21 Nov '11, 10pm

On Our Radar: Made With the Wind

On Our Radar: Made With the Wind By THE NEW YORK TIMES Companies including Motorola Mobility, Lego, Deutsche Bank and Bloomberg L.P. signed up to use a new trademark, WindMade , to show that at least 25 percent of their electricity was generated by wind power. The brand is sponsored by Vestas , a wind turbine manufacturer. The company hopes to develop a widely recognized industry trademark akin to the Fair Trade and Organic labels. Hexavalent chromium, a known carcinogen, is spreading through groundwater in a Garfield, N.J., according to an investigative report in The Record, the northern New Jersey newspaper. Three tons of the chemical leaked from a plant in 1983, but the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection allowed the cleanup by the electroplating factory responsible to stop after just 30 percent of the toxic substance had been removed. The neighborhood of ...

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