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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Glowing "Ghost" Mushrooms Reappear in Brazil After 170 Years

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Photo: Panellus stipticus, one species of glowing mushrooms (Wiki Commons) If you think glowing mushrooms are the figment of some trippy imagination, think again. After its initial discovery back in 1840, one of the most bioluminescent species of mushroom known to humans was not seen again until a pair of primatologists recently stumbled upon it in the Brazilian forests. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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