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Jonathan J. Cooper
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Today in Manufacturing Podcast
Today in Manufacturing has a new podcast brought to you by the editors of Industrial Media. In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward.
Mar 19th, 2021
California Crisis Decades in the Making
How that came to be is a story not of a single villain but of systemic failure by PG&E's management
Nov 14th, 2019
Utility Admits that Lines May Have Started Fires
Powerful winds were driving multiple fires across California and forcing power shut-offs intended to prevent blazes.
Oct 29th, 2019
Nike Proceeds with AZ Factory
Nike faced criticism last week for its decision not to sell the Nike Air Max 1 USA shoe, which included a Revolutionary-era emblem known as the Betsy Ross flag.
Jul 12th, 2019
Fire Highlights Energy Storage Risk
An April fire and explosion at a massive battery west of Phoenix sent eight firefighters and a police officer to the hospital.
Jun 24th, 2019
Legislative Battles Follow Car-Sharing
Car-sharing apps around the United States get their rentals tax-free, making them a target for rental car companies.
May 2nd, 2019
Fires Put Pressure on CA Utilities
Authorities have not determined a cause for major blazes burning now, but two utilities reported irregularities with their equipment near the place both ignited.
Nov 13th, 2018
CA to Drop Fossil Fuels by 2045
The policy could serve as a model for other states.
Sep 11th, 2018
CA Blocks Soda Taxes
The beverage industry has used aggressive campaigning to beat back soda taxes and other measures.
Jun 29th, 2018
Lawmakers Debate Regional Electric Grid
Supporters say regionalizing the grid would make it easier and cheaper to deploy renewable energy across the western U.S.
Jun 19th, 2018
CA is Now the World's 5th Largest Economy
Its economy has now surpassed that of the UK.
May 7th, 2018
California Protesting Offshore Drilling
Commissions that oversee coastal areas have stated that they will block pipelines if the Trump administration expands offshore drilling.
Feb 8th, 2018