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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Detroit Free Press

'Dukes of Hazzard' car jumps ramp, crash lands
Detroit Free Press
A few seconds later, one of his crew waved a green flag, and the crowd cheered. The green flag meant he was safe. ... The owner of R/T Auto Repair in northeast Ohio, Kohn said he's long been a fan of the TV show. He was born just a couple of years ...

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Green card applicants happy because they feel safe
The Daily News of Newburyport
Iraqi refugees are from two groups: 1. middle-class store owners (bakers, auto repair shops, grocery stores, etc.) who helped the U.S. Army during the war, mostly as translators, and come here directly from Iraq; 2. professionals and intellectuals ...


Daily Journal

Workshop of giving: Service helps those in need with car repairs
Daily Journal
The Center Grove area shop, a ministry of Stones Crossing Church, provides automotive repair and maintenance to people who otherwise couldn't afford taking their car to the shop. ... Green suggested that it would be an ideal home for the auto ministry.


The Seattle Times

Plant Amnesty founder Cass Turnbull, author and lover of open ...
The Seattle Times
Cass Turnbull, founder of Plant Amnesty and protector of Seattle's trees and green spaces, died from a heart attack Jan. 26 while on vacation in Hawaii. She was ...

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Autoweek

VW 3.0-liter diesel buyback and repair program gets preliminary approval
Autoweek
A U.S. federal district court has given the 3.0-liter diesel buyback, compensation and repair settlement preliminary approval, bringing the owners of some 80,000 Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche models closer to a resolution. The preliminary approval is ...