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    1. UMass, Delaware researchers develop low-cost process to make plastic from plants

      UMass, Delaware researchers develop low-cost process to make plastic from plants

      In addition to Dauenhauer and Vlachos, the research team included UMass professor Wei Fan, and UMass doctoral students in chemical engineering, C. Luke Williams and Chun-Chih Chang. Also part of the team were University of Delaware professors Raul F. Lobo and Stavros Caratzoulas, as well as doctoral student Nima Nikbin, and postdoctoral fellow Phuong Do.

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    2. With more electric cars coming to market, plans in works to upgrade New England grid

      With more electric cars coming to market, plans in works to upgrade New England grid
      Earlier this year, the Western Massachusetts Electric Co. installed two free charging stations in the Pioneer Valley, one at its Springfield headquarters on Federal Street and the other at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Hadley, as part of a study to see how the stations are used, according to Sandra Ahearn, a spokeswoman for the utility.
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    3. EPA proposes new regulations on emissions from coal-burning power plants.

      EPA proposes new regulations on emissions from coal-burning power plants.
      The only utility-sized coal-fired power plant in Western Massachusetts is Mount Tom Station in Holyoke, Charles B. Burnham, a spokesman for Mount Tom Station, which is owned by GDF Suez Energy North America, said the plant is not among those that will be affected by the new rules. “Because of the emissions control systems currently in use at Mount Tom, the plant is already operating below the limits proposed in the EPA regulations,” he said.
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