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Earth Day and you’re Invited

By at April 22, 2011 | 1:41 pm | 0 Comment

Earth Day and you’re Invited

The greenest of green days is actually the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson. Nelson conceived the idea while representing Wisconsin as a U.S. Senator. War protests and an oil spill along a California coastline inspired Nelson’s brilliant thought.

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A Wake up call at America’s Airports

By at April 18, 2011 | 1:04 pm | 393 Comments

A Wake up call at America’s Airports

America’s 15,743 air traffic controllers are out of sight, but no longer out of mind. All it took was seven controllers sleeping on the job to tarnish the industry, and raise nagging questions over how safe it is to fly if the guy or gal in charge of keeping the runways clear is in la la land.

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The Air is just fine in Marcellus Land

By at January 31, 2011 | 1:15 pm | 41 Comments

The Air is just fine in Marcellus Land

Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection says limited air quality tests in areas around drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale show no adverse impact for people or wildlife. The DEP had registered complaints about a foul smell coming from well sites, and the DEP determined what caused the foul oder.

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60 Minutes on Marcellus Shale

By at November 12, 2010 | 4:06 pm | 2 Comments

60 Minutes on Marcellus Shale

When 60 minutes airs a segment on the Marcellus Shale this Sunday, an environmental group expects the majority  of viewers to come away with a better understanding of the risks and dangers drilling poses. “Cleaning up the natural gas industry is of critical concern to our executive director and organization. We have spent a lot […]

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