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Father renews call to find Milwaukee woman missing for 18 months 30.4.2015 Star Tribune: Local
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Westminster's trash to become Adams County's treasure 27.4.2015 Denver Post: Local
Destruction and demolition at a future Westminster transit stop site means buildup and reinforcement at a soon-to-be Adams County park 2 miles ...
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For the love of trees, on Arbor Day and every day 23.4.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota celebrates Arbor Day on the last Friday in April. This Arbor Day, meet some folks in the region who love (and hug) and photograph trees.
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Greg Hunt calls Australia's Direct Action auction a success, despite criticism 23.4.2015 Guardian: Environment

Abbott government awards emissions reduction contracts worth $660.4m, but Climate Institute says first auction shows the policy will fall short of stated goals

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This Earth Day, Laura Corrales Will Tell You Where to Put Your Trash 22.4.2015 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
This Earth Day, Laura Corrales Will Tell You Where to Put Your Trash
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Earth Day 2015: Easy ways to go green 22.4.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Today marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. Read on for simple tips on reducing waste and conserving energy.
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Honoring the Secondary Goods Market on Earth Day 22.4.2015 Inc
In honor of Earth Day, let's celebrate the fact that the secondary goods market is getting an upgrade.
Report: 2 teams needed for proposed NFL stadium, or it could be drain on California city 21.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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House GOP legislators, Dayton spar over environmental bill 17.4.2015 Star Tribune: Politics
House Republicans are using budget bill to push policies seen as more business-friendly.
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Parks official: Boat chunk spotted off Oregon coast thought to be Japanese tsunami debris 10.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Boat chunk off Oregon coast thought to be tsunami debris 10.4.2015 AP Washington
WALDPORT, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon parks official says a roughly 25-foot-long chunk of fiberglass boat spotted drifting off the central Oregon coast is believed to be more debris from the deadly 2011 Japanese tsunami....
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Community Ag Alliance: Talking Green program excels 3.4.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is lining up a stellar calendar of events for this adult educational series that occurs on the fourth Tuesday of the month at various locations throughout town. Since 2007, the Talking Green program has brought a wide range of speakers under the sustainability umbrella, and this year stands to be the best year in its history. The next three months will kick off Talking Green’s spring season with an agriculture-focused bang. Starting April 28 at Olympian Hall, Virginia Till, of the Environmental Protection Agency, will present the government agency’s stance on food waste during a discussion on “Feeding People not Landfills." Till, who has been labeled as “Recycle Rita” in EPA Region 8, will speak to preventing food waste before it’s created, donating fresh wholesome food to those in need, feeding safe, fresh food scraps to farm animals, rendering fats, oils, and grease into biofuel and turning food waste into soil amendments and renewable energy. On May 26 (location to ...
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Documentary explores decline of Atari, dumping of flopped "E.T." game in New Mexico desert 3.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Everyone praises green Copenhagen. But what if your city has 20m people? 2.4.2015 Guardian: Environment

The mayors of Latin America’s biggest cities gathered in Buenos Aires for the C40 forum last week to discuss their techniques for fighting climate change – but are buses, bicycles and recycling enough on a continent that’s 80% urbanised?

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Section of 18th century ship uncovered at World Trade Center headed to upstate museum 2.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Waste pickers get tool to pinpoint local jobs 1.4.2015 New Scientist: GM Organisms
The livelihoods of India's waste pickers could get a boost from an online tool that matches the landfill workers to locals who need rubbish taking ...
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Spotlight on green news & views: No talking about xxxxxxx xxxxxx in Florida, Brown skewers Cruz 26.3.2015 Daily Kos
See the post on stored energy here Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) normally appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The most recent Saturday Spotlight can be seen here . More than 22,060 environmentally oriented diaries have been rescued for inclusion in this weekly collection since 2006. Inclusion of a diary in the Spotlight does not necessarily indicate my agreement with or endorsement of it. Is the planet getting revenge? —by don mikulecky: "This article from The Washington Post by Chris Mooney is an example of how the Earth's response to Global Warming is a form of self organization that actually appears to be "punishing" one of the worst sources of that warming: Global warming is now slowing down the circulation of the oceans—with potentially dire consequences. So in sum: It appears that we’ve just seen yet ...
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The way to strike gold is to have a mine like a sewer 23.3.2015 New Scientist: Focus on America
Human waste contains enough valuable metals that it could be worth mining, but we'll need to find the right ...
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In Lucas Museum fight, preservationists are protecting parking lots 21.3.2015 Chicago Tribune: Business
In Lucas Museum fight, preservationists are protecting parking lots
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Canada’s Largest Food Retailer To Sell Ugly Produce At Low Prices To Cut Food Waste 17.3.2015 Think Progres

Most food waste ends up in landfills, where it decomposes and releases methane, a greenhouse gas much more potent than carbon dioxide.

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