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Fargo cheers lowered flood forecast for Red River

Fargo, North Dakota, USA - The mayor of Fargo says he's "optimistic" about a new forecast saying the Red River may already have crested and could drop in the coming days.

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Fargo cheers lowered flood forecast for Red River

Source: Associated Press, Sat March 28, 2009
Fargo, North Dakota, USA - The mayor of Fargo says he's "optimistic" about a new forecast saying the Red River may already have crested and could drop in the coming days.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Bottling Wind Power

Source: Ecototality Life, Thu October 04, 2007
Dallas Center, Iowa, USA - Business Week says "the future is taking shape under the windswept corn and soybean fields outside Dallas Center, Iowa," where a group of Midwest utilities is building a facility where excess wind power will be stored underground.

Global Electric Motorcars, a Chrysler Company, Wins California Eco Award

Source: ENN, Wed August 22, 2007
Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA - California environmentalists have recognized Global Electric Motorcars, a Chrysler company, for its leadership in bringing environmentally-friendly technology to the state's residents.

N.D. approves wind power line proposal

Source: BusinessWeek, Tue March 27, 2007
Bismarck, North Dakota, USA - The Public Service Commission has approved a transmission line for a new wind farm in North Dakota and South Dakota.

8,900 dive into snow to set snow angel record

Source: USA Today, Wed February 21, 2007
Bismarck, North Dakota, USA - Among the thousands of people frantically flapping in the snow Saturday in an attempt to set the record for the most snow angels ever made were parents, children, even snowplow drivers.

Montana governor one of first to jump aboard 25 x 25 bandwagon

Source: Prairie Star, Sun January 07, 2007
Williston, North Dakota, USA - Michael Bowman says it is an "exciting time for agriculture" with states moving toward using renewable fuels for energy independence.

White pelicans returning to N.D. refuge

Source: Mercury News, Thu April 27, 2006
Bismarck, ND - Biologists estimate that about 16,000 adult white pelicans have returned to the Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge to nest, after mysterious die-offs and departures of the birds the past two years.

Pelicans return, but why did they leave suddenly?

Source: CNN, Mon June 20, 2005
Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge, ND - From an airplane a half-mile above white pelican nesting grounds here, the giant birds are hard to miss.

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