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  1. Leaving Sparwood spotlessRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The Free Press

    Various groups in Sparwood banded together last week for organized clean-ups of the district in celebration of Earth Day, held on Wednesday, April 22. The Brownies and Girl Guides did their clean up on Wednesday, Frank J. Mitchell Elementary School participated in a clean up on Friday and the second annual Sparwood Superheroes event that had almost a dozen locals turn out was on Saturday. Organizer and Manager of Planning Nelson Wight said that he was slightly disappointed with the turn out this year, as the event last year was met with larger participation.

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  2. Students in schools across city plant trees on Arbor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... Sue Fenili, chairperson of the Vineland Environmental Commission, had trees delivered to 13 schools on April 22 - Earth Day - in time for planting on Arbor Day. Schools receiving trees included: St. Mary's School, Rossi Middle School, VHS North and ...

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  3. Gresham elated with great big ZERO - Friday, 24 April 2015 09:44Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South County Spotlight

    The city of Gresham celebrated Earth Day this year with an announcement that it had achieved something totally unique to the Pacific Northwest - an energy net zero reading at its wastewater treatment plant. This net zero status, meaning that the plant makes about the same amount of electricity it consumes, was lauded by city, state and national officials at the celebration on April 22. With the backdrop of flowing wastewater, David Alman, the director of the structural materials for the National Energy Technology Laboratory, said the United States is "grateful" for the city's leadership.

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  4. Hong Kong Traces Leftover DNA to Put a Face on LitterbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PSFK

    Hong Kong Cleanup shows residents what litterers look like thanks to DNA traces found on paper cups, cigarette butts, and even used condoms Launched April 22 in recognition of Earth Day 2015, the video " The Face of Litter" caps off a collaborative campaign by the Hong Kong Cleanup , Ecozine , and The Nature Conservancy to show Hong Kong residents that litterers are among us, and that their garbage isn't all that they leave behind. Developed by PR house Ogilvy, the campaign includes displays in Honk Kong bus shelters that show the faces of some of the city's litterbugs as reconstructed from DNA they've left behind on paper cups, cigarette butts, and even used condoms.

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  5. Waging PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... bike ride that began in Tivoli Park. Here's the brief description: Wednesday, April 22, 11 am. - 8 pm. Earth Day 2015 , West Capitol Park, Albany. Energize Democracy Climate Justice Rally, Speakers- Music -Action. Organized by Frack Free Nation ...

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  6. US Fleet Tracking Lists 4 Ways GPS Trackers Help Fleets Reduce Their Carbon FootprintsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Pollution Online

    Today marks the anniversary of Earth Day and on this day, 45 years ago, the beginning of an environmental movement was born. When April 22 arrives, people all around the world take action towards creating a healthier, viable environment.

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  7. Richard M. DunneRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... Goshen on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Family friend Fred Isseks said: "It is altogether fitting that he passed on Earth Day. He was, and is, very much of this earth. He always seemed at home, no matter where he was. The earth was his, and his love ...

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  8. Behind the scenes at the city's first Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    Long before New York City mayors marked Earth Day with 322-page policy papers or 170-initiative master plans , there was John Lindsay. An environmentally conscious mayor before that was en vogue, he made New York City's first Earth Day event happen.

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  9. Local Take: Do you take part in Earth Day? Does it do any good?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Earth Day, a day to celebrate the life-sustaining gifts of Mother Earth and campaign against harmful environmental practices, got off to a booming start on April 22, 1970, under the leadership of visionary Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson. More than a million people flooded into closed-off 5th Avenue in New York City on that day, engraving it in the minds of Americans as a very special time when people sing, dance, paint children's faces and talk up the latest advances in solar and wind energy, hybrid and electric cars and bikes and a range of systems that help people live simpler, cleaner lives and shrink their carbon footprint.

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  10. Windsor celebrates Earth Day by planting 2,000 treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Windsor Star

    John Taylor and his son, Joey Taylor, 8, help plant 2000 trees for Earth Day in East Windsor, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Max and his family were among the hundreds of people taking part in Windsor's Earth Day celebrations on Sunday.

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  11. Summit Middle School principal Joel Rivera named top middle school principal in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Summit Daily News

    ... activities, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Students at The Peak School in Frisco picked up trash in honor of Earth Day and as part of the school year's fourth and final CommuniTeach Day, in which students leave the classroom for community-led ...

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    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    ... before coming back to the House for another vote. The governor and Executive Council did more than proclaim Earth Day at their April 22 meeting, they also made a strong statement about the cause of climate change. "Greenhouse gas emissions and other ...

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  13. Pickering school goes by the book on Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DurhamRegion.com

    Grade 3 students Alex Babooall and Alext Gavrielatos browsed through books at the makeshift book store that was organized at Altona Forest Public School, in the spirit of Earth Day. About 600 books were donated by children at the school, to be reused by the students.

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  14. KCON Expands to New York for 2015, Following Successful Tokyo Launch; Whata s The Lineup?Read the original story

    Yesterday | WDVD-FM Detroit

    ... better. First, don't expect your kids to focus for long periods of time. Take their age and multiply it by 2, On Earth Day, many people find themselves asking, what can I do? Did you know even the way you hang your toilet paper can make a ...

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  15. Riverbend Road Water Project Under WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Williamson Daily News Online

    United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development State Director Bobby Lewis joined with local residents and government officials on April 22 to present to the town of Gilbert in honor of Earth Day and the new Riverbend Road water project.

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  16. Volunteers in Communities with Brooms clean up downtown OshawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DurhamRegion.com

    T.J. Thompson picked up garbage along the Oshawa Creek as part of Communities With Brooms, a downtown cleanup event on Earth Day. Volunteers received garbage bags, gloves and other needed supplies with the objective to spruce up the downtown, foster community pride and build partnerships.

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  17. Kids celebrate Earth Day in big wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mt. Airy News

    Mount Airy Parks and Recreation was breaking new ground with an Earth Day event, but it made up for lost time in an impressive way thanks to the enthusiasm of about 60 local children who participated.

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    Friday Apr 24 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Dozens of reporters and spectators watch as Christopher Swain swimps past the Carroll Street Bridge toward Whole Foods on April 22. An activist's Earth Day attempt to swim the entire 1.8-mile stretch of the Gowanus Canal - America's most polluted waterway - ended after just two-thirds of a mile and a mind-boggling 30 minutes in the water. A swarm of news media, curious onlookers, police officials, and a quick-thinking ice-cream man lined the shores of the canal near Degraw Street and watched in awe as Christopher Swain plopped into the canal and attempted to swim from its rear-end to its mouth.

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  19. Obama sounds alarm on climate damage in visit to EvergladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Newsday

    President Barack Obama walks the Anhinga Trail at Everglades National Park, Fla,, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Obama visited the Everglades on Earth Day to talk about how global warming threatens the U.S. economy.

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  20. Ezdan celebrates Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Ezdan Real Estate Company, a subsidiary of Ezdan Holding Group, organised various events to celebrate the Earth Day, which falls on April 22 every year. Earth Day is celebrated to raise awareness to preserve the natural environment.

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