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News Archive - June, 2012



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06/29 Drinking water wells sought for groundwater study to test for E. coli, bacteria, caffeine

06/28 Hot, dry weather continues as corn begins pollination

06/28 Green Minds transforms storm drain into park on Campbellsville's campus

06/28 Beshear expedites transport of emergency supplies to drought-stricken counties

06/28 UK artist's first book focuses on rescued animals, sanctuaries

06/27 Health Department offers safety tips as temperatures rise throughout the state

06/27 Lexington Environmental Commission seeks nominations for 2012 awards, due August 25

06/27 Kentucky State Parks offer fireworks, cookouts, entertainment on Fourth of July

06/27 Ally Ringer: With small yard and a little luck, this city girl aiming to make Martha proud

06/27 Lexington to open heat relief at Dunbar Community Center, cut pool admission prices

06/27 Cool down, save cash and trick out your home with ceiling fans

06/26 Hot, dry weather is cause for concern, emergency livestock heat stress alert issued

06/26 $mart Suzy: It's go-green Tuesday, deals at 'Surviving the stores,' including Trader Joe's

06/25 Kentucky tree farmer named 2012 Central Region Outstanding Tree farmer of the Year

06/25 New greenhouse sprouts learning opportunities

06/21 Kentucky miners lose jobs in Arch Coal layoffs

06/21 Pet smarts: Ounce of prevention definitely worth pound of cure with heartworm disease

06/21 2012 Kentucky equine survey about to begin

06/20 Sewer improvements coming to Winchester Road area, public meeting to be held June 28

06/20 New greenhouse at Lake Cumberland 4-H Center sprouts educational opportunities

06/20 UK's Gluck Center to host international conference on equine infectious diseases

06/20 Adena Trail in Mt. Sterling result of community partnerships in Eastern Ky.

06/18 Woodland management is focus of 2012 Woodland Owners Short Course

06/15 NKU Center for Environmental Education to offer Licking River paddle boat tour June 30

06/15 Campus bike fix-it stations and online bike tips available

06/13 Blair Owens Hecker: In planning wedding, she went 'green,' and it's not about the dress

06/13 Fifth-graders publish book, tackle reading problems, give back - all at the same time

06/13 Lexington to enter Bloomberg Philanthropies contest to win up to $5 million for city ideas

06/13 East Kentucky Power Cooperative's strategic plan has had positive impacts since 2011

06/13 'Edible Plants of the Bluegrass' tour at Waveland State Historic Site set for June 22

06/13 Extension agents still helping Eastern Kentucky recover from tornado

06/13 Extension homemakers celebrate 80 years

06/12 Wildflower expert will speak about work as part of Waveland Summer Author Series

06/11 UK project receives $880,000 grant from Department of Energy

06/11 East Ky. Power Cooperative requests power alternatives that comply with new regulations

06/11 The Compression Institute will hold meeting to discuss resources reduction, sustainability

06/07 Chef John Foster: Run - don't walk - to farmers markets while favorites still around

06/07 Volunteers needed to help 'sweep' 12 miles of Kentucky River in Fayette County on June 16

06/07 Community-based research by faculty, students made possible by NKU grants

06/06 EPA hearing on Kentucky coal mining draws hundreds of demonstrators

06/06 Amy Sohner: Sewer system like our arteries; neither needs to be clogged up by ugly FOG

06/06 Gena Bigler: Give me a bag of oranges, I'll give you a homemade cleaner safe enough to drink

06/06 $mart Suzy: Pine Mountain countdown, KU's real deal for you, consumer alert, coupons

06/06 STEM campus ready to use

06/05 Seedleaf Farms to hold weekly produce sales on Thursday afternoons at Third Street Stuff

06/05 Health Department releases schedule for mosquito-sprayings from June 4-28

06/05 Couple's pet swing is 'Next Big Zing,' thanks in part to UK's Robinson Center

06/05 Steve Flairty's every day heroes: Keeley's big heart connects special kids with horses

06/05 'Homegrown Kentucky' empowers eastern Ky. community

06/04 Jon Carloftis provides 'Living Exhibition' at UK Art Museum

06/04 $mart Suzy: Don't forget to enter park lodging giveaway, fun with the kids, and coupons

06/01 Henry Clay High School's dream team to set up biodiesel lab, will study biodiesel fuel


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USA U.S. News

06/30 Drilling for gas under graves raises moral, money questions

06/30 To make beer, MillerCoors helps farmers save water

06/29 Congress calls for transparency, improvements to 21st century trade

06/29 Pyromania at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

06/29 During Colo. wildfires, the not knowing hurts the most

06/29 Washington area residents get a whiff of Shenandoah wildfires

06/29 National parks are feeling the pinch

06/28 Lack of spring snow primed Colorado wildfires

06/28 Looks like Apple will make a big bet on clean power in Reno, too

06/28 Abound Solar to file for bankruptcy, another Solyndra?

06/28 Flavor is price of scarlet hue of tomates, study finds

06/27 Thousands flee Colorado Springs area as winds fuel wildfire

06/27 Hydro 2.0 Act could upgrade reclamation projects, create revenue

06/26 D.C. appeals court upholds EPA regulations to fight global warming

06/25 Heat-driven wildfires continue to consume the west

06/24 Powder River Basin coal leasing prompts IG, GAO reviews

06/24 Event raises $200,000 to pay for National Arboretum interns

06/22 First major U.S. solar project approved on tribal land

06/20 Sorghum should be in the biofuel crop mix, experts say

06/20 Flooding rips up Duluth, drowns zoo animals

06/19 Lawn mowing season

06/19 Long-grumbling Alaska volcano has explosive ash burst

06/19 Asarco, citing DOJ probe of EPA, wants settlement voided

06/19 As Rio summit commences, Americans see environment deteriorating

06/18 Marinette Marine Corporation launches NOAA fisheries survey vessel Reuben Lasker

06/18 1.21 Gigawatts!

