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Scientists race to develop farm animals to survive climate change – LATimes.com

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-climate-chickens-20140504-story.html#page=1 When a team of researchers from the University of Delaware traveled to Africa two years ago to search for exemplary chickens, they weren’t looking for plump thighs or delicious eggs. They were seekin
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Robert Eye and Craig Volland to Address our Toxic Legacy, May 7, 7:00 pm, Central Resource Library

Two respected environmentalists Robert Eye and Craig Volland will discuss the toxic legacy we have created and may be leaving for our children. Central Resource Library Large Meeting Room 9875 W 87th St, O.P. KS 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm See the PDF flyer below for futher details. Toxic
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Recycling Extravaganza – 95th & Metcalf, Overland Park, KS

The cities of Overland Park, Leawood, and Prairie Village are conducting a RECYCLING EXTRAVAGANZA Saturday, May 3, 8 am to 2 pm NE Corner of 95th & Metcalf, Overland Park, KS Below is their flyer for the event. 2014 Recycling Extravaganza 5-3-14 r6 Here is a link to the Overland P
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URGENT: Protect the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)

URGENT: Protect the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) The RPS is a requirement that Kansas meet a goal of 20% of peak demand electric energy capacity by 2020 by the use of Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Small Hydroelectric, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels
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Sign Up and Join our Rally on May 17

Say NO to dirty fuels and YES to clean energy! Sign Up to join us on May 17 On Saturday, May 17, join us for a joint Hands Across the Land for Kansas and Oklahoma communities and share in with the rest of the country to ask the president and local officials to reject the Keystone XL p
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