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• The Business Courier of Cincinnati reports that “Procter & Gamble Co. reduced its water and energy consumption by 6 percent to 8 percent in its last fiscal year, increasing its reductions since 2002 to roughly 50 percent (and) also cut its waste disposal by 21 percent in the year ended June 30.” P&G’s latest sustainability report says that the company “reduced its water consumption by 7 percent, its energy use by 6 percent and its carbon dioxide emissions by 8 percent.”

• Published reports say that local government officials in Connecticut have approved a 16,000 square foot expansion of the original Stew Leonard’s that will include a two-story addition at the front of the building and an enlarged entrance to the “world’s largest dairy store.”

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