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This will be the last post on this blog because we have a host now: yopw.org!!!! Its totally awesome!!

The old posts from this site will be on the staff blog:

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Two new blogs will emerge from the dust:

Stop The Warming

YOPW – Oak Ridge

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a month after declaring polar bears a threatened species because of global warming, the Bush administration is giving oil companies permission to annoy and potentially harm them in the pursuit of oil and natural gas.

The Fish and Wildlife Service issued regulations this week providing legal protection to seven oil companies planning to search for oil and gas in the Chukchi Sea off the northwestern coast of Alaska if “small numbers” of polar bears or Pacific walruses are incidentally harmed by their activities over the next five years.

Environmentalists said the new regulations give oil companies a blank check to harass the polar bear.

…this is alarming…more here…

Recycling Styrofoam

Two really good articles on how to recycle styrofoam:

http://earth911.org/plastics/tips-on-recycling-styrofoam/

http://www.thegreenguide.com/doc/ask/styrofoam2

NASA Downplayed Climate Studies, Monitor Says
by Melissa Block and Richard Harris

All Things Considered, June 2, 2008 · NASA’s inspector general says that NASA’s own press office “marginalized, or mischaracterized” its global warming studies between 2004 and 2006. The inspector general also said NASA didn’t attempt to interfere with scientific research about climate change.

Copyright 2008 NPR

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