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Young wife, mother of 2 killed by a simple pothole 19.12.2010 Boston Globe: Latest
Young wife, mother of 2 killed by a simple pothole
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Make the Big Green Buy 19.12.2010 LA Times: Environment
Make the Big Green Buy
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Trolley Square survivor brings hope to children of Africa 19.12.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
By Jeremiah Stettler The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Dec 19, 2010 01:01AM MDT <freeform&gt; <div style=”float:left;margin-right:20px;width:138px;height:138px”&gt;<img src=”http://extras.sltrib.com/africamap-12-2010/uganda-14.jpg” /&gt;</div&gt; <p style=”font-size:14px;line-height:20px;”&gt;<b&gt;Kampala, Uganda </b&gt;• Not long ago, A.J. Walker was the victim. </p&gt; <p style=”font-size:14px;line-height:20px;”&gt; But beneath the tropical canopy of this African nation, where breathtaking natural beauty collides with Third World squalor, that ... ...
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Make the Big Green Buy 19.12.2010 LA Times: Commentary
Make the Big Green Buy
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Op-Ed: Climate change and the politics of Washington 19.12.2010 LA Times: Opinion
Republican gains in Congress don't have to mean the end of efforts to combat greenhouse gas emissions. Obama can use governmental buying power.

Now that anti-science Republicans have taken control of the House, and the Cancun climate summit made only modest progress, pessimism about fighting climate change is fast congealing into conventional wisdom. Those on both sides of the issue say there is no chance of strong action emerging from Washington over the next two years to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


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Kicking the crude 19.12.2010 Washington Post: Editorials
IF YOU WANTED to spend $5 billion to reduce America's oil use, what would you do? Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid's answer this lame-duck session of Congress was to float a bill that puts nearly all of that sum into converting heavy-duty vehicles to run on natural gas. This sort of proposal...
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Kicking the crude habit 19.12.2010 Washington Post: Editorials
IF YOU WANTED to spend $5 billion to reduce America's oil use, what would you do? Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid's answer this lame-duck session of Congress was to float a bill that puts nearly all of that sum into converting heavy-duty vehicles to run on natural gas. This sort of proposal...
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Which is greener? Another look at real vs. fake Christmas trees 19.12.2010 Seattle Times: Top stories
The millions of people who buy fake trees thinking it is more eco-friendly might not be doing the environment any favors.
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Packers rule Rodgers out for Pats, Flynn to start 18.12.2010 Seattle Times: Top stories
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has not received medical clearance after sustaining his second concussion of the season and has been ruled out for Sunday night's game at New England.
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Calif. gives business time to meet diesel rules 18.12.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Calif. gives business time to meet diesel rules
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WVC companies hit fastest-growing list 18.12.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
By John Keahey The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Dec 17, 2010 06:49PM MDT Despite a rough economy falling off the shoulders of the Great Recession, a West Valley City-based greeting-card company is projecting a 20 percent growth in a marketplace in the midst of shifting from retail stores to the Internet. “We have zero complaints right now,” said Joe Kenemore, chief marketing officer for Send Out Cards, 1825 W. Research Way (2770 South). The numbers show why. On Dec. 14, just 11 days before Christmas, Kenemore said the company’s website registered 40,000 unique visito... ...
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Calif. gives business time to meet diesel rules (AP) 18.12.2010 Yahoo: US National

Trucks make their way on eastbound I-580 Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, in Livermore, Calif. Businesses will have more time to comply with California's tough diesel emissions standards for trucks, buses and construction equipment under new, relaxed rules expected to be adopted by air quality officials. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)AP - Business owners will have more time to comply with California's tough diesel emissions standards for trucks, school buses and construction equipment under more relaxed rules that air quality officials adopted on Friday.


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Calif. gives business time to meet diesel rules 18.12.2010 AP National
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Business owners will have more time to comply with California's tough diesel emissions standards for trucks, school buses and construction equipment under more relaxed rules that air quality officials adopted on Friday....
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Calif. businesses given time to meet diesel rules 18.12.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
State air quality officials will give businesses more time to comply with California's tough diesel emissions standards for trucks, school buses and construction equipment.
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California air regulators give businesses more time to comply with diesel emission standards 18.12.2010 Star Tribune: Business
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Climate, Energy and Environment News from Latin America: 12.13 - 12.17.2010 18.12.2010 Switchboard, from NRDC
Chile: An amendment of the Law 20,257 on the generation of electricity with non-conventional sources of renewable energy will establish a mechanism that differentiates producers of clean energy and allows the granting of green certificates that allows companies to buy...
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Sue Cischke: Tips for Driving Greener This Holiday Season 17.12.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
'Tis the season for family, friends and road trips. AAA estimates that 42 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles by car this year...
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Q&A with Chris Zimmerman: The Future of Smart Growth in Arlington 17.12.2010 THE CITY FIX
This interview is part of a bi-weekly series with sustainable transportation advocates, planners, engineers, journalists, sociologists, and other experts working to shed light on best practices and solutions from across ...
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Calif. regulators OK major greenhouse gas rules 17.12.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Hoping other states will follow suit, California regulators overwhelmingly approved the nation's most extensive system giving owners of power plants, refineries and other major polluters financial incentives to emit fewer greenhouse gases.
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Wheels: Woman Asks Federal Agency to Investigate Honda Accord Hybrid 17.12.2010 NY Times: Automobiles
Lalitha Seetharaman faults the brake system on their hybrid sedan for her husband's death.

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