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Southern California Edison Announces Plans to Retire San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
Green Lifestyle  (tags: nuclear reactors, radiation, US, EPA, health, California, nuclear station retirement )

- 1923 days ago -
"Looking ahead," said Ron Litzinger, SCE's President, "we think that our decision to retire the units will eliminate uncertainty and facilitate orderly planning for California's energy future."
US Wind Industry Can Now Power 13 Million Homes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, environment, protection, wind, US )

- 2225 days ago -
America's wind industry says it's reached a new milestone, following another quarter of rapid growth.
Tell Christie and Your State Senators to Speak Out for Wind Energy! ACTION US
Green Lifestyle  (tags: wind energy, Christie, senate, US, greenliving, ecosystems, environment, eco-friendly, sustainable, energy )

- 2251 days ago -
Currently, the wind industry supports over 75,000 American jobs, but because of inaction by Congress half those jobs are at risk.
Green Products That 'Break Down'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Green Products, US, Break Down, environment, garbage )

- 2748 days ago -
The United States produces 250 million tons of garbage every year, according to the EPA. Twelve percent of landfills, which are close to capacity in most cities, are composed of plastics that will take hundreds of years to break down.
Harvard Study: "Half of US Population Will Be Obese By 2050"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: obesity, population, us, harvard, health )

- 2865 days ago -
By 2050, 40 per cent of the US population will be obese, according to a new prediction based on American trends by Alison Hill at Harvard University.
GM Plants Escape Into American Wild
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Genetically modified plants, farmer, pesticide resistant weeds, US, cultivation )

- 2964 days ago -
Genetically modified plants in the wild could lead to a farmer's nightmare: pesticide-resistant weeds.Genetically modified canola plants have been found growing wild in the U.S., in some cases far from fields of cultivated genetically modified canola.
'Smart' Electric Power Grid Movinf Forward Fruition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainable, technology, smart grid, power transmission, Japan, imformation technology, balanse, US, Europe, momentum, utility company, solar energy, wind power, urgent )

- 3123 days ago -
Previously dismissed as unnecessary by some energy industry players, a "smart" power transmission network capable of harnessing volatile yet sustainable forms of electricity could soon become a reality in Japan.
Senate Panel Tries Bypassing Climate Bill Boycott
Green Lifestyle  (tags: senate, Climate, US, Democrats )

- 3240 days ago -
Democrats who control a key U.S. Senate panel said they would begin debating a climate change bill on Tuesday, despite a planned boycott by minority Republicans who are demanding more study of the issue.
Recycling Goes From Less Waste to Zero Waste
Green Lifestyle  (tags: US, recycling, recycle materials, landfills, ogranic decay, zero waste, champions, trash )

- 3255 days ago -
Though born of idealism, the zero-waste philosophy is now propelled by sobering realities, like the growing difficulty of securing permits for new landfills and an awareness that organic decay in landfills releases methane that helps warm earth
Interview With Jennifer Gray of Transition US / On the Twin Crises of Peak Oil and Climate Change
Green Lifestyle  (tags: The Transition Handbook, US, UK, sustainable planning, peak oil, climate change )

- 3521 days ago -
Sharing highlights from The Transition Handbook by founder Rob Hopkins, she elaborates on a flexible twelve-step process to empower community organizers in unleashing the creative genius of their community and building an Energy Descent Action Plan

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