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Next Generation Plug-in Hybrid Car Tested in Florida

Article: Next Generation Plug-in Hybrid Car Tested in Florida

GAINESVILLE, Florida, December 15, 2008 (ENS) – The gas price roller coaster and climate change concerns are making plug-in hybrid-electric cars look increasingly attractive to many people. Now, a new University of Florida partnership is testing to determine if they are in fact a cleaner, cheaper and more reliable choice than other cars. Pierce Jones,…

Oceans and Coasts Drive Florida's Economic Engine

Article: Oceans and Coasts Drive Florida's Economic Engine

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, October 1, 2008 (ENS) – After some serious number-crunching, the Florida Oceans and Coastal Council has determined that Florida’s coastal economy contributed over $562 billion in revenue to the state and Florida’s ocean economy contributed $25 billion in just one year – 2006. Florida’s coastal counties contribute about 79 percent of the state’s…

Sheryl Crow and Laurie David start two-week "Stop Global Warming College Tour"

Article: Sheryl Crow and Laurie David start two-week "Stop Global Warming College Tour"

This April, Laurie David and Sheryl Crow finished a two-week tour of college campuses to talk about Global Warming. These two ladies are witty and dedicated to their purpose. The events featured a music performance with Sheryl Crow and various guest artists, the hope being that a concert would attract people through entertainment value. There…