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  • Scientists Speak Out Against the 'General Consensus' on Climate Change
    Georgetown-Two scientists who have studied the atmosphere and sea level changed told an audience of 250 people the currently theory of "man-made "climate change is wrong and there is not much we can do about it. Dr. Willie Soon, an astrophysicist and former researcher at the Smithsonian Institute in Cambridge, Mass., showed graphs and testimony from people in the field who, even from those who believe the planet is warming as a direct result of human action, could not find evidence that humans are indeed responsible. Dr. Soon gave example of scientists who have gone on record in suppor....
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USDA Extends Deadline for Producers to Complete the VERY IMPORTANT 2012 Census of Agriculture
  • USDA Extends Deadline for Producers to Complete the VERY IMPORTANT 2012 Census of Agriculture
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) sent a “second request” mailing of the 2012 Census of Agriculture in mid-February. Completed Census report forms which are received by NASS up until April 15 will be accepted and included in the final results. Conducted every five years, the Census provides the only source for accurate agricultural data at the county level. While the uses of the Ag Census data are very extensive, new data items on the 2012 Census of Agriculture report form will for the first time, collect acres planted to cover cr....

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  • Southern Delaware Botanic Gardens
    Southern Delaware Botanic Gardens celebrates its first year of existence at its public annual meeting for the Board of Directors, Members, and all supporters. Please join us on Saturday, March 30, 2013, noon till 2pm at the Lewes Library, 111 Adams Ave. (off of Kings Highway , in the upstairs meeting room in Lewes. The annual meeting is required by Federal and State law, and by the organization's By-Laws. The meeting will provide attendees with a financial report, an organizational status report, and a Power Point presentation featuring the accomplishments of the first year. SDB....
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  • Applying the Truth-o-Meter to the State of the Union's Energy Claims
    Did President Obama somehow become the most pro-energy president in decades? You might think so based on his State of the Union address. His administration's record, however, proves the opposite. Here are the five most deceiving claims from the speech. Claim 1: "We produce more oil at home than we have in 15 years." Most of the increased oil and gas production is from private lands, over which - thankfully - the Obama administration has no control. On federal lands and offshore, the Obama administration has denied or delayed countless drilling requests. According to the Institute....
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  • DelDOT reports diesel spill
    St. Georges, DE – About 1,600 gallons of diesel fuel is being recovered today (Feb 11); the result of a spill that occurred over the weekend at a DelDOT facility near St. Georges, DE. The spilled fuel was contained by a nearby retention pond, and there are no indications that any of the fuel reached a nearby stream. DelDOT officials became aware of the extent of the spill this morning. Operators had fueled vehicles at this location during storm operations this past weekend. As part of their Hazardous Material plan, DelDOT personnel contacted the Department of Natural Resources and E....
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  • Christmas plants
    Many of us have purchased a Poinsettia, Amaryllis, or Christmas cactus to decorate our homes or have received one as a gift for the holiday season and may need some information on how to care for these special indoor plants. The amaryllis, Christmas cactus, and poinsettia are three popular plants for the holidays each year. Special attention should be given to each of these plants to help them survive living in their new home. Following the guides below may ensure healthy plants during and after the holiday season. Amaryllis Amaryllis (Hippeastrum genus), a tender bulb plant and na....
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  • A few thoughts of Delaware
    At the Delaware Audubon annual meeting on December 7th (A nice event, by the way), I had the chance to offer a few thoughts on Delaware, sea level rise, and climate change. Here is an expanded version of those comments. First, the reality is that climate-changing emissions keep rising and, while humans could act to stop this, we aren' doing so. See, for example "CO2 emissions rises mean dangerous climate change now almost certain." As many of you know, I've recently spent time in Minnesota. Minnesota (mean elevation 1200 ft, lowest point, 601 feet) is suffering from climate change and ....
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  • The EPA's New Mandate: Pump Grass, Not Gas
    If you think the government penalizing -- or is it taxing? -- people for not buying health insurance is bad, at least there are health insurance companies actually selling coverage. By contrast, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fined oil refiners $6.8 million last year for not incorporating cellulosic ethanol in gasoline -- even though the product doesn't exist. That's right. As bizarre as it sounds, the New York Times reports that oil refiners were required to blend 6.6 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol -- a biofuel made from grasses such as switchgrass, woodchips, the inedi....
