After two years of testing, Goodyear will start sourcing silica extracted from rice husk ash for tires made in China. Plus, recycling fishing nets into carpet.
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A total of five environmental groups are suing the federal government for allowing a coal mine to expand in northwestern New Mexico.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute's Resourceful Earth: Continuing the "Jobs vs. the Environment" Fallacy
Update: The last numbers on the poll were 50/50… but, as they’d been trending towards blocking the ad for most of the week, I decided to go ahead and do just that. You can still go to Resourceful Earth through the link below and let them know what you think. Have you noticed ads from […]
Todd Woody reported last week that the wind energy industry now employs more people than coal mining. That is 85,000 jobs in wind – a 70% increase from 2007 – to coal mining’s 81,000 jobs. Not bad for an industry that is expected to continue to grow, even if not at the levels of the […]