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Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...considered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and international agencies.The industry's international trade group has pledged to stop increasing emissions by 2020 even as the number of flights balloons. By 2050, it wants carbon...
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South getting first big wind farm soon

...across the Southeast from Arkansas to Florida, according to data from the American Wind Energy Association, an industry trade group.But taller towers and bigger turbines are unlocking new potential in the South, according to the U.S. Department...
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FDA tells food industry to phase out trans fats

...deemed as safe.Still, food companies are hoping for some exceptions. The Grocery Manufacturers Association, the main trade group for the food industry, is working with companies on a petition that would formally ask the FDA if it can say there...
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Changes may be looming for SBA 8(a) Native contractors

...Corporation Association annual conference.Woolston also chairs the Native American Contractors Association board, a trade group that supports Native contracting with the federal government.Specifically to Alaska, she said the SBA should draft...
Airline passenger revenue up in January

...despite a slightly lower number of passengers flying, a trade group for the airlines said Tuesday. The Air Transport Association...average. In addition to growth in passenger revenue, the trade group said that the most recent data shows there has also been...
When sitters unleash the hound, Facebook rallies group to re-leash it

...A good indicator of the widespread effort to find and return Adele is the post in Facebook's Juneau Buy-Sell-Trade group. "There were over 1,100 posts and over 200 people following," Bradley said. "People we didn't know were looking...
It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

...passengers "an escalating problem," saying there was one incident for every 1,300 flights in the past three years. The trade group would not share detailed historical data to back up the assertion that this is a growing problem.Today's flying...
Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

...assessing a fair tax for companies and government.Kara Moriarty, president of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, a trade group, said companies already are spending more money under the new law. The indicator of the system's success will be...
More flights arriving late; complaints are rising

...April and last May.The airline industry said bad weather was largely to blame. Jean Medina, a spokeswoman for the trade group Airlines for America, said that nearly 8,300 flights were canceled due to storms in the Midwest and Northeast between...
Ammunition shortage reaches rural Alaska

...contributed to rising demand for ammunition, Michael Bazinet, spokesman for the National Shooting Sports Foundation, a trade group for gun manufacturers and retailers, said in October.The Gambell Native Store gets its ammunition from the Alaska...


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