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July 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Join Nusun Solar at the WIndiana Indiana Renewable Energy Conference

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman has announced WIndiana, Indiana’s only statewide wind energy conference, will expand this year to include wind, solar, bioenergy and alternative fuel vehicles.  Along with sessions on utility-scale renewable energy projects, the Indiana Renewable Energy Conference (IREC) will include how-to workshops for homeowners and small business owners on…

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Added by NUSUN SOLAR Manufacturing on July 18, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Kitchen Garden Musings

 

This is just between you and me, but I love to "drive" thru my kitchen garden and plucking the celery for a quick snack under the shade of the leaves of the oak tree.  It thrills me when the brown beans have sprouted and the gherkins are growing vertically up to the sky. 

 

If people were only so easy to read as a ripe tomato or a firm pear on the tree, I would know when to pick this vendor or that advertiser.  My truth while building this farm means creating…

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Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on July 15, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Office of Consumer Counselor reverses stance on Duke Energy’s Edwardsport plant

OUCC-valleywatch.net  Please note that even more explosive evidence relating to fraud, concealment and gross mismanagement will be filed before the end of 7/14/11

July 8. 2011-by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor. …

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Added by John Blair on July 14, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Stories don't have to be true.

Pagans tell dominionists: …

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Added by waldopaper on July 5, 2011 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Bio Mass / burning a grass really a concern?

Is burning a manistcas grass a REAL concern? Lot of talk about this is really big in Jasper.

Personally ,I think we should be concerned more about what we put in our water,rivers and streams. I think the 40-50 years of the furniture/woodworking business (Nations Wood Capital) took a toll on our area and now we/they are are turning the heads.

I am a marathon runner, be nice to breathe clean air, but just seems to me this won`t be  " that bad", I am not "bad mouthing" this issue…

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Added by John Marks on July 1, 2011 at 9:17am — 4 Comments

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Renee,

Is newsprint safe to compost or does the ink contain hazardous ingredients?

John

Dear John,

I wish it didn’t have to be this way, but it would really be best s if you would only compost newsprint with black ink and not colored ink. Don’t get me wrong, I [...]

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Renee,

I really need to clean out my bathroom cabinets, but what should I do with old bottles of sunscreen, lotions, nail polish and various aerosol hair products?

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Dee

Hi Dee,

The first day of summer was June 21 — sorry I’m a little late to help with your [...]

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