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The water runs milky and can feel like fire. In this impoverished county, Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan may not help

Published: 
Mon, 02/12/2018 (All day)

Across the steep hills and hollows of this remote Appalachian county, many do not trust what flows out of their faucets — if anything flows at all.

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Here’s Another Reason To Be Worried About Bottled Water

Published: 
Wed, 08/24/2016 (All day)

The bottled water industry is in the midst of a banner year.

Bottled water sales are set to outstrip soda sales in the U.S. for the first time since the Beverage Marketing Corporation began tracking the industry in the 1970s, according data the firm released earlier this month.

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Crowdfunding campaign raises $2.2M to build solar roadways

Published: 
Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:15pm
Category: 
Energy

It's crazy. It'll never work. They cost too much. They'll crack. They're too delicate. You'll slide off them. Oil companies will never let it happen.

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Daily Report: G.M.-Honda Partnership Aims for Fuel Cell by End of Decade

Published: 
Thu, 07/04/2013 - 10:56am
Category: 
Transportation

General Motors and Honda will develop and share a hydrogen fuel cell for vehicles they would produce around the end of the decade, the automakers announced on Tuesday, Lindsay Brooke reports in The New York Times.

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An EV in Every Garage

Published: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 12:24pm
Category: 
Transportation

Four years ago, the number of electric vehicles on California roads was pretty close to zero.  At the end of this year, it will be about 50,000.