06/15 NOAA's national marine sanctuaries celebrate one million volunteer hours

06/15 Three things Goldman Sachs' $40B greentech investment means, and two it doesn't

06/14 High park fire near Fort Collins still growing, burning nearly 50,000 acres; smoke plumes reaching 34,000 feet (Video, photos)

06/14 'We are not garbage': Troubling working conditions in Los Angeles' waste and recycling plants

06/14 Exxon reports leak at Louisiana plant

06/14 U.S. coal use falling fast; utilities switch to gas

06/14 Cougars returning to midwest, study finds

06/14 New 'Dallas' remake shows a green, eco-friendly sensibility

06/14 Restoring our nature: Kids in the wild

06/13 Why Robert F. Kennedy Jr. cares about your sewage

06/13 Maritime job opportunities in the federal government

06/13 Prevent a major solar workforce deficit: Think like a new product manager

06/13 Drilling in New York

06/13 Dept. of Energy throws millions at a startup trying to make solar energy mainstream

06/13 Haboob Haikus: Arizona creates new initiative to promote dust storm safety

06/13 Smart shopping for organic food

06/13 20,000 and growing: LEED for homes surpasses milestone

06/12 Where did all the solar go? Calculating total U.S. solar energy production

06/12 Solar gets sexy in the city

06/12 Submerging solar: New frontiers for renewable energy

06/07 Chemical industry attacks LEED: BuildingGreen checks the facts

06/06 Sierra Club's Beyond Oil campaign targets tar sands in video narrated by Joshua Jackson

06/06 Louisiana: Two scientists surrender e-mail to BP

06/06 Honda Fit EV gets highest ever EPA fuel economy rating

06/05 Rove, Gibbs and the politics of wind's PTC

06/05 Bringing wind to the southeast

06/05 Obscenity: I know it when I see it

06/05 Inviting atomic catastrophe

06/05 Sustainable seafood: The latest wave, or just a ripple?

06/05 Bigger isn't better

06/05 'Unprecedented' killings of protected sea lions; fisherman suspected

06/05 Ohio, haunted by slaughter, restricts exotic animals

06/05 U.S. House biotech proposal would bypass courts - critic

06/05 Lisa Murkowski warns against 'knee-jerk' reaction to Solyndra

06/04 Public transit ridership rising sharply, advocacy group reports

06/04 Fire threatens portion of Sequoia National Forest

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world World News

06/29 In Kenya, running for nature

06/28 As global leaders stall, business can lead the way

06/25 Fears accompany fishermen in Japanese disaster region

06/25 Asia report: Toshiba plans Japan's largest PV project

06/20 Who foots the bill for cleaning up Japan's tsunami debris?

06/20 EU figures show 3 percent drop in new car CO2 emissions

06/20 UK to force listed companies to report emissions

06/20 Asian countries challenge China on rare earth minerals

06/19 Healthy forests key for green growth, says UN report

06/19 Prince William hits out at rhino poachers

06/19 Red List counts 'on the brink' species

06/19 Interpol: 200 arrested in biggest crackdown on elephant slaughter

06/19 'Earth Summit II' diplomats agree on 'weak' text

06/19 60 dams in Brazil's Amazon? Controversy spills over into 'Earth Summit II'

06/18 Asia report: U.K.-Korea unite behind offshore wind, tidal prospects

06/18 South African innovator takes water out of showering

06/17 Rio+20: Prince Charles in climate change warning

06/16 Rio+20 deal weakens on energy and water pledges

06/15 Mexico axes Baja resort over environmental fears

06/14 Japan moves closer to restarting first nuclear reactors since tsunami-driven meltdowns

06/14 Countries must end fossil fuel subsidies at Rio+20

06/14 New device powers gadgets through walking

06/14 North Korea power plant Huichon No. 2 power station can power half of Pyongyang, say officials

06/14 Single-track sustainability 'solutions' threaten people and planet, experts say

06/14 China, Denmark to boost green tech trade

06/14 EU Commission to set tougher CO2 standards for vans

06/13 Tipping point

06/13 Lucy Lawless pleads guilty to trespass after Greenpeace protest against artic oil exploration

06/13 Real-time gene sequencing used to combat superbug

06/12 W.H.O. declares diesel fumes cause lung cancer

06/12 Solar provides 10 percent of Germany's energy in May

06/11 Renewable rankings galore: How G20 nations measure up

06/06 U.N. sounds environment alarm ahead of Rio Summit

06/06 Scientists warn geoengineering may disrupt rainfall

06/06 China says only it has the right to monitor air pollution

06/06 Honduras shark burning reinforces president's committment to ban illegal fishing

06/05 If it's June 5, it must be World Environment Day

06/05 APEC members eye green products list by September

06/05 Now more than ever

06/05 The Arctic passes climate threshold

06/05 Climate change could force some favorite foods into extinction (Slideshow)

06/04 Wood that reaches new heights

06/01 Rhinos on death row?

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