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Comprehensive Fracking Regulatory Bill Passed by Illinois General Assembly

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SPRINGFIELD, May 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Illinois Senate voted on May 31 to support SB1715 with a vote of 52-3-4 and established the most comprehensive set of hydraulic fracturing regulations in the nation.  SB1715, the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act passed the Illinois House on May 30 with a vote of 108-9.  The bill will need to be signed by the Governor. 

Union Pacific Publishes its 2012 Sustainability & Citizenship Report

Goal-driven Collaboration Results in Record Employee Safety, Customer Satisfaction & Financial Performance
Press Release

June 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Union Pacific today published its 2012 Sustainability and Citizenship Report, underscoring the company's innovations in the areas of environmental stewardship, safe operations, employee well-being, community development and customer value, as well as its commitment to upholding the highest standards of corporate governance and ethics.

Conflict Minerals: A Global Issue That Affects ALL - People, Planet and Profits

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The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law.

Join a discussion with members from the Canadian and European Union Parliament on June 12th, International Conflict Minerals Legislation: Both Public and Private Companies Are Impacted.

Making Good Use of Old Iron

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How do you eliminate the need for 15,000 tons of new steel plus the accompanying 18,000 tons of CO2 involved in its production? Make good use of old steel. This is the concept behind our businesses that focus on remanufacturing, rebuilding and repowering existing Cat® products. Our remanufacturing business allows us to keep thousands of tons of material from landfills, while offering our customers the needed upgrades to minimize their total cost of ownership.

JustGreen attends The Florida Green, Energy & Climate Conference/Expo 2013

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JustGreen Lifestyle participated in the 2013 Florida Green Energy & Climate Conference and Expo (FGE&C Conference). The FGE&E Conference is a great event that brings together eco businesses with green energy leaders throughout the State of Florida.

Urgency Sets In | 1 Year Until Compliance Deadline

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With just 1 year for issuers to be in compliance with Dodd-Frank Section 1502, Global Brands are turning to Source Intelligence for their Conflict Minerals Program Solutions.  

Praise for a New Product and Process

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Caterpillar’s new M2 Series Motor Grader continues to gain accolades for its superior performance, reliability and productivity. View the 2012 Year in Review to learn about these accomplishments and how this was Caterpillar’s first machine introduced to meet Tier 4 Interim standards for the United States and Stage IIIB standards in the European Union.

Learn more here.

Embracing Natural Gas

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Caterpillar has a clear strategy to enable success in energy consumption. Learn about the opportunities that natural gas presents and what Caterpillar is doing as one of the world’s leading technology suppliers to the diverse energy market in the 2012 Year in Review.

 

Greener Communities: Trees on the Move

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How do you safely move something that stands 56 feet tall, 100 feet wide and weighs 518,000 pounds? Simple, you use Cat® equipment.

Check out how Cat equipment was used to move a 100-year-old Ghirardi Compton Oak tree to make way for road widening in the 2012 Caterpillar Sustainability Report.

 

Improving Infrastructure, Improving Lives

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Sustainable infrastructure development drives local economies, improves standards of living and does so in a way that balances environmental considerations. Caterpillar supports sustainable infrastructure projects around the world with products and services that facilitate efficiency.

Learn more in the 2012 Caterpillar Sustainability Report.

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