News Summary: US prairies vanish, undermining Obama’s green energy goal

News Summary: US prairies vanish, undermining Obama’s green energy goal


News Summary: Prairies vanish in green energy push

by The Associated Press, Associated Press - 13 November 2013 13:06-05:00

GROWN ON THE RANGE: Across the Dakotas and Nebraska, more than 1 million acres (0.4 million hectares) of the Great Plains are giving way to cornfields as farmers transform the wild expanse that once served as the backdrop for American pioneers.
MELTING POT: This Corn Belt transformation is being fueled in part by America's green energy poli...


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