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Let's Get Real on Wind Turbine Noise

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Let's get this into perspective. Imagine you are standing in front of your dishwasher.

On the Waterfront: A New Park Rises in Brooklyn

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

There's so much new public space in NY that even a tourist magnet as big as the City can afford to let the public know about some of its new gems.

Baby Dies in Oil Spill (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tom Gregory

The Gulf Oil Spill will change our world forever. BP, Government apathy, underfunded code enforcement, and a burgeoning oil-addicted population are ...

Fighting the Noise Wars -- One Blog at a Time

Jeremiah Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeremiah Moss

In the East Village, bar "noise wars" have become epic smackdowns. For a decade at least, bar owners have had the upper hand. But the atmosphere began to change in the summer of 2009.

Fire Department Abandons Plan to House Inmate Firefighters At Malibu Station

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los County Angeles Fire Department has scrapped a plan to use a fire station in Malibu as a temporary location to house inmate firefighters displa...

NIMBY Comes to China Revisited

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Happenings in the PRC this year echo phenomena seen in 2008.

Not in My Backyard: Fear of the Guantánamo Legion of Doom

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Yup, that's right, the self-same prison system that has held Charles Manson, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and the Son of Sam is apparently no match for a bunch of unarmed, sensory-deprived foreigners.

Many Renewable Projects Meet Local Opposition

wsj.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Even though Obama has approved tens of billions of dollars in direct grants, loans and loan guarantees for the renewable and transmission industries, ...

The Coming Hyde Park Bar Mitzvah Ban

David Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Hoyt

If voters of the 39th Precinct of Hyde Park's 5th Ward decide to exercise their "local option" to ban the sale of alcohol on November 4, they will effectively be banning the celebration of bar mitzvahs in their corner of the neighborhood.

Radioactive Pigs

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

More evidence of the hard-wired sloppiness that has plagued Yucca from the start popped up a week after DOE filed for its NRC permit. So how does this play out politically?