Archive | July, 2008

To Drill or Not To Drill? USA Oil Dilemma

(Map for drilling in Alaska) Experts are now saying that gasoline prices might be $3.50 per gallon by Labor Day. From FT.com: Oil prices continued their correction this week as the debate about the influence of speculators in energy markets reached a new pitch. The US Senate yesterday failed to agree on proposals to limit […]

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Salmonella on Mexican Jalapeno Peppers Found in Irrigation Water

(image credit: ilmungo) Latest Update on Contaminated Mexican Peppers A jalapeno pepper contaminated with the same strain of salmonella responsible for the outbreak has been found in a small distribution center in McAllen, Texas, government investigators said Monday. Peppers from Agricola Zaragoza sent to Georgia and Texas restaurants and retailers have been recalled, according to […]

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Whoa, California Uses More Gas than China?

Doesn’t seem possible but California is the 2nd largest user of gasoline in the world! From Treehugger, check this out! Well, wonders never cease. Talk about a state that needs to wake up and smell the biofuels (except corn ethanol)! Given all the news coverage about the rise of the Chinese economy, you could be […]

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Ogallala Aquifer

Is U.S. Having a Water Crisis?

Is the sun setting on America’s water supply? Water is becoming a main focus in the lives of Americans all over the United States, especially states that have had ongoing fresh water issues. The headlines today are filled with articles concering water and shortages. Today’s headlines testify to the current water crisis in America. Lake […]

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Global Warming May Cause Kidney Stones?

Having trouble with kidney stones? They can really be painful. Global warming may be causing increased cases of kidney stones because of increased temperatures and people not drinking enough water. Check out this article, not to mention this video on William Shatner’s Kidney Stone. Check this out: CNBC gets in on the reporting action. Bottom […]

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Growing Nuts for Biodiesel, Update on Jatropha Curcas

Nuts from Jatropha Curcas contain an oil being used for biodiesel. All around the world, countries and companies are investing big dollars in Jatropha Curcas as a source for biodiesel. Jatropha Curas Update on Jatropha Curcas: the world’s interest in using this plant to produce biodiesel! United States: California: Allegro Biodiesel has commenced processing of […]

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