Green News For The Weekend Volume 362

June 6, 2014 1 Comment
Green News For The Weekend Volume 362

Obama’s EPA Plan vs. Climate Catastrophe: ‘Fighting a Wildfire with a Garden Hose’ Not to throw a wet blanket on the news, however, there’s a serious catch that more critical environmentalists and organizations are taking the time to point out. Despite welcoming the move as “step in the right direction,” these voices—taken collectively—are saying it’s […]

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Review & Giveaway: Green Virgin Products

June 2, 2014
Review & Giveaway: Green Virgin Products

This giveaway has ended. It’s been a while since I have given away some products on the site, so I was thrilled when Jeremy from Green Virgin Products got in touch with me last month about his soap nut liquid and other skincare items. He has generously offered to give one lucky reader of The […]

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Green News For The Weekend Volume 361

May 30, 2014 1 Comment
Green News For The Weekend Volume 361

Google unveils fully autonomous, hands-free car prototype No brake pedal, gas pedal, gear shift or steering wheel. It’s completely and totally autonomous, requiring nothing more than an address. BP asks U.S. Supreme Court justice to block Gulf spill payments BP on Wednesday asked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to allow the company to avoid making […]

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Don’t Bug Me: Plants That Repel Annoying Insects

May 27, 2014 1 Comment
Don’t Bug Me: Plants That Repel Annoying Insects

With summer finally here, I’d love to spend more time on my back patio, enjoying the beautiful weather. There’s one problem. Every time I’m out there, insects get the best of me and I usually retreat indoors pretty quickly. This inspired me to do some research on plants that naturally repel insects. Read on to […]

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Green News For The Weekend Volume 360

May 23, 2014 0 Comments
Green News For The Weekend Volume 360

Scotts Roundup Ready Kentucky Bluegrass, genetically engineered to withstand massive amounts of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, is unregulated, will not be labeled “GMO,” and because of the ease with which grass spreads, could in short order contaminate lawns, parks, golf courses and pastures everywhere. Because Roundup will kill everything except the grass engineered to stand up […]

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When Will Government Protect Us From Careless Oil And Natural Gas Industries?

May 21, 2014 0 Comments
When Will Government Protect Us From Careless Oil And Natural Gas Industries?

After a Citgo refinery in Corpus Christi left two giant oil tanks uncovered, exposing some 800 residents to cancer-causing air pollutants like benzene, the U.S. Department of Justice recommended that the company pay the maximum $2 billion in fines, including $30 million for relocation, medical expenses, and restitution for the victims. In February, seven years […]

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