The airport, with an estimated cost of 5 million, is five times larger than the old one.
(more) US: Demand draws young people to farming 17 December 2017 - For only the second time in the last century, the number of farmers under 35 years old is increasing, according to the U. Department of Agriculture's latest Census of Agriculture.
Support for the legislation has been picking up steam, with more than 50 new co-sponsors (47 Democrats, 4 Republicans) signing on between September and November 2017.
(more) US: New Minneapolis company wants to increase non-GMO and organic crop shipments and processing 16 December 2017 - A new Minneapolis-based firm has begun working on infrastructure to focus on non-GMO and organic crops.
Building solar power plants atop defunct coal plants has several advantages, including putting otherwise hard-to-use lands to productive use. (more) Menorah lightings planned around the world for Hanukkah 11 December 2017 - Public menorah lightings for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah are planned around the world in locations ranging from ski towns and Caribbean islands to famous landmarks and sports arenas.
Hanukkah begins Tuesday night (12 December) and lasts for eight days. (more) France: EDF announces big push into solar, sees cost at 25 billion euros 11 December 2017 - French state-owned utility EDF announced on Monday (11 December) plans for a big push into solar energy in France that is likely to cost around 25 billion euros as the government tries to meet its climate goals.