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Cool Planet Energy Systems Announces $168 Million Investment In Louisiana Bio-Refineries

The illustration above shows how plants absorb CO2 from the atmosphere as part of the natural carbon cycle. During plant respiration and decomposition, the CO2 is released back into the atmosphere (left image). By using plant biomass as the source of our fuel cycle, the fuel created is considered carbon neutral when it is burned, as it only releases back into the atmosphere the same CO2 that was originally captured by the biomass (right image).

New venture will convert wood waste to gasoline and create nearly 500 new direct and indirect jobs in Alexandria and Natchitoches



Tesla Motors Opens Assembly Plant In Tilburg, Netherlands

First Model S leaves new European Tesla assembly plant in Tilburg, Netherland

Tilburg Assembly Plant scene of first Model S deliveries to Dutch, Belgian, French and German customers.




Dr. Schneider To Create 155 Jobs At New Manufacturing Operation In Russell Springs, KY

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German automotive supplier to invest more than $29 million in Kentucky; Russell Springs beat 69 other potential locations to win new plant.


Rebuilding Task Force Releases Rebuilding Strategy For Sandy-Affected Region

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works aggressively November 6, 2012 to repair a levee breach caused by Hurricane Sandy in Mantoloking, NJ.

Strategy will ensure families, small businesses and communities are stronger, more economically competitive and better able to withstand future storms and serve as a model for communities across the country


IEER Report: Small Modular Reactors a “Poor Bet” To Revive Failed Nuclear Renaissance in U.S.

Arjun Makhijani, Ph.D.

$90 billion in initial manufacturing order book needed, requiring involvement by the Chinese or taxpayer-backed federal subsidies. Major implications anticipated in FL, MO, NC, OR, PA, SC, and TN.


AAR Announces 500 New Jobs In Lake Charles, LA

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State will establish Aircraft MRO Center of Excellence for aviation training at SOWELA Technical Community College.


Linde Opens New Offices In Houston, TX

LINDE NORTH AMERICA INAUGURATION

The new offices will house several groups for the company and allow expansion to support a variety of projects managed by Linde Engineering North America Inc.