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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Village Green-Lights Auto Sales At Repair Shop
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
Buffalo Grove village trustees approved a special use permit for a motor vehicle sales business at the Buffalo Grove Auto Center and Car Wash, 55 W. Dundee Rd. The auto repair facility is under new ownership and the new owner requested the ability to ...

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Auto Select in Weston expands
Wausau Daily Herald
Auto Select offers virtually every aspect of vehicle maintenance and repair, Molitor said, from basic oil changes to engine and transmission replacement. In addition to its two Weston garages, the business also has locations in Appleton, Green Bay ...

California Editorial Roundup
Macon Telegraph
At Whole Foods stores around Southern California, fancy-produce shoppers are being offered a new, drought-conscious option: "dry-farmed" tomatoes. Dry farming simply means growing vegetables without the benefit of introduced irrigation, the way that ...

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Auto repair rules near green light
A regulation that requires automakers to disclose their maintenance and repair technology information, written by several government departments including the Ministry of Transport and the National Development and Reform Commission, will be released ...

Texas Tribune

Houston Argues for Right to Regulate Pollution
Texas Tribune
Greg Abbott has stepped into the fight, submitting a brief in support of BCAA arguing that Houston's more stringent penalties could have "devastating" consequences for small businesses like dry cleaners and auto repair shops. Higgason told the court ...

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