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Archive: November 9, 2010

CHICAGO - Chicago has long been known as the "Windy City," but now that term takes on a new meaning. A new report from the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) says Chicago and the rest of Illinois is quickly becoming a Mecca for the production of the components needed to produce wind energy. ...Read More

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Iowans in the eastern part of the state have known for years that there are air quality problems, and a recent report from the state Department of Natural Resources makes it clear there's a serious problem because levels of sulfur dioxide are sometimes too high for public safety. ...Read More

LYONS, Neb. - Rural grocery stores provide not only food, but jobs and tax revenue for small towns across North Dakota. However, there are fewer and fewer of those stores, as they are replaced by super-center regional stores, sometimes located many miles away from customers. But there are ways for s ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - The LaFarge cement plant in Ravena, south of Albany, is one of many cement factories nationwide under orders from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cut back on dangerous mercury emissions. The cement industry announced last Friday it's going to fight the new rules, and ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohioans can go "over the river and through the woods" to pick up their own locally-raised turkeys for Thanksgiving. The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association is organizing the project, whereby consumers order and then pick up a fresh and sustainably-produced turkey for the holid ...Read More

HEBRON, Conn. - The Thanksgiving season is a time when many people across Connecticut give to food pantries, but what happens when the leftovers are long gone? A program that kicks off today is designed to make sure the hungry have a Thanksgiving dinner and food long after the holiday is a distant m ...Read More

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