Daily Archives: January 5, 2010

Call for Project Proposals – Great Lakes Basin Fish Habitat Partnership

The Great Lakes Basin Fish Habitat Partnership (Partnership) received funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to complete on-the-ground fish habitat projects. The Partnership recognizes that most work to protect, restore and enhance fish habitat will be done at the … Continue reading

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Are the Games Really Green?: The Vancouver Winter Olympics' Search for Sustainability

Read the full story in E The Environmental Magazine. Since Salt Lake City staged the first carbon-neutral Winter Olympics in 2002, every subsequent Olympics has claimed to be the next “greenest” — Athens 2004, Torino 2006, Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010, … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Ecology: Finding New Homes for Old Phones

Read the full story in E The Environmental Magazine. It’s not much of a stretch to liken America’s relationship with cells phones to a once sizzling romance that ends in goodbye. Fated love affairs typically begin with blind infatuation and … Continue reading

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For Cape Cod Wind Farm, New Hurdle Is Spiritual

Read the full story in the New York Times. Two Indian tribes successfully argued that a wind-power project would impede their ritual greeting of the sunrise.

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C.I.A. Is Sharing Data With Climate Scientists

Read the full story in the New York Times. The C.I.A. is releasing intelligence data to top scientists for the study of environmental change.

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Student gym rats help power Texas State University campus

Read the full story in the Dallas Morning News. Texas State University is now home to the world’s largest human power plant. The university has unveiled exercise equipment at the Student Recreation Center that will generate electricity when students use … Continue reading

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SPECIATE 4.2–Profiling Air Image Pollution Species and Sources

SPECIATE is EPA’s repository of profiles of volatile organic gas and particulate matter air pollution sources. This valuable repository has helped users to characterize air emissions by species and source for more than 20 years. The recently updated version–SPECIATE 4.2–contains … Continue reading

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EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Potential Stormwater Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold five listening sessions to provide information to the public about a potential rule to strengthen stormwater regulations and to establish a comprehensive program to reduce stormwater from new development and redevelopment. These … Continue reading

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