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Union Pacific Railroad Unveils Experimental Locomotive to Test Emissions-Reduction Technology

Newly Developed UP 9900 Locomotive Represents Important Next Step Toward U.S. EPA Tier 4 Locomotive Standard
Press Release

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad today unveiled an advanced experimental locomotive at its J.R. Davis Yard in Roseville that will test three emissions-reducing technologies including exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC), and diesel particulate filters (DPF). Years in development, UP 9900 will be used for operations in northern California ranging approximately 200 miles from its base in Roseville.

Clinton Global Initiative's New Theme, "Designing For Impact," Emphasizes Action


For the first time in its 8-year history, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) has assigned a theme to its Annual Meeting--"Design for Impact"--to remind participants that the goal of the organization is action, not simply ideas.

SEC Conflict Mineral Filing Requirement Affects Automotive Suppliers

Democratic Republic of Congo and surrounding countries
Press Release

(3BL Media) Southfield, MI - May 16, 2011 - AIAG, a not-for-profit, member-supported organization focused on collaboration with a wide range of manufacturing companies and service providers is hosting a webinar on May 20. The session will educate and prepare suppliers for reporting that will enable compliance with provisions of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the Dodd-Frank Act).

AIAG Members Addressing Conflict Minerals Used In Vehicles

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Announces Proposed Rules on Conflict Minerals
Press Release

(3BL Media) Southfield, MI - December 16, 2010 - Members of AIAG, a not-for-profit, member-supported organization that works collaboratively with a wide range of manufacturing companies, suppliers and service providers to help them operate at peak performance, are actively engaged in a work group that is developing an industry solution to help automakers and suppliers comply with provisions of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the Dodd-Frank Act).

Nearly 70 Percent of General Mills' U.S. Retail Sales Volume Now Nutritionally Improved

General Mills’ fiscal 2012 health improvements include industry-leading whole grain innovation and marked progress in sodium reduction
Press Release

(3BL Media) Minneapolis, MN - August 21, 2012 - General Mills has improved the health profile of 68 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume since 2005. In fiscal 2012 alone, the company improved nearly 16 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume. Improvements include adding whole grains, fiber and calcium, and reducing calories, sugar, sodium and trans fat. General Mills first began tracking and quantifying health improvements in 2005.

Equipping the Teachers with Knowledge

Long Branch faculty catching up to students

LONG BRANCH — The district’s teachers are catching up to their students.

This year the city’s school district provided the middle school with Samsung Galaxy tablets donated by Verizon, giving one to each of the 951 students. Now, they’ve begun equipping their teachers with the know-how to teach with them.

Last week, two dozen middle-school teachers took part in a three-day workshop to learn how to apply technology to support digital-age science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning in their classes.

Nalco Completes 20,000th Installation Of Innovative 3D TRASAR® Water Technology

Milestone system installed at Nestlé Waters North America bottling facility in Hawkins, Texas
Press Release

(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN – August 20, 2012 – Nalco, an Ecolab company (NYSE:ECL), has completed installation of its 20,000th 3D TRASAR® technology system for cooling water, boiler water and membrane operations, helping customers around the world conserve water and energy use and increase production efficiency.  The 20,000th 3D TRASAR technology system was installed at the Nestlé Waters North America bottling facility in Hawkins, Texas.

J&J Raises the Bar for Health & Safety


Johnson & Johnson's* products, a company with more than 100 years of consumer product experience, are staples in many homes across the world. So it came as a surprise to many when the company declared it will be reformulating almost its entire product line – not only making company history, but possibly moving the bar forward for responsible companies as well.


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