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Effort Afoot to Raise Hybrid Vehicle Registration Fees

State transportation officials are faced with the very real challenge that electric and hybrid electric vehicles cause wear and tear on their highway networks but use very little, or no, gasoline or diesel fuel, which states tax to fund highway programs.

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U.S. Lime Production Fell in 2015

In 2015, an estimated 19 million tons (21 million short tons) of quicklime and hydrate was produced (excluding commercial hydrators), valued at about $2.2 billion, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Essroc Marks 150th Anniversary

Essroc marked the 150th anniversary of the company at the Nazareth Center for the Arts in Nazareth, Pa. The event was hosted by the Nazareth/Bath Regional Chamber of Commerce and was attended by several national, state and local dignitaries; members of the press; Chamber members; and Essroc employees.

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