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Environmental groups are raisisng a stink over those nice-smelling air fresheners. Today Walgreen's announced it will pull some air freshener products off their shelves.
A piece of Ecotimber's antique yellow pine.The company's not new, but it's got a new financial outlook.
There's another attempt by an observer to capture the essence, the source, of Silicon Valley's success at chruning out new, and sometimes successful ideas. his one happens to be from an East Coast newspaper.
The Kansas state denial of a permit to build another coal-burning power plant will not get repeated in Ohio. Ohio's state EPA boss says he'll not rule out another coal plant because of CO2 even though any coal plant produces large amounts of CO2 emissions.
The big auto show in Detroit is now open to reporters so the big announcements and the hoopla have begun. There are moves toward greener cars, and there are moves to just make more money.
There're actually a few problems technology can handle. And I think I've run across one recently.
Courtesy: LehrThe folks at Lehr say they have a better idea for many of your home machines: lawn mower, wire trimmer (turns out "weed whacker" is a copyrighted name for Kenmore;s wire trimmer), leaf blowers, etc. Lehr is going to be selling those items powered with propane rather than gasoline.
The chorus of disagreement in Washington over a measly 25-billion dollars is something to behold. For the record that's less than 4% of the money that's been earmarked by the federal government to save the banks, insurance companies, the mortgage mills and other big-spenders on Wall Street and their Washington lobbying arms.
I mean what'll be profitable, that kind of green. The Wall Streeters and those with money to invest are already gaming what sectors of the American economy look to benefit from the shift in the political winds.