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By JAMES H. WARNER | May 4, 2008
It is a human failing to be susceptible to poor judgment. It is a sign of maturity to recognize when our judgment has been bad and to correct it when the evidence presents itself. Congress apparently lacks this maturity. Congress mandated the addition of ethanol to gasoline and provided large subsidies to encourage this. This was supposed to reduce carbon emissions and reduce dependence on foreign oil. It has not only failed in its primary objectives, but is contributing to the threat of massive starvation around the world.
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By DON AINES | January 30, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The canaries in the coal mine of global warming are the polar ice caps, rapidly melting and threatening to displace tens of millions of people as sea levels rise and inundate the coastal regions of Earth, Lance Simmens told his audience Tuesday at Wilson College. Former Vice President Al Gore's message from the Oscar-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" about reducing fossil fuel use to save the planet was delivered by Simmens, a special assistant to Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell.
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July 4, 2009
Low-cost energy makes U.S. power possible To the editor: Is anyone thinking? The same amount of atoms of the element we call "carbon" are in the Earth today as at the beginning of time. Between 1 million and 400 million years ago, vegetation was buried in some cataclysmic event. Carbon dioxide absorbed from the atmosphere was stored in the vegetation and buried. We call it coal and oil now. We are simply returning a small amount of what was in the atmosphere.
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By MEG H. PARTINGTON | April 20, 2000
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - As Rachel Riley licks ketchup off a french fry and bounces in and out of a booster seat, it's hard to imagine she spent the first couple of months of her life in an incubator. cont. from lifestyle The brown-eyed toddler was born 28 weeks into her mother's pregnancy after an emergency caesarean section at Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. Daphne Riley, a nurse at Keystone Health Center in Chambersburg, Pa., said she was doing everything by the book.
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by LAURA BELL | April 17, 2007
What will Hagerstown be like in 30 years? Will you still live here? What about the climate? How warm will it be? Some like it hot. Do you? More and more scientists and political leaders around the world agree that global warming is a growing concern. The Pew Center on Global Climate Change, at www.pewclimate.org, reports a rise in Earth's overall surface temperature of 1.4 degrees. The warmest year on record is 2005, and the warmest decade since the Civil War was the 1990s.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | March 22, 2009
FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. -- There's power in manure. Chris Brechbill estimates his 600 cows' manure could make more than 100 kilowatts of energy an hour if the methane is harvested from it. And removing the methane would also remove the odor, something that would be most noticeable when waste is spread on Brechbill's 450 acres of fields. "It's going to save me, they're projecting, $61,000 a year in energy savings," Brechbill said, noting he'd also have excess energy to sell.
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May 17, 2007
"It amazes me how the people in Washington County can get upset over $15,000 to implant more immigrants into Washington County. " Plastic surgery has really made some advances lately. "Did you say that, or is that something you said?" Neither one. "I think Queen Elizabeth ought to go home. We hardly have enough money to feed ourself without feeding her. Who does she think she is? When she's done eating, everybody's done eating. " Yeah, who died and made her the Queen of England?
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