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- Regarding Amazon in Ohio, the following info is based upon 2015-2016 news stories. The info may have changed since initial reporting, or I may have comprehended the stories incorrectly. Verify on your own time.
Amazon plans to build three data cent...
- May 11, 2016 - #ohio #energy #wind #business #web #hosting
CFL bulbs at home.
- (part of this text was used in a May 18, 2015 toledotalk.com comment)
In the summer of 2006, I switched our two front porch lights to the curly CFLs, and I have not replaced them since, and I leave our front porch lights on all day and night. I figu...
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- May 18, 2015 - #home #energy
Solar energy is frying birds
- The alternative energy sources are quite destructive to flying things. Turbines whacking birds is well-known, but I was unaware of large solar installations frying birds in mid-air.
Some of the 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors, at the Ivanpah ...
- Aug 18, 2014 - #solar #energy #technology #moronism #environment #bird
- (My ToledoTalk.com post from 2007)
Info related to hemp and other products used for bio-fuels. Some of the information is from a July 11, 2006 Toledo Talk thread titled More ethanol plants by The Andersons.
Hemp summary points
Today, more tha...
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- Jul 22, 2014 - #environment #energy #biofuel #activism #auto #farming #politics #blog_jr
Lake Erie Wind Turbine Farm Planned for 2017
- Well initially, it may not be a farm. More like a small, rooftop garden.
Aug 20, 2013 Cleveland.com story
Lake Erie wind developers say they will have the first wind turbine pilot project built by 2017. They will be similar to these offshore wi...
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- Apr 27, 2014 - #politics #energy #wind #moronism #environment #nature #birds #blog_jr
Vegetarianism - The most effective tool against global warming
- (My July 2007 ToledoTalk.com post )
The next time someone starts clamoring about how we need to do this and that to stop global warming, ask the person if he or she is a vegetarian. If the person isn't a vegetarian, then the person is a hypocrite in...
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- Apr 07, 2014 - #environment #politics #health #food #energy #blog_jr
Small wind farm being built along Lake Erie in Ottawa County
- December 2013
Camp Perry filed the FONSI. USFWS objected to it. But the turbine above isn't at Camp Perry. We're now dealing with TWO separate projects in the same area.
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- Mar 03, 2014 - #energy #wind #environment #nature #birds #politics #business #moronism
Our CFL light bulb experiences
- (Related to this December 2013 ToledoTalk.com thread. )
In 2006, I installed two curly CFL bulbs on our front porch, and both are still working, and I never turn off our front porch lights.
Yeah, I should have installed something so that the fron...
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- Dec 18, 2013 - #home #energy #blog_jr
Aug 14, 2013 is the 10-year anniversary of the eastern U.S. power outage
- Aug 14, 2003 - Toledo Talk - Eastern U.S. power outage
Here in west Toledo, we had a strange power drain and outage at about 4:15 pm. The local AM radio stations, 1230, 1370, 1470, went off the air, and at 4:50 they are still off. Some of the local...
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- Oct 08, 2013 - #energy #history #blog_jr