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WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday announced that the Department of Energy joined the Civilian Response Corps, the U.S. Government’s expeditionary, interagency civilian force dedicated to conflict preve…

(WIREUPDATE) — A video that purportedly shows rain in the form of oil falling down in a Louisiana town debuted on the internet on Wednesday. The video, published by Youtube user HistoryTours, claims the oil came from a recent rainfall. "You can see it," says the man on the video, "It’s literally raining oil here [...]

(WIREUPDATE) — Flagstaff police say they are questioning a "person of interest" who may be involved in a large fire that has burned over 400 acres. The Arizona Daily Sun is reporting police detained and began questioning the individual on Saturday evening. They are not calling the person a suspect at this time. The fire [...]

(WIREUPDATE) — SeaWorld Orlando officials say the killer whale Taima has died while giving birth to a stillborn fetus. Taima, 20, was impregnated by Tillikum the killer whale involved in the tragic death of trainer Dawn Brancheau in February. Central Florida News 13 reports Taima died due to complications during birth of a stillborn fetus. [...]

UNALASKA, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) – The Mt. Cleveland volcano in Alaska emitted on Monday night a small ash cloud, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) announced on Tuesday. The cloud was visible in a satellite image and was spotted moving southwest at 7:56 p.m. (GMT-3). At the time the cloud was discovered, it was detached from [...]

(WIREUPDATE) — When it comes to green job hiring, not all states are created equal. That’s the premise of a new study conducted by the green job search engine GreenJobSpider.com. They found that employers in five states, primarily centered in the West, showed the most current green job openings online as of May 2010. Those [...]

(WIREUPDATE) — In a new nationwide poll, most college students describe themselves as environmentally conscious and two-thirds believe going paperless helps the environment, except for key documents like college diplomas. The nationwide poll found that while college juniors and seniors believe going paperless helps the environment, fewer than 30 percent would give up printed books, [...]

(WIREUPDATE) — The commercialization of innovative and modern biological waste to energy systems and technologies is promoting a new wave of growth in the green energy sector globally. The biological waste to energy plant represents an excellent option to treat biological waste and produce energy. Indeed, many governments acknowledge that these plants are an ideal [...]

(WIREUPDATE) — Despite challenging economic conditions and regulatory uncertainty, global executives believe that the climate change agenda will significantly impact business performance and strategy over the next few years according to a new survey by Ernst & Young: Action amid uncertainty: the business response to climate change. Three hundred global corporate executives from 16 countries [...]

(WIREUPDATE) — Western Wind Energy is pleased to announce that Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "Rabobank Nederland," New York Branch ("Rabobank") has been mandated to arrange $55 million in project financing ("US Treasury Grant Bridge Financing") to provide the balance of the funds required to construct the 120 MW Windstar Wind Energy Project located in Tehachapi, [...]

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