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Report: Poverello Center move doesn’t threaten environment, neighborhood – Missoulian

The Poverello Center’s move to the Trail’s End property on West Broadway doesn’t pose threats to the environment or to the shelter’s clients, according to an environmental assessment. “Because the new Poverello Center will accommodate more citizens in need …
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Anxiety-free environment is key for those looking to trim down – madison

Katy Morgan-Davies says she avoided health clubs for years, too self-conscious about her weight to even give one a try. “It’s always embarrassing when you’re big and you’re about to walk into a place where people traditionally wear a lot of Spandex and …
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No environmental damage found after fire at Cherry Point BP refinery

Fire put out after 90 minutes; No major injuries reported A fire broke out Friday at the BP Cherry Point Refinery, Washington state's largest oil refinery, sending plumes of black smoke into the air. There were no reports of injuries.
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Clallam pens letter to Ecology on proposed water management rule – Peninsula Daily News

Nominate your community hero for Jefferson County Heart of Service award– 1/18/12 -09:19 AM PORT ANGELES — Clallam County lawmakers have sent a four-page letter to the state Department of Ecology outlining their concerns over the proposed …
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Symposium on ‘ethos, ecology in DK’ on Sept 16 – Deccan Herald

The post graduate department of Business Administration at St Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology (AIMIT) will be organising ‘Pragati 2010,’ a one-day symposium on “Ethos, business opportunities and ecology in Dakshina Kannada …
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6 Miles Of Silver Ribbon: Locals Protest Christo

The artist famous for works measured in miles wants to drape long, billowing panels of silvery fabric over sections of a Colorado canyon. Not everyone is excited; some residents say art is no excuse for the damage it could cause.

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Desert Military Bases Could Be Boon To Solar

Military bases in the California desert could host seven gigawatts of solar power installations–roughly equivalent to the output of seven nuclear plants–according to a study commissioned by the Department of Defense. Study director Robert Kwartin discusses the report.

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The meanest cars for the environment in 2012 – YAHOO!

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy annually hammers out a list of 12 of the auto industry’s most energy-efficient vehicles and another dozen that, presumably, Al Gore wouldn’t ride in if he were hitchhiking across the Mojave Desert in August.
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Marine Debris Entangling and Killing Sea Lions

The images aren’t pretty: Sea lions with shiny fishing lures protruding from their mouths or with their necks tightly bound, even deeply cut, by packing bands once used to secure boxes. Seals with necks tightly encircled by pieces of fishing net.

The scientists who study these animals know that becoming entangled with items such as these can injure or even kill the unlucky animals.

A video, put together by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, documents the effects of loops, fishing gear and other debris, including a tire and a wind sock — which drowned a sea lion by pinning her flippers to her body.

Source: Video Reveals Shocking Footage of Sea Lions Strangled by Debris