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Offshore Wind Power Important to Future of Clean Energy Development

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Offshore wind power is paramount to the future of clean energy development as the potential is huge. In layman’s terms it is simply the construction of wind farms on the water which generate electricity from the wind. It can include the ocean as well as inland areas like lakes, fjords and sheltered coastal areas using …

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Germany Dioxin Food Scandal Closes 4700 Farms

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Germany dioxin food scandal has been widened Friday, as more than 4,700 farms were closed or shut down by regional authorities after testing showed that the animal feed was contaminated by a chemical that is directly linked to causing cancer. All the while fears were growing that the contamination could have entered the food supply …

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Egg Recall Another Egg Recall After Salmonella Found At Ohio Farm

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Another Egg Recall has been issued from Cal-Maine Foods Inc., the nation’s leading egg seller and distributor. The eggs had come from it’s supplier, Ohio Fresh Eggs after testing positive for salmonella at the Ohio farm. The farm has received financing from the owner of the Iowa egg farm, that was behind a massive recall …

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Not In My Back Yard

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Not In My Back Yard Courtesy of Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NIMBY): “NIMBY or Nimby is an acronym for not in my back yard. The term (or the derivative Nimbyism) is used pejoratively to describe opposition by residents to a proposal for a new development close to them. Opposing residents themselves are sometimes called Nimbies. The new project …

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Farm Aid 2010 25 Kicks off Today!

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Farm Aid 2010 25 will begin today at 2pm Eastern Standard Time and will be broadcast live in HD on youtube HERE and DIRECTV’s The 101 Network at 6pm EST. The 25th anniversary kicks off from Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI tonight at 2pm Eastern, 1 Central (Milwaukee time), and among the scheduled performers are …

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