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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Wisconsin's 8 congressional races in a glance
Kansas City Star
Gwen Moore, a Milwaukee Democrat first elected in 2004, has another rematch against Republican Dan Sebring, a Milwaukee auto repair shop owner whom Moore defeated in three previous elections. District 5: U.S. Rep. James Sensenbrenner, a ...

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Wisconsin US House candidate biographies
Kansas City Star
CAREER — Owns an auto repair shop. Served as chief of Naval Operations Intelligence Staff during the Reagan administration. PERSONAL — No information provided. ---. District 5. NAME — F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. PARTY — Republican. AGE — 71.

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Capitals forward Jay Beagle visits his dad's auto shop in Calgary
Washington Post
CALGARY — Jay Beagle entered the auto repair shop through the rear entrance, because growing up inside this garage meant never using the front. He opened the brown door labeled “No. 15,” another anonymous building along the bumpy back road lined with ...

Saturday Law Log 10-25
Asheboro Courier Tribune
Oct. 12: An employee of Green Lines Transportation, U.S. 311, Randleman, reported the theft of 12 quality Alliance brand 12-volt deep cycle truck batteries from a vehicle in the parking lot of the business. The batteries were valued at $3,600. * Oct ...

The Jersey Journal -
Jersey City gets $5 million in state funds for Berry Lane Park
The Jersey Journal -
The city is also utilizing $1.3 million of Green Acres funding to acquire the final parcels of land for the park, which is being built upon former rail yards, junkyards, auto repair shops, industrial facilities and warehouses. So far, the city has ...