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For Want of Water: Drought & Electric Power Generation

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The shortage of water could affect the production of electricity in Texas. Controversy rages over how much, and what can be done about it. Solar, wind and gas loom large. Read More...

Coal Plant Defeat in Eastern Kentucky Shows Us How

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Sometimes you win. But in Kentucky, it wasn’t just because the people who live in the area served by the East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC) got lucky. They earned their good fortune the hard way: they worked for it. They worked together with each other and several powerful environmental organizations like the Sierra Club... Read More...

Toxic Trade 2010: Drywall

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If you've wondered how they're going to chase down the bad guys who sold toxic Chinese wallboard to homeowners and made them sick, here's how, from the Pharos Blog, the Scoop . But will most of the people affected ever be fully compensated for having to tear out and replace their poisoned walls? Read More...


Water: Our Most Precious Resource: by Marc Devilliers. This highly readable report on the looming global water crisis is amazingly informative on water issues around the world from China to Texas.