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  • Clean Power Plan rule release imminent
    Clean Power Plan rule release imminent
    Knowledgeable sources predict the Environmental Protection Agency will issue its final rule to reduce carbon emissions from existing electric power plants as soon as this Monday (ClimateWire July 31, 2015).Power plants represent the largest source...
  • urban garden harvest
    Why urban agriculture is important
    Gardens are popping up everywhere in cities. Some are a few raised bed boxes. Others are abandoned lots once strewn with garbage now turned into inviting, productive and bountiful gardens. The trend in urban agriculture is growing with many...
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    Climate commission hearings, urban farming, and other Maryland green events
    The Baltimore Center for Green Careers will be holding an information session on Aug 4. It will run 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Visitors will learn about the training options available for citizens of Baltimore City seeking green careers. Currently, the...
  • Who would benefit from Hillary Clinton's solar panel pledge
    Who would benefit from Hillary Clinton’s solar panel pledge?
    Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has announced a campaign promise to install half a billion solar panels across the United States if and when she is elected.According to candidate Clinton, “Through these goals, we will increase the...
  • Reduce laundry energy and water use
    Reduce laundry energy and water use
    The Natural Resource Council says the typical electric clothes dryer can consume as much energy as the total used by the refrigerator, washing machine and dishwasher combined. There are ways to save energy and cut costs on power bills through...
  • 25 Garden crops to plant in August for your fall garden
    25 Garden crops to plant in August for your fall garden
    If you want to extend your back yard bounty of fresh veggies, now is the time to start your fall garden.There are many garden crops that can handle some frost and some that can tolerate temperatures well below freezing. Root veggies such as...
  • Environmental Activists
    Arctic activists impede Shell drilling as Congress passes the REINS Act
    A Reuters article Thursday, delved into the relentless efforts of environmental activists to block the inevitable return of the Royal Dutch Shell M/V Fennica caping stack loaded icebreaker vessel from Portland, Oregon to the Arctic Alaskan Chukchi...
  • Providing pollinators with proper habitat.
    Providing pollinators with proper habitat
    What would we do without bees and other pollinators? About 150 crops grown in the U.S. depend on pollinators, including apples, almonds, blueberries, citrus, melons, pears, plums, pumpkins and squash. Pollinators are also vital to plants used to...
  • Peppermint oil aids in stomach issues
    Help that stomach ache with natural remedies from your home or grocer.
    Everyone has had an upset stomach at least once in their lifetime, most of you more often than that. One way that people have been curing stomach problems over the past twenty years has been over the counter chemical based medication, but there...
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    The 5 most important search engine ranking factors for 2015
    No matter how hard your company tries to get a top search engine ranking, your efforts may all be for naught if you do not constantly remain up to date on Google’s algorithm changes.Although the search engine giant is not likely to reveal...
  • Crayfish
    Groundswell Rising, stream searches, and other Maryland green events
    The Real Food Farm in Baltimore seeks volunteers to work at the farm in Baltimore on Aug 1. The hours are 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers may help with weeding, hoophouse construction, compost spreading, and other tasks. Participants should bring a...
  • No More Bath
    Organic dog shampoo that will keep away the fleas and ticks
    With the warmer months fleas and ticks decide to rear their ugly little heads. When you have pets this can be really aggravating, especially when you are checking them daily for ticks. Fleas and ticks will attach to the hair and skin of your pets...
  • 5 questions for a food entrepreneur for food entrepreneurs: Johanna Kolodny
    5 questions for a food entrepreneur for food entrepreneurs: Johanna Kolodny
    Food entrepreneurs enter the market daily it seems, with edgy designs and offerings paving us into the food future. On their heels is a new segment of the industry this Examiner calls ‘food entrepreneur services’. These are the...
  • Vitamin B is essential to proper health.
    Essential nutrients: Vitamin B six and twelve
    A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about the benefits of vitamins B one through three. I thought it would be appropriate to finish up the B-complex. An important thing to note is that all B vitamins are water soluble meaning that they dissolve in...
  • Keeping our Beaches Clean
    Save the Bay looking for Volunteers
    Save the Bay is looking for office volunteers for a well regarded and educational program delivering critical support to staff to ensure a thriving and healthy San Francisco Bay.Office volunteers actively contribute to the organization and receive...
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