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EPA Blog Talks About Cleaner Air in Nation's Ports

Ports are the main gateway for global trade and are critical to the U.S. economy. Thousands of diesel-powered vessels, trucks, cranes, and other equipment help transport goods to market. 585 more words

National News

House Speaker Ryan Says Obama Clean Energy Bill will Kill Jobs

Today at a House Republican press briefing, Speaker Ryan discussed the #BetterWay alternative to the Obama administration’s “Clean Power Rule”—a multi-billion dollar regulation that would cripple the coal industry and raise electricity costs in 47 American states: 388 more words

National News

SoCal: 200 earthquakes in 24 hours

Near faults including the San Andreas; could indicate a larger quake will follow

9/27/16 – (Yahoo News)  Almost 200 earthquakes were recorded in Southern California’s Salton Sea in roughly a 24-hour period, geologists said Tuesday.

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Module 1, Class 1: Rhythm, Religion, and Self-Care

This semester, I am teaching a “Research Tutorial,” a class that helps me further my own research while giving students a chance to learn research skills through an apprenticeship model. 667 more words


The Surfing Ecologist: A New Synergy for Surfers and Science

Are you as interested in the kelp as the swell in the lineup? Do you ponder what lives underwater as you wait for waves?  Do you watch the jellyfish and stingrays zing by while surfing? 1,525 more words


Enbridge and NIMBY

The Kalamazoo River oil spill was close to home. Line 5 is pretty close. I’d like it to not spill any oil. Truth. NIMBY. 30 more words