Boost Biofuels, Cut U.S. Farm Aid: Ex-Senate Leaders

Ex- Senators Robert Dole and Tom Daschle agree that more focus and investment in renewable energy, cellulosic ethanol in particular, would be a good way to increase the United States sustainable fuel production.  North Dakota has some of the United States best biomass resources that could be used to produce cellulosic ethanol. Here’s the full story:…
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More Energy Experts Tout NDs Renewable Energy Potential

"This state, it seems to me in particular which does have rich resources in energy and underused resources, particularly in wind I think could be an energy giant," says principal assistant secretary in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, John Mizroch.  He says the state’s potential for wind energy is huge.  Here’s the full article…
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Expand Energy Sources

"Consumers may pay a little more for food due to the increased value of corn; however, farmers only get, on average, 20 cents of every food dollar  The spiraling cost of gasoline and diesel fuel is having and will continue to have a much greater impact on the prices of all goods, not just food" …
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A Network Of Sustainable Communities

"Sustainable development means development that maintains or enhances economic opportunity and community well-being while protecting and restoring the natural environment upon which people and economies depend. Sustainable development meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."  This quote is from the Minnesota PCA website. I’m in…
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A Network Of Sustainable Communities

"Alternatively called "healthy," livable" or sustainable communities, these efforts are integrative, inclusive and participatory. In many communities — large and small, rural and urban — issues are being addressed in an interconnected manner."  This quote is from the website of the Sustainable Communities Network. I’m in contact with the director of the Sustainable Communities Network to…
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