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News Archive - March, 2013

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03/27 Hemp bill passes Kentucky legislature 88-4; supporters applaud historic vote

03/27 Fill 'er up! Bottle refilling stations reduce plastic in landfills, promote healthy hudration

03/25 Where have Kentucky's barn owls gone? State biologists hope you can help find out

03/18 'Fix-a-Leak Week' aimed at reducing the 1 trillion gallons of water wasted each year

03/18 Agriculture commissioner to chair meeting to discuss hemp-growing efforts, news

03/14 State public health department offers tips reduce salmonella risk from live poultry

03/14 UK entomologists make key discovery about insecticide resistance in problematic bed bugs

03/14 Climate Change forum to focus on shared values, will 'resonate with many Kentuckians'

03/13 'Pick it up, Lexington' campaig targets trash and aims to keep it off streets, out of streams

03/13 Georgetown College's environmental program ok'd by state for professional development

03/13 UK sponsoring rain garden workshops across state to target storm water runoff

03/13 Professor offers tips for farmers, who she says face unique challenges from severe weather

03/08 NKU students join river education forum and develop mobile app for testing water quality

03/08 Twenty-one teams sign up to help rid two Kentucky lakes of 100 tons of Asian Carp

03/06 Hemp bill passes out of House panel with one dissenting vote, now heads to full House


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USA U.S. News



03/31 Baby Giraffe Draws Attention to Sanctuary

03/30 Oil Pipeline Ruptures in Arkansas

03/30 In Twist, Safety Push Creates Toxic Risk

03/28 A Disastrous Year for Bees

03/28 Resolutions to Reverse the Unsutainable Solar Industry

03/26 New Solar-cell Design Based On Dots and Wires

03/22 Pity Earth's Creatures

03/22 Coyote Hunting in Utah

03/22 The Clouds are Getting Greener: Apple Data Centers Powered by 100% Renewables

03/20 Florida's Broward County Encourages Solar Energy with Easier Permits

03/20 Ready or Not: Arizona Takes Steps Toward Incentive Free Solar

03/19 Energy Storage Series: Making the Case for Batteries

03/19 A Model for Reducing Emissions

03/18 Wind Now 10% of Electricity in Nine States, Over 20% in Iowa, South Dakota

03/18 Murkowski Reintroduces FERC Hydropower Licensing Act

03/18 Genes, Not Light, Make Roosters Crow at Dawn

03/18 Sun Storm Forecast: Tiny Chance of Havoc

03/18 So You're Extinct? Scientists Have Gleam in Eye

03/14 What Is A Sinkhole?

03/14 Spring Rain, Then Foul Algae in Ailing Lake Erie

03/13 Converting New York State Entirely to Renewable Energy: What Would it Look Like?

03/13 Zoos Experiencing Baby Boom

03/13 Curiosity's Hunt Turens to Organics

03/12 New Forest Policy: Let it Burn?

03/12 'Bubble-Pop' Bird May be Rarest in U.S.

03/11 Widespread Flaws Found in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

03/11 Judge Blocks New York City's Limits on Big Sugary Drinks

03/08 It's Rocky, but the Transition to Clean Energy is Well Underway

03/07 U.S. Geothermal Receives Balance of $11.8 Million Treasury Grant

03/07 The Allergy Buster

03/07 Clean Break Inspires Americans to Pursue "Energy Change"

03/06 House Subcommittee Reviews Two Hydro Development Resolutions

03/06 Endangered or Not, but at Least No Longer Waiting

03/06 Newly Discovered, Nearly Extinct

03/05 MIT Researchers Develop Solar-to-Fuel Roadmap for Crystalline Silicon

03/05 What the Sequester Means for the Clean Energy Workforce

03/04 Bugs Make Art

03/03 Stubbing Out Cigarettes for Good

03/03 In Medical First, a Baby With H.I.V. is Deemed Cured

03/02 Drought Revives Interest in Reservoirs

03/01 Chicken Little and the "Crisis" of Grid Reliability

03/01 Build It and They'll Come: Georgia Power Kicks Off 210-MW Solar Program


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world World News


03/30 Short of Money, Egypt Sees Crisis on Fuel and Food

03/28 Bulgaria to Suspend Up to 40% of Wind, Solar Power Capacity

03/28 U.K. Renewable Power Grows 20 Percent on New Offshore Wind Farms

03/28 Why a Mars Comet Impact Would be Awesome

03/27 New FiT Band Benefits Small Hydro Development in U.K.

