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Texas Invests in Thin-film Solar Factory for Austin

Texas Invests in Thin-film Solar Factory for Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, April 17, 2008 (ENS) – The state of Texas will invest $1 million in HelioVolt Corp. of Austin for the construction of a 125,000 square foot manufacturing facility and development space to test and produce the company’s thin-film solar power cells, which convert sunlight into electricity. The company will manufacture a new type…

New Jersey Seeks to Outsource Pollution Cleanups

New Jersey Seeks to Outsource Pollution Cleanups

TRENTON, New Jersey, April 15, 2008 (ENS) – Pre-empting legislative debate and the work of its own newly convened task force, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will privatize pollution control and deregulate toxic cleanups, according to statements by the agency’s top official. This decision will jeopardize public health protections and further enmesh the…