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Real Or Fake Christmas Trees: What’s Better For The Environment?

Experts say you have to keep a fake tree for a pretty long time to lessen its impact on the environment.


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Convenience Of K-Cups Comes With A Cost

Environmentalists are concerned with the number of cups being tossed in the trash. A lot of plastic is not being recycled.


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Gov. Patrick Discusses Renewable Energy’s Importance For Mass. Economy

Todd Gutner sat down with Gov. Deval Patrick to talk about the importance of renewable energy to the Massachusetts economy.


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Cape Cod National Seashore Turns 50

An important birthday is coming up this summer on Cape Cod as the National Seashore, the country’s first oceanfront national park, turns 50.


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Sen. Brown Targeted For Environmental Vote

The League of Women Voters is launching an advertising campaign faulting U.S. Sen. Scott Brown for voting to ban the Environmental Protection Agency from controlling gases blamed for global warming.

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Keller @ Large: Men Cause More Pollution Than Women

Who causes more damage to the environment, men or women? Jon Keller is at large.


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Report Gives Wind Power Big Boost

A new study says wind has the potential to supply nearly a quarter of New England’s power within the decade. But massive grid upgrades would be needed to handle that much more wind energy.


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Curious About Pesky ‘No Turn On Red’ Signs

We’ve all experienced it. You’re sitting at a red light, the traffic is not so bad, but there’s a sign that says “No Turn On Red.” And that has Bill…


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'Curious' Viewers Ask About Broken CFLs

With everyone trying to save a buck on energy and save the planet, a lot of people are turning to CFL’s, compact fluorescent light bulbs. They save a…


Oil spill clean-up slow, frustrating

ABC’s Matt Gutman speaks with WBZ’s Rod Fritz on this week’s clean-up efforts on Gulf beaches affected by the massive oil spill.