Midwest energy news: U of M Morris honored

The American Council on Renewable Energy has honored the University of Minnesota Morris. The school received the campus excellence award for outstanding use of renewable energy. The school receives 80% of its heating and cooling from a biomass, according to BiobasedNews.com. This and more from RE-AMP RoundUp, energy news from the Upper Midwest.

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Midwest energy news: Minnesota to cut mercury emissions

by RE-AMP RoundUp • 9/29/08 • The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has announced the state’s largest polluters have agreed to cut their mercury emissions, according to Minnesota Public Radio. Since only ten percent of the states’ mercury comes from local sources, officials say they will pursue international efforts. This and other environmental news from the upper Midwest on the Re-AMP RoundUp newsroom. Continue Reading

RE-AMP RoundUp: Sept. 22, 2008

by RE-AMP • 08/22/08 • Eco Energy has said it would like to build a 67 turbine wind farm in South Eastern Minnesota. It would cost 220 million dollars and generate 100 megawatts of energy, according to the Associated Press. This and more energy news from the Midwest in the weekly Re-AMP Round Up.

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