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Ward + Blake Architects Use Low-Tech Solutions for High Efficiency School Design in Wyoming

Ward + Blake Architects Use Low-Tech Solutions for High Efficiency School Design in Wyoming

Award-winning Jackson Hole architecture firm Ward + Blake Architects received special funding for its energy-efficient design of a new central administration facility for the Teton County School District

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Utility Company Pays $1 Million in First Fine for Wind Farm-Related Bird Deaths

Utility Company Pays $1 Million in First Fine for Wind Farm-Related Bird Deaths

Photo via Shutterstock A subsidiary of North Carolina-based Duke Energy has agreed to pay the first ever criminal fines to stem from the deaths of migratory birds at wind turbine sites in the US. Two

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Shell Pulls Out of Oil-Shale Project in Colorado After Spending Millions in Exploration

Shell Pulls Out of Oil-Shale Project in Colorado After Spending Millions in Exploration

Royal Dutch Shell PLC recently joined Chevron in its abandonment of oil-shale projects in Colorado. After spending nearly $30 million in exploration, the company decided to leave the Western Slope shale

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Starbucks Opens Drive-Thru Made from Recycled Shipping Containers in Northglenn, CO

Starbucks Opens Drive-Thru Made from Recycled Shipping Containers in Northglenn, CO

The new Northglenn location is part of a pilot program launched by Starbucks to open a series of environmentally-friendly coffee shops around the world that push the design envelope. The green coffee

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New Rammed Earth Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center Introduces Travelers to Green Design

New Rammed Earth Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center Introduces Travelers to Green Design

Unlike most welcome centers and rest areas, the new Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center really encourages visitors to get out of their cars and stretch their legs. The entire site covers more than 26 acres

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Teton County Children’s Learning Center Brings Sustainable Design to Jackson, Wyoming

Teton County Children’s Learning Center Brings Sustainable Design to Jackson, Wyoming

Creatively named “The Ranch,” the Rafter J Childcare facility was designed by the team of architects to achieve three objectives: to fit into the ranch-like neighborhood, experientially stimulate the

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Geothermally-Heated EHA Family Residence is a Rustic Mountain Retreat in Wyoming

Geothermally-Heated EHA Family Residence is a Rustic Mountain Retreat in Wyoming

Whilst undoubtedly a luxury home that is out of reach for most people, the EHA residence in Wyoming was constructed as a low-energy home built sustainably. Almost all of the siding is comprised of

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US Fish and Wildlife Service Declares Gray Wolves in Wyoming No Longer Need Protection

US Fish and Wildlife Service Declares Gray Wolves in Wyoming No Longer Need Protection

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that the gray wolf population in Wyoming has recovered to the point where they no longer warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This

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EPA Finds Fracking Chemicals in Wyoming Groundwater, Oil and Gas Industry Fights Back

EPA Finds Fracking Chemicals in Wyoming Groundwater, Oil and Gas Industry Fights Back

Late last week the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a preliminary report that they've found dangerous levels of toxic chemicals related to hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) in

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Ken Salazar Announces More Public Land in Wyoming to be Auctioned for Coal Mining

Ken Salazar Announces More Public Land in Wyoming to be Auctioned for Coal Mining

With the abundance of alternative energy sources available at our fingertips, coal mining seems a little archaic. But Interior Secretary Ken Salazar disagrees -- at a press conference on Tuesday he

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Beautiful Reclaimed Fir House Boasts a Lush Living Roof

Beautiful Reclaimed Fir House Boasts a Lush Living Roof

The character of the house is defined by its ample glass openings, slatted wood surfaces and fiberglass grated decks that allow light filtration to a daylight basement. The exterior is minimalistic and

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Town Eyesore Turned Beautiful Green Terraced Building

Town Eyesore Turned Beautiful Green Terraced Building

Bob Shervin, the owner of a gas station and tire store adjacent to an unsightly metal structure in Jackson, Wyoming, wanted to create an environmentally-friendly, aesthetically-pleasing building that also

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