New Jersey Bill Proposes To Ban Fracking – Would Be First State To Do So

March 18, 2011 by  
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Some good news/bad news or at least good news/interesting news on fracking , good news first: As TruthOut reports, New Jersey legislators have put forth a bill that would ban fracking in the state, making it the first state in the nation to do so. So far the bill has been approved the New Jersey Senate Environment Committee. Let’s see how far it goes..

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Eureka Springs’ Open-Air Thorncrown Chapel Is a Paragon of Environmental Design

January 25, 2011 by  
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While walking through the woods near Eureka Springs, Arkansas, one might be forgiven to mistake Thorncrown Chapel for a grove of trees in the middle of the forest. The transparent glazed facade, combined with the timber trusses, create the appearance of a grand forest rather than a carefully constructed chapel.

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Study Shows Consumer Disinterest May Be Detrimental For E-waste

October 12, 2010 by  
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In a recent survey of 7,500 people, consumer electronics website Retrevo found that more than 60 percent of consumers do not recycle their used computers, printers, cell phones and TV sets. According to the Gadget Census Report, one in four people..

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EPA Selects Its Model Cities of Green Design

September 13, 2010 by  
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The EPA has announced five selected model cities to lead the “Greening America’s Capitals” program, a new initiative of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities program aimed at helping state capitals develop implementable and…

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Glass Week Capitalizes on ‘Infinitely Recyclable’ Material

September 13, 2010 by  
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To encourage more people to recycle glass, the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) is hosting its second annual Recycle Glass Week. From Sept. 12 to 18, communities nationwide, along with glass manufacturers, suppliers and and recyclers, will hold more…

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Pay Homage to National Parks 25 Cents at a Time

April 22, 2010 by  
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Image credit: The United States Mint The area now contained in Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas has been a favorite destination since Thomas Jefferson sent a group of explorers there in 1804. Now, patrons of that National Park—and national parks in general—can show their appreciation with the latest edition of America the Beautiful Quarters …. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How Big is the Home Efficiency Improvement Market?

April 22, 2010 by  
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Recently Con Edison sent me a letter warning of rate hikes, thus giving us a green kick in the pants when it comes to finally doing those home upgrades.

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