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U.S. Waters Polluted by 10 Million Tons of Dog Poop

by Jennifer Mueller

The 78 million dogs living in the United States create 10 million tons of feces annually, polluting waterways and posing a threat to public health, according to a pet waste removal service asking Americans to pledge to… 482 more words

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How Dangerous is Fracking?

Sorry for the bait and switch, but I don’t know; no one does.  In fact, I hope to live long enough to be here when we learn the truth.  176 more words

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NRDC slams slacker servers as huge waste of energy

Data center energy consumption is a huge issue. But it’s not really the big webscale players — the Facebooks and Googles of the world  — that are at fault. 712 more words

China provinces on track to meet 2015 energy/pollution reduction goals


Pilot project in carbon capture and storage technology at this facility in Inner Mongolia

Most of China’s provinces are ahead of schedule or on track to meet 2015 energy savings targets, the government said on Friday, with Beijing and Shanghai among the frontrunners as the world’s No.2 economy seeks to reduce its impact on the environment.

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