Single-engined tractor aircraft read more

List of fastback automobiles

List of fastback automobiles includes examples of a car body style whose roofline ''slopes continuously down at the back''. It is a ''form of back for an automobile body consisting of a single convex curve from the top to the rear bumper''. This automotive design element "relates to an interest in streamlining and aerodynamics. read more

Paul Jaray

Paul Jaray (Hungarian: ''Pál Járay'', 11 March 1889–22 September 1974) was an engineer, designer, and a pioneer of automotive streamlining.==Life==Jaray, of Hungarian-Jewish descent, was born in Vienna. Jaray studied at ''Maschinenbauschule'' in Vienna and worked at the Prague Technical University as an assistant to Professor Rudolf Dörfl.Later he became the chief design engineer for the aircraft building firm Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen, designing seaplanes. From 1915 Jaray worked at Luftschiffbau... read more

European Union rapid reaction mechanism

The European Union rapid reaction mechanism (RRM) is a streamlining of existing European Union law and Framework Law regarding "the alleviation of crises, through human rights work, election monitoring, institution building, media support, border management, humanitarian missions, police training and the provision of police equipment, civil emergency assistance, rehabilitation, reconstruction, pacification, resettlement and mediation".In 2007 the RRM was replaced by the Framework LawInstrument... read more

An Act to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to modify the Pilot Project offices

The bill H.R. 767, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to modify the Pilot Project offices of the Federal Permit Streamlining Pilot Project, (; ) was a bill introduced into the United States House of Representatives in the 113th United States Congress by Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) on February 15, 2013. The bill would amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 () by expanding a pilot program dealing with accelerating and enhancing the federal oil and gas permitting process to additional offices.==Provisions/Elements... read more

Fallacosteus

''Fallacosteus turneri'' is an extinct species of arthrodire placoderm from the late Devonian of the Gogo Formation of Western Australia. As with almost all other camuropiscids, ''F. turnerae'' had an elongated snout that may have enhanced its hydrodynamic streamlining.==Etymology==The generic name translates as "deceptive bone," in reference to its extreme similarity to ''Camuropiscis''. The specific name honors Sue Turner. read more

Camuropiscidae

Camuropiscidae is a family of mostly small, bullet or spindle-shaped arthrodire placoderms from the Late Devonian. With the exception of the snub-nosed ''Simosteus'', camuropiscid placoderms are characterized by an elongated, tubular snout. The entire family is restricted to the Frasnian Gogo Reef Formation of Australia.The camuropiscids' elongated snouts and bullet-shaped bodies are thought to be adaptions for hydrodynamic streamlining. They are assumed to have been mid-water predators of shrimp-like... read more

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