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Indian Point summer shutdown proposal will keep power costs high


  • New York Post

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation's proposal to shut down Entergy's Indian Point during the summer is a bad idea that will lead to higher electricity prices, writes the editorial b… Read More

DOT proposes 2-year phase-out of DOT-111 tank cars


  • Hill, The
  • USA Today
  • News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed a two-year phase-out or retrofit of DOT-111 rail tank cars. Retrofits would involve thicker shells, electronic braking and protections to prevent rol… Read More

Brands can't afford not to go green, experts say


  • Marketing Mag (Australia)

Sustainable branding is a must-have for modern companies, experts say. Still, it's not something you can fake or add to your brand as an afterthought. "Gone are the days when brands could slap a frog … Read More