Environment

Wind Turbines = Proven Bat Grinders, Slaughter Avian Species!

Submitted by Zebra Mussel on Sat, 04/07/2007 - 09:01.

I am in DC for the next while and thought I would share with NEO the latest smattering (LOL pun inteneded) of news re: birds and bats and blades of DOOM!

 

DOOM DOOM DOOOOooOOOooom I say!!!  

Towpath Trail Alignment Public Meeting

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 04/06/2007 - 08:59.
04/17/2007 - 16:00
04/17/2007 - 20:00
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To All

 
Planning for the Towpath Trail as it will extend from lower Harvard Avenue to Canal Basin Park has begun. 

Location

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Windows on the World Cleveland, OH
United States
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Easter Egg Dye = Toxic Terror?

Submitted by Zebra Mussel on Thu, 04/05/2007 - 21:36.
Easter Egg Dye = Toxic Terror?

Easter rolls around and you start mixing up heavy duty reactive synthetic dyes using household chemistry like viniger.   Safe enough for Paas yet strong enough to stain my counter.   Where's a toxicologist when you need one?

Six Simple Sentences to Save the World : Cryptic Cryptographers and Codebreakers Creatively Collaborate and Cohesively Coalesce!

Submitted by Sudhir Kade on Thu, 04/05/2007 - 18:27.

 Many of the world's brightest cryptographers are codebreaking as we speak, in dark labs all over.  The DaVinci Code is the perplexing puzzle puzzling people like the Pope.  I have some hardcore thoughts around which we All need to postulate and ponder.  World's intellectuals Unite! 

My idea to Crack that Code is to simply state the following Six Sentences.  Listen up Y'all!

 

What a difference voters make: State of Ohio Files Suit Against Paint Makers over Public Nuisance of Lead Poisoning

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Wed, 04/04/2007 - 13:35.

 

YES - this is a huge story... the State of Ohio is suing Sherwin Williams and other paint manufacturers over the public nuisance caused by lead paint they sold here over decades... the state is joining five Ohio cities in this battle for our citizens - this case could very well take over the battle for the cities - very exciting times for our down-trodden state.  It is exciting to see the new Ohio leadership in action, after so many years of poor performance by past administrations.

The Cleveland Clean Air Century Campaign Working Group Meeting

Submitted by johnmcgovern on Wed, 04/04/2007 - 13:20.
04/04/2007 - 18:00
04/04/2007 - 21:00
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You Are Invited:  Cleveland Clean Air Century Campaign Working Group Meeting

Kevin Rosseel , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (Climate Change Division), Communications Director will be the keynote speaker at Cleveland Clean Air Century Campaign's quarterly meeting on April 4, 2007.

Location

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
4747 East 49th St. Second Floor Conference Room
Cuyahoga Hts., OH
United States

Introducing the Velomobile

Submitted by johnmcgovern on Wed, 04/04/2007 - 10:56.

Go-One velomobile

The bi/tricycle of the future, an enclosed recumbent known as a velomobile, has arrived in the USA in form of a space-age looking pod with trunk space as well as hybrid-electric technology that provides electric assist for steep hills and charges from your pedaling motion. The velomobile pictured is the GO-One . Velomobiles enables year round cycling, though it would seem smooth surfaces are preferred.  While  there are certainly advantages  to  a traditional  upright bicycle, there are  also numerous disadvantages.  However,  lets bask in this revolutionary transportation technology and we can discuss the downsides later....

Electricity generation from Highways

Submitted by johnmcgovern on Tue, 04/03/2007 - 09:25.

I recall seeing this idea on RealNEO a while back.  Check the following links for means by which we could potentially utilize our existing highway infrastructure to generate electricity.

  Harvesting energy from any body of mass in motion: 

US court rules against Bush in global warming case

Submitted by Charles Frost on Mon, 04/02/2007 - 13:37.

US court rules against Bush in global warming case

The US government has lost one of the most important environmental cases to reach the Supreme Court in decades.

The nation's highest court has ruled that the US Environmental Protection Agency does have the power to regulate harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

Until now the agency had refused to determine carbon dioxide and other emissions from new cars and trucks that contribute to climate change.

BREUER REVIEW CONTRACTS ALLOCATED CONTRARY TO COMMON SENSE - TYPICAL FOR NEO

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Fri, 03/30/2007 - 14:18.

This is what’s wrong with how Cleveland and the County run their “business”. 

 

Transit Oriented Design (TOD)

Submitted by DerekArnold on Thu, 03/29/2007 - 20:25.

This forum is dedicated to multi-logue about transit-oriented development.

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Downspout Diverters - with or without rain barrels

Submitted by Charles Frost on Thu, 03/29/2007 - 07:42.

 

Downspout Diverter in downspout