Monthly Archives: August 2012

Update announcement and agenda on the 2012 GreenGov Symposium,

August 31, 2012

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Brazilian Deforestation Falls Sharply in Past Eight Years

August 31, 2012

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Audit of Apple’s Chinese Factories Reveals Bandaid Reforms

August 31, 2012

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New York Passes Sewage Pollution Right-to-Know Act

August 31, 2012

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Aquaculture Feeding World’s Insatiable Appetite for Seafood

August 31, 2012

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New Bird-Friendly Bladeless Wind Turbine Design to be Tested and Manufactured in NJ

August 31, 2012

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STUDY: States over $4 trillion in debt (i.e. unsustainable)

August 31, 2012

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Biodiesel From Sewage Sludge – via @Slashdot

August 31, 2012

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Four times as many publicly employees miss work over private sector in waste collection, costing million$ in lost tax dollars & productivity

August 30, 2012

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Is an International Nuclear Fuelbank a Good Idea? – via @Slashdot

August 30, 2012

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Russia dumped enormous amounts of radioactive waste and nuclear reactors into Arctic seas

August 30, 2012

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Senior Poverty: Food Insecurity up 78 % from a decade earlier, Among Older Americans

August 30, 2012

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Study Finds Toxic Chemicals In School Supplies

August 30, 2012

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DuPont preparing for new study on Pompton Lakes contamination cleanup

August 29, 2012

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Green Vets Los Angeles gives veterans jobs making reusable bags.

August 29, 2012

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Our Economy Has Been Collapsing, It Continues To Collapse, and The Collapse Is Going To Accelerate Dramatically

August 29, 2012

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New AIDS-like disease found in U.S., Asia

August 29, 2012

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Good news from the bad drought: Gulf ‘Dead Zone’ smallest in years, says Texas A&M expert

August 29, 2012

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Alternative fuels: Competition at the pump.

August 28, 2012

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A high-tech hunt for Asian carp in Great Lakes yields conflicting evidence.

August 28, 2012

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Smoked Out…last week the tobacco companies won yet another court battle with the FDA, effectively blocking those stronger public health messages.

August 28, 2012

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Trends in U.S. Military Spending – In 2011, military spending declined by almost $9 billion, the first such decline since 1998.

August 28, 2012
Trends in U.S. Military Spending – In 2011, military spending declined by almost $9 billion, the first such decline since 1998.

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NTT Facilities’ ‘Solar UFO’ Cleans Pond Water with PV Power

August 28, 2012

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Sea Ice in Arctic Measured at Record Low

August 28, 2012

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Children die mining the tin for your smartphone

August 28, 2012

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Geothermal Heat Pump Air Conditioning System Launched

August 28, 2012

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Nearly 1 In 5 Americans Have No Money To Put Food On The Table

August 28, 2012

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Waste Heat Recovery technology for ships; potential for 5–10% fuel savings

August 27, 2012
Waste Heat Recovery technology for ships; potential for 5–10% fuel savings

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GE’s Tier 4 Locomotive Cuts Emissions ‘More than 70%’ · save customers more than $1.5 billion

August 27, 2012

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Beryllium Oxide for Nuclear Fuel will enable 4% efficiency increase for uranium and 25% enhanced safety margin

August 27, 2012

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How methane becomes fish food

August 27, 2012

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Healthy lifestyle reduces risk of hypertension by two thirds

August 27, 2012

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Pesticides endanger bats

August 27, 2012

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What's the best way to prevent occupational asthma?

August 26, 2012

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Why we are on the brink of the greatest Depression of all time

August 26, 2012

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Venezuela Ramps up China Oil Exports Unsettling Washington… U.S. oil prices in future will skyrocket

August 26, 2012

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ALERT! Resist Monsanto: Reassert Your Faith in Non-GMO Seeds and Properly Labeled Unnatural Foods

August 25, 2012
ALERT! Resist Monsanto: Reassert Your Faith in Non-GMO Seeds and Properly Labeled Unnatural Foods

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Inadvertent ingestion of hazardous chemicals

August 25, 2012

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Glycerol additive makes cruise ships greener

August 25, 2012

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Obama’s Budget to Add $4.4 Trillion to push Debt over $20 Trillion

August 25, 2012

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Infographic: When Dollars Stop Fatalities

August 24, 2012

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CBO | Addressing Market Barriers to Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Working Paper 2012-10

August 24, 2012

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Sea uranium extraction ‘close to economic reality’

August 24, 2012

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JOB Posting – Environmental Compliance Consultant opportunity in Plymouth, WI. #jobs

August 23, 2012

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Batteries Made From World’s Thinnest Material Could Power Tomorrow’s Electric Cars

August 23, 2012

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Reducing radiation exposure 74.8% through increasing use of dose-saving measures and evolving scanner technology.

