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New York Police Disband Muslim 'Eavesdropping' Unit
Offbeat  (tags: NYPD, eavesdrop, Muslims, terrorism, Demographics Unit, USA )

Ray
- 11 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The New York Police Department has disbanded a secret programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats.
Alaska Native Communities Receive Technical Assistance for Local Clean Energy Development April 29, 2013 - 3:08pm
Environment  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, government, green building, investing, Sustainable Development, usa, world, water, wildlife, conservation, habitat, world )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - energy.gov
"The Denali Commission is an independent federal agency designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure and economic support throughout Alaska. With the creation of the Denali Commission in 1998, Congress acknowledged the need for increased...."
Judge Overturns Tough North Dakota Abortion Law
Offbeat  (tags: federal judge, Court, abortion law, North Dakota, USA )

Ray
- 15 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A US federal judge has overthrown a North Dakota law banning abortion after the foetus' heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks in some cases.
Who Are the 55 Bodies Buried at the Dozier School?
Offbeat  (tags: Florida, school, bodies, children, USA )

Ray
- 17 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Forensic anthropologists are disinterring the remains of children at a Florida reform school. Former students hope the dig will provide answers about alleged child abuse within the school's walls.
Support GMO Food Labeling
World  (tags: usa, ethics, action alert, support labeling of Gmos )

Rose
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: Massachusetts Senator James Welch, Chair, Joint Committee on Health Care Financing Goal: Pass a law to ensure that all foods sold that contain genetically modified or engineered ingredients would be clearly labeled
Oklahoma Prohibits Towns From Setting Own Minimum Wage Standards
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Global economy, Law, Politics, Protest, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
No city or county in Oklahoma will be allowed to set their own mandatory minimum wage or employee benefits, according to a law signed by Republican Governor Mary Fallin on Monday.
North Dakota Struggling to Deal With Radioactive Fracking Waste
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Biology, Law, Politics, Protest, SciTech, Science, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Environmental regulators and North Dakota state officials have expressed concern that the state has failed to adequately adjust to the state's sudden influx of crude oil output, a worry highlighted by the recent discovery of abandoned radioactive waste.
Heat-Pump Water Heaters By Tom Gocze 06/28/13
Business  (tags: sustainable development, environment, energy, americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, ethics, finance, Good News, investing, labor, technology, usa, world, wildlife, water, habitat, nature, oceans )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - homepower.com
"In the right situation and location, heat-pump water heaters offer improved efficiency and increased energy savings compared to standard tank-style units. Here's how to tell if your household would benefit from this technology."
Sun Rises on Tribal Energy Future in Nevada March 24, 2014 - 3:04pm
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, ethics, environment, energy, Good News, americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, farming, finance, government, green building, investing, usa, forests, habitat, oceans, water, wildlife, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - energy.gov
"Set to be fully operational by the end of 2015, the Moapa Southern Paiute Solar project will deliver clean, renewable energy to the City of Los Angeles for 25 years, providing enough energy for more than 93,000 homes."
Energy Department Expands Technical Assistance for Tribal Energy Projects January 30, 2013 - 10:44am
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, farming, finance, GoodNews, government, investing, labor, Sustainable Development, society, usa, world, habitat, health conditions, protection, water, wildlife, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - energy.gov
"..the Energy Department today announced the second round of the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program, which provides federally recognized Tribal governments with technical assistance to accelerate clean energy project deployment."
Growing Solar, Wind Power Benefits Rhode Island Ken Johnson and Elizabeth Salerno Monday, April 14, 2014
Business  (tags: SustainableDevelopment, energy, americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investing, labor, law, politics, society, technology, usa, world, water, conservation, habitat )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - seia.org
"Wind and solar power have economic benefits that reach far and wide. They have become increasingly affordable, attracting billions in private development, and today are both mainstream and reliable energy sources across America."
22-Acre Park Goes Solar Sunday, April 29, 2012
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, energy, americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, green building, government, investing, usa, water, weather, wildlife, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - seia.org
"Governor Deval Patrick on Wednesday visited the Westford Solar Park to officially flip the switch on the state's largest privately owned solar facility. The 4.5-megawatt facility sits on 22 acres and has more than 14,000 solar panels."
Tackling Energy Problems For America's Tribal Nations June 20, 2012 - 6:07pm
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, environment, ethics, energy, Entrepreneurs, americans, business, consumers, farming, finance, GoodNews, government, investing, usa, world, habitat, healthconditions, protection, water, wildlife )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - energy.gov
"At the Tribal Nations Conference last December, President Obama noted that the Administration is "working to make our government-to-government relationship even stronger." More importantly, while recognizing the progress we've made together, he stressed
Obama Administration Announces Additional $13,969,700 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Alaska March 26, 2009 - 12:00
Business  (tags: Good News, environment, ethics, energy, americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, farming, finance, government, investing, Sustainable Development, usa, world, technology, trees, habitat, conservation, wildlife, water, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - energy.gov
"...Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced plans to invest $3.2 billion in energy efficiency and conservation projects in U.S. cities, counties, states, territories, and Native American tribes."
Do You Know Where Your Government Uniform Was Made?
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, protection, sweatshops, world, usa, Worker Rights Consortium, WRC, US taxpayers, health-humanitarian )

Jess
- 2 days ago - thenation.com
Despite some laudatory local and state efforts, taxpayer dollars are still being used to purchase clothes made in sweatshops.
 

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