Green Auto Repair News

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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$34755 returned to North Country residents who complained of auto dealer fraud ...
North Country Now
Deal only with a registered shop. Make sure there's a green and white "Registered State of New York Motor Vehicle Repair Shop" sign outside the shop and a valid DMV registration certificate inside. • Verify that the business is registered with DMV by ...

Holiday travel on the rise
The traditional Thanksgiving holiday travel period lasts from 12:01 a.m. Wednesday to 11:59 p.m. Sunday. “The reason we believe more people will travel is because of the cheaper gas prices,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman of AAA — The Auto Club Group.

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New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Craig Allen says: Thank You for Everything, Jim Gearhart!
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
At the height of the “Batman” and “Green Hornet” TV craze, Jim called an auto repair garage, wanting to pick up his car. Which car is it, mechanic asks. Jim goes on to describe the Green Hornet's “Black Beauty,” and adds that the car might have “a few ...

Busch's Xfinity Series romp made for boring race
The Times Herald
Today the Snap-on Sportsman cars will compete in a 50-lap main event, the Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars will battle in a 30-lapper and the O'Shea's Auto Repair Factory Stocks and the Green Monster Insulation 4 Cylinder Stocks will each ...

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Council upholds license approvals for Osiris pot grow
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
The last of a series of marijuana business applications to go through the former city of Glenwood Springs licensing review process before new rules were enacted this summer got the green light to proceed from City Council Thursday night. Council voted ...

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