Oil is seen on the tip of the bill of an oil-soaked pelican on an island in Barataria Bay just off the the coast of Louisiana, Sunday, May 23, 2010.

By GREG BLUESTEIN and MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press Writers Greg Bluestein And Matthew Brown, Associated Press Writers As officials approached to survey the damage the Gulf oil spill caused in coastal marshes, some brown pelicans couldn’t fly away Sunday. All they could do was hobble. Several pelicans were coated inContinue Reading

Source: Chicago Tribune and the Associated Press
According to the Associated Press, Indiana is lagging several weeks behind its goal of weatherizing the homes of thousands of low-income residents. This delay is pushing back the release of the second half of the stimulus funds the state got for those energy-saving retrofits.
Indiana had set a May 31 goal to upgrade at least 6,000 homes with the first half of the $132 million it got through last year’s federal stimulus bill for weatherizing homes. These upgrades will help with the State’s efforts to provide energy efficiency and energy savings to these 6,000 homes.
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