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Top Eco-Friendly Architects In The US « CBS Charlotte

...... locally produced materials. Recently, Cornell University chose Morphosis to create an academic building for the CornellNYC Tech campus, which is aiming towards having net-zero energy using geothermal and solar power energy. William McDonough William McDonough is known for his sustainable development. He has gained much recognition through awards such as a "Hero for the Planet" by Time ......

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(12/04/2013)
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Ex-Racers With Ties To Pagosa Springs Probed Over Drug Aircraft « CBS Denver

...... a Florida corporate address that is the same as World Jet's. Recently the city of Pagosa Springs approved an expansion plan pushed by Bill Whittington that includes raising the number of geothermal pools from 18 to 23 and building a 29-room hotel. Based on confidential informants, the DEA suspects that money from the aircraft sales to cocaine smugglers has been invested in the resort. In ......

(754 words by cbslocal.com)
(11/29/2013)
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Crews make progress in containing wildfire burning in geothermal energy area in Sonoma County - Daily Journal

...... THE GEYSERS, California — Firefighters are making progress in containing a late-season wildfire burning in geothermal energy fields in Sonoma County. California fire officials say the McCabe Fire has consumed about 5.2 square miles, or 3,300 acres, in the remote Geyers area, home to a complex of geothermal power plants run by Houston-based Calpine Corp. By Sunday morning, the blaze was ......

(127 words by dailyjournal.net)
(11/24/2013)

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Crews Make Progress Battling Blaze At The Geysers In Sonoma County « CBS San Francisco

...... THE GEYSERS (CBS SF) Firefighters are making progress in containing a late-season wildfire burning in geothermal energy fields in Sonoma County. California fire officials say the McCabe Fire has consumed about 5.2 square miles, or 3,300 acres, in the remote Geyers area, home to a complex of geothermal power plants run by Houston-based Calpine Corp. By Sunday morning, the blaze was about 35 ......

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(11/24/2013)
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Chatham University Receives $15 Million For Suburban Campus « CBS Pittsburgh

...... & the Environment at the new campus northeast of the city. When completed, the school hopes the campus will produce zero net carbon emissions. The school plans to use solar and geothermal energy, and natural gas fuel cell technology to power, heat and cool buildings on the new campus. "Colleges and universities are in the vanguard in taking climate change seriously, but few have ......

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Assembly passes fracking regulations for Calif., but environmentalists call rules weak

...... Assemblywoman Shannon Grove, R-Bakersfield, said the legislature should wait for pending regulations from the California Department of Conservation's Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources. All California oil wells are subject to the same regulations, with no specific rules for those using hydraulic fracturing. State Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, talks with Assembly ......

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(09/11/2013)

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Lenawee ISD Opens High-Tech Education Showplace « CBS Detroit

...... in the rapidly growing field of sustainable agriculture and the local foods movement. It will also offer high school students the chance to work with advanced solar electric systems and geothermal heating and cooling systems. It will also offer advanced education in everything from biochemistry to floriculture to ornamental horticulture to the culinary arts. Guest speaker Valerie Brader, ......

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(06/10/2013)
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Community Solar Concept A Big Hit At Michigan Energy Fair « CBS Detroit

...... the city to operate on 100 percent renewable energy by 2020. (It will hit 30 percent by the end of 2013.) As a practical matter, that includes steps like solar power on city buildings, geothermal heat and cooling at fire stations, LED street lights, and more. Heiftje said Ann Arbor achieved 20 percent renewable power for citiy operations by 2011 and is aiming for 30 percent by 2015. "The ......

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GLREA's Michigan Energy Fair Highlights Renewables « CBS Detroit

...... the fairgrounds' vintage exhibit halls Friday afternoon for five hour-long sessions geared toward the renewable energy professional contractors, installers, resellers of solar, wind and geothermal gear. And the biggest exhibit hall was reserved for the companies selling that gear, from the state's top two utilities, Consumers Energy and DTE Energy, to electrical equipment distributors like ......

