Tag: Kansas

LWCF Funding: A Hidden Gem in the President’s Budget

Written by | April 23rd, 2013

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Almost unnoticed in Obama’s budget for 2014 is a strong commitment to the Land and Water Conservation Fund and, with that investment, the hope that this successful federal program will be renewed beyond its current expiration date in 2015.

The Green Buzz: Thursday, April 11

Written by | April 11th, 2013

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Need to clear your mind? This morning’s green news will do just that.

  1. Go find some green space because a walk in the park can literally fix a fuzzy brain. (Treehugger)
  2. This may fuzz it right back up, though: Kansas proposes a bill to outlaw sustainability. (Bloomberg)
  3. The Great Lakes is home to a plastic garbage patch similar to the one that plagues the Pacific. (MNN)
  4. The Exxon pipeline rupture in Arkansas “substantially bigger” than previously thought. (Huffington Post)
  5. Fascinating! White sharks scavenge on whales and this cool video teaches how important this behavior may be. (Discovery News)

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 13

Written by | July 13th, 2010

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It’s the perfect summer day for some refreshing cool green news:

  1. Did you catch our Kansas state director on Sunday’s Good Morning America? If not, watch it now! (ABC News)
  2. IKEA goes incandescent-free starting next month. (CleanTechnica)
  3. The Obama administration issues another moratorium on deep-sea drilling. (AFP, via Grist)
  4. Recycling plastic: It’s complicated. (MSNBC.com)
  5. 2010 is, and will probably continue to be, a crazy smoking hot year. (The Vine)
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