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Texas Tech researchers take part in national wind project

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Researchers at Texas Tech’s National Wind Institute will be part of a $2.5 million government research project to improve short-term wind forecasting capabilities in mountainous terrain on the west coast. Brian Ancell, an assistant professor of atmospheric sciences, said this is the second phase of the wind research project, with the first phase based in the flat Texas plains from ...

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Cheyenne is 19th best-performing small city in U.S.

CHEYENNE — Cheyenne is one of the best performing small cities in America. Or so says a report from the Milken Institute, a California-based economic think tank. Cheyenne ranks 19th out of the 179 small metropolitan areas surveyed for the institute’s 2014 report. The rankings are based mainly on local economic factors like job growth, employee wage increases and concentration ...

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CU-Boulder, NCAR create ‘ozone garden’ to show effects of air pollution on plants

Sarah Kuta | The Boulder Daily Camera, Colo. High ozone levels affect people every day, and yet, the consequences are often hard to see. A new ozone garden exhibit at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History shows the harmful effects of air pollution on plants, a physical representation of how human actions can affect living systems. The exhibit ...

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CU-Boulder, NCAR awarded $1.5 million EPA grant to study cooking pollution

Sarah Kuta | The Boulder Daily Camera Researchers at the University of Colorado and the National Center for Atmospheric Research plan to measure pollution caused by residential cooking with a new $1.5 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency. Exposure to cookstove emissions ranks as one of the top overall health risk factors in developing countries, according to a news ...

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