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GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week

5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
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DETROIT, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.

Projects include leading STEM education experiments, building homes in developing communities, urban gardening, packing food and improving neighborhoods in underserved areas.

Meet the Antea Group Hartford Office!

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The Hartford office works primarily in areas of environmental liability management and operational performance and assurance. Our ELM work encompasses assessment and remediation, calculating asset retirement obligations, and supporting real estate and business transactions. Our OPA work has included management of operational and compliance issues for retail stores, chemical companies, and industrial operations.

Read the rest on the Antea Group website.

States that are Leading the Clean Energy Economy & Creating Jobs

California Metro Areas also Top Annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index Rankings from Clean Edge
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by Clint Wilder, Senior Editor, Clean Edge

At a time of notable acceleration in the nation’s transition to a clean energy economy, California leads all states in clean tech leadership for the seventh consecutive year, according to annual rankings released by Clean Edge, a leading clean tech research and advisory firm.

Matt Barnes Hosts 3rd Annual Charity Clinic for Sandy Hook

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NEWTOWN, Conn. — Matt Barnes this past weekend drew about 125 kids to his third annual youth baseball clinic to promote healing and the rebirth of normalcy in the community where 20 children and six adults were gunned down in a school rampage shooting in December 2012.

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement
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The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

Consumers Petroleum’s Wheels CITGO Convenience Stores Fueling Even More Good Across Connecticut

Local CITGO Marketer Expands Community Ties in Glastonbury and Westport
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TRUMBULL, Conn., Oct. 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Marketer Consumers Petroleum and its Wheels Convenience Stores have added two CITGO-branded locations in Southwestern and Central Connecticut. The first is located at 592 Hebron Avenue in Glastonbury, Conn. and the second is now open at 786 Post Road East in Westport, Conn.

UTC Operations Team Takes on Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity

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HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – More than 150 supply management employees and executives from across all United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) business units gathered today for an uncommon meeting. Dressed in jeans and bright blue t-shirts, colleagues gave back to the community with a day of scaffolding, framing and other work in support of Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity. During the day, UTC employees worked at all Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity build sites, including its ReStore warehouse facility in Bloomfield.

United Technologies Volunteers Get More Than They Give at Special Olympics Summer Games

UTC Celebrates 37 Years of Support for Special Olympics Connecticut
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Skies were clear and sunny all weekend long as 2,450 athletes and coaches enjoyed their time to shine at the Special Olympics Connecticut Summer Games.

CT Leads in Overcoming ACA Enrollment Problems- Health Minute for February 20, 2014

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One state has figured out how to resolve the problems that have afflicted the new health insurance marketplaces mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Connecticut’s exchange has reached 238 percent of its target for enrollment, according to a state-by-state scorecard by the Department of Health and Human Services that shows how federal and state exchanges are performing. By contrast, Massachusetts, with a health insurance program similar to the ACA in place for years before the ACA was passed, has met only five percent of its target.

Building Energy Efficiency Policies, State by State - Energy Minute for November 11, 2013

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The continuing lack of a comprehensive national energy policy is one of the major failures of our gridlocked federal politics. Meanwhile, state legislatures and regulatory agencies are making steady progress in energy efficiency laws and rules. Massachusetts is continuing its commitment to energy efficiency under that states’ Green Communities Act. In California, requirements for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions have resulted in several statewide strategies for smart growth.

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