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Archive: September 13, 2012

PHOTO: Sunset over Lake Erie at Put-in-Bay. Courtesy EPA.

CLEVELAND - Nearly 600 people from the Great Lakes region are in Cleveland today, ready to ask the presidential campaigns what their plans are for protecting the world's largest source of fresh water. Current restoration projects are protecting drinking water, improving public health and helping th ...Read More

PHOTO: Voter turnout is historically low in New York.

NEW YORK - New Yorkers may love to talk politics, but they have a poor track record when it comes to actually casting a ballot. In the 2010 mid-term elections, New York ranked 50th out of the 50 states for turning out voters on Election Day, according to Daniel Altschuler, coordinator for the Long I ...Read More

PHOTO: Wind turbines off the shore of Denmark. Courtesy of NWF.

HARTFORD, Conn. - Some of the country's most influential environmental groups say it is time for a concerted effort at building and operating wind-energy turbines in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Connecticut and 13 other states. A new report released today from the National Wildlife Federation ...Read More

LOGAN, Utah - In western states, including Utah, party lines practically disappear in a new poll about balancing renewable-energy development with protection for public lands. Nearly three out of four voters in 11 states said they favor producing wind and solar power on federal lands. Pollster Chri ...Read More

PHOTO: Cigarette butt. CREDIT: Courtesy of the American Cancer Society

BISMARCK, N.D. - The fall election is now less than eight weeks away, and one of the big questions facing North Dakotans is whether to approve a ballot initiative banning smoking in workplaces statewide. Approval of the measure would lead to better health, according to Janet Maxson, a nurse practit ...Read More

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