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Toxic Spill at Power Plant Impacts Environment

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Officials are working to clean up a spill at a coal plant in North Carolina that dumped millions of gallons of waste into a nearby river. Environmentalists are concerned over the state's response. (Feb. 10) Video provided by AP


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Deutsche Welle (June 17, 2013) — Solar power has so far played a minor role in Brazil. But now, with German aid, the country's largest photovoltaic power plant is being installed in the state of Santa Catarina, with a target capacity of 1 megawatt. Until now, only 2.5 MW of Brazil's power portfolio has been covered by solar, less than the 0.01% of the solar power share in Germany. Yet in the Earths largest tropical country, the potential is unlimited.
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Anger Mounts Over World's First Nuclear Plant to Open Since Fukushima

Anger Mounts Over World's First Nuclear Plant to Open Since Fukushima

France 24 (Dec. 21, 2012) — The construction of a nuclear power plant in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu is at the center of a storm. For over a year, the project's been dogged by large scale protests from locals and anti-nuclear activists. As India prepares to inaugurate the plant at the end of the year, the debate - and the protests - have intensified. A small, non-descript fishing village close to the power station has become the focal point of the anger that has gripped the entire region.
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Sauerkraut Powers French Water Treatment Plant

Sauerkraut Powers French Water Treatment Plant

AFP (Feb. 6, 2013) — A water treatment plant in eastern France is now creating energy with one of the regional food specialties - sauerkraut. The plant treats the corrosive juice left over from sauerkraut production and uses it to create energy that runs the plant.
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Exxon Continues Cleanup of Arkansas Oil Spill

Exxon Continues Cleanup of Arkansas Oil Spill

Newsy (Mar. 31, 2013) — Oil spill happened in Mayfield, Arkansas when a pipeline broke. Residents had to be evacuated where spill took place.
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