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Archive for September, 2009

Commentary: Butterflies offer world more than beauty

Posted by collegegreenou on September 29, 2009

Two great spangled fritillary females. Photo by Joe Brehm

Two great spangled fritillary females. Photo by Joe Brehm

By Joe Brehm
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Missed grant deadline creates uncertain future for solar project at Athens Community Center

Posted by collegegreenou on September 26, 2009

By Anne Sinclair
College Green News Staff

The deadline has passed for a grant that would have helped fund the construction of a solar panel array at the Athens Community Center on East State Street. Read the rest of this entry »

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Food from OU dining halls will be diverted to school’s composting unit

Posted by collegegreenou on September 25, 2009

By Gabriel Weinstein

Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability has met its goal of adding dining hall food waste to the workload of the university composting machine by fall 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

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Panels discuss energy initiatives at Athens town hall meeting

Posted by collegegreenou on September 23, 2009

By Erich Hiner
College Green News Editor
eh146106@ohio.edu         

Athens residents and Ohio University students got a chance to speak out on energy issues Tuesday night at the Athens Community Center during the city’s first town-hall-style meeting about its energy use and environmental impact. Read the rest of this entry »

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