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Ceres Releases CA Job Growth Numbers from Federal MPG Standard; Results of New Report Showing Economic Benefits of Strong MPG
Nov 09, 2011
Ceres released California economic impact data found in “More Jobs Per Gallon,” an economic analysis by the independent firm Management Information Services, Inc. that quantifies what stronger fuel economy/GHG standards would mean for California and the U.S. economy.
The New York Times: Stone-Washed Blue Jeans (Minus the Washed)
Nov 08, 2011
From the cotton field in rural India to the local rag bin, a typical pair of blue jeans consumes 919 gallons of water during its life cycle, Levi Strauss & Company says, or enough to fill about 15 spa-size bathtubs. That includes the water that goes into irrigating the cotton crop, stitching the jeans together and washing them scores of times at home. The company wants to reduce that number any way it can, and not just to project environmental responsibility.