March 5, 2009

Green Stimulus turns USA green. (Some States more than others.)

Two solid articles, the first from Treehugger (click here for blog) via New York Times (graphic above). And here’s another from Treehugger:

Taking advantage of the Federal stimulus package, Maryland’s Governor O’Malleyannounced the State’s intention to purchase hybrid 100 hybrid diesel/electric buses for $62 million. Quadruple-good news: air conditioning won’t always have to be on in summer with open-in windows; diesel emissions will be reduced; the electric motors will reduce street noise; and, the supplier is New Flyer of America Inc, a Canadian company with manufacturing facilities in Winnipeg, Manitoba, St. Cloud, Minnesota, & Crookston, Minnesota…

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