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Feds Bringing Hundreds Of Jobs To Nevada « CBS Las Vegas

...... and Wildlife Service, and Nevada Department of Wildlife to develop monitoring and conservation measures that will avoid, minimize and mitigate potential impacts. The New York Canyon Geothermal Project and electrical transmission facility will be built on 15,135 acres of land managed by the BLM about 25 miles east of Lovelock, Nevada in Pershing County. TGP Dixie Development Company, LLC, ......

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Lawmakers seek to change state clean energy law - Houston Chronicle

...... law aimed at spurring clean energy development and reducing pollution. Passed in 2006, Initiative 937 requires utilities to ramp up to getting 15 percent of their power from wind, solar, geothermal and certain woody biomass by 2020. One bill opposed by environmental groups would change the law to allow hydroelectric power to be counted as a renewable energy source. Another measure says ......

(132 words by chron.com)
(02/15/2013)

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Mild 3.0 Quake Rattles Sonoma County « CBS San Francisco

...... in Sonoma County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.3 miles, 2 miles east southeast of The Geysers. The Geysers is the world's largest geothermal field, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The region experiences constant seismic events between 0.5 and 3.0 on the Richter scale. (Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News ......

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Washington scientists study mystery mounds under Hood Canal | OregonLive.com

...... SEATTLE Washington scientists guessed that mysterious mounds hundreds of feet below the surface of Hood Canal were deposited by Ice Age glaciers or built up by natural gas seeps or geothermal vents. After taking a closer look with a remote control camera they have another theory: Underwater landslides. There are two dome-shaped mounds, each more than 100 feet high and more than 1,000 feet wide, ......

(386 words by oregonlive.com)
(11/30/2012)

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MSU Gets New Building For Nursing Education, Research « CBS Detroit

...... of Health to fund the project. The school also received donations from more than 1,000 other sources. The school said the building is the first on its East Lansing campus to use geothermal energy for heating and cooling. TM and Copyright 201 2 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 201 2 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All ......

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(11/03/2012)
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3.3 Magnitude Temblor In Wee Hours Near Santa Rosa « CBS San Francisco

...... officials report no injuries or damages after the temblor struck Saturday at 1:23 a.m. PDT. The epicenter was located two miles west of Cobb, three miles northeast of The Geysers geothermal steam field and five miles northwest of Anderson Springs, the survey reported. "It shook me out of bed," said Aaron Schlicting, an Oakland resident spending the weekend at his family's cabin in ......

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(09/22/2012)

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Salton Sea Blamed For Stink In Southern California « CBS Sacramento

...... Schlange said. The plan involves stabilizing the sea level by cutting the body of water in half and allowing part of it to dry up, he said. The dried lakebed could host extensive geothermal and solar fields that would mitigate the restoration cost and provide power for millions of homes. Officials would then work to reduce the salinity in the remaining lake. "It's exciting to think ......

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Meadowlark Energy To Show Off A Deep Green' Energy Refit « CBS Detroit

...... was a great candidate for their goals. Meadowlark Energy worked with the owners to make a plan for bringing their energy consumption down as low as it could go. Insulation, air-sealing, geothermal heating and cooling, low-energy lighting, and solar panels were all on the list. In addition, healthy air in the home and easy to use control systems were priorities for this remodel. A low-energy ......

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Renewable Energy Still A Working Progress As It Develops In California « CBS Sacramento

...... particulate matter," said McCorkle. Green energy on the whole is giving California rate-payers just a small fraction of their total energy needs right now. At 4:00 p.m., being used is Geothermal, wind, solar, hydro, biomass and biograss, all part of the green power movement. But it only generates 8 percent of all energy demand across the state. "One of the things is California has this ......

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(07/13/2012)
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Woodward Gardens Joining Detroit Thermal Steam Network « CBS Detroit

...... the environment, employment, and economic development. "The Woodward Gardens developers came to Detroit Thermal because of their commitment to renewable energy and after researching geothermal-based options," said Detroit Thermal Business Development Director Scott Barr. "Our district energy solution ended up saving half-a-million dollars in upfront costs. DT is further investing in the ......

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Magnitude-3.9 quake shakes Lake County - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video -

...... California, startling residents in Lake County. The U.S. Geological Survey said a magnitude-3.9 quake occurred at 4:01 p.m. Sunday and was centered three miles northeast of the Geysers geothermal development and four miles west of Cobb. It came a minute after a magnitude-3.0 quake that struck the same area. Dispatchers with the Lake County Sheriff's department refused to say whether they ......

