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The Secret, Dirty Cost Of Obama’s Green Power Push

AP Investigation: Obama’s green energy drive comes with an unadvertised environmental cost CORYDON, Iowa (AP) — The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America’s push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertiliser into the water supply. […]
The Secret, Dirty Cost Of Obama’s Green Power Push
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This Little Green Plant Could Be The Biofuel Of The Future

[credit provider=”UC San Diego” url=”http://algae.ucsd.edu/spreading-the-word/press-kit.html”] For decades, scientists have been trying to harness tiny plants called algae to make fuel. This algae-based fuel could be a viable alternative to the traditional petroleum-based fuel we use today, studies have shown.
This Little Green Plant Could Be The Biofuel Of The Future
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Seven Answers The U.S. Needs From The Eight GOP Hopefuls

The eight Republican presidential hopefuls fielding questions in Ames, Iowa Thursday night will take turns blasting President Obama for a jobless recovery, the massive deficit, stock market turmoil and a health care reform law they claim is a federal takeover of one-sixth of the U.S. economy. But what are their […]
Seven Answers The U.S. Needs From The Eight GOP Hopefuls
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The US May Lose Out As Global Demand For Food Surges

[credit provider=”anemoneprojectors via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/anemoneprojectors/4528942592/”] So Who’s Right and Who’s Wrong? Henderson or Grantham?Jason Henderson, economist based at the Omaha Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, has come out with a new publication titled, “Building U.S. Agricultural Exports: One BRIC at a Time.” Increasing agricultural exports is […]
The US May Lose Out As Global Demand For Food Surges
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Mitt Romney Panders To Iowa Over Corn Ethanol Subsidies

In contrast to what many believe, I do not support political parties. I support and vehemently defend policies that make sense, and attack those that don’t. In case you did not know that, I am going to surprise you with a blast of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney who is […]
Mitt Romney Panders To Iowa Over Corn Ethanol Subsidies
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Move Over Ethanol, Market Forces favour CNG As A Gasoline Replacement

[credit provider=”AP Images”] Ethanol is finally getting the bad press (1) (2) it richly deserves.Cracks are even beginning to appear in its once-solid support on Capitol Hill. In April, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee plans to hold hearings that are expected to skewer ethanol.
Move Over Ethanol, Market Forces favour CNG As A Gasoline Replacement