Meter Reading: America is Wasting A Lot of Food, How Obama and Romney Differ on Energy, and More
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Even though the region is still in drought, the city of Austin uses drinking water to clean its streets.
Despite Drought, Austin Cleans Streets With Drinking Water – “When it comes to cleaning the streets of downtown Austin, water restrictions do not apply to the city itself.” – KUT
Stop Wasting Food, America – “Forty percent of the food Americans have available to them goes uneaten, according to a report released this week by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Most of this nutrient-rich uneaten food ends up rotting in landfills.” – New York Times
How Obama and Romney Differ on Energy – “Both Obama and Romney see energy development as a job creator — but that’s where many of the similarities end. Here’s a look at how the two presidential contenders stack up on big energy ideas.” – Fuel Fix