August 23, 2012

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CBO – Federal budget deficit for 2012 $1.1 trillion, taking 7.3% of (GDP) while unemployment will stay above 8%

August 23, 2012

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Inside the military’s multibillion-dollar push for renewables

August 23, 2012

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Cleanup Underway at Site of North Dakota Oil Well Blowout with OSHA investigating tragic death of a worker on site

August 23, 2012

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Washington state: Possible radioactive leak at Hanford tank farm – latimes.com

August 23, 2012

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Solar Shingles Made from Common Metals Offer Cheaper Energy Option

August 23, 2012

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Shhhh…It’s Even Worse Than The Great Depression #2012

August 23, 2012
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Crapping On Bill Gates’ “Reinvent the Toilet” Winner

August 23, 2012

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Improving Uranium Extraction From Seawater, Inspired by Shrimp – Slashdot

August 22, 2012

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Americans toss out as much as 40% of their food, study says – latimes.com

August 22, 2012

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Record Radiation Found in Fish off Fukushima

August 22, 2012

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D.C. Circuit Vacates EPA’s Cross State Air Pollution Rule

August 22, 2012

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S. 710 would direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish an electronic manifest system to track the handling of hazardous waste.

August 22, 2012

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H.R. 4278, Preserving Rural Resources Act of 2012 – Affects on The Clean Water Act (CWA)

August 22, 2012

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Save the DATE – 2nd annual Wind Health & Safety Summit (30-31 October, Dallas, Texas)

August 22, 2012

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Hope from the Heart of Darkness: How Dodd-Frank is Changing the Regulatory Landscape

August 22, 2012

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Boost Renewable Energy Production with 106 projects in 29 states

August 22, 2012

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U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Awards Oregon Wave Power Stations – enough electricity for approximately 1,000 homes.

August 22, 2012

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DOE – Energy Department Partnership to Certify Zero Net-Energy Ready Homes

August 22, 2012

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EU Chemicals Agency Lists 38 Substances as Potential “Substances of Very High Concern”

August 22, 2012

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OSHA’s task force report finds VPP model program in needs reform

August 22, 2012

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How a biofuel dream called Jatropha came crashing down.

August 22, 2012

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Edison to lay off 730 workers at San Onofre nuclear plant

August 22, 2012

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Algenol Biofuels Pilot-Scale Integrated Bio-Refinery, Florida

August 22, 2012

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EPA rule on Maryland’s effort to curb emissions struck down

August 22, 2012

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Over Half Of All Americans Are At Least Partially Dependent On The Government

August 22, 2012

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Process Turns Starbucks’ Waste Into Ingredients for Consumer Products

August 22, 2012

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EPA Announces Brownfields Grants for Wisconsin

August 22, 2012

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The toxicity of carbon nanotubes

August 21, 2012

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Prostate cancer and whole body vibration

August 21, 2012

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Exposure Science needs a better entry in Wikipedia

August 21, 2012

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Mobile machine can make biofuel for military and humanitarian operations

August 21, 2012

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One bacteria, linked to 30,000 deaths – rivaling the 32,000 killed in traffic accidents.

August 21, 2012

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Earthworms soak up heavy metal, from solid waste from domestic refuse collection and waste

August 21, 2012

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Bacteria in tap water can be traced to the water treatment process

August 21, 2012

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EPA Identifies Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardant Chemical

August 21, 2012

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Incentive to Slow Climate Change Drives Output of Harmful Gases

August 21, 2012

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Mouse-borne virus kills Yosemite visitor.

August 20, 2012

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Agriculture is nation’s biggest water polluter but usually goes unpunished.

August 20, 2012

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Child antibiotics lead to obesity: Stanford University Study.

August 20, 2012

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission may study power plant health risks – latimes.com

August 20, 2012

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Chicago river becomes battleground test lab for Asian carp. JSOnline

August 20, 2012

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Self-charging battery both generates and stores energy

August 19, 2012

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New salt-based battery a leap for green energy | for affordable, low-temperature storage

August 19, 2012

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EPA – We Energies Plan to Convert to Natural Gas at Wisconsin Valley Power Plant will improve air quality

August 19, 2012

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US Oil Imports from Saudi Arabia Spike 20% This Year, due largely to the sanctions on Iran.

August 19, 2012

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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wind

August 19, 2012

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Bill Clinton & Harry Reid allegedly supporting “free energy scheme” and other crazy talk.

August 19, 2012

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Water shortages hit US power hard. First gas, then food and now our power

August 19, 2012

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If a wind turbine falls in the woods and no one hears it….SMBC = :-)

August 19, 2012

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EARTH MEANDERS: This I Know to Be Ecological Truth

August 18, 2012
EARTH MEANDERS: This I Know to Be Ecological Truth

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Drought and Renewable Fuel Standard Driving Up Consumer Costs

August 18, 2012

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50 MW Plasma Gasification Facility to Treat Waste in Tees Valley – expected to divert up to 350,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from landfill per year

August 18, 2012

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The Oil Drum | Petroleum Demand in Developing Countries

August 18, 2012

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Will the U.S. Run Out of Oil in 8 Years?

August 18, 2012

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