Archive: 05/5/2009

EPA: ethanol crops displaces climate-friendly ones

(AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency says that corn ethanol - as made today - wouldn't meet a congressional requirement that ethanol produce 20 percent less greenhouse gas than gasoline. But the agency said it is ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Environment
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Libraries eye stimulus money for their Web access

(AP) -- The libraries in Delaware County, Pa., are trying to shift into warp speed. The county is hooking eight branches to a fiber-optic network to help meet library patrons' ever-rising demand for high-bandwidth tasks like ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Telecom
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Erosion of the Yucca Mountain crest

The Yucca Mountain crest in Nevada, USA has been proposed as a permanent site for high level radioactive waste. But a new study, already published as an article in press by Elsevier's journal Geomorphology and recently includ ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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