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News-Dump Friday

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Shifting Deadline: Mother Jones says the deadline for passing the Waxman-Markey bill is shifting more than melting glaciers.  According to an article by Rachel Morris, "the Senate has jettisoned the deadline for the bill, and momentum to quickly pass legisltion appears to be vanishing."  [Mother Jones].

To-Dos: There's too many to mention.  GreenAR by the Day does a far better job of keeping up with them than I ever could.  Also note that the Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association will hold an open house on Saturday and Sunday to take public comments on a plan to safeguard natural spaces in Washington County. [The Morning News].

Over-populated: Wonder how many gas wells are in Arkansas?  The Natural Resources Defense Council has published a map.  Final tally for the natural state?  14,294.

Green Jobs: A German-based company broke ground on a wind turbine factory in Jonesboro today.  They expect production to begin in mid-2010 and the factory will eventually employ 700 people. [CleanTech].

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