03/27 Sea Slug Squirts Venomous Boogers at Enemies

03/27 First Love Child of Human, Neanderthal Found

03/27 U.K. Clean Energy Rules to Add 36% to Company Power Bills

03/27 Germany Moves to Tackle Rising Renewables Costs

03/27 Rwanda Set to Start Major Geothermal Development

03/27 Arctic Ice Melt Linked to Chilly Spring

03/26 Creature with Seven Sexes Plays DNA Roulette

03/26 Alloy Developed at Sandia Has Potential for Electronics in Geothermal Wells

03/26 Current Builds Behind Tidal Energy Take-off

03/26 Goats are Going to Love Global Warming

03/25 Wind Power Peaks in UK, Denmark, US

03/25 Mom Feeds Her Own Skin to Young

03/25 Policy Support for Solar Power Grows in Sub-Saharan Nations

03/25 Is the New Pope Green?

03/22 Can Drones Save the Elephants?

03/22 Unlocking Renewable Potential in the Caribbean

03/21 Integrating Variable Renewables as Germany Expands Its Grid

03/21 Independence Would Damage Scotland's Renewables Growth, Says Ed Davey

03/21 Universe as an Infant: Fatter Than Expected and Kind of Lumpy

03/19 Globetrotting Giant Squid Are All One Species

03/18 Wind Energy Suppliers Thrown by Brazil Local Supply Rule

03/16 Coffee's Economics, Rewritten by Farmers

03/15 U.K. Offers Renewables Support Ahead of Reforms to Stem Delays

03/15 The Winter of the Monarch

03/15 Tiny Star System Found on Galactic Doorstep

03/14 Biomass To More Than Triple Globally by 2030

03/13 Sweden's Bioenergy Success Story

03/13 Flammable Ice: The Next Big Thing?

03/13 What Do Iceland and Kenya Have in Common? Lots of Clean and Renewable Geothermal Energy

03/12 Spring Peeper Watch: Photos

03/12 Rains or Not, India Is Falling Short on Drinkable Water

03/12 Preventing an Arctic Cold War

03/12 Japan Recommends Cutting Solar Tariff as Equipment Prices Fall

03/12 Asian Report: Suntech Debt, Chinese Solar Saga Still Playing Out

03/11 In Iceland, Geothermal Energy is "Use It or Lose It"

03/11 Is Japan Squandering Opportunity for Renewables after Fukushima Crisis?

03/11 Quake, Tsunami, Radiation: Japan Two Years On

03/08 China Drives Record Solar Growth While Panel Makers Wilt

03/07 UK Minister Attacks 'Bourgeois' Biofuel Stance

03/07 Latin America Report: Uruguay, Future Home of the World's Cheapest Solar Energy

03/06 UK Government Needs "Plan B on Nuclear" - Wind Energy Can Rise to the Challenge

03/05 Armenian Roadmap for Renewables Addresses Development Challenges

03/05 Canada's North, Home to Bears, and Once, Camels

03/05 China Boosts Energy, Emissions Goals After Record Pollution

03/04 Africa 'Hemmorhaging Elephants' at Record Rate

03/04 Romania to Scale Back Renewable Energy Aid to Curb Power Price Gains

03/04 Building an African Market: Solar Energy Entrepreneurs on the Rise

03/04 Report Blames Climate Change for Extremes in Australia

03/04 Report Casts Doubt on Britain's Nuclear Electricity Strategy

03/04 Australian Government Blames Climate Change for 'Angry Summer'

03/03 U.S. and Russia Team Up in Bid to Aid Polar Bears

03/02 Spill in China Underlines Environmental Concerns


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