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Down to Earth Festival at Shelby Farms

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[ Pipeline Put Off, As Keystone Review Is Indefinitely Extended ]

It looks as though the “comment period” for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.

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[ Keystone XL Pipeline Review Extended By State Department ]

Federal agencies are getting more time to review the controversial project, the State Department says, given an ongoing legal battle in Nebraska over whether the pipeline could pass through.

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[ U.S. Delays Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline ]

The State Department will wait to decide whether to allow construction of the pipeline until it has a clearer idea how legal challenges to the route through Nebraska will be settled, sources said.



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[ Sherpa’s Family on Avalanche ]

Even as rescue teams attempted to reach victims of the Mount Everest avalanche, Dawa Yanju, the sister-in-law of a survivor, Dawa Tashi, described what happened.



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[ Top 10 Trends in Brazil Biofuels for 2014 ]

Brazil’s on the move on a number of fronts — sales, diversification of products and feedstocks, and even in engine development. Let’s look at the Top 10 Trends.…

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How would you like to volunteer in the Mid-South?

Planting trees at Shelby Farms Park
Cleaning up McKellar Lake with Living Lands and Waters
Planting community gardens with GrowMemphis
Cleaning litter with Memphis City Beautiful

Where can I drop off recycling?

Five recycling drop-off centers are available for residents and businesses not serviced by City of Memphis Sold Waste Management.

  • Downtown – Located in the gravel parking area on Mud Island Drive at the North entrance to Mud Island Park.
  • East Memphis – Located on Moore Ed, just south of the Shelby Showplace Arena at the Agricenter International.
  • Midtown – Located on the corner of Cooper and Walker at the First Congregational Church.
  • Southeast – Located at the Hickory Hill Community Center at 3910 Ridgeway.
  • ReCommunity – 3197 Farrisview Blvd., located off American Way just west of Lamar intersection. Place recycling material in carts located just outside the gate.