(131 words by ktvn.com)
(07/08/2012)

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Small Sonoma County Quake Shakes The Geysers « CBS San Francisco

...... rattled an area near The Geysers and was centered about 26 miles north of Santa Rosa, according to the USGS. The earthquake had a depth of 2.1 miles. The Geysers is the world's largest geothermal field, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The region experiences constant seismic events between 0.5 and 3.0 on the Richter scale. (Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News ......

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Report: Don't worry much about quakes and fracking - Yahoo! News

...... has one of the most documented cases of three 5.0 to 5.5 man-induced quakes because of an injection well. Northern California also has 300 to 400 tiny quakes a year since 2005 because of geothermal energy extraction. Man-made drilling usually injections of fluids deep and at high pressure can trigger shaking because it changes the crucial balance of fluid into and out of the subsurface. ......

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(06/15/2012)

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Udall: Obama Supports Wind Energy Tax Break « CBS Denver

...... sponsors hadn't identified any spending cuts to offset the loss of revenue. Udall and others introduced a revised version two days later that is focused more narrowly on wind, hydro, geothermal and biofuels energy. ( Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) ......

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(05/25/2012)

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3.9 Earthquake Rattles Sonoma County « CBS San Francisco

...... north of Santa Rosa, at 5:38 a.m. Friday and had a depth of 1.8 miles, according to the USGS. The quake was centered two miles east of The Geysers. The Geysers is the largest single geothermal field in the world, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, and the region experiences constant seismic events between 0.5 and 3.0 on the Richter scale. (Copyright 2012 by CBS San ......

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10 Places Katy Perry Should Vacation « Pop News, Artists, Celebrity Gossip, Fernando & Greg 997 NOW

...... in Iceland and is believed to have started spouting in the 13th century. It tosses up rocks and water to a height of 60 meters. Blue Lagoon, on the other hand, is a tourist destination geothermal spa outside of Reykjavik. The lagoon waters are mineral-rich and warm because they are part of a lava formation. It offers a slew of spa treatments for high end skin pampering. As someone who ......

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(05/15/2012)
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Monroe County CC Starts Work On Career Tech Center « CBS Detroit

...... technology fields. The Career Technology Center will be built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Standards and feature state-of-the-art lab space, a geothermal system, green roof, Industrial Technology Division and faculty offices, a computer classroom and labs for all of the following areas: automation, automotive, construction, electronics, manufacturing, ......

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Magnitude-4.5 quake strikes rural Northern California | Reno Gazette-Journal | rgj.com

...... Some residents reported feeling light shaking, but a sheriffs dispatcher said there were no calls of damage or injuries. The area where the earthquake hit is near the Geysers geothermal development, a complex of 22 geothermal power plants in the Mayacamas Mountains. The area experiences frequent seismic activity. ......

(117 words by rgj.com)
(05/05/2012)

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Magnitude 4.1 Quake Shakes Sonoma County Geysers « CBS San Francisco

...... in Sonoma County. The quake was recorded at 2:23 a.m. at a depth of around 1.2 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The region surrounding The Geysers is the largest single geothermal field in the world, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, and continually produces earthquakes between 0.5 and 3.0 on the Richter scale. The small quakes are related to deep-well injection ......

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Oak Forest Sets Metra Station Groundbreaking For July « CBS Chicago

...... details, elongated canopies with prominent columns, and integrated landscaping. It will include a warming shelter, restrooms, indoor and outdoor seating and an environmentally friendly geothermal heating system. No estimated completion date was announced, but residents will be able to track construction progress via the city's website, cable programming, weekly e-newsletters, Facebook page ......

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Report: Michigan's Growth In Clean Energy Jobs Significant « CBS Detroit

...... derail this key part of our economic recovery." According to the E2 report: * Power generation companies announced the most clean energy jobs in the first quarter. Wind, solar, biomass, geothermal and other renewable energy sectors announced 68 projects that together would create more than 18,000 jobs. * Manufacturing companies making everything from electric vehicles to solar panels and wind ......

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