GM Recycles Gulf Oil Booms Into Chevy Volt Parts

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General Motors will be recycling oil-soaked plastic booms deployed in the Gulf of Mexico into parts for the new Chevrolet Volt hybrid. About 100,000 pounds of boom material are being repurposed as radiator air deflectors. Ironic? A little. [Reuters]

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Yeah, I just had my Volt delivered to my house in La Jolla from Michgan. Yeah, it's totally green, it's totally electric. I'm even helping to clean up the Gulf Coast oil spill. Hold... hold on I've got another call.

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