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What’s keeping electric vehicles from the mainstream? | GreenBiz

Advancements in electric-vehicle technologies have made them increasingly viable for consumers, fleets and car-sharing services, but they’re still not mainstream alternatives to conventional gasoline-powered cars. One key missing link is more infrastructure and support services, but investors are wary to…

Cleaning Up an Effluent Society: New EPA rules have spawned a wave of spending aimed at stemming the flow of stormwater-borne contaminants into local waterways | BusinessWeek

What’s driving Chicago to pour $3 billion into a 109-mile network of tunnels and reservoirs hacked out of the limestone underlying the Windy City? It’s the same fetid force that spurred Los Angeles voters to O.K. a $500 million bond…