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    Utah Earth Day poster contest dares ask, "Where would you be without fossil fuels?"

    The state of Utah has put its own spin on the message behind Earth Day. While the national ecology teach-in day usually means bike rides and recycling campaigns, in Utah the message this year is: "Where would you be without oil, gas and mining?" Utah's Division of Oil, Gas and Mining just got ...

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    Assignment: source parts, choose routes, build Chevy Volt

    If you're tired of homework assignments that start out with a train traveling west at X miles an hour encountering a truck moving northeast at Y, try this one instead: given parts from India, the United States, Mexico, and China, how do you bring a Chevy Volt together in the fastest, most ...

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    Toyota gives $400,000 to UC Santa Barbara to fund eco fellowships

    Toyota is investing in environmental science education with a $400,000 gift to the University of California at Santa Barbara. The money is going to the graduate program at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Education to fund a summer internship program for students working toward their ...

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    Illinois State University approves Renewable Energy degree program

    Another school is jumping on the bandwagon to educate people in renewable energy. Once they get the go ahead from the Board of Higher Education Approval, Illinois State University will start offering a bachelor's degree program focused on renewable energy. The school's Department of Technology will ...

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    First edition of Hybridfest

    A non-profit group is organizing what is claimed to be the first hybrid electric car show this summer, July 22nd, in Madison, Wisconsin. The event is being promoted as a grass-roots effort by a number of hybrid vehicle owners with no ties to the automotive industry. While the traditional car show ...


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