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Tiny Fish, Big Impact for Duwamish Waterway

Boeing's cleanup in Puget Sound pays off for salmon counts
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Due to efforts by The Boeing Company, a stretch of habitat in Puget Sound's Lower Duwamish Waterway is booming with baby salmon, called smolt. By restoring the shoreline habitat, the juvenile salmon have a place to play before they swim out to sea to become adults. Boeing, in collaboration with local partners along the Duwamish, continue to monitor the habitat is working as designed.

And it is. The first count of the season welcomed over 1,600 smolt to Seattle.

Researchers Use Recycled Carbon Fiber to Improve Permeable Pavement

Solving a high-tech waste problem while addressing the environmental challenge of stormwater run-off
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Recycled carbon fiber composite scrap received from Boeing manufacturing facilities helps solve the environmental challenge of stormwater run-off.

Boeing’s “Dollars for Doers” Employee Match Program Takes Community Investments Higher

Employee benefit part of previously announced $300M tax reform package
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CHICAGO, February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] leadership announced today several policy revisions to the Boeing volunteer and gift match programs. As part of the company’s $100 million tax relief investment earmarked for corporate charitable investments, the enhanced “Dollars for Doers” employee match program rewards those employees who give their time, talent and resources to local communities around the world. The “Dollars for Doers” program includes:

National Recognition for Boeing's Environmental Leadership in South Carolina

Strategic partnerships help streamline permitting processes
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A transformative wildlife protection initiative in South Carolina, spearheaded by Boeing in partnership with government and private sector agencies, has earned the highest level of conservation certification from the U.S. Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) and is leading the way for similar efforts from other corporations in the state.

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Was Just Certified by FAA

Testing began in March 2017 with three test airplanes that logged over 900 flight hours
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The new Dreamliner jet is designed to be at least 25 percent more fuel efficient than the planes it is replacing.

New Business Drives Fairlawn Mitigation Effort

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Boeing among global companies playing a role in conserving 6,000 South Carolina site

By Liz Segrist
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Boeing among global companies playing a role in conserving 6,000 South Carolina site

Boeing Unveils New Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype

Environmentally-friendly prototype aims to further develop and mature the building blocks of autonomy and electric propulsion
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CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing's autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles. It is designed to transport a payload up to 500 pounds for possible future cargo and logistics applications.

Boeing Donates $10 Million to the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative

Multi-year investment to support veterans’ programs and services
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DALLAS, January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/– Boeing [NYSE: BA] has awarded $10 million to the George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative in support of veterans’ programs and services. The company’s donation is part of a $30 million, multi-year investment aimed at veterans' recovery and rehabilitation programs and military transition services. In 2018 alone, Boeing grant dollars will assist more than 100 veterans’ nonprofits, worldwide.

China’s ‘First’ Successful Cross-Ocean Biofuels Flight Completed

By: Biofuels International
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Flight 497 took off from the Beijing on 21 November. It landed at Chicago’s O’Hare airport at 12:05pm local time. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed the more than 11,000km journey with biological aviation fuel produced from waste cooking oil, according to Xinhua.

Read the full article on Biofuels International.

Boeing Announces More Than $50 Million in Grants to Support Nonprofits Worldwide

Includes three-year commitment of $25 million in support of veterans’ programs and services
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CHICAGO, November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced more than $50 million in grants to more than 500 nonprofit organizations across 50 countries globally. The annual contributions include a three-year commitment of more than $25 million in support of veterans’ recovery and rehabilitation programs and transition services.

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