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IKEA Buying Illinois Wind-Energy Project

IKEA announced Thursday that it is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company’s initiative to offset its energy use with renewable energy generation.

04/11/2014

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Take Back St. Louis Initiative in Court Today

The proposal would ask St. Louis residents if they want to keep the city from giving tax breaks to big energy companies and require the city to invest in an open land for renewability and sustainability initiatives.

03/31/2014

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Missouri State University Officials Stall Solar Energy Panel Project

A student-paid sustainability project will be stalled due to officials at the university.

01/27/2014

Washington University in St. Louis

Wash U. Pledges to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

As part of its Clinton Global Initiative efforts, Washington University has committed to reducing 22 percent of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.

03/28/2013

KMOX/Brad Choat

Competition May Bring “New Lease” for City’s Vacant Lots

Over the coming months the Sustainable Land Lab will choose four teams to put their concept into place on vacant lots in Crown Square.

11/05/2012

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

Ill. Gov. Quinn Gets Sustainability Award

Quinn, Cat CEO to discuss Ill. business climate.

04/05/2011

Employees to go green at work; new training programs

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) has been awarded over $4.4 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to create a new training program called ‘Graduate! St. Louis Consortium.’

12/09/2010

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