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.

Read the Report from the EPA (pdf)...

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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WAPT Jackson

2 injured in shooting at Jackson auto repair shop
WAPT Jackson
Shots were fired between Ade Olagbegi, 36, and business owner Ketra Johnson, 42, police said. Johnson was shot once in the left ear, with the bullet lodging in his jaw, Green said. Olagbegi was shot once in each leg. Green said both men were taken to ...
Shootout at car repair shop; 1 shot in head, 1 shot in legsWJTV
Jackson auto repair dispute results in shootingJackson Clarion Ledger
Owner of car repair shop critical after shoot out with customerWDAM-TV

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Chicago Tribune

Legacy of local racing legend Cliff Woodbury lives on in restored Indy car
Chicago Tribune
A passionate racer and dedicated craftsman, Woodbury opened an auto repair shop in Chicago at the end of a career that spanned hundreds of races on surfaces that included brick, dirt and pine boards. It was a crash on the Altoona Speedway's wood track ...


The Village Green

Maplewood Mayor Addresses Concerns About 24-Hour Gas on Springfield Ave
The Village Green
This would ensure that gas stations and auto repair shops would only be allowed to open up shop in those HBZ-designated areas. Ordinance 2794-15, defining a convenience store with a fueling station, allowing a convenience store with a fueling station ...


Bloomington Pantagraph

The 2015 Readers' Choice winners
Bloomington Pantagraph
Best Auto Repair Shop: Kurt's Auto Body Repair. Runners up: Davis Tire & Auto, R & R Certified Automotive. Best Oil Change ... Runners up: Go Green Commercial Cleaning, Merry Maids. Best Home Improvement Store: Menards. Runners up: Lowe's Home ...


Petoskey News-Review

How good a deal? Experts urge due diligence with private used car sales
Petoskey News-Review
In contacting a sampling of Petoskey-area auto repair shops, a reporter found several willing to provide such inspections at nominal — roughly $40 for a basic review at a couple of locations — or no charge, and that these can typically be completed ...

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