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COMPANIES ARE GOING SOCIAL TO INSPIRE RECYCLING INITIATIVES

The waste stream generated by modern lifestyles includes food, electronics, plastics, and paper, as well as industrial waste and hazardous materials. Whether it’s produced by households in your neighborhood or by the manufacturer in the next town, it’s regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency through the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act The EPA advises that More Info »

Second Solar Group Seeks Probes After Arizona Republic Reveals APS Lies

SECOND SOLAR GROUP SEEKS PROBES AFTER ARIZONA REPUBLIC REVEALS LIES

Lies May Have Violated State Statute (PHOENIX) On Sunday, an Arizona Republic investigation revealed the utility monopoly APS repeatedly lied about funneling money to political organizations to attack solar customers.  On Tuesday, AriSEIA, a leading Arizona solar organization, called for the Arizona Corporation Commission to investigate whether ratepayer funds were funneled in this political scheme. Today, More Info »

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AUTO POLLUTION KILLS MORE PEOPLE THAN AUTO COLLISIONS DO, RESEARCH SAYS

Automobile pollution kills more people than automobile collisions do. That’s the rather blunt way of wording the recent findings of a study on the subject done by researchers at MIT. To word it another way — a notably greater number of annual premature deaths in the US can be attributed to automobile pollution than can More Info »

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INNOVATIONS THAT COULD MAKE US GREENER DRIVERS

With rising prices in a changeable economy, today’s eco-conscious drivers want to save money while lowering their carbon footprint. They look for alternatives to expensive and unsustainable gasoline-fueled transportation. The auto industry is in the process of making that happen. What’s New or on the Horizon? There’s a variety of interesting news for eco-conscious drivers More Info »

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DOES A DECADE MAKE A DIFFERENCE? THE DEBATE TO BRING ENERGY DEREGULATION BACK TO CALIFORNIA

It’s been more than a decade since California deregulated the energy industry, but a recent settlement with a major Canadian power company has just been reached to refund $750 million dollars to California residents who were drastically overcharged during the energy , notes the Los Angeles Times. What started as an attempt to bring in More Info »

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Michael Chagala, of Sullivan Solar, named Information Technology Executive Officer of the Year

(The following article is an April 5, 2013, news release from Sulllivan Solar; image credit Sullivan Solar ) San Diego Business Journal Honors IT Director, Michael Chagala at Prestigious Awards (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) April 5, 2013 – Sullivan Solar Power announced the firm’s Information Technology Director, Michael Chagala, as a finalist of San Diego Business Journal’s More Info »