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Top 5 Reasons to Own an EV

December 23rd, 2012 No comments

By John Hipchen, Technical Marketing Consultant, Excel Consulting Group, Palatine, IL

It’s been almost a year since I bought my Nissan Leaf and like a lot of EV owners, I love to drive it. If you’re thinking of investing in an EV, here are my top five reasons why it’s great to own one.
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Santa – Try A Nissan Leaf! It Fits More than you Think.

December 22nd, 2012 No comments

By John Hipchen, Technical Marketing Consultant, Excel Consulting Group, Palatine, IL

Electric Vehicles are growing more popular every year. General Motors’ Chevrolet Volt this year topped Consumer Reports’ annual owner-satisfaction survey for the second straight year. And Motor Trend magazine named Tesla Model S its 2013 Car of the Year, the first time a non-gasoline powered vehicle received the honor.
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When Evaluating the Impact of Copper on Salmon, Water Chemistry Matters

December 13th, 2012 No comments

By Joe Gorsuch, CDA, Manager,  Health,  Environment and Sustainable Development

Joe Gorsuch works with environmental regulations and the collection of ecological toxicity data.  For 30 years prior to joining the CDA in March, 2009, he worked with Kodak, conducting environmental effects and stability studies on chemicals in the laboratory and outdoors to register chemicals for the photographic industry.  From 2005 to 2009 he was President and Owner of Gorsuch Environmental Managements Services, Inc. [GEMS, Inc.] coordinating environmental studies.  He holds an undergraduate degree in Wildlife Biology and a master’s degree in Environmental Sciences, focusing on Aquatic Toxicology, both from Purdue University.  Read more…

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A Memorable EV Test Drive with the 2012 Nissan Leaf

December 7th, 2012 No comments

By Bob Weed & John Hipchen

John Hipchen, Copper Development Association Technical Consultant and I had the opportunity to meet with John Arnesen, Electric Vehicle Sales & Marketing Strategy/EV Customer & Dealer Infrastructure for Nissan NA, Inc. at the 2012 SAE World Congress.  Read more…

UPDATE: Hurricane Sandy and the Copper in Stormwater Roof Runoff Study

December 6th, 2012 No comments

By Joe Gorsuch, CDA, Manager, Health, Environment and Sustainable Development

Joe Gorsuch works with environmental regulations and the collection of ecological toxicity data. For 30 years prior to joining the CDA in March, 2009, he worked with Kodak, conducting environmental effects and stability studies on chemicals in the laboratory and outdoors to register chemicals for the photographic industry. From 2005 to 2009 he was President and Owner of Gorsuch Environmental Managements Services, Inc. [GEMS, Inc.] coordinating environmental studies. He holds an undergraduate degree in Wildlife Biology and a master’s degree in Environmental Sciences, focusing on Aquatic Toxicology, both from Purdue University.  Read more…

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