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Several of the world’s largest food and restaurant companies have not made progress on their goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Some are even producing more.

The resolution signals potential trouble ahead for SOBE Thermal’s proposal to turn 88 tons a day of tires into gas and then steam, amid a global fight over “advanced recycling.”

The possibility of toxic fumes and the certainty of more plastic pollution are among the reasons Lockport should not subsidize SRI CV, a plastics company, especially given New York's environmental agenda.