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Professor drives 2,582 miles on just over two gallons of gas

Professor drives 2,582 miles on just over two gallons of gas

Thatcher Michelsen March 13, 2012 0

Cliff Ricketts far surpassed his goal of needing 10 gallons of gasoline or less to make the trip

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Turning non-recyclable industrial scraps into fuel

Turning non-recyclable industrial scraps into fuel

Thatcher Michelsen March 12, 2012 0

Factories waste enormous amounts of non-recyclable material each day.

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Clean Energy Standard another step towards a greener America

Clean Energy Standard another step towards a greener America

Thatcher Michelsen March 8, 2012 0

The Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 was introduced by Senator Jeff Bingaman on March

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Green gadgets to look for from CES 2012

Green gadgets to look for from CES 2012

Thatcher Michelsen March 7, 2012 0

The annual CES in Las Vegas attracts audiences from all over that want to see the latest technology and gadget innovations

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Upcycling opening doors for new green businesses

Upcycling opening doors for new green businesses

Thatcher Michelsen March 6, 2012 0

While recycling is a great way to reuse a material, the process of breaking it down requires a lot of energy

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UPitt student develops electric-powered bike

UPitt student develops electric-powered bike

Thatcher Michelsen March 5, 2012 0

With its innovative design, the PEV0 can drive more than 100 miles for just 25 cents worth of electricity

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Two coal-fire power plants in Chicago ordered to shut down

Two coal-fire power plants in Chicago ordered to shut down

Thatcher Michelsen March 1, 2012 0

This week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel ordered that both plants shut down in the next two years.

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