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Killer Bees, Bionic Barons, Purple Raiders and the More Martians Prepare to Invade 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition Championship

10 Michigan High School Teams Receive $30,000 Boost from The Chrysler Foundation
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Auburn Hills, Mich., Apr 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ -The Chrysler Foundation, the charitable arm of Chrysler Group LLC, today announced additional grants totaling nearly $30,000 to support 10 Michigan high school robotics teams, which qualified to compete for the 2013 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Championship April 24-27 at Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo. The grants will help the teams offset costs associated with items such as registration fees; parts and materials; and team apparel.

Folk Oil and PS Food Mart Celebrate Success of Fourth Annual "Fight Hunger. Give Hope." Campaign

Local CITGO Marketer Raises More than $66,000 for Area Food Banks
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HOMER, Mich., April 3, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan-based CITGO Marketer Folk Oil raised more than $66,000 for local food banks through its fourth annual "Fight Hunger. Give Hope." campaign. From March 1 through March 15, 31 PS Food Mart stores in Michigan and Ohio focused their efforts on selling $1 and $5 paper hearts to benefit the South Central Michigan Food Bank, Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank and several local food pantries in communities where PS Food Mart operates. Since 2009, the "Fight Hunger.

Chrysler Group's WCM Academy Honored with Manufacturing Leadership Award

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WARREN, Mich., Feb. 21, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - Chrysler Group LLC's World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Academy was recognized today in the 2013 Manufacturing Leadership 100 (ML100) Awards, specifically in the New Workforce category, which identifies companies that involve education and training, knowledge management and transfer, and collaboration with educational institutions.

Ontario Renewable Power Suppliers Watch Michigan Vote on Power Mandate; Schneider Electric Cuts Energy Use by 25% - Energy Minute for November 6, 2012

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Alternative energy producers in Ontario are waiting to see if Michigan voters approve Proposal 3. Proposal 3 mandates that 25 percent of the state’s electricity must be provided by renewable resources by 2025. Unconquered Sun Solar Technologies of Windsor is planning to enter the U.S. market if the proposal passes.

Erb Institute and World Environment Center Partner to Create Student Opportunities in Sustainable Development

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WASHINGTON, November 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan (Ross School of Business and School of Natural Resources and Environment) and the World Environment Center (WEC) today announced a partnership to directly engage MBA/MS students in planning and implementing sustainable development initiatives with leading global companies. 

Coalition of America’s Best-Known Companies Endorses Michigan’s Proposal 3

BICEP Announces Support for Michigan Renewable Energy Amendment
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BOSTON, October 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Three weeks before Election Day, BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy) today announced its support for Michigan’s Proposal 3, which would require at least 25 percent of the state’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources by 2025.

AEP is Working Around the Clock to Restore Power

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On June 29, a major storm impacted several states within AEP's service territory.  More than 660,000 AEP Ohio customers were affected and over 1.4 million customers across AEP's eastern service territory were without power.  AEP is working around the clock to restore service to customers as safely and quickly as possible.  Personnel dedicated to system repairs are working 16 hours a day.

Voters in America’s Auto & Manufacturing Heartland Want 60 MPG Fuel Economy Standard by 2025

1,600 likely Ohio and Michigan voters surveyed by the Mellman Group for Ceres, see job and national security benefits as well as big savings at the pump
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Washington, D.C. - May 25, 2011 - A new poll of 800 likely Michigan voters and 800 likely Ohio voters found overwhelming and intense support for requiring the auto industry to increase average fuel economy to 60 miles per gallon by 2025 and reduce carbon dioxide pollution from new cars, pickup trucks, minivans and SUVs. The poll was conducted by The Mellman Group for Ceres from April 9-12.                        

New House Energy Committee Chair Rep. Upton Grows Skeptical About Climate Change and Waits for Business to Change his Mind

Are Michigan companies listening to climate-conscious consumers?
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 13, 2011 - In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, new House energy committee chair Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) continued changing his tune from being a climate solutions advocate to a climate change skeptic when he aligned himself with fellow skeptic and Americans For Prosperity (AFP) President Tim Phillips to support the lawsuits by global warming polluters against climate rules. 

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