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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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Greenfield Solar Farm(s) Update January 2012

From a Greenfield Department of Public Works Press Release:

The Town of Greenfield is this week releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a second solar farm, this one to be located near the town’s Millbrook well field off of Severance St.  Because of site limitations this second solar farm has a projected rating of 1.0 – 1.5 MW of electricity. 

Call for Energy & Environmental Ed. Awards Nominations '12

From a Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs press release:

The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) announced it is accepting nominations for its annual Secretary’s Awards for Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education until Thursday, March 29, 2012. EEA Secretary Richard K. Sullivan Jr. will present awards this spring to Massachusetts teachers and students involved in school-based programs that promote environment and energy education.

Bald Eagle Survey 2012

From a Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs press release:

On Friday, January 13, 2012, officials from the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) will conduct a statewide bald eagle survey of the coast and major rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. The Massachusetts survey is part of an annual nationwide Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey that began January 4 and runs through January 18.

Locals Provide A Chance to Bee Helpful

From a Piti Theatre Company Press release:

It's winter and honeybees and other pollinators are busy trying to survive. As you may have heard, winged workers are having a tough time these days. Ecologically, the plight of the bee is profoundly connected with a multitude of important environmental issues - how we grow our food, pesticide use, development, monoculture and GMO crops, etc., etc.

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