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Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System has been getting a lot of media attention lately. Unfortunately, the coverage hasn’t totally been focused on reliable and affordable clean energy.

The facility, located in the Mojave Desert, is the largest solar “power tower” system in the world. Among its advertised benefits, the company’s website promises to avoid […]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On March 21, 2010 By

In the news . . .

Conservative man’s tweets regarding Obama assassination would receive no First Amendment protection.

Sony signs $200 million deal with Michael Jackson’s estate for ten projects over seven years.

Rapper DMX violates probation and gets six-month jail term.

Legal and ethical controversy raised by Virginia […]

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On December 30, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued an opinion concluding a nearly 10-year battle between animal welfare organizations and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, over the treatment of Ringling’s elephants. Judge Emmet Sullivan dismissed the case, ASPCA v. Feld Entertainment, after determining that the […]

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Gray Wolves Rebound; Hunters Rejoice

On September 2, 2009 By

Hunting has long been firmly ingrained in American culture, and governments have always had to regulate hunting carefully to protect certain species from possible extinction. In 1974, responding to over-hunting, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) listed the gray wolf as an endangered species in the lower 48 states, pursuant to […]

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