Iowa: Now 20% Wind-Powered

August 11, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Taylor Dundee via Flickr/CC BY Iowa now gets a higher percentage of its power from wind than any other state in the nation. The Des Moines Register is reporting that Iowa’s wind generation hit the 20% mark last quarter, supplying the state with a full one fifth of its energy needs. That’s really good — like, Denmark go… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Energy Dept Releases Fracking Recommendations – New Yorkers Split On Supporting Shale Gas

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photo: Marcellus Protest / CC BY As expected, the DoE has announced its recommendations on what to do about the safety and environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, more commonly and colloquially known as fracking

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