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Bob Deans

Blog Entries by Bob Deans

Wind Energy a Lifeline for Drought-Stricken Farms

(29) Comments | Posted August 29, 2012 | 5:24 PM

The killing of Billy the Kid was still within living memory for some on the stark, wind-swept prairie outside Ft. Sumner, N.M., when Powhatan Carter's grandfather settled there to raise cattle in 1937.

Twelve years later, Pow was born there, where he runs the family cattle business his grandfather began.

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Conservation Helps Farmers Tough Out Drought

(2) Comments | Posted August 7, 2012 | 4:04 PM

LAMAR, COLO. -- A third-generation farmer and rancher in southeast Colorado, Jensen Stulp lives close to the land, supporting his family on what it provides and working to keep it fertile and strong.

To protect his topsoil from blowing away in the winds off the plains, Stulp uses a kind...

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The Attack on the Environment Must Stop

(2) Comments | Posted April 24, 2012 | 2:32 PM

Since Republicans gained control of the U.S. House of Representatives following the 2010 elections, the body has waged the single worst legislative assault in history against the foundational safeguards we all depend on to protect our environment and health.

In little more than a year, the GOP-led...

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