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Wind Turbines a Tourist Attraction in Atlantic City (Visitors Want Rooms with a Wind Farm View) – CleanTechnica: Cleantech innovation news and viewsThere’s a lot of fuss made of wind turbines being an eyesore for people. This is something I have never understood, as I think they are quite nice looking and, furthermore, they are certainly tons more attractive and pleasant than a coal-fired power plant. Apparently, I’m not the only one who likes the look of wind turbines (and loves seeing them when I visit other places).
A group of organisations including Tata Steel-led Corus and Swansea University (Wales, UK) are developing a new technology that would convert steel sheets into power generating solar cells.
After several decades of reduced activity due to depressed prices, uranium mining is making a comeback—including on the edges of one of our nation’s most treasured wild places, the Grand Canyon. Uranium mining has left a toxic trail across the West—including at the Grand Canyon itself.
There is plenty of garbage on this planet; in fact there is so much garbage that many developed countries are trying to dump their garbage on the lands of lesser developed countries, at a fee of course.
The Puente Hills Landfill is the largest operating sanitary landfill in the United States (and probably the world).
Beyond petroleum Is hydrogen the answer? "I will get right to the point," declared Nobel laureate Richard Smalley, speaking before Congress.