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Manila :: Philippines | updated 2012-06-17 04:17:26 -0700 | political-news

PhilippinesFilipino urban households may soon enjoy electricity harvested from solar farms in the countryside. The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said a Dutch-Filipino solar power company wants to rent non-agricultural lands in rural areas to establish solar farms that could...
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Source: The Salt Lake City Tribune

Salt Lake City :: UT :: USA | updated 2012-06-17 09:20:07 -0700 | political-news

When crews arrived to fight the two-alarm fire, it already had been extinguished by the building's sprinkler system, said Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay. However, the sprinklers kept on spraying, and crews were struggling to clean up...
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Source: Daily News & Analysis

Mumbai :: India | updated 2012-06-17 09:20:05 -0700 | business-news

The state government is likely to sign an agreement with GDF Suez LNG UK Ltd this week for setting up of the facility with an outlay of Rs4,000 crore. The unit to come up at the Kakinada sea port on...
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Source: The Globe and Mail

Ottawa :: Canada | updated 2012-06-17 09:20:04 -0700 | political-news

The Harper government is about to dramatically shrink the federal oversight of proposed natural resource developments, handing over environmental reviews for many projects to the provinces and cutting back the number of smaller construction projects that are subject to any...
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Source: Turks and Caicos Free Press

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2012-06-17 09:20:00 -0700 | business-news

U.S. regulators on Monday approved the country's first liquefied natural gas export plant in nearly 50 years, which will open up cheap and abundant American supplies to importers across the globe. Cheniere Energy 's LNG plant at Sabine Pass, Louisiana,...
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Source: BBC

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2012-06-17 04:16:25 -0700 | political-news

Fracking 'should resume with checks' Environment correspondent, BBC News Fracking has proved controversial in the US too, though the government supports it A controversial technique to extract shale gas, known as fracking, should resume in the UK, a government-appointed panel...
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Source: io9

Rome :: Italy | updated 2012-06-17 04:16:22 -0700 | technology-news

This is the most spectacular solar flare we've seen in ages Earlier this afternoon, magnetic fields on the Sun's northeastern limb exploded in an arcing jet of roiling plasma, producing what is hands down one of the most spectacular solar...
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Source: United Press International

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2012-06-17 04:16:16 -0700 | technology-news

What's under the hood of an electric car could be, in effect, a heavily polluting coal-burning power plant, a science group based in Washington said. The Union for Concerned Scientists said in a new study that a gasoline-powered hybrid car...
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Source: International Business Times

Oklahoma City :: OK :: USA | updated 2012-06-16 18:10:16 -0700 | travel-news

Three of those found dead were two girls (aged five and seven) and a man, reportedly their father, in a mobile home park. The bodies were found by Amy Elliott of the Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office. Meanwhile, a man and...
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Source: The Age

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2012-06-16 23:12:43 -0700 | political-news

Brian Robins April 17, 2012 Read later Macquarie Generation is the largest power generator in Australia. Photo: Liam Driver THE introduction of the carbon tax in the middle of this year has prompted the largest power generator in Australia, Macquarie...
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Source: United Press International

Zug :: Switzerland | updated 2012-06-16 13:08:00 -0700 | business-news

The Nord Stream natural gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea is closed through the end of the month for control system testing, the project consortium announced. "The two-week process of adapting, testing and certifying the integrated control system for the...
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Source: Newsbusters

Malé :: Maldives | updated 2012-06-16 18:10:12 -0700 | disasters-news

In Sunday's Washington Post, film critic Ann Hornaday laid out a red carpet for a lecture on climate change courtesy of Mohamed Nasheed, former president of the Maldives, a string of islands southwest of India. The piggish Western world is...
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Source: Taiwan News

Beijing :: China | updated 2012-06-16 18:10:09 -0700 | political-news

Travel & Delicacy Beauty never Ends Ecological Environment Associated Press 2012-04-16 07:52 PM China has the support of Sweden to become a permanent observer at the eight-member Arctic Council, part of Beijing's plan to seek a more active role in...
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Source: Taiwan News

Taipei :: Taiwan | updated 2012-06-16 08:05:36 -0700 | political-news

Taipei, April 16 (CNA) The government will consider shouldering the cost of subsidized electricity prices in the offshore counties in an effort to help the state-owned Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) reduce its deficit, Economics Minister Shih Yen-shiang said Monday.
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Source: Tri-City Herald

Richland :: WA :: USA | updated 2012-06-16 08:05:36 -0700 | political-news

About 150 people gathered at John Dam Plaza in Richland on April 15 for a rally organized by Occupy Portland to raise awareness for what they call the environmental tragedy of Hanford. Occupy Portland spent a mostly mellow afternoon in...
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