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[ Keep’n it Green in C.C…. ]

raisethebarHere’s an idea for a late Summer/almost Fall getaway. Saturday, September 20th is ‘Conquer the Coast’. Some call this one of the toughest stretches, but one of the prettiest in Texas.  It leaves from Whataburger Field and takes cyclists all through the Corpus Christi Bay area. Why ride? It promotes a green healthy lifestyle. It also supports the Corpus Christi Chamber Foundation with it’s mission to continue to bring events like this to Corpus Christi. Also supporting local  programs! Click here for more 411.…

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[ U.S. Electricity Rates Spike After Years of Slow Growth ]

It’s not your imagination – you have been paying more for electricity this year. Driven by large increases in the Northeast, U.S. residential electricity prices took their biggest leap in five years during the first six months of this year, the government said on Tuesday.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration said pinpointing all the factors behind the 3.2 percent increase in the nationwide average residential price of electricity, to 12.3 cents per kilowatt hour, can be difficult in such a big, complex market.…

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[ Remembering Howard Zahniser, unsung architect of the Wilderness Act ]

Thanks to the passage of the Wilderness Act in 1964, the U.S.

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[ Taxi-Sharing Boosts Energy Efficiency, But Will Riders Get on Board? ]

Many taxi trips in cities could be shared, cutting down travel time and attendant pollution, according to a new study. But will riders want to pair up?

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[ Infographic: What’s wilderness worth? ]

The Wilderness Act celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. The act created our National Wilderness Preservation System and a means by which Americans can protect wilderness. It is now considered one of America’s greatest conservation achievements.

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