Southwest Airlines mechanics are worried the planes are falling apart

Southwest Airlines’ announcement today of an “operational emergency”, in which the company grounded and cancelled a huge number of flights, may have come as a surprise to the general public. But anyone who has been following six years of alarm-blaring over safety issues from the corporations’ mechanics union, the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), Southwest’s […]

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Ford Will Use 500,000 Megawatt Hours Of Wind Energy To Make F-150, Raptor, Ranger

Ford Motor Company and DTE Energy announced today that the automaker would procure 500,000 megawatt hours of Michigan wind energy from the utility through DTE’s MIGreenPower program. The zero-emission energy will be used at Ford’s Dearborn Truck Plant, the Michigan Assembly Plant (where Ford has already installed a 500-kilowatt solar photovoltaic panel system) and other […]

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Pitch to put solar panels on Longmont schools sparks renewable energy debate

Benefits of adding solar generation without energy storage being weighed by Front Range leaders Longmont City Councilwoman Marcia Martin is skeptical of a proposal a green energy advocacy group is exploring by going door to door in Northern Colorado inquiring about resident support for placing solar panels on schools. The group, Community for Sustainable Energy, […]

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