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Thinking green? Leave a memorial among the trees

By at February 10, 2012 | 7:00 am | 4 Comments

Thinking green? Leave a memorial among the trees

My wife occasionally asks me how I want my final send-off to be arranged. Being a country boy with a penchant for history and “a blaze of glory,” I’ve suggested placing the part of me that used to look like me on a large pile of dry wood, cracking a couple kegs of Corona and […]

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Colonial Shale Policy

By at May 5, 2011 | 11:59 am | 8 Comments

Colonial Shale Policy

Start by considering that greenest of snake oil, renewable energy. The idea that renewables are anywhere near ready to take over the base load is a fiction even the pie in the sky folks in the Obama administration can’t sell.

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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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The hate behind the Arizona shootings and the ties to Pennsylvania

By at January 12, 2011 | 3:11 pm | 1 Comments

The hate behind the Arizona shootings and the ties to Pennsylvania

Followers of the Westboro Baptist Church have decided not to protest the funeral of a chld killed over the weekend in Arizona’s shooting rampage. The church has decided to skip it in favor of a radio interview. However, Fred Phelps, self-annointed minister of the church has decided to protest another funeral on Friday.

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Going green for green in Pennsylvania

By at November 16, 2010 | 5:51 pm | 0 Comment

Going green for green in Pennsylvania

Governor Edward Rendell, in trying to secure his legacy as a proponent of all things “green” shelled out nearly $8 million tax dollars for projects such as 50 new taxis that will run on Compressed Natural Gas. The money is earmarked for 21 projects across the state that will use biofuels, natural gas, or electricity. Private investors put up another $22.1 […]

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Pennsylvania is vibrantly green

By at November 1, 2010 | 2:49 pm | 0 Comment

Pennsylvania is vibrantly green

500 million is a big time number, so big, it has landed Pennsylvania a place in the top five. The U.S Environmental Protection Agency released its list of top 50 businesses that use the most renewable electricity. And, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the government itself, takes the top five spot by purchasing 500 million kilowatt hours […]

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