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China Shuts Solar Panel Factory After Anti-Pollution Protests

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Chinese authorities have temporarily suspended production at the Zhejiang JinkoSolar Company factory that makes solar panels in eastern China following protests by local residents who blame the plant for fouling the local air and water with pollution, a government Web site reported on Monday. Since last Thursday, the Zhejiang JinkoSolar Company factory has drawn hundreds …

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Skippy Peanut Butter Recall Issued March 4, 2011

Skippy peanut butter recall, and Skippy’s manufacturer, Unilever United States, Inc. announced on March 4, 2011 that it was issuing a limited recall of Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread, because it may have been contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and …

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Koch Brothers, Err Heartland Inst. 6th Annual Conf. for Climate Change Deniers

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The sixth annual international conference of climate change deniers, brought to you by the Koch Brothers, commonly referred to as the Heartland Institute convened Thursday at the Washington Marriot Wardman Park Hotel. There were featured presentations from the likes of Patrick Michaels, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, which is a so called ‘green …

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Hungary Toxic Sludge Leak May Reach Vital Danube River

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Hungary toxic sludge leak, the largest chemical disaster in Hungary’s recorded history killing at least four people and swept over entire villages as authorities and environmentalists are worried the the sludge may reach Europe’s vital waterway, the Danube River. The red poisonous substance has covered streets, fields and meadows near the Ajkai Timfoldgyar plant in …

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f’real foods Expands Voluntary Recall Of Strawberry Banana Smoothies Due To Potential Peanut Content

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PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE ITEM FOR CONSUMER INFORMATION AND ISSUED FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 11, 2011 – f’real® foods announced today that it has expanded its voluntary recall of f’real® Strawberry Banana Smoothies (Lot # 06/21/2012) produced at Smith Dairy Products Company in Orrville, Ohio. The expansion to additional states is due to customer input …

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Greenwashing A Real Definition

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Greenwashing is a relatively new term, and most of you have probably heard of the term whitewashing, in which something unpleasant is covered up by concealing the true facts. Greenwashing refers to a type of cover-up as well. Companies that make claims to be environmentally friendly and eco-conscious, but whose practices are actually not environmentally …

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Renewable energy company to build in eastern Colorado

Renewable energy company to build in eastern Colorado Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), which develops and constructs renewable energy projects, executed a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Public Service Company of Colorado on March 29. Read more on Parker Chronicle

Computer Recycling Centers – How to Find Responsible Electronics Recycling Companies

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Computer Recycling Centers – How to Find Responsible Electronics Recycling Companies <!– @page { margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } A:link { so-language: zxx } –> Not long ago, CBS’ “60 Minutes” program broadcast a story on e-waste and global dumping. The reporters followed a trail of electronic recycling items from a Denver-based …

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Easy Ways to Set Up a Recycling Scheme at Work

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Easy Ways to Set Up a Recycling Scheme at Work, as we know the office can be a wasteful place. Paper, plastic water bottles, defunct office equipment, toner cartridges, pens, and so on, float around and often end up getting discarded. This kind of waste in the workplace is of growing concern. Setting up a …

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