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Saturday, January 12, 2013

12 January - Netvibes 5, Sidebar Search

A view of the cathedral of Benghazi (Libya) an...A view of the cathedral of Benghazi (Libya) and corniche of Benghazi during early Italian occupation. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: A general view of Benghazi Zoo, offic...English: A general view of Benghazi Zoo, officialy known as Benghazi Tourist Park, and unanimously known as al-Bosco by locals. Photograph taken from the Ferris Wheel. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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An enlargeable relief map of SyriaAn enlargeable relief map of Syria (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Benghazi at dawnBenghazi at dawn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Russ Garing, SUP Standup Paddle Boarder.  Surf...Russ Garing, SUP Standup Paddle Boarder. Surfing at Morro Rock in Big Winter Waves, Morro Bay, CA 11 Dec 2009. (Photo credit: mikebaird)

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Imperial Valley Press
The spinning blades of Ocotillo Wind Express were always meant to generate energy for San Diego, renewable energy that is now running on the Sunrise PowerLink for the first time. Related; Sun rises on Powerlink Imperial County, San Diego, state ...
Electric Light & Power
IRENA organised the all-day Workshop on Renewable Energy Policies on 12 January in collaboration with the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. Anywhere in the world, investment in renewable power ...
Energy Collective
A recent study published in the Journal of Power Sources has proposed that a mix of wind and solar energy production, along with energy storage technology and a standby supply of fossil fuel could create a 99.9% renewable energy grid by 2030. The study ...
Crain's Detroit Business (blog)
Flying under the radar in the run-up to the "fiscal cliff" was the strenuous lobbying efforts for and against extending the Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), which was to expire Dec. 31. Despite general pessimism about its extension by ...
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Human Habitat

Marin Independent-Journal
The best strategy is manage those pests and others is by fine-tuning the garden ecology. Gone are the days of garden hygiene to the point of sterility. Gone are the organophosphates and systemic chemical controls. The modern gardener understands that ...
Maple Valley Reporter
The state departments of Ecology (Ecology) and Health have released a Chemical Action Plan (CAP) that addresses uses and releases of PAHs in Washington. PAHs usually occur as complex mixtures. They are found in natural substances like oil and coal.
The Missoulian
On Friday, a group from the University of Montana called the CoMotion Dance Project visited two Missoula middle schools, using interpretive dance to teach students about an important subject: fire ecology. Karen Kaufmann, the director of CoMotion, said ...
Access Washington
SPOKANE – The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Spokane County's revised shoreline master program to guide future development and preservation for about 440 miles of river and lake shoreline in the state's fourth most populous ...
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Water Power

New York Times
But throughout the opening of the 83rd Texas Legislature last week, one of the most frequently discussed topics had bipartisan support: improving the state's water infrastructure as the population booms and a devastating two-year drought drags on. Lt. Gov.
San Francisco Chronicle
The bottled water given to the desert town's 300 households and only school had chromium 6 concentration that was .011 parts per billion in August, and 0.14 parts per billion in September, according to the San Bernardino Sun (http://bit.ly/WL2yg1).
Detroit Free Press
Crews are repairing a water main break at the main location of the Oakland County Jail in Pontiac that occurred early this afternoon. Oakland County Sheriff Sgt. S. Howden said inmates have access to drinking water in coolers that are being taken from ...
Huffington Post
Dangerously high levels of methane -- a highly flammable gas -- in the water appear to be the culprit. A natural gas company began drilling near the home six months ago, NBC 4 reported, and the Klines suspect the company may be responsible for their ...
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