Taco Bell Wants to Recycle Your Old Fire Sauce Packets

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 20:25:19 +0000

Taco Bell has set aside millions of dollars to make sure those little Mild, Hot, and Fire (and, sometimes, Diablo) sauce packets you get with your takeout order don’t end up in landfills.

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Tesla Is Slowly Cutting Into Pharmaceutical & Health Insurance Costs

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 03:50:16 +0000

There are so many industries that Tesla is affecting — threatening even. There are a couple that don’t get much thought or attention, though. Although Tesla doesn’t make medicines or cure diseases, it is also having a growing effect on the pharmaceutical industry and the health insurance industry here in America. Dementia & Air Pollution […]

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One Way That Pollution Drives Inequity, & How CleanTech Solves This

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 16:10:11 +0000

It seems to be a common theme. Go to a city’s east end, and those are where the “bad neighborhoods” are. I grew up near El Paso, Texas, and the west side was where the rich people lived, and the closer parts of the east side (now called central) are full of poverty. The big […]

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“Zero Now Fund” Powers Electric Trucks In Chicago, San Diego, & San Jose

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 13:35:11 +0000

A bold new program is accelerating the transition to zero-emissions trucks.

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India Says No To Tesla’s Request For Lower EV Import Duties

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 19:09:34 +0000

In a move that makes it seem as if India is changing its mind on having Tesla expand there, India’s government rejected Tesla’s appeal to lower EV import taxes. The government also seemed to diss Elon Musk’s idea of having a local plant in India after it starts selling EVs imported from overseas. Junior Minister […]

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Time To Turn Off The Engine

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 22:12:40 +0000

The momentum is building in Australia for anti-idling zones around schools. The UK and Southern California have already brought in bans for ICE cars idling in drop-off zones. Research study after research study is showing the damage that diesel and petrol exhaust do to young, developing lungs. Not to mention that air pollution contributes to […]

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TikTokers Expose Horrors of Florida’s Choice to Dump Toxic Wastewater into Tampa Bay

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 13:38:53 +0000

I’m an avid user of TikTok and often find interesting things, funny things, and sometimes even topics to write about for CleanTechnica there. This past week I found a few videos from folks in Tampa Bay on my For You Page (FYP), which is the app’s version of a home feed area where the algorithm […]

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EPA Will Strengthen Limits on Wastewater Pollution from Coal-Fired Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 16:28:52 +0000

The post EPA Will Strengthen Limits on Wastewater Pollution from Coal-Fired Plants appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to establish more stringent standards on water pollution from coal-fired power plants. The EPA on July 26 announced it would reinstate Obama-era regulations that were rolled back by the Trump administration. An EPA official on Monday said the new rule would impact about 100 coal-fired plants. The agency […]

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