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SHFT Sampler 4-8-11

  • Posted by Neil Simonton on April 8, 2011 in
  • For the Birds: The American Bird Conservancy posted a video showing a vulture getting taken out by a wind turbine, part of a campaign calling for "bird smart" design of wind power projects. Hmmm. (via Dot Earth)

    Phew! In a 50-50 vote, the Senate rejected the GOP's attempt to permanently block the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases.

    Recycled Rug: The recycled ANY rug from the Piadao Group is made from wool scraps leftover from carpet production.  

    1,000,000 Priii: Toyota reached one million Prius sales in the U.S.

    Green Colossus: Renzo Piano's mindblowing volcano-shaped building has risen in Italy. Dubbed Vulcano Buono, the complex has a gently sloping roof covered in vegetation.





    Brooklyn Informed: Big Sue

  • Susan Boyle drops knowledge on the green building game.
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  • ReMakes Placemats

  • Recycled billboard vinyl hits the dinner table.
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  • The Job-Creating Benefits of Clean Air Rules

  • As many as 1.5 million new jobs could be created by looming EPA regs, says report.
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