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  • Informe de Playas de NRDC revela que los cierres y las advertencias en las playas siguen a niveles record
    Las playas de Estados Unidos vieron el tercer mayor número de días de cierres y advertencias en más de dos décadas el año pasado confirmando que las costas del país siguen padeciendo de contaminación por derrames de alcantarillas que puede enfermar al público y perjudicar economías costeras, según el informe 22avo anual de calidad de agua de playas publicado hoy por el Consejo de Defensa de Recursos Naturales (NRDC por sus siglas en ingles). "Nuestras playas están plagadas por un legado de contaminación del agua", dijo el abogado de NRDC Jon Devine. "Por suerte, hoy más que nunca, sa....
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  • Se proyectan 150,000 muertes relacionadas con el cambio climático
    Las fatalidades relacionadas con el excesivo calor causado por el cambio climático podría aumentar por más de 150.000 para finales de este siglo de acuerdo a un análisis detallado de los datos científicos revisados por el Consejo de Defensa de los Recursos Naturales. El informe “Veranos Mortales” publicado hoy proyecta el número de muertes relacionadas con altas temperaturas hasta el final del siglo XXI en las ciudades más pobladas de EE.UU. De acuerdo al informe, las tres ciudades con el mayor índice de mortandad hasta 2099 son: Louisville, Kentucky (19.000 muertes); Detroit, Michigan (1....
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  • Visitors to Fort Delaware asked to follow guidelines to minimize spread of White-Nose Syndrome from bats in fort
    DELAWARE CITY (May 2, 2012) – When Fort Delaware State Park reopens for tours on May 5, visitors will make the boat trip from the Delaware City dock to the pier on Pea Patch Island to learn about the fort’s Civil War history, get spooked on its popular ghost tours and check out the island’s heron rookery. This season, visitors will also learn about the fort’s seldom-seen bats and what they can do to help prevent the spread of white-nose syndrome (WNS), an illness that has affected millions of bats in eastern North America and that was recently found in the island’s bat population. Since i....
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  • DNREC seeks Delaware students who make a difference in the environment for 2012 Young Environmentalist Awards
    DOVER (April 30, 2012) – Do you know a Delaware student who is working to make a difference for the environment? The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is encouraging teachers, classmates, parents, club or group leaders and others to nominate these students for the 2012 Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards. Nominations must be based on actions or projects which have taken place between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012. Nominations will be accepted between Tuesday, May 1 and Friday, June 1, 2012. A winner will be chosen from each of the following categori....
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  • Celebrating National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Week
    This week, February 18 through 25, 2012, FFA members in Delaware and across the nation will celebrate National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Week. FFA is a national organization of 540,739 members and 7,489 chapters from all 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. FFA makes agriculture real for all students enrolled in related programs of study. It is a diverse organization that draws its members from rural, urban and suburban schools. This year, the theme for National FFA Week is “I Believe” and it celebrates more than 80 years of FFA traditions while eagerly an....
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  • What’s the problem with solar subsidies
    The default response to criticism of solar subsidies is that the oil industry receives subsidies. So, for the record, accelerated depreciation on drilling equipment and oil depletion allowances that made sense to encourage drilling when oil was at $30 a barrel do not make sense at $100 a barrel and they should end. But some perspective is needed. Oil industry subsidies amount to about six tenths of a cent a gallon. Solar subsidies are the equivalent of stopping for gasoline and instead of paying $4 a gallon for gas the station pays you sixty cents. Solar subsidies have problems including ....
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  • The Truth about Energy Profits
    America's largest oil and natural gas companies recently reported quarterly earnings, and as expected, profits were up. But the caricature of fat-cat energy executives lining their pockets at the expense of the everyman doesn't hold up to scrutiny. ExxonMobil posted quarterly earnings of $10.7 billion on Thursday, up 69 percent from last year. And on Wednesday, ConocoPhillips reported quarterly earnings of $3 billion, reflecting an increase of 43 percent from a year ago. Impressive, but not shocking given the current price of crude oil. No less predictable was the outrage voiced by pol....
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