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  • Beretta to move gun production from Maryland

    Beretta U.S.A., the American arm of the iconic Italian firearm maker, said Tuesday that it would move all of its U.S. manufacturing activities from Prince George's County to Tennessee in response to the gun control law the Maryland General Assembly passed...
  • Bulldozers to clear path for Winter Garden brewery

    Bulldozers to clear path for Winter Garden brewery
    Bulldozers will make way for a microbrewery in downtown Winter Garden by demolishing an old apartment building on the proposed site Monday morning. Developers have targeted St. Patrick's Day for the opening of the Crooked Can Brewery at 426 W. Plant St....
  • VW to build new crossover in Tennessee

    VW to build new crossover in Tennessee
    (Reuters) - Volkswagen will spend $900 million to build a mid-sized SUV at its U.S. plant in Tennessee, nearly doubling the factory's workforce, in an effort to revitalise sales in the world's second-largest auto market. VW said on Monday it had chosen...
  • EPA finds rail yards transfer pollutants as well as freight

     EPA finds rail yards transfer pollutants as well as freight
    From the sidewalk in front of her apartment in Cicero, Yolanda Foster can see long freight trains and an endless line of trucks rumbling day and night through the sprawling rail yard across the street. What she can't see are the clouds of microscopic...
  • VW to spend $900 million on U.S. SUV, creating 2,000 jobs

    VW to spend $900 million on U.S. SUV, creating 2,000 jobs
    Volkswagen plans to expand its Chattanooga, Tenn., factory and start production of a seven-passenger sport-utility vehicle at the plant. The project will create about 2,000 jobs in the United States and an investment of about $900 million, including...
  • Arbitrary mandates hinder smart conservation: Front Burner

    At Florida Power & Light Co., we take pride in helping Florida compete in a challenging global economy. In a world that is ever changing, we work hard to deliver electricity to millions of Floridians around the clock through all kinds of weather. We...
  • No: Efficiency cuts pollution, costs: Front Burner

    The Florida Energy Office — led by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam — weighed in on conservation goals for the big utilities at the Florida Public Service Commission this week. Utilities are regulated by the PSC, which takes its marching...
  • Innovative sewage plant in Sanford closes, lays off 15

    Innovative sewage plant in Sanford closes, lays off 15
    An innovative sewage-processing company in Sanford has closed its doors suddenly and filed for bankruptcy, leaving the cities of Sanford, Ocoee and Winter Springs to find new disposal methods. Since 2009, Maxwest Environmental Systems had been...
  • PPL interstate transmission project both costly and lucrative

    PPL Electric Utilities has plans to build a new electricity transmission network that would span Pennsylvania and branch into New York, Maryland and New Jersey, the utility announced Thursday. At the heart of the massive undertaking — expected...
  • In North Dakota's oil bonanza, natural gas goes up in flames

    In North Dakota's oil bonanza, natural gas goes up in flames
    Frank and Wanda Leppell once lived on a quiet cattle ranch in the middle of a rolling prairie, the lowing of cattle and the chirping of sparrows forming a pleasant soundtrack to their mornings. No more. Not since the pasture they began leasing in 2009...
  • FPL busy on new $1.2 billion Port Everglades plant

    FPL busy on new $1.2 billion Port Everglades plant
    One year after demolishing its 1960s oil-fired plant at Port Everglades known for its red-striped stacks, Florida Power & Light Co. has cleared away the debris and completed about 10 percent of its new $1.2 billion plant that will be fueled by cleaner and...