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Generation Gap in Attitudes
Toward the Environment

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The 59 percent majority of Americans think “stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost,” according to a Pew Research Center survey. Only 34 percent say laws and regulations “cost too many jobs and hurt the economy.” Young adults are most likely to support environmental regulation.

Environmental regulations are worth the cost

Aged 18 to 29: 70%
Aged 30 to 49: 63%
Aged 50 to 64: 53%
Aged 65-plus: 47%

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Wind Overtakes Hydro as Top Renewable in U.S.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Last year was a big one for wind power in the U.S. For the first time, the total installed capacity of the country’s wind farms exceeded that of hydroelectric projects to reach a total of 82,183 megawatts – enough to run some 24 million American...

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Empire’s Hard-working Carol Rose

Thursday, March 16, 2017

When dealers or consumers place a call to Empire Comfort Systems in Belleville, Illinois, and Carol Burtz answers, some callers say, a bit in awe, “The Carol Rose?”...

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Ironhaus Purchases Portland Willamette

Monday, March 13, 2017

Portland Willamette (PW), based in Portland, Oregon, has been acquired by Ironhaus, a Hamilton, Montana-based hearth products manufacturer, merging both lines of glass doors and fireplace accessories. The PW brand and much of its glass door offerings...

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