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Alice Springs Becomes Australia's Newest Solar City

Article: Alice Springs Becomes Australia's Newest Solar City

ALICE SPRINGS, Northern Territory, Australia, March 10, 2008 (ENS) – Australian Environment Minister Peter Garrett today launched the $37 million Alice Springs Solar City, which will help the local community save energy, save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As part of the launch Garrett joined Northern Territory Chief Minister Paul Henderson to open the…

Drought-Stricken Colorado River States Agree to Conserve

Article: Drought-Stricken Colorado River States Agree to Conserve

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, December 13, 2007 (ENS) – The seven Colorado River Basin states and the federal government today signed an agreement to peacefully meet the challenges of the current nine year drought in the basin as well as future low water conditions. The new rules, which take effect immediately, will be in place through…