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New green business network takes off

Posted by Don West on August 7, 2013 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

By Jon Kelvey Advocate Staff Writer 


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Organization seeking to recognize green businesses

Posted by Don West on May 29, 2013 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

By Carrie Ann Knauer Times Correspondent

A lo...

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Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Posted by Don West on May 4, 2013 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Thumbs up: Carroll businesses that put extra attention into how their practices and operations affect the environment will be encouraged to join a new green business network this spring. The recognition program is being coordinated by Waste Not! Carroll, a nonprofit that focuses on solid waste and other environmental issues. Businesses that take part in the program can get recognition for their environmental efforts, and us...

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Group intiating 'green business network'

Posted by Don West on May 4, 2013 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (3)

By Carrie Ann Knauer Times Staff Writer 

Carroll bu...

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Youths speak minds on environment, infuse conference with hope for future

Posted by Don West on April 22, 2012 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Posted: Sunday, April 22, 2012 12:00 am.

By Carrie Ann KnauerTimes Staff Writer

When attending a four-hour program on environmental topics such as global climate change, extreme weather events and cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay, one doesn’t usually expect to walk away feeling encouraged.


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Editorial: Events highlight environment

Posted by Don West on April 18, 2012 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 1:00 am | Editorial

Anyone with even a remote interest in the environment can learn something this week by taking part in a series of programs leading up to Earth Day on Sunday.

Planet Carroll — Our Environmental Future, is a partnership between students and f...

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In Poll, Many Link Weather Extremes to Climate Change

Posted by Don West on April 18, 2012 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

By JUSTIN GILLIS Published: April 17, 2012

Scientists may hesitate to link some of the weather extremes of recent years to global warming — but the public, it seems, is already there. Graphic: Seeing a Global Warming Connection RelatedSurviving a Deadly Twister, Twice in 65 Years(April 17, 2012)100 Tornadoes in 24 Hours, but Plenty of Notice(April 16, 2012) A blog about energy and the environment.

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Planet Carroll brings discussion on sustainability, climate change to local level

Posted by Don West on April 17, 2012 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Posted: Monday, April 16, 2012 12:00 am 

By Carrie Ann KnauerTimes Staff Writer 

When the coordinators of Planet Carroll look back on the reasons why they wanted to hold an environmental conference on Earth Day weekend, they have to give some credit to the Carroll County Board of Commissioners.


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Planet Carroll Gears Up for Week of Earth Day Education

Posted by Don West on April 14, 2012 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (0)

A group of students and citizens in Carroll County have created an organization dedicated to education and the environment.

By Kym Byrnes April 12, 2012

Earth Day is officially Sunday, April 22, but one local organization intends to make it a week-long affair in Carroll County.

Planet Carroll describes itself as a group of local students, educators and activists who want to provide an educational, balanced and inclusive look into our environment and how we affect it.


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