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Braddock company turns french fry oil to fuel

By Kristopher Lancaster, Point Park News Service: The same oil used to make french fries and fried chicken in most cases can fuel diesel engines. Fossil Free Fuel, based in Braddock, has been converting leftover cooking oil into biodiesel since 2007, helping improve the air and water quality throughout Pittsburgh while cutting down carbon emissions and bringing money back into... Read More

Green & Gold: Pens strike it rich in energy efficiency

By Alexandra Perry The Pioneer Before the Pittsburgh Penguins had a serious discussion about turning the all-new CONSOL Energy Center green, most of their intentions were built around cost consciousness, not sustainability. That all changed when the $321 million project’s managers, including LEED certified partners Chris Cieslak and Michael Bernard, deliberately showed Pens officials that sustainable materials would not only... Read More