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The potential developer, Ocean Power Technologies, says costs are too high to build the nation's first large-scale ocean wave power project off the Oregon coast.
Radiation from Fukushima disaster to hit coastlines soon
Though the radiation plume could hit the Pacific coastlines any time now, researchers stress that citizens shouldn't be too worried.
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Idaho looks to spend $2 million to eliminate problem wolves
Supporters of the plan approved by the state House of Representatives say it will help maintain the wolf population.
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The U.S. government is creating seven new climate hubs around the country, a combination of both online and offline networks to help farmers, foresters and other professions deal with climate change more effectively.
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