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POPULAR ENERGY: Tomorrow’s industry – Abington Mariner

During WWII, I was transferred to the Todd Shipyard in Tacoma, Wash., where I was attached to the pre-commissioning detail of the USS Baffins , an ACV (Auxiliary Aircraft Carrier). There is a point to this story but …
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Ecology part of Goddard curriculum – Wichita Eagle

At Goddard High School, named Kansas’ 2010 Green School of the Year by a group of environmental educators, ecology is part of the curriculum. Every Friday, students round up all of the paper, aluminum and …
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7.1 earthquake: Aftershock damage

Christchurch has been shaken by two strong aftershocks within the space of 16 minutes tonight, with further damage reported.
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Volunteers take on NStar – Abington Mariner

With a snip-snip here and a clip-clip there it’s hoped that tree growth in at least one NStar power-line right-of-way can be controlled without spraying a blend of herbicides. “We’re here to show we do not want …
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Microsoft Quincy datacenter faces Ecology hearing – Seattle Times

Microsoft’s plans to expand its huge datacenter in Quincy will undergo a public hearing, giving people a chance to weigh in on the addition of 13 diesel backup generators planned for the complex. The …
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World Bank to fund new environmental policy

Pakistan’s Ministry of Environment will utilise technical assistance loan from the World Bank (WB) to operationalise the new National Environmental Policy introduced with an aim to reduce environmental degradation and ensure sustainable economic growth in the country, official sources say.
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AP: Coast Guard reports oil sheen after Gulf rig explosion – News-Press

This is one other piece of evidence that demonstates the human and enviroment risks of our appetite for offshore oil,” said Susan Farady, director of the Marine Affairs Institute at Roger Williams University School …
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U.S. DOE’s SRNL and Ukraine’s IRL to collaborate on radiation ecology research – News-Medical.Net

Under a recently signed agreement, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and the Ukraine’s International Radioecology Laboratory (IRL) will collaborate on …
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Earl Passes By, Little Damage Done

Hurricane Earl has been stripped of his hurricane status and is now a tropical storm, leaving very little damage in his wake.
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