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  1. New state treasurer lays off staff to fulfill campaign pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... environmental background. Nelson is the daughter of the late U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat and founder of Earth Day. She served on a state global warming task force five years ago. Adamczyk has also sought to remove Nelson's name from the ...

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  2. Memo to the state treasurer: Eliminate yourselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... issues (she is, after all, the daughter of the late U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat and founder of Earth Day) and presumably for being a competent person. Nelson believes in the overwhelming scientific evidence that we are altering the Earth's ...

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  3. Friends of Cooper River Park West prod DRPA over long-awaited openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Jersey Journal

    CAMDEN - "Come hell or high water," one Delaware River Port Authority official said, a swath of parkland languishing in limbo for years will open in about three months - almost in time for the Earth Day date supporters sought. Call it Gateway Park or Cooper River Park West, the property sandwiched between Admiral Wilson Boulevard and the Cooper River outside downtown Camden was addressed once again by Friends of Cooper River Park West at Wednesday's DRPA meeting.

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  4. High school students to 'recycle' artRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Evening Sun

    To promote recycling and celebrate Earth Day , the York County Solid Waste Authority is sponsoring a recycled art contest for York County high school students. A special "Picker Day" event on Jan. 24 invites participants to search through treasures at Refindings, 465 Prospect St., for items they can repurpose and include in their recycled art pieces.

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  5. New Wisconsin treasurer makes waves in role on obscure state boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... environmental background. Nelson is the daughter of the late U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat and founder of Earth Day, and she served on a state global warming task force five years ago. "I don't see a role in this board to do anything else ...

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  6. High school students to create recycled art for contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The York Daily Record

    The York County Solid Waste Authority is sponsoring a Recycled Art Contest for York County high school students to mark Earth Day, according to a news release. On Saturday, dubbed "Picker Day," the 35 students expected to participate can search through items at Refindings, 465 Prospect St., York, for items they can repurpose and use in their recycled art pieces, the release says.

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  7. North Dakota Game and Fish holding Earth Day patch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    The contest for students ages 6-18 is part of the agency's annual Earth Day awareness campaign. The deadline to submit entries is March 15. Earth Day is April 22. The Game and Fish Department will announce a winner in three age categories - 6-9, 10-13 and 14-18.

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  8. EmbroidMe Celebrates Earth Day's 45th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | PRWeb

    Promotional marketing experts at EmbroidMe offer eco-friendly product solutions. Businesses should start planning to integrate environmentally conscious promotional products into your marketing strategy now for Earth Day festivities held on April 22, 2015 around the world.

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  9. Sag Harbor Village Closer to Bag BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Sag Harbor Online

    ... that if merchants had an oversupply of plastic bags when the ban is scheduled to go in effect on April 22, Earth Day, the village should work with them to allow them to use up their stock in a timely manner before facing fines. "The purpose of this ...

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  10. Clean up LangleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Langley Advance

    ... and individuals are invited to spend anywhere from 30 minutes to several hours collecting litter and other waste. "Earth Day doesn't have to end on April 22," said Tess White, solid waste coordinator with the Township of Langley. "We're hoping that ...

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  11. Island Tree Atlas will feature - trees of note'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... all tree nominations (above the required minimum size) will be included. The club hopes to launch TAM around Earth Day (April 22) and will have registration forms and further information available leading up to the launch. The Expositor will be ...

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  12. Supermoon eclipse, meteor showers on 2015 skywatching calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... year in late April, and the resulting Lyrid meteor shower brings 10-20 meteors per hour in the early morning of Earth Day, April 22. They are known as the Lyrids because they appear to emanate from the constellation Lyra. Saturn appears at its ...

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  13. East Hampton and Southampton Towns Adopt Plastic Bag BanRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Sag Harbor Online

    The days of choosing between paper and plastic are officially numbered here on the East End, as the town boards in both East Hampton and Southampton this week voted on Thursday, December 18, to ban single-use plastic bags by Earth Day of 2015.

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  14. 2 East End towns ban plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | News12.com

    The new restrictions go into effect on Earth Day 2015, which is April 22. The East Hampton Town Board approved the ban on single-use plastic shopping bags Thursday night.

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  15. Southampton and East Hampton Towns ban plastic checkout bags, effective next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Newsday

    ... a 3-2 vote by the town board on Thursday afternoon, and it will go into effect in stores on April 22, which is Earth Day. Southampton and East Hampton have become the first towns on Long Island to ban plastic checkout bags, following a campaign by ...

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  16. Attitudes to climate change depend on people's sense of belonging to the planetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... -- is a major influence on public and media opinions on the reality of global - In celebration of this year's Earth Day on April 22, NASA's Global Climate Change website has unveiled a new version of its popular image gallery, "State of Flux." The ...

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  17. 'Saving My Tomorrow' proves that children are our future, let them lead the wayRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Zap2it.com

    ... Museum of Natural History, begins as a special Monday (Dec. 15), and continues as a four-part series beginning on Earth Day 2015 (April 22). It features kids concerned with the future of the environment passionately sharing their views on the world ...

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  18. Lessons & Carols Set for Saturday in RVCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... April 24 in conjunction with a new encyclical on the environment being released by Pope Francis, and in honor of Earth Day on April 22. The choir plans to celebrate their 25th Anniversary by making a choir pilgrimage to England and Ireland in June ...

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  19. Plastic bag dress, other props used to support proposed Southampton shopping bag banRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Newsday

    ... year. The board is considering a ban on single-use plastic checkout bags that would begin in stores on April 22 -- Earth Day. Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst this year has lobbied for a ban in all five of Long Island's East End towns ...

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  20. New Strategy for Rooting Out Racism and Sowing the Seeds of Peace in FergusonRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... respecting and caring for each and respecting and preserving nature. It's fantastic. What a great way to celebrate Earth Day. I think it is fantastic that this is a German-American project. It was inspired by Marc Daniels, an American gardener, ...

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