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Southern waters imperiled by toxic pollution

By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – As summer heats up, many people’s thoughts turn to jumping in the closest river or

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Changing attitudes on Green Living

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent (NNPA) – A record-high 356 temperatures were tied or broken across the contiguous United States in 2012, marking the

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Louisiana ranks in top 10 for first quarter clean energy jobs
By April Siese Contributing Writer Louisiana ranks in the top ten of clean energy job announcements for the first quarter of the year, according to a recent report put out by Environmental ...
Exxon oil spill leaves Arkansas neighborhood in shock
By Lisa Song Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: The rupture of an oil pipeline last week carrying Canadian tar sands has focused national attention on the risks of transporting this particular type ...
‘Resilience’ theme irks locals at green conference
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Last week, earth-conscious representatives from the U.S., Mexico and Canada gathered in New Orleans at a conference on resilient communities, sponsored by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation. ...
U.S. sets new duties on Chinese solar imports
By Zhang Yuwei Contributing Writer (Special from China Daily to New America Media)—The United States Commerce Department announced on Tuesday a preliminary decision to impose duties on solar cells and panels imported ...
City plans new, greener options for public transit
By Susan Buchanan The Louisiana Weekly The Crescent City — never a candidate for an underground, subway system — has had on-and-off success with public transit. For now, cars are the preferred ...
Going Green: The impact of sustainable industry and living
By Zoe Sullivan The Louisiana Weekly The blast of a train horn is just part of the background noise at The Green Project, which abuts the a gravel driveway next to the ...