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Body Shop Pollution

The Environmental Protection Agency produced a community information sheet about body shop pollution. This helped to lead many repair shops to start working toward becoming more environmentally friendly. Here is the sheet for you to learn from as well.

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Pollution-Related Deaths

Often we thing of being green as something that helps the enviroment be better. And this is true, but around the world pollution is not something that just causes trees to die, but real people. By choosing a green auto repair shop you might not be saving a life, but you are becoming part of the solution instead of causing just a little more damage. Science Daily has the story.

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Dirtiest Air in America, 1969

Chattanooga has fought hard over the recent years to clean the air you and I breathe every second. It has not always been that way.  The Realty Times takes a look back into the past.

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More Getting Trained with Waterborne

There are even more repair shops discovering the benefits of using waterborne paint. The company PPG Automotive Refinish says that "more than 10,000 technicians" are now trained to use waterborne paints. We here at Green Repair Now are excited about the prospect of more shops using environmentally friendly paints. Together we can increase the rate at which we decrease our CO2 emissions.

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News of Record for June 30, 2016
Union Democrat
8:22 a.m., East Sonora — Gas was siphoned out of vehicles at auto repair shops on Village Drive and on Longeway Road. 11:48 a.m., Jamestown ... 2:47 p.m., Columbia — A man on Green Street threatened to call a hit man on another man. 6:12 p.m., Sonora ...

John Duty Wins CGS Logger's Cup; Mayden And Maricle Also Pick Up Wins
Cottage Grove Sentinel
Cottage Grove, Oregon- Cottage Grove Speedway would host its biggest Late Model race of the year on Saturday June 25th in aptly named event in honor of the surrounding timber industry, the Logger's Cup. In addition to Late Models in action there were ...

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Nottestad stays hot, wins feature at Jefferson
Nottestad continued his streak of top two finishes by laying claim to the Cambridge Auto Repair and Sales 50 lap feature event last Saturday night at Jefferson Speedway. The two-time champion has finished first or second in each feature event thus far ...

VW Settlement Forces Company To Shovel Billions Into Electric Vehicle Industry
Daily Caller
“This massive financial hit won't magically make VW's troubles disappear overnight, and it still has a long road ahead to repair its reputation among car shoppers,” Jessica Caldwell, director of industry analysis for auto pricing firm Edmunds, told ...

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Recycling Today

Indian states imposing old vehicle bans
Recycling Today
SteelMint says the directives are being backed by India's National Green Tribunal and that they may ultimately spur the dismantling and recycling of several million commercial vehicles in India. ... “This conference will give an excellent opportunity ...