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Google and Citibank Each Throw $55M to the Wind
(May 27, 2011) The Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet search giant Google, is partnering with Citigroup Inc. to help finance the Alta Wind Energy Center wind farm in California's Tehachapi Mountains.
Soaring Prices Don't Mean Beans to Coffee Drinkers
(May 27, 2011) New York (AP) - People are paying more to fuel up these days - on coffee.
Lawsuit Seeks to Curb Animal Feed Antibiotic Use
(May 27, 2011) NEW YORK (AP)- A federal lawsuit filed in New York is seeking to force the government to reduce the use of antibiotics in animal feed on the grounds it diminishes the effectiveness of the drugs to treat people.
Cost of Texas Drought Climbs With Each Dry Day
(May 27, 2011) LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The price tag for the drought Texas farmers and ranchers are enduring is mounting with each dry day that passes.
Republicans Propose Cuts to Domestic Feeding Programs and International Food Aid
(May 27, 2011) WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are targeting domestic nutrition programs and international food assistance as they try to control spending in next year's budget.