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Green teachers can win $4,000 from the EPA

December 9th, 2013

Teachers who’ve created innovative environmental programs can apply for the EPA’s Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. Winners will received $2,000 for themselves and $2,000 for their program from the EPA.


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US government scientists say renewables CAN power the future, and pretty soon

June 21st, 2012

When will it be possible for the US to be powered mainly by clean, renewable energy?
This simple question, which could tell us so much about our national economic and health prospects, has been treated by many vested interests as nearly unanswerable. The fossil fuel and power industries, our federal and state governments have stressed, at various times and places, that it is ever-so hard to predict when the US could achieve a fully realized clean energy future.

Their characterization of the clean energy landscape as amorphous and unknowable has a basis in reality. The energy revolution faces many obstacles. There’s the fact that the US has three electricity grids (East, West and Texas grids) that will need updating to accept renewables. Accomplish that and you still have to deal with multiple government bodies that must move slinky-like in the same direction. That would be the federal government, the 50 state governments, the dizzying array of local, county and utility boards and entities. Permitting new energy already can be a nightmare even when all parties are trying to facilitate it.


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Tea Party Republicans in the House resume assault on the environment

June 22nd, 2011

Frances Beinecke, president, NRDC

The U.S. House has just returned from recess, and the Tea Party Republicans want to make it their first order of business to resume their assault on the environment. House Republican leaders and their Tea Party colleagues are working to block any effort to update the protections that keep our air and water clean.


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Northern Illinois playground tests green landscape design

May 27th, 2010

ROCKFORD, IL – The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) announced the selection of Rockford Park District’s Loves Park Playground Development project as one of the first landscapes to participate in a new program testing the nation’s first rating system for green landscape design, construction, and maintenance.


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