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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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Amber Alert canceled after 3rd day of search for missing baby
Journal and Courier
A half-block south of the center of the search area, Dan Segner was standing on Friday outside an auto repair shop building and storage lot he owns. Segner said he was ... About 45 IMPD recruits in bright green vests joined the search. IMPD spokesman Sgt.

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New York Times
Ukraine Rebels Push Toward Strategic Southeast Seaport
New York Times
“Now we are fighting for all of southeastern Ukraine, for Novorossiya, which was historically a Russian province,” said Svet, interviewed outside an auto repair shop where he had set up a command post. While local pro-Russian militiamen manned ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Art on the (Green) Line: Community trying to make a connection
Minneapolis Star Tribune
It's a multicultural, multiethnic mix of young and old in myriad enterprises — recording-arts high school, steakhouse, hair salon, mortuary, bar, auto repair shop, arcade, secondhand store — that reflects the avenue's gritty reality and latent ...

Rushville will rededicate its special ballpark Sunday
Lincoln Journal Star
Heiser was hoping Gottschalk could help provide $3,000 to repair some of the rotting wood and buy some more bright green paint to help bring the grandstand back to life. Gottschalk had other ideas. He told Heiser he'd ... The ballpark got its start in ...

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Morning roundup: News from around the state on Aug. 28
Aiken Standard
A report from the Sheriff's Office said investigators found animal feces, urine, medicine bottles and unsecured guns in the house. The report said that six of the kids were playing in an above-ground pool that was green with algae because it had not ...

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