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Daily Archives: February 7, 2011
If your organization is planning an Earth Day celebration please note that Chicago Wilderness has a variety of materials and publications that celebrate our local nature and that are available to you. These include: The Atlas of Biodiversity: The Chicago … Continue reading
Focusing on reducing the upfront costs of geothermal development as well as improve its effectiveness, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced plans to leverage oil and gas expertise to test the reliability and efficiency of geothermal power generation … Continue reading
Read the full story in the Times Daily. The Tuscumbia Public Library’s roof soon will be adorned with a free solar panel system that will reduce energy costs and serve as an education tool on the energy source.
Read the full story in Ethanol Producer Magazine. Several Republican Congressional members have begun floating legislation that would prevent the U.S. EPA from implementing greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations. Reps. Fred Upton, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and … Continue reading
On February 3, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the Sustainable Communities Building Blocks Program, an initiative designed to help interested communities adopt sustainable planning methods. The program will provide quick, targeted technical assistance to 20 local and/or … Continue reading
Read the full story at Earth911. It’s not often a company recommends that you bury your shoes in the backyard, but that’s exactly what OAT Shoes says. As makers of the world’s first biodegradable shoes, that advice is perfectly legitimate.
Read the full story in the Southwest News Herald. Historians tell us that the ancient gladiators consumed barley for energy. In fact, it was such a key component of their diet that they were known as “hordearii,” literally, “barley men.” … Continue reading
Read the full story at GovPro. The federal General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded a $6.7 million, five-year contract to Blue Bell, Pa.-based Unisys Corp. to provide secure cloud-based e-mail and IT collaboration tools. Unisys will provide transition, data migration, … Continue reading
Read the full story at Smart Planet. New York City wants its software and application programmers to serve the public with great Web sites and applications, not be slaves to keeping up the city’s technology and data center infrastructure. Plus, … Continue reading