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Good data needed for small-wind turbines to spin

(via news.cnet.com)

Massachusetts stiffens the requirements for its small-wind rebate program, a sign that people, aided by online tools, can better chose locations for home turbines.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 12, 2010 at 08:51 AM

The price of wind

(via feeds.stateline.org)

The ferocious opposition from Massachusetts liberals to the Cape Wind project has provided a useful education in green energy politics. And now that the Nantucket Sound wind farm has won federal approval, this decade-long saga may prove edifying in green energy economics too: Namely, the price of electricity from wind is more than twice what consumers now pay.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 12, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Billions for Big Wind

(via feeds.stateline.org)

The highly touted Cape Wind project is already stoking fears of an open-ended ratepayer burden and lack of accountability reminiscent of the state's Big Dig nightmare.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 12, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Higher rates blowing in

(via feeds.stateline.org)

The controversial Cape Wind project could end up costing ratepayers as much as $6 billion over 15 years - and provide utilities with multimillion-dollar bonus incentives if they buy electricity from the planned off-shore wind farm.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 11, 2010 at 05:20 AM

WATCH: Cow in Boston Common for Raw Milk Drink In

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A group of dairy farmers and raw milk enthusiasts brought a cow to Boston Common today to protest a proposed new law that would crack down on raw milk sales and consumption. They wanted to prove that raw milk is safe, and maybe snag a few converts along the way. Straight from the cow to [...]

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 10, 2010 at 02:21 PM

Hungry winter moth caterpillars spread on Cape

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Tiny winter moth caterpillars, thin as a pencil line, are dropping from the trees on silken threads, their poop peppering car tops and decks as they voraciously munch through leaf after leaf.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 10, 2010 at 04:51 AM

Cape Wind project could boost prices

(via feeds.stateline.org)

Getting electricity from the Cape Wind project could cost consumers a little bit more — but not as much as opponents feared.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 07, 2010 at 06:20 AM

EPA Seeking Public Input on Proposed Action at Camp Edwards Site (MA)

(via yosemite.epa.gov)

(Camp Edwards, Mass.—May 6, 2010) A 30-day public comment period begins today for a Remedy Selection Plan which outlines the proposed alternative for addressing groundwater contamination at the L Range on the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR). The public comment period runs through June 4

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 06, 2010 at 10:50 AM

When going gets rough, moonbats get bottled water

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You moonbats in Concord won't have bottled water to kick around anymore.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 06, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Concord Bans Bottled Water Sales, Cites Oil Used To Make Bottles

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CONCORD, Mass. -- The town of Concord has banned the sale of bottled drinking water in town beginning in 2011....

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on May 05, 2010 at 08:51 AM