Environment

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How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-Friendly

June is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration’s toll on the environment, and for many couples, that’s a big concern.

06/18/2015

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Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change Action

Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.

06/11/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.

01/09/2015

A video arcade game in Bangladesh encourages recycling by accepting only empty Coke bottles as payment. (Getty Images)

Coke Encourages Recycling With Video Arcade Game

A video arcade game encourages recycling by accepting only empty coke bottles as payment.

04/30/2014

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Regular Unleaded Gas .93 Cents per Gallon!

When I started driving gas was .93 cents per gallon. I could fill my tank with $10 and have change for chips and a drink. Today, $10 will get you to the next gas station. […]

WAOK-AM–06/08/2013

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5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012

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Environmental Groups Sue To Stop Construction Of Nuclear Power Plants At Vogtle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental and watchdog groups are suing to block construction of two nuclear reactors in eastern Georgia that would be the nation’s first built-from-scratch nuclear power plant in a generation. The groups say the plant […]

WAOK-AM–02/17/2012

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Georgia’s Dredging Permit Approved

SAVANNAH (WAOK)-Georgia’s plans to deepen the Savannah River to accommodate supersize cargo ships were victorious Thursday when a neighboring South Carolina Agency approved construction in the shared river channel. Initially rejecting the permit application for […]

WAOK-AM–11/11/2011