Green Auto Repair News

Body Shop Pollution
GreenRepairNow.com

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
GreenRepairNow.com

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
GreenRepairNow.com

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
GreenRepairNow.com

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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WMUR Manchester

Fremont police seek man who stole car inspection stickers
WMUR Manchester
Auto shops across the state say the issue of inspection sticker theft is a widespread problem. Inspection stickers cost about $40, but according to police, there is a black market for stolen ones. Surveillance footage recorded at Evenflow Auto Repair ...


Tallahassee.com

Tallahassee's Southside prepares for new vision, amenities
Tallahassee.com
The geographical area south of the Capitol is ripe for a resurgence. The stretches of South Monroe and South Adams, south of Cascades Park, now serve as home to a series of older buildings and structures, housing everything from restaurants to auto ...


MLive.com

Michigan auto repair shop is 3rd in the U.S. to gain LEED ...
MLive.com
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Richard Zaagman says he may not get a return on the money he spent to make Community Automotive Repair one of three independent ...

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Toronto Star

Racing Roundup: F1 penalties useless; Larson in NASCAR; blink and you missed IndyCar finish; news, notes, opinions ...
Toronto Star
Brandon Mowat (No.46 Target Fabrication) took the lead at the drop of the green flag in the Vanderlaan Building Products Pro Late Model main event. He used the bottom groove to protect his advantage as the first .... On the schedule, the Grisdale Late ...

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Streetsblog Los Angeles (blog)

LA Eco-Village Buying Property, Planning New Car-Free Mixed-Use
Streetsblog Los Angeles (blog)
Interested party note: I, Streetsblog Los Angeles Editor Joe Linton, live at L.A. Eco-Village and am an owner in the Urban Soil/Tierra Urban housing co-operative.

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