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Archive: April 9, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - With the national Farm Bill up for reauthorization in September, a new report by the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition warns that proposed cuts to it threaten the Great Lakes. The report points out that farm conservation programs funded by the farm bill have lost more than ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Thousands of Michiganders hold jobs in the wind energy industry; they work for more than 30 companies that make parts for the wind turbines that create clean energy, and they build some of the turbines as well. But wind energy proponents are afraid those jobs will dwindle if the win ...Read More

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay turns out to be a tax issue. This week of course is crunch time for taxes, and while Marylanders may be rushing through the details, an appeal has been issued to take a closer look at line 35 on state income tax forms. That’s the donation line fo ...Read More

FRENCHGLEN, Ore. - The vision of up to 70 wind turbines lined up across Steens Mountain in southeastern Oregon is just too much for advocates of preserving the state's stark, high-desert landscape. They have filed a lawsuit to keep a wind developer from building 400-foot-high turbines, access roads ...Read More

GREEN BAY, Wis. - April is National Distracted Driving month, and a timely new Wisconsin law will be published on Wednesday. AB 291 prohibits drivers under 18 with probationary licenses and instruction permits from using cell phones and other wireless handheld devices. The law will take effect in No ...Read More

NEW YORK - Consumer groups in New York and around the country say a spectrum deal between Verizon and a group of cable companies known as SpectrumCo - and another deal with Cox Communications - will grab a large share of the wireless spectrum and lead to less competition and higher prices. The plan ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - A national wind energy tax credit that a local expert says is critical to Nevada construction jobs is at risk of being blown away by inaction in Congress. Some blame political gridlock, while others say it's the low cost of natural gas that's hurting the interest in wind. Jim Walker, w ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - Water quality is something many people take for granted, but Aveda Salons and the Hoosier Environmental Council say, with April being "Earth Month," it's time to take notice. Renee Sweany, special events coordinator with the Council, says Indiana waterways need to be monitored becau ...Read More

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