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Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.


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Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.

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Latest: Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy - Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.

Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy

Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.

Battle of the Box

The future of television may depend on whether the FCC decides to end the cable TV industry's monopoly over set-top boxes.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.

Race to a Smart Future

The finalists in DOT's Smart City Challenge want to replace gridlock with cloud-based traffic management.

World Water Day

The first White House Water Summit aims to mobilize a national effort to conserve and expand our water resources.

January/February 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 1)

The State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards are the focus of Business Facilities January/February 2016 issue, plus an Automotive Industry Focus.

Aerospace And Defense Jobs Expected To Grow

After several years of job losses, aerospace and defense sector employment is expected to grow in 2016 by more than 39,000 jobs in the U.S., according to Deloitte's new ”U.S. Aerospace & Defense Labor Market Study.”

Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row.

Breaking News: General Electric Moving HQ To Boston

New York, Rhode Island, Georgia, and at least eight other states were vying for the project, but in the end General Electric Co. has elected to relocate its global headquarters from Fairfield, CT to Boston.

Home Stretch: The Panama Canal Expansion

When the project was announced nearly 10 years ago, the new-and-improved 77-kilometer waterway through the narrow Isthmus that connects North and South America was expected to reopen for business in time for the 100th anniversary of the Canal in 2014. But the daunting engineering challenge of building a third set of new locks—and a toxic combination of legal and labor issues—rendered that deadline unrealistic almost from the get-go.

Crystal Ball 2016

Step aside, Monmouth and Quinnipiac: BF's got the odds-on favorites for next year's headlines.

National Dishonor

The VA appears to have mismanaged the health records of nearly a million veterans; about 900,000 veterans are still waiting to get on the VA's backlog for health services; and—brace yourself—as many as 300,000 veterans may have died awaiting access to health services they were promised but never received.

The Tree Pods are Coming

Geoengineering will be a growth sector in the age of climate change. The latest global warming "miracle cure" for the big CO2 problem is a new technology said to be able to extract carbon from the air and condense it into fibers that could be used as building materials or to produce components for electronics, cars, clothing and other manufactured goods.

Top 10 States Ranked In Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

Next-Generation Medical Devices: Ready to Save Lives Today

Rapid advances in technology for new medical devices are outpacing evolving regulatory frameworks, creating a challenge for this sector.

First to the Finish Line

Block Island, RI is poised to win the race to set up the first offshore wind farm in U.S. waters.

Rail Transplant

China’s largest rail manufacturer will build subway cars for Boston at a new plant in Springfield, MA.

New Route to Growth

Providence, RI finds fertile ground for development under an old highway.

Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field

Nebraska edged North Dakota for Business Facilities’ Employment Leaders crown in BF’s 11th annual State Rankings Report.

2015 State Rankings Report: ME, CA, CO Are Renewable Portfolio Leaders

Maine, California and Colorado are the states with the most stringent Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in a new state ranking that debuted this week in Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report.

Never Mind

Boston decides the 2024 Olympics aren't worth a hill of beans.

Business Report: New Hampshire – High Liner Foods Opens U.S. Headquarters In Portsmouth

The Canadian seafood producer includes a culinary innovation R&D facility in its new HQ at the Pease International Tradeport.

State Focus: Massachusetts – Nothing Common About Its Wealth

Massachusetts is taking in and out of the box approaches to help increase jobs and decrease unemployment.

Four Things NOT To Do To Be A Smart Cities Leader

A new study of smart cities by the UK research organization Nesta has uncovered valuable insights by looking deeper at smart cities underachievers.

Ill Wind

Cape Wind, planned as the nation's first offshore wind farm, appears to be dead in the water.

Job-Creating Visas

A biotech startup in Vermont is being funded by immigrant investors.

On the Wrong Track

Our failure to invest in infrastructure puts the United States in a precarious position.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Moving Onward And Upward

A positive outlook is on the horizon for the aerospace sector as the demand for fuel-efficient aircraft and the growth of travel ramp up the production cycle.

Menck Windows Opening New Manufacturing Facility In Chicopee, MA

With its new facility, Menck Windows will manufacture and sell directly, which will provide more options, faster delivery and better service to customers throughout North America.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.

Unwanted Visitors

The FAA may be rethinking its embrace of drones in U.S. airspace.

Cogmedix Growth Leads To New Headquarters In Worcester, MA

And in addition to expanded production capacity and other benefits made possible by the much larger facility, the new location is convenient to the city's transportation infrastructure.

Opportunity Missed

There was bold talk about tax reform in President Obama's speech, but not a word about the most important tax.

Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State

Top 10 states are MA, CA, RI, OR, VT, CT, NY, WA, MD, and MN; five states most in need of improvement are ND, WY, SD, MS, and AK.

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