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Get greener, state tells big retailers

Wal-Mart, Lowe’s Salem plans lack energy savings, official says

This Wal-Mart, opened in 2005 in McKinney, Texas, incorporated wind and solar power. Ian Bowles, the Bay State’s energy chief, is calling for similar measures in a Wal-Mart and Lowe’s planned for Salem. This Wal-Mart, opened in 2005 in McKinney, Texas, incorporated wind and solar power. Ian Bowles, the Bay State’s energy chief, is calling for similar measures in a Wal-Mart and Lowe’s planned for Salem. (Jason Janik/Bloomberg News/ File 2005)
By Erin Ailworth
Globe Staff / February 24, 2010

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The state’s energy and environmental affairs secretary, Ian Bowles, wants more energy-saving features to be built into the Wal-Mart and Lowe’s stores planned for Salem. (Full article: 566 words)

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