Posts Categorized: Energy

CURE posts new video to YouTube

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Check out this video created by MEP member group Clean up the River Environment (CURE): http://www.youtube.com/RIVERVOICE The video highlights CURE’s work in opposition to the construction of the coal burning Big Stone II Power Generation Plant at Big Stone City, South Dakota and its proposed transmission system. Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet… Read more »

How sustainable are you?

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American Public Media, a kissing-cousin of Minnesota Public Radio, has a new web feature out to measure your impact on the planet, called Consumer Consequences.  You enter some data about your lifestyle and it’ll tell you how many planet earths would be needed if everyone lived like you. Sadly, I am sitting at a need for… Read more »

CURE Big Stone II video

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Clean Up the River Environment has a new clip up on mercury and the proposed Big Stone II coal plant just across the border. [youtube c-8GS2lVrjc nolink] You can learn more at http://www.beyondbigstone2.com/ Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it

Fresh Energy on TV

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Kind of anyway.  Timothy Rose, Fresh Energy media relations director, was the feature of yesterday’s AmericanGreen.TV summer tour post, which also made a stop at Big Stone.  AmericanGreen.TV calls itself a “micro-network” that promises quality info on green products and lifestyles via broadband.  Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it

St. Ben’s going climate neutral

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The College of Saint Benedicts has announced that they’ve committed to becoming climate neutral. They are apparently joining 250 other colleges and universities in the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment. From the release:

Conference breaks new, green ground

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It not always easy being green, but it’s getting easier every day – whether you want to don some organic cotton jeans from Levi’s, plant a rain garden or eat locally grown organic foods – the sheer number of options out there are offering more means for people to pursue a greener path. Recommend on… Read more »